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  1. Marco Scandella agrees to 5-year extension with Minnesota Wild

    Defenseman Marco Scandella agreed to a five-year extension with the Minnesota Wild on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2014
  2. Boston Bruins defensemen decimated by injury, plagued by poor pla...

    Joe McDonald

    The B's stagger into November beset by blue-line injuries and breakdowns.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2014
  3. B's need to be better in front of Rask

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- There's a chink in the armor. That doesn't bode well for the Boston Bruins. For a team built on defense, it's alarming that the Bruins uncharacteristically have suffered numerous breakdowns this season. It continued Tuesday as t...

    Blog | October 29, 2014
  4. 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
  5. Growing pains for Devils' young D-men

    Craig Custance

    It was suggested to New Jersey Devils coach Pete DeBoer that perhaps his team was built in a less-than-ideal fashion. He has a veteran group of forwards led by Jaromir Jagr, Mike Cammalleri and Patrik Elias. The youth is on defense, where 22-year-old...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  6. Hawks storylines (No. 4): Defense return to form

    Scott Powers

    ESPNChicago.com's Scott Powers counts down the days to the opening of Blackhawks training camp on Friday with a look at 20 storylines facing the team this season. Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville hit the panic button with his defensemen b...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  7. How the Kings prepare for Cup defense

    Craig Custance

    This group of Los Angeles Kings is one that seems to enjoy a challenge. Such as entering the playoffs as a No. 8 seed and winning it all, as they did in 2012. Or dropping three games to start the first round before waking up and beating the San Jose ...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  8. Is Colorado's defense Cup-caliber?

    Craig Custance

    They know what people think. They know some people look at their team and admire a group of young forwards whose talent stacks up with any in the league, especially with the unveiling of Nathan MacKinnon in the first two games of the playoffs. The...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  9. Lightning-Wild Preview

    Lightning-Wild Preview

    Preview | February 03, 2014
  10. Dan Bylsma hoping for defensively strong U.S. team

    Speed and defense is the formula U.S. Olympic coach Dan Bylsma is hoping will push the Americans to their first gold medal in men's hockey since 1980.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2014
  11. Canadiens-Wild Preview

    Canadiens-Wild Preview

    Preview | October 31, 2013
  12. NHL - Hockey Prospectus projections for 2013-14 top defensemen

    Ryan Schwepfinger

    Ryan Schwepfinger of Hockey Prospectus projects the NHL's top defensemen for the 2013-14 season. Montreal's P.K. Subban tops the list.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2013
  13. Blackhawks take 3-1 lead on depleted Wild

    Patrick Sharp scored two goals for Chicago, and the Blackhawks ratcheted up their defense, putting the Minnesota Wild on the brink of elimination with a 3-0 victory on Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 07, 2013
  14. Patrick Sharp, Michael Frolik help Blackhawks take 2-0 lead on Wi...

    Patrick Sharp and Michael Frolik had two goals apiece, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 5-2 on Friday night in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 03, 2013
  15. Top 5 candidates for Norris Trophy

    Craig Custance

    The official description for the Norris Trophy is the player who demonstrates the greatest all-around ability on defense. But Josh Gorges, who has been paired with Norris candidate P.K. Subban down the stretch, suggests some tweaking. "I always thin...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  16. Ryan Suter leads ranking of top 5 Norris Trophy candidates - NHL

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance ranks his top 5 candidates to win the Norris Trophy, with Minnesota's Ryan Suter at No. 1.

    Blog | Conversation | April 23, 2013