The latest brouhaha between Sean Avery and Darcy Tucker brings one of hockey's age-old questions to the surface: Does violence, and the threat of violence, attract fans and viewers, or does it turn them off?
While you don't have to root for the Sabres to win the Cup or the East finals, you should at least appreciate what the team represents: a little excitement.
Another anniversary of the Bertuzzi-Moore incident has come and gone, but have the league and its players really evolved?
Oh, sure. Some teams have picked up their play since the start of the season, but Damien Cox still has plenty of turkeys to hand out on this holiday.
It's time to end the farce that is the teams' method of reporting injuries in the playoffs, writes Damien Cox.
Just like last year, the World Juniors will stage a battle between two teenage rivals.
Team Canada just dominated the World Junior Championship. So why does the CHL want to restrict the number of Americans on its rosters?
Canadians eat, sleep and breathe hockey, so how will they handle a lockout? Plenty of oxygen.
Not all Canadians are fans of the Flames, and their concerns extend further south than Calgary.