Matthew Coller and Ryan Wagman of Hockey Prospectus identify one key stat for every NHL playoff series, weighing in with their prediction on whether the trend will continue as well as picking a winner in each series.
Tom Awad of Hockey Prospectus shares his final installment of the regular season player power rankings. Sidney Crosby finishes the season as the top skater while Tuukka Rask is the league's top netminder.
While Sidney Crosby is a clear favorite to win the Hart Trophy, other individual NHL awards are up for grabs. Matthew Coller of Hockey Prospectus uses advanced stats to pick a favorite for the Norris, Vezina and Selke trophies.
Corey Pronman offers seven young, rising players who could make a stretch run impact for teams in the NHL playoffs. He leads with Evgeny Kuznetsov, who helped Washington since recently coming from the KHL.
Neil Greenberg explores the concept of the post-Olympic hangover, whether teams that send many of their players to the Olympic Games are riddled with fatigue and other effects. Should the Blues, Blackhawks and Red Wings be worried?
Tom Awad of Hockey Prospectus updates the ranking of top NHL players by Goals Versus Threshold through Feb. 2. While there's no change at the top, a pair of Anaheim skaters are picking up steam -- as is a certain American Maple Leaf.
With the trade deadline coming shortly after the Olympic break, Frank Provenzano breaks down the buyers and sellers in the NHL market this season, as well as some of the specific players who could be on the move.
Tom Awad of Hockey Prospectus updates the ranking of top NHL players by Goals Versus Threshold through the third week of January. Sidney Crosby remains the leader among skaters while Ben Bishop stays atop the goaltender ranks.