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  1. Fantasy Grapevine: Week 23

    Victoria Matiash

    As is customary this time of year -- Olympics or no Olympics -- the long regular season is beginning to wear on NHL rosters. With the playoffs just around the corner, most NHLers are, to some degree, bruised, banged-up and/or justifiably bushed. It s...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  2. Washington Capitals' trade deadline plans

    Craig Custance

    Alex Ovechkin felt compelled to apologize for his team's performance in the Olympics. Nicklas Backstrom had to sit out the gold-medal game because of a doping violation. John Carlson's Americans were embarrassed in the bronze-medal game. Yeah, the...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  3. NHL - Taking league's temperature at halfway point

    Scott Burnside

    Scott Burnside offers up his midseason report on the NHL, including teams and players who sputtered out of the gate and some who have stepped up in a big way.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2014
  4. 6 NHL players to wear new lighter gear

    If Patrick Kane seems quicker and slicker on the ice than usual, the reason might be more than the Chicago star's raw talent.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2013
  5. Fantasy hockey matchups and strength of schedule for Week 1 of th...

    Sean Allen

    Sean Allen previews Week 1's fantasy hockey action, and has tips on how to manage your team for the first week of the season.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2013
  6. NHL - Hockey Prospectus projections for 2013-14 top playmakers

    Robert Vollman

    Robert Vollman of Hockey Prospectus projects the NHL's top playmakers for the 2013-14 season. Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby and Philadelphia's Claude Giroux top the list.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2013
  7. NHL - 25 Under 25 Rankings

    Neil Greenberg

    Neil Greenberg publishes his annual list of the top 25 players in the NHL under the age of 25, including John Tavares, Steven Stamkos and Erik Karlsson.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2013
  8. Were Any Long-Term NHL Contracts a Good Idea?

    Sean McIndoe

    Thanks to Roberto Luongo, Vincent Lecavalier, Ilya Bryzgalov, and Rick DiPietro, the past week of NHL transactions will probably be remembered as the Revenge of the Long-Term Contracts. With Luongo trapped in Vancouver and the other three players rec...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  9. NHL - Kris Letang, Roberto Luongo among top trade candidates

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance gives 10 big names who could be moved over the weekend, including Kris Letang and Roberto Luongo.

    Blog | Conversation | June 28, 2013
  10. NHL - Minnesota Wild, Vancouver Canucks among top 2014 Stanley Cu...

    Sam Paolini

    Sam Paolini breaks down the top value bets for the 2014 Stanley Cup, including the Minnesota Wild and Vancouver Canucks.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2013
  11. GM rumblings: Bernier, Backstrom & more

    Pierre LeBrun & Scott Burnside

    BOSTON -- These are anxious times for young goalie Jonathan Bernier, who waits by this phone to find out where he might continue his NHL career. It's time for him to go elsewhere and become a No. 1 goalie, something he can't do with the Los Angele...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  12. NHL - Sabres, Flyers, Wings, Wild among teams facing goalie uncer...

    Craig Custance

    As the trade deadline approaches, rumors continue to circle the Calgary crease, although those in Vancouver seem to be quieting. But throughout the NHL, there are more than a few crease situations that could be called into question in the days ahead.

    Blog | Conversation | March 27, 2013
  13. Roberto Luongo's future could affect his upcoming fantasy goalie ...

    Tim Kavanagh

    Tim Kavanagh updates his fantasy goaltender rankings and speculates on Roberto Luongo's value, depending on where he plays to start the 2012-13 season.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  14. 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs - Weighing the series impact of playoff...

    Craig Custance

    With injuries and suspensions dominating the NHL's playoff storylines, Craig Custance examines which player absences have (and will hurt) the most as teams continue to chase the Stanley Cup.

    Blog | Conversation | April 18, 2012
  15. Shanahan's pivotal postseason role

    Craig Custance

    At the end of the Boston Bruins' win over the Washington Capitals last night, Washington center Nicklas Backstrom took exception to Rich Peverley tripping his captain. He retaliated with a cross check to Peverley's head, earning a match pen...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  16. Brendan Shanahan playing a pivotal role this postseason - NHL

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance writes that Brendan Shanahan is playing a pivotal role this postseason, as his decisions to hand out suspensions (or in some cases, to not suspend) can have a major impact on the result of a playoff series.

    Blog | Conversation | April 17, 2012