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  1. Montreal Canadiens fans, teammates pay tribute to Jean Beliveau

    Former teammates joined hundreds of fans and Quebec's premier at the Bell Centre on Sunday to pay tribute to Jean Beliveau, one of the greatest Montreal Canadiens players.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2014
  2. Seen and heard at the Hockey Hall of Fame

    Scott Burnside

    TORONTO -- The game's greatest Hall of Famer, Wayne Gretzky, was on hand Monday. He talked about the memories that came flooding back to him when he was inducted in 1999. "To make the Hockey Hall of Fame is really hard. You've got to be a real spe...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  3. The 10 Greatest One-Team NHL Players (Ranked!)

    Sean McIndoe

    We're now a few weeks removed from Mariano Rivera's final game at Yankee Stadium, which means most sports fans who watched it have had enough time to stop crying while awkwardly insisting that they're not crying. As a hockey fan, I watched Rivera'...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Is sports bubble about to burst?

    Howard Bryant

    The games today are different. The feel is different. Because of scandals, concussions, PEDs and other strains, if sport has not reached its tipping point, it is in the throes of serious transition.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2013
  7. Tim Thomas was a bit of an enigma in Boston, but he was also one ...

    Joe McDonald

    Tim Thomas was a bit of an enigma, but also one of the B's best goalies ever.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2013
  8. The Big Apple's Greatest No. 12s

    Mark Simon | ESPN Stats & Information

    With it being 12/12/12 on our calendar, our thoughts turned to the question: Who were the best players to wear No. 12 in New York professional sports history? We came up with the best choice, one for each team, below. A tip of the cap to the follo...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  9. Former NHL coach Scotty Bowman to get Order of Canada

    Former NHL coach Scotty Bowman is among 66 notables to receive the Order of Canada.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2011
  10. Mats Sundin will retire, but will he make it to Hockey Hall of Fa...

    Scott Burnside

    Now that Mats Sundin has announced his retirement, the Hall of Fame debate begins. And the fact that he never made it to the Cup finals could get in his way.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2009
  11. QOTW answers: 1977 Canadiens rule your school

    Pierre LeBrun

    This week, we got inspired by the red-hot San Jose Sharks and asked the ESPN.com puckheads which team they believe delivered the greatest single-season performance. Let's take a look: och7087: I'm going with the 1976-77 Canadiens ... 60-8-12 for 132...

    Blog | Conversation | December 10, 2008
  12. Wheeler gets best of Price in SO as B's spoil Habs' Patrick Roy n...

    Blake Wheeler scored in the shootout and Tim Thomas stopped all three Montreal attempts to give the Boston Bruins a 3-2 win over the Canadiens, who retired Patrick Roy's No. 33 jersey in a pre-game ceremony, on Saturday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 22, 2008
  13. Patrick Roy: A CliffsNotes run through his career (yes, there are...

    Joy Russo

    Patrick Roy will have his No. 33 sweater retired Saturday night in Montreal as the Canadiens honor one of the greatest goaltenders of all time (we'll have to pick up those Roy versus Brodeur arguments once Marty returns to action in January or Februa...

    Blog | Conversation | November 21, 2008
  14. Scott Burnside: Glenn Anderson's long Hall wait is over

    Scott Burnside

    Glenn Anderson's Hall of Fame nod shows it's never too late to correct mistakes, never too late for perceptions, if not people, to change and never too late to end up where you belong.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2008
  15. Habs legends put on show before Montreal home opener

    Scott Burnside

    MONTREAL -- You understand the notion of a living legend, but when you see Elmer Lach, one third of one of the greatest forward lines of all time, in the Canadiens' alumni lounge Wednesday night prior to Montreal's home opener against Boston, it give...

    Blog | Conversation | October 16, 2008
  16. Controversy in the crease headlines Stars' all-time playoff momen...

    David Amber

    David Amber takes a look at the 10 greatest postseason games in Stars' history.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2008