For the first time since 1998, when Forbes magazine began estimated NHL team values, three of the top five most financially robust franchises are found north of the border.
One-third of NHL teams say a work stoppage would save them money. Some are already planning cutbacks.
Though he got off to a late start, Marc-Andre Fleury is reaping the rewards of being a No. 1 pick.
Will the teams' financial troubles help other owners achieve cost containment under a new CBA?
Mario Lemieux may not be on the ice, but he'll still have an impact in games he misses.
Mario Lemieux has reversed the Penguins financial fortunes for the better, just like he did 16 years ago.
Forget the Stanley Cup, writes ESPN.com's Darren Rovell. Mario Lemieux's holy grail should be a new arena.