To preview the Olympic men's hockey tournament, Hockey Prospectus previews and projects the top contenders. Team Canada has a vast array of star power, but has challenges to overcome in order to take home the gold medal.
Timo Seppa of Hockey Prospectus reintroduces the Goalie Heat Index and takes the temperature of the netminders who will be featured in the NHL playoffs. Who can get hot and steal a series?
The Chicago Blackhawks made a powerful statement in claiming four of the top 10 spots in the Player Power Rankings. Meanwhile, a familiar face from Boston tops the goalies.
Hockey Prospectus uses its GVT metric to rank the top-10 skaters and top-five goalies from the early going of the 2011-12 season. The Leafs' Phil Kessel leads the way.
Hockey Prospectus uses its VUKOTA projections to rank the top 10 skaters and top five goalies heading into the 2011-12 season.
Relying on key statistical markers, Timo Seppa predicts which netminders could catch fire and steal a series in the 2011 Stanley Cup playoffs.
Upstarts Simeon Varlamov and Jonas Hiller are proving fresh legs may be more important than experience when it comes to postseason success.
A hot netminder can lead a team to the Stanley Cup. So who's this year's Cam Ward?