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  1. 2010 NHL playoffs -- Pittsburgh Penguins shouldn't have to do too...

    Pierre LeBrun

    1. What now for the Pittsburgh Penguins? Everyone take a deep breath. I wouldn't be doing too much to this roster if I were GM Ray Shero. I believe these Penguins were tired, whether they want to admit it or even know to admit it. It's no coincidence...

    Blog | Conversation | May 13, 2010
  2. 2010 NHL playoffs: It's beginning to look a lot like 1993

    Pierre LeBrun

    1. It was an innocent tweet on my part, just a random thought, and the responses came flooding in from Habs fans. I wondered after Max Lapierre-turned-Guy Lafleur scored the eventual winner Monday night to force a seventh and deciding game with the...

    Blog | Conversation | May 11, 2010
  3. 2010 NHL playoffs: Plenty of Boston-Philadelphia karma

    Scott Burnside

    1. We always talk about home-ice advantage in the playoffs and as Vancouver and Chicago can attest (among others), it's a bunch of hooey. After dumping the Blackhawks 4-1 on Sunday night in Chicago, the Canucks have now scored 24 goals during six roa...

    Blog | Conversation | May 10, 2010
  4. 2010 NHL playoffs -- Detroit Red Wings' Nicklas Lidstrom still ha...

    Pierre LeBrun

    1. Johan Franzen's franchise-record six points in a playoff game Thursday night added to his growing reputation for being clutch come spring time. The 30-year-old Swede now has 35 goals and 68 points in 74 playoff games -- all since the 2004-05 locko...

    Blog | Conversation | May 07, 2010
  5. 2010 NHL playoffs -- The top unsung defensemen so far in the play...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Playoff teams need contributions from everyone, but not everyone's offerings receive the same attention, at least nationally. So, we bring you five defensemen whose performances in these playoffs deserve more attention. They're our unsung heroes, if ...

    Blog | Conversation | May 05, 2010
  6. 2010 NHL playoffs -- Boston Bruins have bite of a different kind

    Scott Burnside

    1. Remember when there were rumors that the Chicago Blackhawks might be interested in Ilya Kovalchuk? The Hawks already were looking ahead to next season and their salary-cap issues, and they knew they had to dump some bodies. Kovalchuk would have be...

    Blog | Conversation | May 04, 2010
  7. 2010 NHL playoffs -- Will Detroit Red Wings rebound from rare 2-0...

    Pierre LeBrun

    1. If the San Jose Sharks win the Stanley Cup this year, one will look back to Dan Boyle's own-goal in Game 3 of the opening round, which handed the Colorado Avalanche a 2-1 series lead, and find the turning point in a gallant run. The Sharks have wo...

    Blog | Conversation | May 03, 2010
  8. 2010 NHL playoffs -- San Jose Sharks' winning their opener is cru...

    Pierre LeBrun

    1. The team that most needed a Game 1 victory got it Thursday night, as San Jose beat Detroit 4-3 to officially open the NHL's second round. The Sharks snapped a streak that had seen them lose the opening game in four consecutive playoff series. Whil...

    Blog | Conversation | April 30, 2010
  9. 2010 NHL playoffs -- Why we're apologizing to Boston Bruins fans

    Pierre LeBrun

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Here are five things on our radar after Monday's games: 1. The Montreal Forum was replaced by the Bell Centre more than a decade ago, but the spirit of the old cathedral of hockey was on full display Monday night. The passionate s...

    Blog | Conversation | April 27, 2010
  10. 2010 NHL playoffs -- San Jose Sharks advance to second round, but...

    Scott Burnside

    MONTREAL -- Here are five things on our radar after this past weekend: 1. If you're a "glass is half full" sort of person, you'll look at the San Jose Sharks' ousting of eighth-seeded Colorado as a harbinger of good things. The team rebounded from a...

    Blog | Conversation | April 26, 2010
  11. 2010 NHL playoffs -- Philadelphia Flyers' strong play and New Jer...

    Scott Burnside

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- Here are five things on our radar after Thursday night: 1. There are a lot of questions in New Jersey now with the Devils taking the playoff high dive in the first round for the third straight postseason. Was Jacques Lemaire the ri...

    Blog | Conversation | April 23, 2010
  12. 2010 NHL playoffs -- Brian Boucher outplaying Martin Brodeur; Mar...

    Scott Burnside

    1. A couple of days after we noted that Jeff Carter was pitching a goose egg this spring, the big forward broke through with a two-goal, one-assist effort in Game 4 on Tuesday night to propel his Philadelphia Flyers to a commanding 3-1 series lead wi...

    Blog | Conversation | April 21, 2010
  13. 2010 NHL playoffs -- Drew Doughty is da bomb; Sabres can't surviv...

    Pierre LeBrun

    DETROIT -- Here are five things we learned Monday night in the world of playoff hockey: 1. Drew Doughty is indeed the bomb. The 20-year-old Olympic gold medalist lit up the Vancouver Canucks with a four-point night and confirmed his status as one of...

    Blog | Conversation | April 20, 2010
  14. 2010 NHL playoffs -- San Jose Sharks are cursed, and there are no...

    Scott Burnside

    1. There's no better place to start than with the San Jose Sharks. First, they were without sniper Dany Heatley for Game 3 on Sunday after he looked to have sustained some sort of leg injury earlier in the series. Then, after the Sharks outshot the C...

    Blog | Conversation | April 19, 2010
  15. Skeptic's 2012-13 review: Ilya walks away

    Paul Grant

    A skeptic's daily take on five things we learned from the 2012-13 NHL season: 5. Ilya Kovalchuk skates: Today, we present you with two problems: On one side, the financially struggling New Jersey Devils. On the other, a homesick Ilya Kovalchuk. Th...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  16. Are the Stars really alive out West? Will Canucks fire Vigneault?...

    Scott Burnside

    What are the five things we learned Wednesday? We'll need to see more before we believe Dallas is really alive in the West finals, and there's more drama in the NHL's coaching carousel.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2008