To preview the Olympic men's hockey tournament, Hockey Prospectus previews and projects the top contenders. Veterans like Jaromir Jagr and Patrik Elias may well lead the Czech Republic to medal contention.
With the NHL trade season set to pick up once the calendar flips to January, Timo Seppa of Hockey Prospectus warns NHL teams to beware of certain rumored trade targets such as Martin Erat and Shawn Matthias.
Timo Seppa of Puck Prospectus analyzes the first-round goalie matchups of the 2010 NHL playoffs using a heat index formula. The good? Quite possibly Jaroslav Halak, even against a loaded Capitals team. The bad? Maybe Martin Brodeur. (Yes.)