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  1. Stars keeping pace in West with Spezza deal

    Scott Burnside

    Maybe you wondered if Jim Nill, who spent all of those years working behind the scenes with the Detroit Red Wings, would have the stuff to be a big-time NHL general manager on his own with the Dallas Stars. Maybe you'll stop wondering now. In o...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  2. NHL general managers eye draft-lottery tweak, video replay use

    Scott Burnside

    The NHL is moving toward altering its draft lottery to help avoid teams earning the top overall pick on a repeated basis. The league's general mangers, meeting Wednesday in New York, also discussed further enhancing use of video replay.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  3. NHL may tweak draft lottery process

    Scott Burnside

    The NHL is looking at adjustments to its draft lottery process that would allow more teams potentially to obtain top draft picks, a source said.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2014
  4. Burke's GM hire will write legacy in Calgary

    Scott Burnside

    It's interesting that two distinguished yet distinct hockey personalities -- Pat LaFontaine and Brian Burke -- are traveling down the same hockey path at exactly the same time. Both had the opportunity to become general manager of their respective...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  5. This could be turning point for Sabres

    Scott Burnside

    It's a strange business, this carnival that is hockey. The Buffalo Sabres manage to win their first home game of the season, edging a good Los Angeles team in a shootout, and the general manager and the coach get the heave-ho afterward. Many pe...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  6. NHL general managers will discuss ban on goaltender fights, Gary ...

    Scott Burnside

    NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said Monday that the league's general managers will discuss fighting and specifically whether the league should introduce a rule to prohibit goaltenders from fighting when they meet Tuesday in Toronto.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2013
  7. NHL - Scott Burnside: Colorado Avalanche's Semyon Varlamov shows ...

    Scott Burnside

    Once thought of as expendable, Semyon Varlamov is making great strides this season and the Colorado Avalanche are reaping the rewards, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2013
  8. Sources: U.S. hockey staff confirmed

    Scott Burnside

    The management team and coaching staff of the U.S. men's hockey team for the Sochi Olympic Games in Russia next winter will be a hybrid of the old and the new.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2013
  9. GMs support visor mandate for new players

    Scott Burnside

    The NHL's general managers on Wednesday endorsed a series of changes recommended by the league's competition committee, including making visors mandatory for new NHL players starting next season.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2013
  10. GM McPhee: We weren't going to be sellers

    Scott Burnside

    Washington Capitals general manager George McPhee said the Capitals had been looking for a top-six forward for a long time, and the fact that the team has suddenly gone from woeful underachievers to vying for a Southeast Division title didn't really ...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  11. Teams under pressure at deadline

    Scott Burnside

    If you talk to any NHL general manager, they will tell you there is never a moment of quiet in which they don't look at what things might be done to improve their team's lot in life. That's what the good ones do, anyway. That's why Pittsburgh GM Ray ...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  12. NHL - Teams under pressure at trade deadline

    Scott Burnside

    Here's a look at five teams for whom the trade deadline looms large, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2013
  13. NHL - What is next for Tampa Bay Lightning after firing Guy Bouch...

    Scott Burnside

    After firing coach Guy Boucher, the question that remains is what is next for general manager Steve Yzerman and the Tampa Bay Lighting, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2013
  14. NHL - Time to stop whining about officiating

    Scott Burnside

    It would be a whole lot more gratifying if the complainers took a good hard look in the mirror before taking the easy way out and blaming officials, even if they turned out to be on the wrong end of a few calls, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2013
  15. Learning to be 'coach' Ryane Clowe

    Scott Burnside

    Pat Curcio has mixed feelings on the NHL work stoppage. On one hand, the native of the Toronto suburb of North York is a hockey fan and misses his daily dose of NHL hockey. But as part-owner, president, general manager and head coach of the fle...

    Blog | December 02, 2012
  16. NHL: With wealth of candidates, Brian Burke best to build USA Hoc...

    Scott Burnside

    There is a wealth of qualified candidates to head up USA Hockey for the 2014 Games in Sochi, Russia, but Brian Burke has proved he is the man for the job, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2012