Ode to the Olympics: Information about the NHL and Olympics.

by: Sean Cahill -

Men's Hockey officially gets underway tomorrow at the Sochi Olympics, and while the games as a whole have seen its share of problems, Men's Hockey does not seem to be one of them.  Rosters are absolutely loaded with talent, top to bottom, and this infographic, provided by EA Sports and NHL 14, gives an awesome breakdown of how the NHL factors into the Olympics this year.  Here are some stats to note:

-          Two Canadians – Jonathan Toews and Sidney Crosby lead the scoring in NHL 14 with 4.3 Million and 3.5 million in-game goalsrespectively

-          Rounding out the top 5 in-game scoring leaders include:

o   Russia’s captain, Pavel Datsyuk - 3.0 million goals

o   United States’ Patrick Kane and Slovakia’s Marian Hossa – 2.7 million goals

o   Russia’s Evgeni Malkin – 2.2 million goals

-          Canada’s Roberto Luongo dominates as the most winning goalie in NHL 14 with 4.1 million wins

-          Another Team Canada goalie Carey Price is the second most winning in-game goalie with 1.5 million wins

-          The Finland team boasts the most players who have won Olympic medals (14)

The full infographic is below.

 


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