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  1. Five Things We Learned: Seven-defensemen plan working for Pittsbu...

    E.J. Hradek

    High-tempo action, terrific goaltending and a pair of young brothers at each other's throats ... welcome to the Eastern Conference finals! Here are five things that stood out in Game 1 between the Penguins and Hurricanes: 1. I have to say, the fi...

    Blog | Conversation | May 19, 2009
  2. Five Things: Detroit Red Wings need more out of pavel Datsyuk; Bo...

    E.J. Hradek

    And just like that, we have three Game 7s! I get the feeling the league would love to bottle this second round. It's been something special. And it's not over yet. Here are five things to consider when thinking about the remaining days of the confere...

    Blog | Conversation | May 13, 2009
  3. Five Things We Learned: Roberto Luongo not so super in net, Bosto...

    E.J. Hradek

    These Stanley Cup playoffs just keep getting better and better. What a night! After pondering Monday's on-ice and off-ice events, here are five things that make sense to me: 1. The Bruins upped the physical ante during their 4-0 Game 5 win over the ...

    Blog | Conversation | May 12, 2009
  4. Cam Ward loves playoff hockey; Washington Capitals' Mike Green re...

    E.J. Hradek

    Here are five difference-makers from a weekend of second-round games: 1. Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward just loves spring hockey. He proved that again Sunday night in Boston. In the third period of Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinals serie...

    Blog | Conversation | May 04, 2009
  5. Five Things We Learned: Long shifts, strong starts and bad beards...

    E.J. Hradek

    Throughout these crazy Stanley Cup playoffs, my colleagues and I will be weighing in with Five Things We Learned from the night's action. So, let's kick things off with my thoughts from opening night: 1. Cold Caps crease. As most observers figured, ...

    Blog | Conversation | April 15, 2009
  6. With Laviolette gone, here are latest coaches on hot seat

    E.J. Hradek

    Another day, another NHL coach fired. On Wednesday, the Hurricanes dropped the ax on Peter Laviolette, who led them to a Stanley Cup in 2006. Club ownership must have been convinced a change was necessary. Why else would they fire a coach with two-pl...

    Blog | Conversation | December 04, 2008
  7. Cup finalists face several questions this offseason

    E.J. Hradek

    Stanley Cup finalists aren't immune to offseason changes (just look at the Hurricanes and Oilers). E.J. Hradek takes a look at the challenges facing Anaheim and Ottawa.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2007
  8. Enjoy it now: Teams will look different next season

    E.J. Hradek

    E.J. Hradek looks at the key free agents for Carolina and Edmonton, a good number of which will be with different teams next season.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2006
  9. Carolina still in driver's seat in Cup finals

    E.J. Hradek

    The scene around the Hurricanes' locker room was quiet and subdued, but E.J. Hradek reminds us that Carolina is still in the driver's seat.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2006
  10. Young Staal shows he's not wilting in Cup finals

    E.J. Hradek

    E.J. Hradek says Eric Staal answered all the critics Monday by doing what all great players do: perform when it counts.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2006
  11. Answering your e-mails, clearing up a few points

    E.J. Hradek

    E.J. Hradek says don't misunderstand him. The ESPN the Magazine reporter clarifies a few things from the Cup finals.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2006
  12. Brind'Amour shows little class in postgame comments

    E.J. Hradek

    Carolina lost Game 3 to Edmonton on a controversial goal that was allowed by the officials. Want more controversy? Try captain Rod Brind'Amour's postgame comments, writes E.J. Hradek.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2006
  13. Oilers back where they started before trade deadline

    E.J. Hradek

    With one period, the Edmonton Oilers' improbable playoffs run has gone dangerously off course, writes E.J. Hradek.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2006
  14. Brind'Amour leads by example in crucial Game 7

    E.J. Hradek

    With a team that sports so much depth, Carolina reached the Cup finals on the back of veteran Rod Brind'Amour, writes E.J. Hradek.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2006
  15. Briere gives us Messier-type moment in East finals

    E.J. Hradek

    Lindy Ruff called for a Mark Messier-type of playoff moment and the Sabres coach got it from Daniel Briere in Game 6.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2006
  16. Gerber gives Carolina much-needed lift

    E.J. Hradek

    Needing a big performance to avoid going down 3-1 to Buffalo, Carolina got all it could ask for from goalie Martin Gerber, writes E.J. Hradek.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2006