Timo Seppa writes that goaltending is always a key to playoff success, but netminders have been especially dominant this season. Behind Mike Smith, Jonathan Quick and Henrik Lundqvist, we could even call it the Year of the Goalie.
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?
Hockey Prospectus is taking a look at the NHL division by division and suggesting ways each team should tackle the upcoming trade deadline. Wednesday, we continue with the Atlantic Division.
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?