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  1. Lure of Stanley Cup strong for agents

    Craig Custance

    The closest thing to winning a Stanley Cup for an agent is when a client wins one. Through years of building the talent in his agency with guys such as Tim Thomas, Antti Niemi, Brian Rafalski, John Madden and Tuukka Rask, Bill Zito hit that pinnacle ...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  2. How salary retention alters trade options

    Craig Custance

    BOCA RATON, Fla. -- When the Columbus Blue Jackets got serious about trading Marian Gaborik and the trade deadline was closing in, there were about six teams that GM Jarmo Kekalainen considered legitimate suitors. With those six teams came a ran...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  3. Leafs face questions on Kessel contract

    Craig Custance

    Last year, Brian Burke told a story about one of his first interactions with Phil Kessel, long before Kessel was a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Burke was interviewing Kessel in 2006, his draft year, and the answers he heard from the talented wi...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  4. 2013 NHL Playoffs - Toronto Maple Leafs face questions on Phil Ke...

    Craig Custance

    With just one season remaining on Phil Kessel's contract in Toronto, the Leafs must decide how much they value their star sniper.

    Blog | Conversation | May 17, 2013
  5. After CBA, realignment, Olympics linger

    Craig Custance

    NEW YORK -- It was a day that was supposed to be about the owners' unanimous approval of the new CBA, but that got blown out of the water quickly. Brian Burke's removal as the general manager of the Maple Leafs dominated every conversation ...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  6. 2013 NHL Season Preview -- As CBA settles, realignment, Olympics ...

    Craig Custance

    Though the CBA is resolved, realignment and player participation in the 2014 Winter Olympics remain unresolved. Craig Custance examines both issues, the impact of the Brian Burke firing on the trade market and more from the Board of Governors meeting.

    Blog | Conversation | January 10, 2013
  7. Four possibilities for Brian Burke's future

    Craig Custance

    NEW YORK -- Regardless of what you think of the job Brian Burke did during his tenure as the general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, there's no denying his body of work. He has won a Stanley Cup. He took a risk in building Team USA around yo...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  8. NHL - Four possibilities for former Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian ...

    Craig Custance

    In the wake of the Toronto Maple Leafs' removal of Brian Burke as general manager, Craig Custance examines four potential options for his next stop.

    Blog | Conversation | January 09, 2013
  9. NHL - Projecting Team USA's 2014 Olympic Roster for Sochi

    Craig Custance

    With the 2012 Summer Games serving as a back drop, Craig Custance starts looking ahead to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi Russia, projecting what a possible American roster might look like given an influx of young talent.

    Blog | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  10. NHL - Toronto Maple Leafs get new start under relentless Randy Ca...

    Craig Custance

    There is a new boss behind the bench in Toronto, and Craig Custance writes that Randy Carlyle's trademark relentlessness might be just what the Maple Leafs need for a final playoff push.

    Blog | Conversation | March 05, 2012
  11. Can Burke, Leafs find needed size?

    Craig Custance

    Brian Burke isn't a trade deadline GM. By now, you know that. Some of the worst mistakes general managers have made, he often says, have been done on deadline day. It's a theory growing in popularity among his colleagues. "I went back and...

    Blog | February 14, 2012
  12. NHL - Toronto Maple Leafs are reluctant deadline dealers

    Craig Custance

    Brian Burke isn't a trade deadline GM. By now, you know that. Some of the worst mistakes general managers have made, he often says, have been done on deadline day. It's a theory growing in popularity among his colleagues. "I went back and looked at...

    Blog | Conversation | February 14, 2012
  13. Trades that shaped the All-Star Game

    Craig Custance

    Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke has a number of theories, including this one: "Most trades cannot be evaluated with a stopwatch. You need a calendar." But a pretty good indication that a trade is working out is if the guy you received is playing ...

    Blog | January 26, 2012
  14. Six trades that shaped the NHL All-Star Game

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance looks at the six trades that helped shape this season's All-Star Game, including the deal that sent Phil Kessel from Boston to Toronto.

    Blog | Conversation | January 26, 2012
  15. Impact of the NFL's concussion settlement

    Craig Custance

    The trio of Brendan Shanahan, Brian Leetch and Patrick Burke were in New York on Wednesday, their first real day together as part of the revamped NHL player safety department. Leetch replaces Rob Blake, who left for a front-office job in Los Angeles....

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  16. What the NFL's concussion settlement means for the NHL

    Craig Custance

    The trio of Brendan Shanahan, Brian Leetch and Patrick Burke were in New York on Wednesday, their first real day together as part of the revamped NHL player safety department. Leetch replaces Rob Blake, who left for a front-office job in Los Angeles....

    Blog | Conversation | September 05, 2013