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  1. NHL - Previewing and projecting 2014 Russian Olympic hockey team

    Timo Seppa

    To preview the Olympic men's hockey tournament, Hockey Prospectus previews and projects the top contenders. Team Russia does not project very well by the data, but has some notable advantages heading into the tournament.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  2. 2013 NHL Offseason - New Jersey Devils' acquisition of Ilya Koval...

    Neil Greenberg

    Neil Greenberg weighs the sum of the parts the Devils paid to obtain Ilya Kovalchuk's services and concludes that the Russian sniper was the costliest player acquisition in NHL history.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2013
  3. 2013 NHL offseason - After draft, Tyler Seguin trade, GM Jim Nill...

    Craig Custance

    By taking a chance on a Russian prospect with his first draft pick and then trading for Tyler Seguin, Jim Nill is off to a fast start as GM of the Dallas Stars.

    Blog | Conversation | July 04, 2013
  4. 2013 NHL draft - Top storylines as draft approaches

    Corey Pronman

    Corey Pronman writes about the latest NHL draft buzz. He looks specifically at Russian wing Valeri Nichushkin's chance at an early selection and whether or not Seth Jones could fall far if the Avs pass at No. 1.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  5. NHL - Ranking the top 50 prospects for the 2013 draft

    Grant Sonier

    Grant Sonier breaks down the 2013 draft's top 50 prospects, topped by the trio of Nathan MacKinnon, Jonathan Drouin and Seth Jones. But the most intriguing prospect in the draft is Russian Valeri Nichushkin, who could be in the running for No. 1.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2013
  6. NHL Draft - Evaluating the top OHL prospects in the Super Series

    Grant Sonier

    Former NHL scout Grant Sonier breaks down the play of the drafted and undrafted prospects on the OHL Select team in the Nov. 8 game against Team Russia in the Subway Super Series.

    Blog | Conversation | November 13, 2012
  7. NHL Draft - Evaluating the top Russian prospects in the Super Ser...

    Grant Sonier

    Former NHL scout Grant Sonier evaluates the top Russian prospects on display in their recent Super Series win over the OHL Select team. Nail Yakupov continues to impress, while a trio of Russians look worthy of high selections in the 2013 draft.

    Blog | Conversation | November 12, 2012
  8. Nail Yakupov, Alex Galchenyuk answer question at combine - NHL dr...

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance reports from the NHL draft combine in Toronto, where top prospects Nail Yakupov and Alex Galchenyuk needed to answer questions about their physical performance as well as their heritage.

    Blog | Conversation | June 04, 2012
  9. 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs - The evolution of Ilya Kovalchuk - NHL...

    Craig Custance

    For years skilled teammates left Atlanta and Ilya Kovalchuk, finding success elsewhere while the Russian star lingered. Now, it's Kovalchuk finding success, and leading his new team in the process.

    Blog | Conversation | May 28, 2012
  10. 2012 NHL Draft - Nail Yakupov to Columbus Blue Jackets in first m...

    Grant Sonier

    Former NHL scout Grant Sonier breaks down the 2012 prospect group with his first mock draft of the season. Unsurprisingly Nail Yakupov goes No. 1 overall, but Sonier believes a number of teams could find useful parts to round out their rosters.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2012
  11. 2012 NHL draft -- Grant Sonier's Top 50 prospects

    Grant Sonier

    Grant Sonier breaks down the top 50 prospects for the 2012 NHL entry draft, topped by Nail Yakupov, who will likely be the third Russian ever to go No. 1 overall.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2012
  12. Scouts dish on Central Scouting rankings, Mikhail Grigorenko on t...

    Doug McIntyre

    ESPN Insider Doug McIntyre has lessons for the 2012 NHL Draft. Lesson No. 1: Nail Yakupov's status as the top prospect is in danger.

    Blog | Conversation | January 12, 2012
  13. NHL draft - World Juniors scouting reports on Nail Yakupov, Filip...

    Grant Sonier

    Grant Sonier reviews all the draft-eligible talent at the World Junior Championships in Alberta. At the top of his notes: an injury to Nail Yakupov and continued strong play from Filip Forsberg has the race for the No. 1 pick heating up.

    Blog | Conversation | January 06, 2012
  14. Four options for the Philadelphia Flyers after Chris Pronger news...

    Craig Custance

    The Philadelphia Flyers have announced that top defenseman Chris Pronger is out for the season. After chatting with Paul Holmgren about the topic, Craig Custance presents four possible options the Flyers could pursue to fill the void.

    Blog | Conversation | December 16, 2011
  15. For Philadelphia Flyers, it's Ilya Bryzgalov's time to shine

    Craig Custance

    With a contract that could go disastrously awry if his play deteriorates, Philadelphia Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov steps into the spotlight with his quirky behavior featured on HBO's "24/7," and his team relying on him more than ever absent its stars.

    Blog | Conversation | December 15, 2011
  16. NHL draft - Steve Yzerman's draft-day gamble for Tampa Bay Lightn...

    Alvin Chang

    Lightning GM Steve Yzerman took a risk by selecting three Russians in the 2011 draft despite the lack of a transfer agreement. So what would such an agreement do for the draft stock of Russian prospects? Alvin Chang examines the question.

    Blog | Conversation | September 01, 2011