Neil Greenberg examines the NHL's market inefficiencies, comparing the league's small-versus-large-market imbalance to that of MLB. Neil adds that a "Moneypuck" philosophy could work, and offers up five players who could aid small-market teams.
Alvin Chang crunched numbers from one decade to determine whether the praise heaped on the Nashville Predators' drafting strategy is legitimate. Conclusion: It is -- to an extent. What does this teach us? Dive in.
"The NHL All-Star Game is just a show." That's the usual complaint you hear regarding any All-Star event in any sport. The NBA has the Slam Dunk Contest, Major League Baseball has the Home Run Derby, the NFL has the Pro Bowl. And the latter is jus...
In ESPN The Magazine's MLB Preview Issue, Chris Gigley writes that lunging in front of 100 mph slap shots is all in a day's work for Canadiens defenseman Josh Gorges, one of the NHL's primo human pinatas.