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  1. NHL looks for balance with outdoor games

    Scott Burnside

    Almost as interesting as the NHL's annual forays out of doors is the debate over where those events will be held. With the NHL scaling back its outdoor events this year -- holding two games after last season's six -- it's expected the number will ...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  2. Debate: Should Penguins have waited on Marc-Andre Fleury extensio...

    Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun

    The Pittsburgh Penguins signed goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury to a four-year contract extension worth a total of $23 million. Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun debate the risks involved in the timing of the extension: BURNSIDE: Good day, my friend. B...

    Blog | November 05, 2014
  3. Debate: What's next for the Penguins?

    Scott Burnside and Craig Custance

    Scott Burnside and Craig Custance talk about what's next for the Pittsburgh Penguins, in the wake of the firing of GM Ray Shero. BURNSIDE: Well, my friend, the ax fell, and it fell rather stunningly in Pittsburgh with the news Friday morning that ...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  4. NHL -- 7 teams to watch at the trade deadline

    Scott Burnside

    Seven teams will be making noise before the March 5 trade deadline, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2014
  5. NHL - The best player at every age

    Neil Greenberg

    Neil Greenberg ranks the top NHL player at every age. While there were some easy age groups from which to select a winner, certain ones (such as age 23, with Steven Stamkos, John Tavares and Erik Karlsson) provide substantial debate.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2014
  6. Is the point system debate returning?

    Craig Custance

    It's been brought up before, although without much success. At one NHL general managers meeting a couple of years after the lockout that gave birth to the shootout, the idea to give three points to a regulation win was presented. And then shot down q...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  7. 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
  8. espnW -- W Debate on which team has edge in the Stanley Cup final...

    espnW.com

    Will Boston's goaltending hold up? Will Chicago's depth be too much to handle? Sarah Spain and Katie Strang channel Jagr's '90s mullet for their Cup finals breakdown.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2013
  9. Debate: Is Jagr a good fit for the Bruins?

    Scott Burnside and Joe McDonald

    What will Jaromir Jagr do for the Boston Bruins? ESPN.com's Scott Burnside and ESPNBoston.com's Joe McDonald debate the finer points. BURNSIDE: Well, Joe, you and I chatted in this forum last week after Jarome Iginla made his last-second decision ...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  10. NHL - Dan Bylsma should be Team USA head coach

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance writes how Dan Bylsma should be the top candidate to lead Team USA in the 2014 Olympics before addressing trade proposals, coaches on the hot seat and a new alternative to shootouts in his weekly mailbag.

    Blog | Conversation | February 08, 2013
  11. Debate: Owners-players meeting will be pivotal

    Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun

    Today, Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun weigh the pros and cons of the NHL-NHLPA owners-players meeting scheduled for Tuesday. Bring it, fellas. SCOTT BURNSIDE: Good day, my friend. Well, this promises to be an interesting -- dare we say seminal? ...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  12. Debate: Benefits of players-owners meeting

    Scott Burnside and Craig Custance

    Scott Burnside and Craig Custance discuss the merits of a players-owners only meeting. BURNSIDE: Well, my friend, interesting times in Lockout Land, no? After spending, oh, about 10 minutes with federal mediators before those mediators ran screami...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  13. NHL - Six new faces to save the CBA negotiations

    Craig Custance

    While bargaining talks proceed at snail's pace, Craig Custance offers up six new voices that could offer some fresh perspective and help breakthrough the seemingly endless debate between the league and the NHLPA.

    Blog | Conversation | November 20, 2012
  14. NHL general managers expected to debate return of red line

    NHL general managers are debating whether to reinstate the center-ice red line in an attempt to curb concussions.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2012
  15. Spotlighting possible rule changes

    Craig Custance

    BOCA RATON, Fla. -- The rules will be debated. If you get 30 general managers into one room, break them off into small groups and charge them with improving the game, debate is inevitable. And with some of the game's best players still out with ...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  16. NHL - General managers' focus is on possible rule changes

    Craig Custance

    With the NHL's 30 general managers meeting in Florida this week, Craig Custance takes a look at three major rules issues that will dominate the discussion.

    Blog | Conversation | March 12, 2012