There is a wealth of qualified candidates to head up USA Hockey for the 2014 Games in Sochi, Russia, but Brian Burke has proved he is the man for the job, writes Scott Burnside.
Like most hockey players, Brian Campbell is a creature of habit. But taking his routine to the Florida Panthers has renewed the defenseman's love of the game.
Trades are all part of the game for NHL players and their families, but there really is no way to prepare for your entire life changing in one phone call.
Over the decades, the players' emergency fund has evolved, much like the NHL itself. Now under shared management between the NHL and the NHLPA, the fund is getting a boost -- both financially and in stature -- from an increase in fines.
A year after the Olympic hockey tournament began, we catch up with Team USA's Brian Burke.
In the end, it may not matter who coaches the 2010 U.S. Olympic team. Team USA faces tougher tasks, like fielding the right mix of players that is capable of medaling in Vancouver.
Did Brian Burke name Ron Wilson coach of the 2010 U.S. Olympic team because of his acumen or his current coaching position with the Leafs? That question will expose Burke to much criticism.
What has the Kings on the fast track to success? How is it that stalwart goalie Brian Boucher will be relegated to backup while erratic Carey Price is the Habs' top guy? Scott Burnside wants to know.
If anyone can return on a dime and turn on the greatness, it's Scott Niedermayer. But to ask the veteran defenseman to save this Anaheim club from disaster is a lot to ask.
There's only one coach in the NHL who can talk hockey and large farm animals -- Brian Sutter.