Tom Awad of Hockey Prospectus shares his first installment of the postseason player rankings of top 10 forwards, top five defensemen and top five goalies. Nathan MacKinnon, Paul Martin and Tuukka Rask lead their respective position groups.
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.