The countdown is on to the 2014 Winter Olympics. As anticipation builds, so does the speculation about which players will embrace the spotlight and take their game to another level in pursuit of the elusive Olympic gold.
Sochi will mark the fifth Games since the NHL started allowing its players to participate back in 1998. Every four years, new memories are added to the NHL's Olympic legacy.
Here's a look back at some of the most outstanding individual performances we've seen over four Olympiads in Nagano, Salt Lake City, Turin and Vancouver. If you have a favorite, share it with us in the comments.