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  1. Ramblings: Alberta opposites, changes afoot, defense wins

    Scott Burnside

    Oilers are in flux The focus, as it should be with three weeks to go in the regular season, is on those teams still with a shot at making the playoffs and, thereby, a shot at a championship. But there will be no shortage of drama in the 14 cities wh...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  2. 2014 Sochi Olympics: Team USA's young defense built for the press...

    Scott Burnside

    Age is one thing but expectations are another for fresh-faced Team USA blue-line crew.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  3. 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs: Enough already with the carping about ...

    Scott Burnside

    Pipe down, critics of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs; the hockey has been good, the action thrilling, the suspense electrifying, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2012
  4. Philadelphia Flyers' Jaromir Jagr works better as a cog in the ma...

    Scott Burnside

    The enigma that is Jaromir Jagr is becoming a little clearer to understand, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2011
  5. NHL -- How Atlanta Thrashers, Chicago Blackhawks, other clubs are...

    Scott Burnside

    We're not even a month into this NHL season, and the star-studded injury list keeps growing. How are teams dealing with the lineup holes? Scott Burnside checks in.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2009
  6. Some early line combinations used during Day 1 of Canadian Olympi...

    Scott Burnside

    CALGARY, Alberta -- Checking in again from the opening day of the Canadian Olympic orientation camp, where players took part in their first scrimmages tonight. Here are a few of the line combinations and defense pairings that were being used: Rick ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 24, 2009
  7. Game 5 superstitions: Mike Babcock's magic tie and Pittsburgh Pen...

    Scott Burnside

    DETROIT -- Will Detroit coach Mike Babcock's lucky McGill tie do the trick? Babcock played defense for the Montreal-based university from 1983 to 1987, and a group of McGill grads, including some of Babcock's former teammates, are expected to be on ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 06, 2009
  8. Scott Burnside: Yzerman's calm mindset perfect for Canadian Olymp...

    Scott Burnside

    Steve Yzerman's approach to the selection of the 2010 Canadian Olympic hockey team looks awfully familiar. Think: Detroit Red Wings.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2009
  9. Jagr's spree helps Rangers stay alive for another day

    Scott Burnside

    With their Rangers on the brink of being a mere road bump on the Pens' rush through the playoffs, Jaromir Jagr and Brendan Shanahan pumped life into their team and this series Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2008
  10. Committee helps keep players, and game, in check

    Scott Burnside

    In the past, if a player wanted to "cheat" in the NHL, he clutched and grabbed. Now, a revolutionary competition committee has helped keep players, and the game, in check.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2007
  11. Grind line gives Ducks much-needed (scoring) punch

    Scott Burnside

    When a team's checking line also saves the day offensively, it's a gift. And the Ducks got that gift in Sunday's Game 2.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2007
  12. Teams will be looking for defense, depth at center

    Scott Burnside

    We're just about a month away from the NHL trade deadline and Scott Burnside tells you which 10 teams will make a move.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2007
  13. Preds, Sharks will duke it out for Western crown

    Scott Burnside

    At the All-Star break, Scott Burnside reviews the Western Conference and predicts how each team will finish the season.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2007
  14. Super Mario 'not sure' he'll play in Turin Olympics

    Scott Burnside

    Mario Lemieux said Monday that only the Canadian players who are playing well when the team is announced in late December should make the Olympic team.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2005
  15. We're all still figuring it out

    Scott Burnside

    We've had a few days of hockey. Here's what Scott Burnside has noticed so far, including The Great One's mix up and the Sharks' bite-less defense.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2005
  16. Thrashers taking big risk in Kovalchuk talks

    Scott Burnside

    What is Ilya Kovalchuk worth? Well, the debate could keep the star out of the Thrashers' lineup this season.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2005