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  1. Trade Grade: Glencross to the Capitals

    Craig Custance

    The deal Capitals get: Curtis Glencross Flames get: Capitals' second-round pick in 2015, Capitals' third-round pick in 2015 Washington Capitals: B- Washington was interested in both Glencross and Erik Cole, and opted to go with the vet...

    Blog | March 01, 2015
  2. Atkinson's unique value in trade

    Craig Custance

    Cam Atkinson didn't register a point during the Columbus Blue Jackets' win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday, and that's noteworthy because it's an anomaly lately. It was just the second time in his past seven games that he was held off the sc...

    Blog | February 20, 2015
  3. The top 20 trade deadline targets

    Craig Custance

    It's going to be a tough one to top, but the Evander Kane blockbuster officially kicked off trading season in the NHL. That one was a good ol' hockey trade, a deal that was made possible by two very unique circumstances in Winnipeg and Buffalo,...

    Blog | February 12, 2015
  4. Who the Red Wings should target in trade

    Craig Custance

    Last season, Detroit's plan at the trade deadline wasn't necessarily to trade a high-end prospect (Calle Jarnkrok) and draft pick to acquire David Legwand from the Predators. If anything, the Red Wings were kicking the tires on defensemen in their at...

    Blog | February 03, 2015
  5. NHL - Detroit Red Wings' options at March 2 trade deadline

    Craig Custance

    A surprising and aging Red Wings team is looking to add high-quality pieces at the trade deadline, writes ESPN The Magazine's Craig Custance.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2015
  6. Is Patrik Elias a Hall of Famer?

    Craig Custance

    While the rest of the All-Stars sat on elevated seats on media day, with their own podiums projecting their voices through speakers on either side of where they were sitting, Patrik Elias' setup was much more casual. He had his own spot set up, ...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  7. Goalies whose tiers changed this season

    Craig Custance

    Before the season, we asked a panel of executives, coaches and players to rate every single starting goalie on a scale of one to five, with one being the best. Then, the goalies were divided into tiers. The result of the project can be seen right her...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  8. The top need for every team

    Craig Custance

    On Dec. 27, the NHL's roster freeze is lifted, and general managers can return to trying to address their teams. Moves have been relatively quiet this season, but every day the trade deadline draws closer, the chances we'll see trades increases. ...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  9. Despite results, Devils support DeBoer

    Craig Custance

    Following Saturday's loss to the Washington Capitals, New Jersey Devils coach Pete DeBoer didn't mince words in his assessment of the game. He pointedly explained that the Capitals' power play was better than the Devils' power play. And that th...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  10. Filip Forsberg clicking in Nashville

    Craig Custance

    Like all teams preparing for the NHL draft, the Washington Capitals went through countless mock drafts leading up to the 2012 entry draft. With two picks in the first round that year, the Capitals planned on going with skill with their No. 11 pick an...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  11. How Trotz can transform the Capitals

    Craig Custance

    It all started so promising. The Washington Capitals jumped out to a 3-0-2 start this season. The summer moves made by GM Brian MacLellan were the right fixes. Barry Trotz was the coaching savior. But the playoffs can't be clinched in the first...

    Blog | November 04, 2014
  12. How Rangers cope with McDonagh injury

    Craig Custance

    It started off as a conversation about New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh and his injured shoulder; then, it escalated into something much bigger. On Saturday, McDonagh took a hit into the boards from Winnipeg's Evander Kane, and the re...

    Blog | November 03, 2014
  13. The NHL's least dispensable players

    Craig Custance

    The early portion of the NHL season has come with a stark reminder: If you want to survive the grind of a long season, you'd better have depth. Especially on defense. One by one, defensemen who are critical to the success of their teams are goi...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  14. NHL Future Power Rankings - Chicago Blackhawks positioned well fo...

    Craig Custance

    Which NHL teams are set up for the most success in 2017-18 and beyond? According to our panel of experts, it's the Chicago Blackhawks. Check out the full list, and analysis of each team, in the Future Power Rankings.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2014
  15. Ranking the top 10 defenseman groups

    Craig Custance

    The ideal defense no longer is about matching a puck mover with a stay-at-home defenseman on each pairing. The best teams still have a physical, defensive defenseman around to take care of business when necessary, but the league is skewing toward def...

    Blog | October 08, 2014
  16. Anonymous league insiders rank the 30 starting goaltenders - NHL

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance asked 15 anonymous NHL coaches, front office executives and a goal scorer to rate every starting goalie, producing a 1-30 ranking.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2014