Drew Doughty and Jeff Carter join the rare club of those who have won an Olympic gold medal and a Stanley Cup in the same year, Pierre LeBrun writes.
Which star defenseman would you take to build a team around: Chicago's Duncan Keith or Los Angeles' Drew Doughty? ESPN.com's Scott Burnside and ESPN The Magazine's Craig Custance debate.
A Norris Trophy, a Stanley Cup, a gold medal. Duncan Keith has accomplished a lot in his career, but there is even more to the star defenseman's life, writes ESPN.com's Scott Burnside.
Two Ducks and one Kings player were chosen to the NHL All-Star Game.
The Devils only have one All-Star, while the Rangers send two and the Islanders have only one in the skills competition.
This has the making of a long and entertaining series, but Pierre LeBrun smells a minor upset here with the Canucks prevailing over the Blackhawks.
E.J. Hradek takes a look at each of the first-round series, sniffing out key reasons that each series could be closer than it first may appear.
E.J. Hradek ranks the NHL's top 10 puck-moving defensemen, taking into account who can best lead a team to the Stanley Cup.