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  1. NHL - Handing out the midseason awards

    Pierre LeBrun

    Pierre LeBrun hands out ESPN.com's midseason awards, including a no-brainer for MVP and crowded fields in the Vezina and Jack Adams races.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2014
  2. LeBrun -- Like it or not, the debate over fighting will continue

    Pierre LeBrun

    Fighting isn't likely to be eliminated from the NHL, but like it or not, the debate and opinions continue to evolve, Pierre LeBrun writes.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2013
  3. With P.K. Subban, must take good with bad

    Pierre LeBrun

    It was my TSN colleague and former NHL winger Mike Johnson who summed it up best on Thursday when discussing P.K. Subban, saying he's one of the most polarizing players in the NHL. The latest debate about Subban surfaced after his late-game penalt...

    Blog | October 11, 2013
  4. Rumblings: Fighting, Pronger and more

    Pierre LeBrun

    The debate on "staged fighting" carried on Thursday in the wake of the scary knockout from the previous night's game in Toronto. Only 26 seconds into the latest installment of the Battle of Ontario, Toronto's Frazer McLaren decked Dave Dziurzynski...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  5. Three-point debate: Change the standings?

    Pierre LeBrun

    I would never suggest for a moment that Steve Yzerman and I share a brain -- I wouldn't want to insult him that way -- but we certainly agree on one thing. We both see merit in awarding three points for a 60-minute, regulation-time victory. "I jus...

    Blog | March 02, 2012
  6. Debate: Who are the Leafs going after?

    Pierre LeBrun

    Brian Burke has shown time and time again in his GM career that he's not afraid to act, and the man who runs the Toronto Maple Leafs has decided to add more drama before Monday's 3 p.m. ET trade deadline. Burke broke the news on TSN 1050 Radio in ...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  7. Debate: Where's Paul Gaustad going?

    Pierre LeBrun

    As the Boston Bruins and Vancouver Canucks proved last year in getting valuable mileage from trade deadline pickups, it's not always the big moves or big names that have an impact in the playoffs. Chris Kelly and Rich Peverley paid dividends for t...

    Blog | February 22, 2012
  8. Deadline Debate: Whos getting Nash?

    Pierre LeBrun

    For one week only, we will dissect trade rumors, trying to guide you with what we know. Daily Debate will return next week. How else can we begin but with Rick Nash, the Columbus Blue Jackets captain who is available via trade but certainly not fo...

    Blog | February 20, 2012
  9. Rant answers: The Crosby-Foligno debate, Pacioretty's ban and fru...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Habs fans were up in arms over Max Pacioretty's suspension, while the anti-Sidney Crosby faction is out in full force over his elbow to Nick Foligno. And Ducks fans? Ouch, that's a sore subject. A look at this week's rants! pymp01: I'm in Mont...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  10. Rumblings: Wayne Gretzky at Winter Classic? 1-3-1 debate at GMs m...

    Pierre LeBrun

    It should surprise no one that the New York Rangers have reached out to Wayne Gretzky in an effort to change his mind about participating the Winter Classic alumni game Dec. 31 in Philadelphia. Gretzky told ESPN.com two weeks ago he didn't think h...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  11. The 2011 Hall class: Who should get in now

    Pierre LeBrun

    TORONTO -- It is time for some repair work at the Hockey Hall of Fame. That is the theme for the class of 2011 if all goes well here Tuesday, when the Hall's 18-member selection committee meets to debate and ultimately select November's new member...

    Blog | June 27, 2011
  12. Weekend wrap: Kovalev draws interest, Leafs look for defense, con...

    Pierre LeBrun

    CALGARY, Alberta -- As we get set for the NHL's second outdoor game this season on Sunday, the debate continues as to whether it is one too many. Well if you think that, you better sit down for this: The NHL is privately kicking around the idea of...

    Blog | February 19, 2011
  13. Rant answers: More Pens-Isles fallout, Canes' D woes and the figh...

    Pierre LeBrun

    As you can imagine, last Friday night's Penguins-Islanders brawl and the ensuing reaction dominated this week's rant blog. Let's take a look: gcetti: Since it was Friday, I kept my kid up late so he could watch the Islanders/Pens game with me. Tel...

    Blog | February 15, 2011
  14. Concussions the talk of NHL's Board of Governors meeting

    Pierre LeBrun

    Sidney Crosby's concussion has re-ignited the debate about whether the NHL is doing enough to prevent head injuries and hits to the head at the league's Board of Governors meeting here at All-Star Weekend.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2011
  15. Ranking the NHL's six divisions

    Pierre LeBrun

    Our power rankings generate much debate every Monday, so I figured why not bring it to the next level? Ranking the NHL's six divisions was a good idea on the surface but not an easy task, as I found out. I reached out to a few NHL GMs, asked them ...

    Blog | January 14, 2011
  16. Logan Couture becoming reliable part of San Jose Sharks' lineup

    Pierre LeBrun

    The Calder Trophy debate is a healthy one this season, but for my money, Logan Couture of the San Jose Sharks has a healthy grasp on the award right now. His 18 goals are eight clear of any other rookie. Heck, his 18 goals are fourth-best in the e...

    Blog | December 22, 2010