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  1. NHL - Claude Giroux among 10 biggest disappointments of the 2013-...

    Craig Custance

    ESPN Insider Craig Custance identifies the 10 biggest disappointments of the 2013-14 NHL season thus far, and assesses whether they can turn things around.

    Blog | Conversation | November 06, 2013
  2. 2013 NHL Playoffs - Anaheim Ducks, other eliminated Western teams...

    Craig Custance

    Following the Ducks' Game 7 loss, Anaheim and veteran Teemu Selanne have some big decisions to make. And they're not alone.

    Blog | Conversation | May 13, 2013
  3. How Philadelphia Flyers will approach 2013 offseason - NHL

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance takes a look at how the Philadelphia Flyers will approach the 2013 offseason.

    Blog | Conversation | April 24, 2013
  4. NHL - Jay Bouwmeester's postseason quest continues with the St. L...

    Craig Custance

    Since turning heads as a prospect in junior hockey, Jay Bouwmeester has always carried outsized expectations ... and his massive contract in Calgary did little to alleviate them. Now in St. Louis he continues his quest for his first playoff appearance.

    Blog | Conversation | April 09, 2013
  5. 2013 NHL Season Preview - Roberto Luongo and other key personnel ...

    Craig Custance

    With the CBA settled, Craig Custance looks at the next big dominoes set to fall in the NHL. While a Roberto Luongo trade dominates the discussion, other teams look to finalize signings ... or simply reclaim their players from Russia.

    Blog | Conversation | January 08, 2013
  6. NHL -- New CBA could continue to erase NHL's middle class

    Craig Custance

    A look at how NHL teams spent money after the 2004-05 lockout shows star forwards continued to cash in while the "middle class" saw its average salary shrink, a trend that could continue in the new CBA.

    Blog | Conversation | October 12, 2012
  7. NHL Prospects - Rising stars offer hope for non-playoff teams

    Corey Pronman

    While 14 NHL teams will sit out the playoffs, Corey Pronman examines their top prospects that could make a positive impact next fall.

    Blog | Conversation | April 10, 2012
  8. Anaheim Ducks feeling both optimistic and disappointed as season ...

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance writes that there is a mix of optimism and disappointment in Anaheim as the season comes to a close, because while the Ducks will miss the postseason their strong finish is a sign of promising things to come.

    Blog | Conversation | April 06, 2012
  9. Washington Capitals likely doomed if offense doesn't improve - NH...

    Neil Greenberg

    ESPN Insider's Neil Greenberg looks at the Washington Capitals and writes that if the Caps can't dramatically increase their scoring chances and become more productive in the offensive zone, it could be a second half full of disappointments.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2012
  10. Chicago Blackhawks emerge strong from pivotal weekend - NHL

    Craig Custance

    The Central looks like hockey's toughest division this season and the Blackhawks have demonstrated their power by leading it. Plus, Teemu Selanne trade rumors and the next step in Columbus.

    Blog | Conversation | January 16, 2012
  11. Anaheim Ducks may get worse before getting better - NHL

    Rob Vollman

    Rob Vollman of Hockey Prospectus writes that the Anaheim Ducks have gotten off to a franchise-worst start largely because they are one of the worst teams in the NHL at controlling the puck. Can a new coach help? Don't count on it in the short term.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2012
  12. NHL - After Winter Classic, Philadelphia Flyers forced to face go...

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance writes that, following their Winter Classic loss, the Philadelphia Flyers are once again dealing with issues in goal. And in the short term, the team has no other option than to make it work with the two goalies they have.

    Blog | Conversation | January 03, 2012
  13. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Washington Capitals' ouster by Tampa Bay Light...

    Timo Seppa

    The Washington Capitals took it on the chin again this postseason. Timo Seppa looks back at the playoff results since 1996, and when compared to regular-season finishes, this season's finish ranks among the most surprising sweeps since 1996.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2011
  14. NHL: Tim Thomas the season's biggest surprise so far

    Rob Vollman

    Hockey Prospectus looks back at their preseason projections to try and get a handle on who has exceeded expectations (Tim Thomas) and who has fallen way short (Jason Pominville).

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2011
  15. NHL: Minnesota Wild projections for 2010-11 season

    Robert Vollman & E.J. Hradek

    Much changed for the Wild last year -- new coach, new system. Sadly, the results were the same: disappointment. This year might be different though, as E.J. Hradek and Puck Prospectus discuss here.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2010
  16. 2010 NHL offseason - For the San Jose Sharks, it's time to say by...

    Philip Myrland and E.J. Hradek

    Insider is looking at potential offseason fixes for every single NHL team. For the Sharks, you know the story -- elite until April, then bleh. They got one step closer in 2010, but must manage money properly to win the West in 2011.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2010