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  1. NHL - Scott Burnside: New coach Patrick Roy is bringing fire back...

    Scott Burnside

    Patrick Roy is bringing his legendary intensity to the Avalanche bench, writes Scott Burnside. Get ready, NHL.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2013
  2. Senators save themselves from the abyss

    Scott Burnside

    OTTAWA, Ontario -- For a moment before he headed off the ice, Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik leaned against the team's bench and stared up at the Scotiabank Place scoreboard. The Ottawa Senators were still mobbing overtime hero Colin ...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  3. Zucker among standout Wild rookies

    Scott Burnside

    ST. PAUL, Minn -- Rookie Jason Zucker, the overtime hero of the Minnesota Wild's crucial 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday, admitted he wasn't aiming for a spot but just hoping to get the puck on net. He did more than that, of cour...

    Blog | May 05, 2013
  4. Progress isn't the end for Bettman

    Scott Burnside

    NEW YORK -- As the pinprick of light on the black canvas of the NHL lockout threatens to become a full-fledged beacon of light, already there is a rush to anoint the winners and losers, the heroes and goats. That's life. And while it may be a f...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  5. NHL - Don't expect NHL commissioner Gary Bettman to be ousted

    Scott Burnside

    If anyone imagines that the progress in labor talks made this week will end up seeing Gary Bettman given the bum's rush out of the NHL's New York offices, they will be sadly mistaken, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2012
  6. 2012 Hockey Hall of Fame - Celebration won't be darkened by locko...

    Scott Burnside

    The game and its heroes transcend the tawdry things like lockouts and strikes and this weekend's Hall of Fame celebration won't be dampened by the NHL's work stoppage, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2012
  7. NHL: Ruslan Salei's family lives with tragedy of Lokomotiv team c...

    Scott Burnside

    One year since the crash of the Lokomotiv team charter, Ruslan Salei's wife and children struggle to overcome their all-consuming grief, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2012
  8. Devils rookie Henrique relieved to win

    Scott Burnside

    Certainly there was no one more relieved by the New Jersey Devils' win over the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 2 than rookie Adam Henrique. The hero of Game 7 in the first round against Florida was tied for the game high with four shots and likely ha...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  9. 2012 NHL Playoffs: Jordan Staal unlikely hero emerging from Pitts...

    Scott Burnside

    Playing behind Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin on the depth chart hasn't hurt Jordan Staal, who has emerged as the sudden hero for the Pittsburgh Penguins, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2012
  10. 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs: Five unlikely heroes

    Scott Burnside

    Scott Burnside previews five unlikely heroes for the 2012 NHL postseason.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2012
  11. Sidney Crosby skates as Pittsburgh Penguins begin training camp

    Scott Burnside

    Sidney Crosby is back at work with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2011
  12. 2011 Stanley Cup finals: Boston Bruins show strength in numbers t...

    Scott Burnside

    The Bruins won by committee in Monday's Game 3, but can they repeat that effort again in the Stanley Cup finals?

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2011
  13. 2011 Stanley Cup finals: Zdeno Chara's legacy could be shaped by ...

    Scott Burnside

    Will Zdeno Chara prove to be the leader the Bruins have sought since the glory days of Bobby Orr? How he responds in Game 3 will say much about how he is perceived in Boston and the hockey world.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2011
  14. 2010 Stanley Cup finals: Ville Leino leads Philadelphia Flyers to...

    Scott Burnside

    There has been plenty of talk about Chris Pronger and Danny Briere, but there are a handful of unsung heroes who have helped the Flyers make the Cup finals a series again.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2010
  15. 2010 Stanley Cup finals: Game 1 between Chicago Blackhawks and Ph...

    Scott Burnside

    Tons of goals, a goalie switch and unsung heroes? Game 1 had it all and was one of the more wacky Cup finals games we've seen in recent memory.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2010
  16. 2010 NHL playoffs -- Montreal Canadiens look to get on board agai...

    Scott Burnside

    The Flyers will invade the Bell Centre and La Belle Province holding a 2-0 series lead and being led by a clutch of dynamic French Canadians who are intent on stilling the playoff heart of the home-province heroes.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2010