- E.J. Hradek, Senior Writer, ESPN The Magazine
As the playoffs kick into gear, ESPN Insider puts some of the NHL's stars in the crosshairs with the help of those who know them best. Rivals provide scouting reports to show Insiders how to stop some of the postseason's biggest names. Tendencies, strengths, weaknesses -- it's all here in our player-on-player scouting reports.
As the playoffs kick into gear, ESPN Insider puts some of the NHL's biggest stars in its sights with the help of the guys who know them best. Here, defenseman Scott Niedermayer gives some insight as to how to slow down San Jose Sharks F Patrick Marleau.