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  1. Marian Gaborik's 2 goals help Kings bust slump

    Marian Gaborik had two goals and an assist and Martin Jones made just 17 saves for his fourth shutout of the season as the Los Angeles Kings snapped a three-game losing skid with a 3-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 10, 2014
  2. Fantasy hockey matchups and strength of schedule for October 21 t...

    Sean Allen

    Sean Allen forecasts the week of Oct. 21-27 for fantasy hockey players, including key waiver wire recommendations for different sizes of fantasy league.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2013
  3. NHL - Mikhail Grabovski and other boom or bust players for 2013-1...

    Neil Greenberg

    Neil Greenberg assesses which NHL players will up their production this season, and which will be busts, including Mikhail Grabovski, Gabriel Landeskog and Nail Yakupov.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2013
  4. Can 3 No. 1 picks earn Edmonton a Cup?

    Alvin Chang

    The last two drafts, the Edmonton Oilers did what they are supposed to do with the No. 1 overall pick. They drafted a forward. At No. 1, it's almost a guarantee the player will be an All-Star. Of course, there are busts -- Alexandre Daigle comes...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  5. 2012 NHL Draft - Can 3 No. 1 picks earn Edmonton Oilers a Cup?

    Alvin Chang

    ESPN Insider Alvin Chang writes that the Edmonton Oilers got lucky getting the No. 1 overall pick for the third consecutive year, and should they draft Nail Yakupov, they could be a few complementary players away from Cup contention.

    Blog | Conversation | April 17, 2012
  6. Biggest draft busts since 1990

    Alvin Chang

    It doesn't take long before analysts begin throwing the B-word around: bust. Take the recently traded Kyle Turris, for example. He was drafted in 2007 and thus far he's severely underperformed on expectations as a No. 3 pick. So much so, in fact, tha...

    Blog | December 27, 2011
  7. NHL draft - The biggest draft busts since 1990

    Alvin Chang

    Alexandre Daigle? Kyle Turris? Those are just two players who have fallen far short of their expected potential since their selections near the top of their draft classes. Using advanced metrics, here's a look at the 10 biggest draft busts since 1990.

    Blog | Conversation | December 27, 2011
  8. Fantasy hockey sleepers and busts for 2011-12 season

    Fantasy staff

    Our fantasy hockey experts reveal their sleepers and busts for the 2011-12 season.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2011
  9. Tampa Bay Lightning's Pavel Kubina, St. Louis Blues' Erik Johnson...

    Victoria Matiash

    Victoria Matiash highlights four defensemen who have been among the biggest fantasy disappointments so far this season.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2010
  10. NHL draft 2010 - How height, weight and nationality determine stu...

    Alvin Chang

    In the 1999 NHL draft, basically everyone missed on a little guy named Henrik Zetterberg. Alvin Chang investigates why -- and how, when you look at three factors (height, weight and nationality), you can get a good idea of busts and studs.

    Blog | Conversation | June 22, 2010
  11. It begins with Daigle, and then ...

    Gare Joyce

    Every draft provides a whole host of busts, but some are much more spectacular and painful than others. I've been covering junior hockey and NHL draft selections for decades, and I can't say why a vaunted prospect busts and another seemingly less ta...

    Blog | June 15, 2010
  12. NHL draft 2010 - Alexandre Daigle and the biggest NHL draft busts...

    Gare Joyce

    Gare Joyce, who has been covering junior hockey and NHL drafts for decades, looks at the biggest busts from 1994 to 2004. The discussion begins with Alexandre Daigle, and the list includes legendary flops in the elite 2003 draft.

    Blog | Conversation | June 15, 2010
  13. NHL -- Who will be a free-agent bust? NHL or KHL? Our summer ques...

    Scott Burnside

    It's August, the longest month for a hockey fan. The free-agent frenzy is a memory, and training camp is still more than a month away. But our annual (really?) summer questions should help buoy your spirits.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2009
  14. Morning Skate: What's up with Flyers? Ducks?

    Because it was a busy weekend of NHL action, I'm going to push back my early season free-agent busts list until Tuesday. Instead, I wanted to chat about a couple things that caught my attention over the weekend. FOOLISH FLYER With just 2:14 left i...

    Blog | Conversation | December 03, 2007
  15. These free agency deals won't pay off

    Adam Proteau

    There are always a few free agency deals that don't work out. Adam Proteau has his top five.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2007
  16. NHL draft lacking in blockbuster trades

    Scott Burnside

    For all the predictions of wheeling and dealing at the entry draft the event turned out to be a bust as far as player swaps went, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2007