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  1. NHL quarter-season evaluation

    Sean McIndoe

    A fourth of the way through the season, which teams are emerging as true contenders, and which teams are fading away?

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2013
  2. NHL Preview 2013-14

    Sean McIndoe

    As a new season begins, a comprehensive, team-by-team look at the latest Cup contenders and biggest question marks in the NHL this year.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2013
  3. Blackhawks facing first adversity of season

    Craig Custance

    DETROIT -- This was the slap in the face, the splash of cold water. Not necessarily one the Chicago Blackhawks needed, but one they knew was coming. During any long playoff run for a Stanley Cup contender, there are moments when a big shove back f...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  4. 2013 NHL playoffs - Second-round preview: Chicago Blackhawks vers...

    Pierre LeBrun

    The last time Original Six rivals the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks met in the playoffs was in the 2009 Western Conference finals, with the Blackhawks the young bucks still figuring things out and the Red Wings the veteran contenders en ro...

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2013
  5. Henrik Zetterberg's hat trick propels Red Wings over Blues

    Henrik Zetterberg scored three goals, and his second assist of the game set up Pavel Datsyuk's tiebreaking goal at 9:38 of third period to help the Detroit Red Wings beat St. Louis 5-3 on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | February 01, 2013
  6. NHL: Nashville Predators have clear choice on Shea Weber offer sh...

    Scott Burnside

    The equation is relatively simple for the Predators: match Shea Weber's deal and remain relevant, or give up any hope of being a contender, of attracting top talent, of being anything other than a team treading water and wondering when the lights will go out for good.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2012
  7. 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs: What's next for the Los Angeles Kings

    Pierre LeBrun

    The Kings look to be contenders for years to come, but they have a few roster decisions to make this offseason, writes Pierre LeBrun.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2012
  8. Second-round breakdown: San Jose Sharks versus Detroit Red Wings

    Pierre LeBrun

    This will be a hard-fought battle between two Cup contenders, but Pierre LeBrun believes Detroit will edge San Jose in the end.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2011
  9. Red Wings-Lightning Preview

    Red Wings-Lightning Preview

    Preview | February 16, 2011
  10. Ducks-Red Wings Preview

    Ducks-Red Wings Preview

    Preview | October 07, 2010
  11. Rough weekend for top teams

    JESSE ROGERS

    ESPN.com's Power Rankings are out, and despite a losing weekend, the Chicago Blackhawks remain on top. It helped that the other contenders for the No. 1 spot all lost this past weekend as well. The Hawks also remain 2 and 1, respectively, on offen...

    Blog | January 11, 2010
  12. 2010 Winter Classic: Will latest outdoor tilt be turning point fo...

    Scott Burnside

    In Classics past, the outdoor game has provided the stage for teams to make a statement. So what will we see from the Flyers and Bruins at Fenway Park?

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2009
  13. Ovechkin scores twice in third to send Washington by Detroit

    Alex Ovechkin broke a third-period tie with another highlight-reel goal and added a power-play tally less than two minutes later in the Washington Capitals' 4-2 victory over Detroit.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 31, 2009
  14. Fan voting continues through July 12 for ESPYS

    Tiger Woods, Tom Brady, Kobe Bryant and Alex Rodriguez are the contenders for best male athlete as the ESPY nominees have been announced.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2008
  15. Is Wilson really to blame? Where is Mr. Turco?

    Scott Burnside

    What are the five things we've learned Monday? We wonder whether Ron Wilson is really to blame for San Jose's woes and why Marty Turco can't solve the Red Wings.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2008
  16. Why is Philly struggling? Here are two reasons all too familiar t...

    Scott Burnside

    If you're wondering why the Flyers are in the middle of a free fall, you can point to two reasons all to familiar to Philly fans: concussions and the lack of a bona fide No. 1 netminder.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2008