Craig Custance writes that a potential NHL lockout next season could have a particularly large impact on six players, all of whom may have their retirement decisions altered by an extended work stoppage.
The Hockey Hall of Fame addressed some longtime omissions by admitting Doug Gilmour and Mark Howe on Tuesday, but the stats say three former stars, led by a pair of Americans, are more than worthy of enshrinement.
Mikhail Grigorenko got off to a slow start with the Quebec Remparts this season, but has since caught fire for Patrick Roy's team, showing off an enticing skill set that could propel him towards the top of the 2012 draft.
Tom Awad looks at the career of Chris Pronger -- Hart Trophy winner, playoff god, etc. -- specifically in the context of shutting down an opponent's top forward. Sidney Crosby is next up for the big defenseman, and the D-man has a score to settle.