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  1. NHL -- 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs: Pittsburgh Penguins learn tough...

    Scott Burnside

    As the Blue Jackets surged with three goals in 4:52 midway through the third, it was a lesson to the Pittsburgh Penguins that no matter how much talent, how big a lead, the way to play at this time of the year is not to coast -- ever, writes ESPN.com's Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2014
  2. Penguins pull shocking disappearing act

    Scott Burnside

    BOSTON -- They had all the markings of greatness, but in the end the Pittsburgh Penguins were revealed as being something far, far less. In less than a week, the star-studded Penguins were shown a great lesson about greatness, about will, about di...

    Blog | June 08, 2013
  3. Looks like the Penguins learned their lesson

    Scott Burnside

    PITTSBURGH -- If the Pittsburgh Penguins learned anything from their wobbly first-round victory over the New York Islanders, it's this: hair-on-fire hockey, bad; patient, lethal hockey, good. In a 4-1 Game 1 win over the Ottawa Senators that was m...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  4. NHL - Struggling Nashville Predators face return of Minnesota Wil...

    Scott Burnside

    It is hard not to believe that the return of former Nashville defenseman Ryan Suter and the woes of the current edition of the Predators are inexorably linked, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2013
  5. Flames' O'Reilly offer sheet fallout continues

    Scott Burnside

    Almost as interesting as the Colorado Avalanche's decision to match an offer sheet from the Calgary Flames for restricted free agent Ryan O'Reilly was the discussion Friday on what might have been. In what was a terrific lesson in New CBA 101, mul...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  6. NHL - No winning move if lockout continues

    Scott Burnside

    The NHL and the NHLPA might do well do engage in a little history lesson before they continue to totter off down the road toward a war without winners, toward an escalating battle where what or who survives is completely unknown, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2012
  7. 2010 NHL playoffs -- Montreal Canadiens get on board with Game 3 ...

    Scott Burnside

    The Habs still trail 2-1 in the series, but their win over the Flyers on Thursday night was a dramatic lesson in just how quickly a playoff series can turn.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2010
  8. Power Play: It's all about the goalies

    Scott Burnside

    Marty Turco is thriving under a new schedule in Dallas, while Steve Mason hasn't gotten over the sophomore slump. Scott Burnside breaks it down in his weekly Power Play.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2009
  9. Sidney Crosby and Pittsburgh Penguins teach Alex Ovechkin and Was...

    Scott Burnside

    When it really mattered, when it came time to make a statement about greatness, the Caps-Pens series turned out to be a colossal mismatch, led by Sidney Crosby.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2009
  10. First-round breakdown: Penguins vs. Senators

    Scott Burnside

    It's hard to think of the Senators as underdogs, but given their second-half slide, this could be one quick series against the upstart Penguins.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2008
  11. Hardships? That's so last year for Sabres' Vanek

    Scott Burnside

    No matter how skilled a player is, if he doesn't work hard, he's nowhere on this Sabres team. That is a lesson Thomas Vanek had to learn the hard way in Buffalo.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2007
  12. What we've learned about Crosby, Penguins

    Scott Burnside

    The playoffs ended early for the Penguins, but let's not forget where they were last season. Here are things we've learned about Sid the Kid and the Pens this offseason.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2007
  13. Penguins look hesitant, tight, disorganized in opener

    Scott Burnside

    You know all that talk about how the Penguins' inexperience could be a factor against the Senators? Well, it was more than just talk in Game 1.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2007
  14. Amen! GMs show new mind-set, resist radical changes

    Scott Burnside

    In the past, the NHL seemed to make changes for changes sake. But Scott Burnside is happy to report the league has learned its lesson.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2007
  15. Resolution '95 didn't include caving

    Scott Burnside

    Trevor Linden's outreach last week was reminiscent of the 1994-95 lockout, with one big difference -- 10 years ago they got a deal done.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2005
  16. Emotions never got best of Fletcher

    Scott Burnside

    Sentiment didn't impact his deals, but Hall of Fame inductee Cliff Fletcher struck a chord with his peers.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2004