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  1. Ten predictions for the second half

    Craig Custance

    We'd be willing to forgive a little rust. You would expect that a goalie who misses significant time to injury would need a period -- or even a full game -- to get the timing back. Yet twice this week we've seen two of the best goalies in the game dr...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  2. The NHL's most impressive players

    Craig Custance

    With the season more than one-quarter complete, we've seen awards and superlatives handed out to those who have been the most impressive. But nobody knows what's going on in the game quite like those on the ice. So as we head into the second quart...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  3. The 7 deadly sins of roster construction

    Craig Custance

    Lost in the flurry of activity that surrounded this year's trade deadline is the notion that there are lessons to be learned from the most successful general managers in the game. There's a reason GMs such as Pittsburgh's Ray Shero, Na...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  4. NHL - The seven deadly sins of NHL roster construction

    Craig Custance

    Players and prospects weren't the only things savvy teams should have picked up from the 2013 trade deadline. Craig Custance points out several critical errors GMs should avoid when building their teams.

    Blog | Conversation | April 10, 2013
  5. Lower cap could cut key players loose

    Craig Custance

    While the NHL and NHLPA struggle to decide how to split up hockey-related revenue and find a number that works for both sides, there's a number many in the game are much more interested in: next season's salary cap. Ask an NHL general man...

    Blog | September 28, 2012
  6. NHL - Lower cap could promote major player movement

    Craig Custance

    As the players and owners continue to battle over the new CBA, GMs are more concerned about the potential impact on the salary cap. A lower cap, could put some big players on the market. Craig Custance examines which players could be cap casualties.

    Blog | Conversation | September 28, 2012
  7. Who will host the next Winter Classic?

    Craig Custance

    PHILADELPHIA -- The Detroit Red Wings have emerged as the lock to host the next Winter Classic, but it's certainly not from a lack of options. Every NHL team has expressed interest in either hosting or playing in the game, and the interest exten...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  8. Who will host the next Winter Classic? -- NHL

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance writes that Detroit looks like a lock to host the 2013 Winter Classic, but the candidates are lining up for 2014 and beyond.

    Blog | Conversation | January 02, 2012
  9. 2011 NHL Playoffs: The Boston Bruins' Tyler Seguin is playing lik...

    Doug McIntyre

    Doug McIntyre of the NHL Experts blog evaluates the stellar play of Tyler Seguin after his dominant Game 2 performance for the Boston Bruins. Plus notes on potential future developments for the U.S. and Canada in the world championships.

    Blog | Conversation | May 19, 2011
  10. Sean Couturier tops 2011 prospects

    It's very early in the game for the 2011 NHL draft -- it's 240 days from today, after all -- and one scouting director noted last week, "At this point we're struggling to put together a list down to No. 30." I guess that makes us a step ahead of th...

    Blog | October 27, 2010
  11. 2011 NHL draft: Sean Couturier, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Adam Larsson...

    Gare Joyce

    Gare Joyce offers his first early look at the top 50 prospects for the 2011 NHL draft. Sean Couturier is No. 1 with 240 days to go, but the case of Adam Larsson -- a top-flight defenseman -- might be the story that defines the Xcel Center proceedings.

    Blog | Conversation | October 27, 2010
  12. NHL - Patrick Kane hasn't changed much. That's good, right?

    Tim Struby

    Blackhawks star Patrick Kane hasn't changed much in his rise to hockey's pinnacle. that has to be good, right?

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2010
  13. Poll: Who is the NHL's top ref? - NHL Confidential - ESPN The Mag...

    Pro pucksters give the cold, hard facts on everything from lost teeth to Gary Bettman in ESPN The Magazine's poll of anonymous NHL stars. Question 6: Who is the NHL's top ref?

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2010
  14. Chat with hockey pioneer Willie O'Ree

    As part of's "Breaking Barriers" series hockey pioneer Willie O'Ree will stop by Wednesday to talk about his role in the game's past, present and future. On January 18, 1958, O'Ree became the first black person to play a game in the NHL...

    Chat | February 01, 2008
  15. FHL: Fret not, FHL owners

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan Cockcroft discusses some of the early slow starters.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2005
  16. Raycroft top candidate for Calder

    Jim Wilkie

    Bruins' goalie Andrew Raycroft will ultimately be judged by how he performs in the postseason.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2004