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  1. Links from around the rink - Jan. 26

    Doug Mittler

    Even the most passionate of hockey fans has trouble generating serious interest in the NHL All-Star Game, a goalies' nightmare that saw John Tavares of the Islanders score four goals as Team Toews beat Team Foligno 17-12 on Sunday in Columbus. ESP...

    Blog | January 26, 2015
  2. Goalies whose tiers changed this season

    Craig Custance

    Before the season, we asked a panel of executives, coaches and players to rate every single starting goalie on a scale of one to five, with one being the best. Then, the goalies were divided into tiers. The result of the project can be seen right her...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  3. Identifying Stanley Cup contenders, pretenders at the midway poin...

    Sam Hitchcock

    Sam Hitchcock dives into the advanced metrics to determine whether certain upstart teams -- like the Islanders and Predators -- are legitimate Stanley Cup contenders or not.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2015
  4. Grading every team based on prospects at World Junior Championshi...

    Corey Pronman

    Following the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship, Corey Pronman grades each NHL team based on the performance of its prospects that played in the event. The Jets, Sabres, Red Wings and Rangers are among the top graded teams.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2015
  5. Previewing Team Canada's World Junior Championship team - NHL

    Corey Pronman

    Corey Pronman serves up his preview of Team Canada at the upcoming World Junior Championship, featuring key facts and scouting notes on every player on the roster.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2014
  6. Islanders maturing into Eastern power

    Craig Custance

    John Tavares will tell you that the New York Islanders haven't always been this mentally tough. They haven't always been able to shake off a couple of losses, dig in and move on. Twice this month, the Islanders blew three-goal leads. Those are the...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  7. The secret to Halak's new success

    Craig Custance

    It's the first day of December, and the New York Islanders are in first place, tied with the Pittsburgh Penguins at the top of the Metropolitan Division, with 34 points. The Penguins have a game in hand, but still. What a turnaround. Those 34 po...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  8. Top 20 UFAs for 2015

    Craig Custance

    When Jason Spezza signed his four-year contract extension with the Dallas Stars worth $7.5 million per season, the initial thought was that it seemed high for a player on the downside of his career. All it took was a quick glance at the 2015 fre...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  9. Bylsma's wait might not be much longer

    Craig Custance

    When Dan Bylsma was working in the AHL and the parent club Pittsburgh Penguins needed something, he typically heard from former Penguins assistant GM Chuck Fletcher. So when he saw a phone call coming from Ray Shero, a call that led to his hirin...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  10. Isles benefit from Boychuk's improvement

    Craig Custance

    The theory among scouts and executives regarding Nick Leddy was that once the talented 23-year-old defenseman escaped the depths of the Chicago Blackhawks' lineup, he would blossom in a bigger role. It's one of the reasons New York Islanders general ...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  11. Stephen F. Austin tops projected Southland standings - College Ba...

    Josh Reed

    Josh Reed previews the 2014-15 season for the Southland Conference, with Stephen F. Austin ranking No. 1 in the projected standings.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2014
  12. Checking in on key impending RFAs

    Craig Custance

    There are really two schools of thought when it comes to signing your restricted free agents early, like the Minnesota Wild did over the weekend with Jonas Brodin. Once you're confident you know what you have in a player, like the Wild are with their...

    Blog | October 14, 2014
  13. NHL Future Power Rankings - Chicago Blackhawks positioned well fo...

    Craig Custance

    Which NHL teams are set up for the most success in 2017-18 and beyond? According to our panel of experts, it's the Chicago Blackhawks. Check out the full list, and analysis of each team, in the Future Power Rankings.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2014
  14. Links from around the rink - Oct. 6

    Doug Mittler

    The New York Islanders made a good faith effort to make their final season at Nassau Coliseum a meaningful and entertaining one, acquiring a pair of Stanley Cup winning defensemen. Isles general manager Garth Snow acquired both Johnny Boychuk from...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  15. Top 25 players under age 25 for the 2014-15 season -- NHL

    Corey Pronman

    Who are the NHL's top players under age 25 heading into the 2014-15 season? Corey Pronman identifies the top 25, including Steven Stamkos, Nathan MacKinnon and Tyler Seguin.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2014
  16. Player poll: Who is top franchise player?

    Craig Custance

    Back in July, we conducted a poll of executives, coaches and a couple players to see which players they would build a franchise around if they were starting a team from scratch. It was an attempt to rank the league's franchise players, and it led to ...

    Blog | September 11, 2014