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  1. George Johnson: Young or old, here are 15 reasons to love the Chi...

    George Johnson

    Hockey is back in the City of Big Shoulders. In a major way. Here are 15 reasons why, young or old, you should watch the Chicago Blackhawks.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2009
  2. George Johnson: 'Hate is building' between young Chicago Blackhaw...

    George Johnson

    A playoff meeting between the Flames and Blackhawks doesn't have the rivalry feel of, say, Bruins-Habs. But both teams are admitting that this series is getting ugly ... real quick.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2009
  3. George Johnson: From jeers to cheers, Bulin Wall leads charge for...

    George Johnson

    At the start of the season, Nikolai Khabibulin was put on waivers. Now, the Russian goalie is charging into the playoffs and facing off against a team he owns, the Calgary Flames.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2009
  4. George Johnson: Our MVPs for all 30 teams

    George Johnson

    Here are the regular-season MVP choices for all of the NHL's 30 teams -- the good, the bad ... and the Islanders.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2009
  5. George Johnson: Who would have thought St. Louis Blues would be i...

    George Johnson

    Around the New Year, no one would have thought the Blues would be in the thick of the playoff hunt. But, with less than a month to go before the postseason, St. Louis is making a lot of noise.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2009
  6. George Johnson: What Kobe is to Showtime, Jarome Iginla is to the...

    George Johnson

    As Jarome Iginla became the Flames' all-time points leader this past weekend, he further solidified a bond with the city of Calgary that will never be broken.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2009
  7. George Johnson: Mike Cammalleri, not Iginla, all the talk in Calg...

    George Johnson

    For the first time in a long while, someone other than Jarome Iginla could lead the Flames in goals. But don't get too attached Calgary. Mike Cammalleri's stay might not last long.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2009
  8. George Johnson: Constructing the ultimate Canadien player

    George Johnson

    It's the Canadiens' centennial season. Montreal is hosting the All-Star festivities. So we're throwing our own party by compiling the ultimate Canadiens player of all time.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2009
  9. George Johnson: Florida making case for Bouwmeester to stay put

    George Johnson

    By choosing not to commit to the Panthers beyond this season, Jay Bouwmeester gave his team a kind of ultimatum. Show me, or I'm outta here.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2008
  10. George Johnson: Canucks' hopes now turn to backups Sanford, Schne...

    George Johnson

    The Canucks haven't exactly gotten used to life without Roberto Luongo. Now, their playoff hopes could rest on the backs of their two backup netminders, Cory Schneider and Curtis Sanford.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2008
  11. George Johnson: Miikka Kiprusoff's struggles could hurt Flames' p...

    George Johnson

    Not so long ago, Miikka Kiprusoff was arguably the best goaltender in the NHL. Now, he's struggling. If the Flames want to reach the playoffs, Jarome Iginla won't be enough. They'll need their old goalie back.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2008
  12. George Johnson: Mikko Koivu becoming true leader of Wild

    George Johnson

    Who needs Marian Gaborik. Who needs Marian Gaborik?! Yes, the Minnesota Wild are hanging in nicely without their franchise star, thanks to a great combo of goaltending and defense, yes ... but also scoring.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2008
  13. Are Oilers ready for the next step? We'll have fun watching them ...

    George Johnson

    The Oilers' mad dash to the playoffs fell short last season, but will this young squad be able to get over the hump in 2008-09? The team, and the city, are hoping.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2008
  14. New season, new outlook ... same hockey hot seat

    George Johnson

    In this time of possibilities and unbridled optimism, there are some who are already feeling the warm glow of the hot seat. Taken team by team, they would be ...

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2008
  15. Bertuzzi looks for another fresh start, this time in Calgary

    George Johnson

    It's a new season and Todd Bertuzzi is making another fresh start in Calgary. Will things be any different this time around?

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2008
  16. Now more than ever, Sharks need a hero in Game 7

    George Johnson

    The general consensus is that the San Jose Sharks are the ultimate playoff underachievers. Who, pray tell, will step up for them in Tuesday night's Game 7? George Johnson says the Sharks need a hero now more than ever.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2008