By Corey Pronman. Our final preview includes profiles on the top drafted players among the European teams, and tournament predictions.
By Corey Pronman. We continue our breakdown of the top teams with a look at the prospects who comprise Team Canada's tournament roster.
By Leslie Treff. There have been many World Junior Championship preview articles written over the last week, most of which have focused on coverage of the players within the North American teams. There has been some coverage of the Europeans, but not much as it relates to how their play in Malmo, Sweden will affect their chances with NHL teams. Continue reading European draft prospects in the WJC
By Matthew Coller. Timo and Matt reflect on the Sabres disappointing roster and the open GM gig. Continue reading Mini-podcast: Evaluating the Sabres
By Matthew Coller. Prospect guru Corey Pronman of Hockey Prospectus and ESPN joins Matt to preview the upcoming 2014 World Junior Championship. [Updated with full audio file] Continue reading Mini-podcast: WJC preview [updated file]
By Corey Pronman. The IIHF under-20 World Championships, otherwise known as the World Junior Championship, kicks off in a week. This is the first of a series of previews on the prospects playing in the tournament.
By Corey Pronman. Thoughts on the 12/20 World Junior exhibition games. Continue reading World Junior notes and thoughts: Exhibition games 12/20
By Ryan Wagman. Three roster adjustments that will make them postseason contenders.
By Timo Seppa. Erat, Matthias and others may not be all that they are cracked up to be.
By Leslie Treff. 20-year-old netminder John Gibson of Norfolk (Anaheim) leads the way as the AHL’s top rookie. Continue reading Top 10 AHL rookies
By Rob Vollman. We saw Sergei Bobrovsky post a .932 in the KHL during last year’s lockout, then come to the NHL and win the Vezina with that same save percentage. We also saw Semyon Varlamov post a .946 before his solid .923 so far this season. On the other hand, we have seen Karri Ramo consistently top .925 in the KHL, but record just .907 as an NHL goaltender in Calgary this year. Which leads us to ask: who are their real star KHL goalies? Continue reading Who is the best goalie in the KHL?
By Matthew Coller. Host Matthew Coller talks with Ottawa 67’s statistical analyst Matt Pfeffer about his job, “shot quality”, and where stats in hockey are headed.
By Matthew Coller. Matthew Coller and Jeff Levine – a former lawyer for an NHL team – talk about the recent concussion lawsuit, and whether former NHLers could get a similar settlement to what the NFL recently paid out. Continue reading Mini-podcast: Head shots 2 (with guest Jeffrey Levine)
By Rob Vollman. Lundqvist, Steen, the Isles, and the Habs are all among the topics for a new feature where five topical questions are posed to the analytic minds of the Hockey Prospectus crew. This week’s panel includes Timo Seppa, Tom Awad, Corey Pronman, John Fischer, Leslie Treff, and Rob Vollman. Continue reading Take five: Lundqvist, Steen, Isles, Habs, and more
By Corey Pronman. Rangers rookie forward impresses early; Jones remains No. 1 overall.
By Rob Vollman. One third of the way into the 2013-14 season, which players have been the best free agent signings? Ageless veteran Jaromir Jagr is doing it again, Valtteri Filppula has been the lone star among the high risk deals, Vancouver is one of the teams to find great value in the bargain bin, and Dustin Penner has perhaps been the greatest coup of all. Continue reading Best free agent signings by cap efficiency charts
By Timo Seppa. My two-segment conversation about the NHL season’s quarter mark, hitting on surprises and who’s for real and not for real among teams and players. There’s a bit of talk about Olympic selections as well – particularly goalies. Continue reading Last week’s NHL Network Radio appearance
By Tom Awad. Steen leads forwards while Price rises to top of goaltender list.
By Tom Awad. Get the latest GVT Player Rankings. Continue reading GVT player rankings (12/2/13 update)