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  1. NHL - 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs: Still the Kings of Game 7s

    Scott Burnside

    In the final accounting, the Kings' depth and inexhaustible will to win carried them into NHL history as they became the first team to win three straight seven-game series on the road, ESPN.com's Scott Burnside writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2014
  2. Bouwmeester getting closer to playoffs

    Scott Burnside

    A decade after his first NHL season, defenseman Jay Bouwmeester is on the cusp of playing in his first NHL playoff tournament. At least the St. Louis Blues, the team that acquired the highly coveted left-handed shooting defenseman from the Calgary...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  3. Sides moving closer to a new CBA deal?

    Scott Burnside

    NEW YORK -- Maybe it's the change in locale, maybe it's the fact the NHL and the players are meeting together after a long day Friday of shuttle diplomacy involving federal mediator Scot Beckenbaugh, but there is definitely a different vibe around th...

    Blog | January 05, 2013
  4. NHL - Comparing the 2004-05 lockout to current work stoppage

    Scott Burnside

    Scott Burnside examines what separates this work stoppage from the 2004-05 lockout and what makes them all too similar.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2012
  5. Injection of youth pays dividends for Flyers

    Scott Burnside

    When you're watching the Philadelphia Flyers continue to inch closer to the top of the Eastern Conference standings and you think about the possibilities come April or May or even June, it's easy to overlook the fact that they're getting it done with...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  6. 2011 Stanley Cup finals: It's time again for our annual Cup final...

    Scott Burnside

    The Cup will be in the building for Monday's Game 6 and that means only one thing: it's time again for Scott Burnside's annual cliche column!

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2011
  7. Sources: Bonds crucial to sale of Phoenix Coyotes moving forward

    Scott Burnside

    The municipal bonds crucial to the sale of the Coyotes to Chicago businessman Matthew Hulsizer are edging closer to completion.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2011
  8. Philadelphia Flyers trade Dan Hamhuis rights to Pittsburgh Pengui...

    Scott Burnside

    The Penguins on Friday acquired the rights to defenseman Dan Hamhuis from the Philadelphia Flyers for a third-round draft pick in the 2011 draft.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2010
  9. Ice Edge Holdings group gets exclusive negotiating window for Pho...

    Scott Burnside

    The Ice Edge Holdings group of investors is one step closer to taking ownership of the troubled Phoenix Coyotes franchise.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2010
  10. NHL -- Ilya Kovalchuk's Atlanta answer will be defining moment in...

    Scott Burnside

    The Atlanta Thrashers have been through the Dany Heatley trade and Marian Hossa's departure. But the real defining moment for this franchise rests with one Ilya Kovalchuk.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2009
  11. Scott Burnside: Francois Beauchemin's return, Ducks' resurgence g...

    Scott Burnside

    As Francois Beauchemin's strength began to inch closer to returning from a devastating knee injury, the Ducks, too, found themselves coming back from a lowly start to the season.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2009
  12. First-round breakdown: Capitals vs. Flyers

    Scott Burnside

    What's better than seeing the season's best player in the postseason for the first time? Seeing Alexander Ovechkin duke it out with a team that's just as physical as his own.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2008
  13. There's one person who would be perfect for USA's GM role

    Scott Burnside

    Peter Forsberg-mania is heating up. So are those practices in Ottawa. And what about the 2010 Olympics? Who will lead and select the final roster for Team USA? Scott Burnside's going on a rant.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2008
  14. On brink of victory or defeat, what they're really saying at Cup ...

    Scott Burnside

    Their backs are against the wall. They're taking it one game at a time. Yes, it's elimination point in the playoffs and we're helping you wade through the words floating about by providing the true meaning of what's being said on the eve of what could be the final game of the 2006-07 season.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2007
  15. Lots of work remains to get an NHL deal

    Scott Burnside

    Yes, we're closer to an end to the NHL lockout. But there's still a lot of work to be done.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2005
  16. Landing European owners a significant move

    Scott Burnside

    The WHA will hold a tournament at the home of the Vancouver Canucks and may land a European investment group.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2005