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  1. NHL - 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs: Who is Chicago Blackhawks defens...

    Scott Burnside

    A Norris Trophy, a Stanley Cup, a gold medal. Duncan Keith has accomplished a lot in his career, but there is even more to the star defenseman's life, writes ESPN.com's Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2014
  2. DiPietro gets a shot with Canes' AHL club

    Scott Burnside

    The door to the NHL hasn't opened wide for former No. 1 draft pick Rick DiPietro, but a professional tryout by the Carolina Hurricanes with their American Hockey League affiliate in Charlotte opens it a crack, and that's a crack that didn't exist las...

    Blog | October 27, 2013
  3. Fairytale meets reality for Wade Redden

    Scott Burnside

    VANCOUVER -- There is a tendency to want to romanticize the return of defenseman Wade Redden from hockey oblivion to the NHL. And why not? Redden was buried in the American Hockey League by the New York Rangers the past two seasons when his lev...

    Blog | February 17, 2013
  4. Stephen Gionta scrapping his way up -- again

    Scott Burnside

    In terms of reunions, this would have to fall into the bittersweet category. You could hardly blame Stephen Gionta for thinking or, at the very least, hoping that he had permanently put the American Hockey League in his rearview mirror with a stro...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  5. NHL - AHL goaltender Barry Brust sets shutout record the hard way...

    Scott Burnside

    Barry Brust eclipsed the shutout record set by Johnny Bower in 1957, but he didn't take a normal route to 268 minutes, 17 seconds of scoreless hockey, Scott Burnside writes.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2012
  6. Cameron Schilling stands out in Hershey

    Scott Burnside

    HERSHEY, Pa. -- The American Hockey League season is in its infancy and there's still hope for an NHL season of some kind (although that hope diminishes with every passing moment), but already it's clear the infusion of young NHL talent at the AHL le...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  7. NHL - Washington Capitals' Adam Oates honing coaching skills in A...

    Scott Burnside

    Making Washington Capitals head coach Adam Oates the co-coach of the AHL's Hershey Bears has the potential to be a disaster, or everyone could end up coming out on top, Scott Burnside writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2012
  8. NHL - Allen Americans relying on star power to make it in the Cen...

    Scott Burnside

    The Allen Americans are relying on a lot of NHL star power to make it in the Central Hockey League, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2012
  9. Veteran NHL coach Terry Murray returning behind the bench with th...

    Scott Burnside

    After surviving the highs and lows of coaching in the NHL -- including being fired the same season the Kings won the Stanley Cup -- Terry Murray is back in the game, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2012
  10. NHL - How it all worked out for Sheldon Souray

    Scott Burnside

    It's hard to hear that you're not wanted. Sheldon Souray heard those words, but through all the travails, his spirit was never broken.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2011
  11. Edmonton Oilers' Sheldon Souray loaned to Washington Capitals' AH...

    Scott Burnside

    Edmonton defenseman Sheldon Souray has been loaned to the Washington Capitals' American Hockey League affiliate in Hershey.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2010
  12. Americans again drafted in record numbers

    Scott Burnside

    LOS ANGELES -- One of the catch-phrases NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is often hammered for, mostly in the Canadian media, is his plan for the league to have a pan-American "footprint." That has been the driving force behind having franchises in non-...

    Blog | June 26, 2010
  13. Americans again drafted in record numbers

    Scott Burnside

    LOS ANGELES -- One of the catch-phrases NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is often hammered for, mostly in the Canadian media, is his plan for the league to have a pan-American "footprint." That has been the driving force behind having franchises in non-...

    Blog | June 26, 2010
  14. 2010 NHL Playoffs: Montreal Canadiens call up defenseman P.K. Sub...

    Scott Burnside

    The Canadiens have called up top-rated defensive prospect P.K. Subban to their roster from the American Hockey League and he is expected to play in Monday's do-or-die Game 6 against the Capitals on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2010
  15. Scott Burnside: Fighting will get serious look from NHL

    Scott Burnside

    Fighting will again be a hot topic at the GMs meetings in March as the NHL will try to find common ground and make fighting as safe as possible. It will not be easy.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2009
  16. GMs looking for holes in CBA

    Scott Burnside

    Now that the NHL has a new CBA, GMs throughout the league are looking for ways to circumvent it.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2005