Inside the Projections: Intangibles
Red Wings have top-notch front office; Hawks, Flyers may struggle with off-ice issues
Want to know how the NHL season will shake out? We've got your answers right here. For ESPN The Magazine's upcoming NHL Preview issue, we had the minds at Puck Prospectus break down the league with their new VUKOTA projection system to help generate The Mag's preseason Power Rankings and predicted order of finish for the 2009-10 season.
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The Mag's 2009-10 NHL Preview
2009-10 NHL Projections
The writers of Puck Prospectus use their VUKOTA projection system to evaluate every NHL team in eight pivotal categories, while Will Carroll and E.J. Hradek weigh in on injuries and intangibles, respectively. Get an in-depth look at a new category every weekday leading up to the unveiling of The Mag's full rankings Sept. 23.