Inside the Projections: 5-on-5

Evgeni Malkin's production projects akin to that of an All-Star plus another 40-point player. Grant Halverson/Getty Images

Want to know how the NHL season will shake out? We have 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.