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  1. Links from around the rink: May 5

    Doug Mittler

    Could the Washington Capitals be looking to make a big front office splash? According to Larry Brooks of the New York Post, there is "mutual interest" between Ted Leonsis and Wayne Gretzky for the position of president of hockey operations, "which...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  2. Behind the forward pairs strategy

    Craig Custance

    NHL history is filled with forward pairs who had chemistry and success together that somehow transcended reality. Bossy and Trottier. Gretzky and Kurri. Hull and Oates. Sedin and Sedin. Play enough with one guy and it becomes second nature. In the c...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  3. Behind the forward pairs strategy - NHL

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance looks closer at how pairing forwards together for long periods of time help NHL teams. He speaks with Hall of Famers for reasoning, including Brett Hull and Luc Robitaille.

    Blog | Conversation | October 30, 2013
  4. Mailbag: Sam Gagner's audition

    Craig Custance

    If that was a tryout, that's about as good as it could have gone for Sam Gagner. Four goals. Four assists. And a place in the Edmonton Oilers' record books next to Wayne Gretzky and Paul Coffey. It was an eight-point night Thursday for Gag...

    Blog | February 03, 2012
  5. Sam Gagner's audition, and answers to mailbag questions - NHL

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance writes that if Sam Gagner was available prior to his performance on Thursday night, the price just went up. Plus, answers to this week's mailbag questions on Alex Ovechkin and more.

    Blog | Conversation | February 03, 2012
  6. Has Alex Ovechkin peaked? - NHL

    Neil Greenberg

    Neil Greenberg examines the production dip of Alex Ovechkin to see how he compares to past elite goal scorers. Can he ever regain his 50-goal form?

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2011
  7. NFL - Pass Plays: Time to pick up Kevin Kolb, Bengals defense

    KC Joyner

    KC Joyner analyzes some of the top Week 7 values in fantasy football, as well as players you should stash away for later weeks. He also explains why owners should look to trade for Brandon Lloyd.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2011
  8. NHL Playoffs 2011: Tyler Seguin now stands in company of Mario Le...

    Neil Greenberg

    Tyler Seguin's Game 2 scoring outburst put him in the company of Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux. So what can we expect from the rising star as he continues his NHL career? Neil Greenberg projects Seguin's future.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2011
  9. NHL: Mailbag on the Phoenix Coyotes' playoff chances and Peter Fo...

    E.J. Hradek

    E.J. Hradek dips into his mailbag to answer questions on the Phoenix Coyotes' playoff chances, the fate of the Buffalo Sabres' leadership, and the chances of Peter Forsberg returning to the NHL this season.

    Blog | Conversation | February 03, 2011
  10. Examining five of Wayne Gretzky's records and whether Steven Stam...

    Tom Awad

    Tom Awad looks at five of Wayne Gretzky's records -- assists in a season, the 1981-82 campaign, the point streak, etc. -- and determines if any modern NHLer (Crosby, Stamkos, Ovechkin, etc.) could topple them. In most cases, the answer is no.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2011
  11. NHL: Putting Sidney Crosby's 2010-11 performance in historical co...

    Kent Wilson

    Sidney Crosby is on pace for one of the greatest seasons in NHL history and the context makes the campaign even more impressive. Kent Wilson illustrates exactly how rare Crosby's success has been.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2010
  12. NHL: Phoenix Coyotes projections for 2010-11 season

    Corey Pronman & E.J. Hradek

    The Coyotes had a great season, but with Ilya Bryzgalov playing out of his mind. Goalies often regress to the mean if there isn't a long history of domination -- so, as E.J. Hradek and Puck Prospectus explain, it could be a long climb back in Phoenix.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2010
  13. NHL: Edmonton Oilers projections for 2010-11 season

    Robert Vollman & E.J. Hradek

    The 2009-10 Edmonton Oilers were a disaster. The 2010-11 Oilers? They might not be playoff-bound, but they'll be better, thanks to Taylor Hall and some new blueline help. E.J. Hradek and Puck Prospectus discuss the team's prospects.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2010
  14. 2011 NHL draft: Matt Nieto could be Hall of Fame caliber -- if he...

    Mike Hume

    Mike Hume profiles BU-bound Matt Nieto, one of the most compelling, skill-set-laden prospects in the 2011 NHL draft. The problem? His consistency and work ethic just aren't there yet.

    Blog | Conversation | September 02, 2010
  15. E.J. Hradek: Catching up with Wayne Gretzky in Las Vegas -- NHL

    E.J. Hradek

    E.J. Hradek is out in Sin City at Wayne Gretzky's hockey camp. After skating alongside his NHL idols, he sat down with The Great One to talk about 99's move to Russia (not happening) and the state of the NHL (good!).

    Blog | Conversation | March 27, 2010
  16. E.J. Hradek: Skating on the Vegas Strip and Thursday picks

    E.J. Hradek

    E.J. Hradek is out in Sin City at Wayne Gretzky's hockey camp. He took time out from that adventure to list his picks for Thursday night's 11-game slate of action.

    Blog | Conversation | March 25, 2010