statistical-analysis

Who will be this year’s hot goalie?

They say defense wins championships, and in hockey, that starts with the netminder.

Fancy Stats Superlatives for the 2013-14 NHL regular season

It's time to recognize a few players whose contributions -- or deficiencies -- might have gone overlooked.

Washington Capitals need three goals or more

Under Adam Oates, Washington has not won a regulation or overtime game in which it has scored two or fewer goals.

Trouble in Toronto for Maple Leafs

The Leafs don't seem willing to admit it, but their flaws are coming back to haunt them in their playoff-endangering losing streak.

St. Louis Blues are the NHL’s most efficient spenders

The Blues are contending for the Presidents Cup, unlike the Carlina Hurricanes, who have little to show for their player investments under the salary cap.

Colorado Avalanche could go cold during NHL playoffs

Colorado has enjoyed a rapid turnaround under Patrick Roy, but there are reasons to doubt its chances for postseason success.

Expectations for Evgeny Kuznetsov should be tempered, whenever he arrives with Capitals

It remains unclear when the Capitals first-round pick of the 2010 draft will arrive in the NHL, but young Russian exports have historically had mixed results in their rookie seasons.

Ben Scrivens’s 59-save game masks bigger issue

A closer look at the record-setting performance by the OIlers goalie on Wednesday shows shots that, while far too numerous in quantity, were largely lacking in quality.

Blackhawks’ fourth line is key part of their success

Brandon Bollig, Marcus Kruger and Ben Smith form the shutdown line for the defending Stanley Cup champions while contributing on the scoreboard as well.

Is Martin Brodeur costing New Jersey a playoff spot?

Despite goal support, Martin Brodeur may be costing the Devils a playoff spot.

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