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  1. 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
  2. Top 10 draft classes of the past 10 years

    Craig Custance

    There's a theory in hockey when it comes to the draft. Get two NHL players out of a draft class and you're doing pretty well. Hit on three and you're ahead of the game. Four? You could be building a dynasty if they're impact players. Teams that mi...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  3. Ranking the postseason forward groups

    Craig Custance

    With the playoff matchups set and the countdown to the playoffs officially underway, we're ranking all 16 playoff teams by position. Up first, we'll rank the forward groups. Note that the Corsi stats are courtesy of ExtraSkater.com, while the other s...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  4. Debating the role, impact and future of the enforcer - NHL

    Craig Custance and Frank Provenzano

    As part of ESPN.com's examination of the future of fighting in the NHL, Craig Custance and Frank Provenzano debate the impact, role and future of designated enforcers.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2013
  5. Predicting Team Canada's roster for the Sochi Olympics - NHL

    Frank Provenzano

    Frank Provenzano breaks down the toughest position battles competing for a spot on Team Canada ahead of the 2014 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2013
  6. How summer changes will impact fighting - NHL

    Craig Custance

    The prevailing thought, when you talk to many people around hockey, is that the role of the fighting-only enforcer is naturally working its way out of the NHL. It just doesn't feel that way right now. Not after incidents like we saw between the Buffa...

    Blog | Conversation | September 25, 2013
  7. The NHL's top forward groups

    Craig Custance

    There are still a few more free agents to sign and decisions to be made in training camp, but for the most part, rosters are set. So this week, we'll look at some of the best teams by position, starting today with the 10 best forward groups in t...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  8. 2013-14 NHL - Ranking the top forward groups

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance identifies the NHL's Top 10 forward groups, and a league talent evaluator weighs in with his thoughts on the list.

    Blog | Conversation | August 20, 2013
  9. 2013 NHL Playoffs - Chicago Blackhawks better positioned than Bos...

    Craig Custance

    A repeat, particularly after a very short summer, would be a lot to ask. But Craig Custance explains why he thinks the Blackhawks have a better shot to return to the Stanley Cup finals than the Bruins in 2013-14.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  10. 2013 NHL Playoffs - Jonathan Quick captures lead in Conn Smythe W...

    Tom Awad

    After posting a .948 save percentage and 1.50 goals-against average in 13 playoff games, Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick leads the Conn Smythe Watch heading into the conference finals.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  11. 2013 NHL Playoffs - Henrik Lundqvist leads Conn Smythe Watch

    Tom Awad

    After consecutive shutouts, New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist holds the early lead in the Conn Smythe watch.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2013
  12. NHL Draft - Top 5 draft hauls since 2002

    Grant Sonier

    Grant Sonier evaluates the five best draft classes for individual teams since 2002, noting that while Sidney Crosby may be the game's best player, the Pens' 2005 haul wasn't quite deep enough to snag the No. 1 spot.

    Blog | Conversation | December 26, 2012
  13. NHL's top 25 players under 25 years old - Jonathan Toews still re...

    Neil Greenberg

    Neil Greenberg ranks the best 25 players in the NHL under the age of 25, with Jonathan Toews retaining his position as the NHL's top young gun.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2012
  14. Shanahan's approach to playoff discipline

    Craig Custance

    It was a moment that changed the course of the Stanley Cup finals last spring. Early on in Game 3, Nathan Horton fed Milan Lucic with a pass and didn't see Aaron Rome waiting at the blue line. Rome stepped up and flattened Horton with a late hit...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  15. How Brendan Shanahan will approach discipline in playoffs - NHL

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance writes that Brendan Shanahan has been very thorough in explaining how he'll approach disciplinary issues during the playoffs this season.

    Blog | Conversation | March 21, 2012
  16. NHL - Carolina Hurricanes Jeff Skinner's goal totals could drop o...

    Neil Greenberg

    For an NHL player coming off his first 30-goal season like Carolina's Jeff Skinner, it can be very tough to avoid a drop-off the next season, and it's best not to bank on a repeat performance, Neil Greenberg writes.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2011