Is his stock on the rise? Is his stock falling?
On one side you've got Canadiens coach Michel Therrien talking up Subban, saying he's never been better defensively and it hasn't taken away from his obvious offensive skill. On the other hand you've got media reports coming out of Canada suggesting the executives picking the Olympic team are not enamored with Subban and may decide to leave the country's best offensive defenseman and the reigning Norris Trophy winner off the roster.
To his credit Subban is trying to block out the noise. Prior to a game at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. last week, Subban said he doesn't have to prove himself or what he can do to anybody, that his focus is on doing his job and letting other people do the talking.
"It's not my job to give my opinion on anything," Subban said. "It's my job to just go out and do my job. That's all I'm going to do, just keep playing and let my play do the talking."
While Subban may be an impossible study among Olympic hopefuls right now, there are others who are making clear cases for and against their candidacy. Here are five players whose Olympic stock is up, and another five whose stock is falling: