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  1. Series loss still a step forward for Columbus

    Scott Burnside

    COLUMBUS -- It seems longer than two weeks ago that this series began with 11 Blue Jackets playing in their first-ever NHL playoff game. And while it was hard for the players in that room to equate this loss with anything other than bitter disappo...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  2. Cooke continues to answer for 'the hit'

    Scott Burnside

    PITTSBURGH -- A playoff series is probably the last place to go to forget about the past. The past is always clanging into the present and even the future, especially at the start of an NHL playoff series. What are the connections? Where are th...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  3. 2013 NHL playoffs -- Jason Spezza of Ottawa Senators to return Su...

    Scott Burnside

    The Ottawa Senators' top center, Jason Spezza, will return to the team's lineup in Game 3 of their second-round NHL playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday evening after missing most of the season with a back injury.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2013
  4. Bouwmeester getting closer to playoffs

    Scott Burnside

    A decade after his first NHL season, defenseman Jay Bouwmeester is on the cusp of playing in his first NHL playoff tournament. At least the St. Louis Blues, the team that acquired the highly coveted left-handed shooting defenseman from the Calgary...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  5. 2012 NHL Playoffs: Philadelphia Flyers' win over Pittsburgh Pengu...

    Scott Burnside

    Imagine chess on nitrous oxide and you have an idea of the marvel that was Game 2 of this Eastern Conference quarterfinal between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Philadelphia Flyers.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2012
  6. 2010 NHL playoffs -- Montreal Canadiens are facing much tougher o...

    Scott Burnside

    We know better than to judge an entire series by just one game. But Friday's opener sent a strong message to the Cinderella Habs: The Pens are going to be a lot tougher to beat.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2010
  7. 2010 NHL playoff -- Jacques Martin, your team needs to hear from ...

    Scott Burnside

    There isn't necessarily anything wrong with Jacques Martin's calm approach to adversity. But there comes a time in the postseason when players need to hear a strong, public voice. That time is now for the Habs coach.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2010
  8. Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals putting threat behind t...

    Scott Burnside

    PITTSBURGH -- Sad commentary on our wired world when a screwed-up teenager with angry fingers can, at least momentarily, hijack an NHL playoff series. But that's what happened with Thursday's revelation that a fan posting a message on a Pittsburgh Pe...

    Blog | Conversation | May 08, 2009
  9. No panic in Detroit, but there's uneasiness in Jersey

    Scott Burnside

    The Detroit Red Wings have had trouble selling out playoff games, but Scott Burnside says there's no reason to panic in Hockeytown.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2007
  10. First-round breakdown: Senators vs. Penguins

    Scott Burnside

    Will the Penguins succumb to a more experienced Senators club? Scott Burnside says just look along the blue line.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2007
  11. Bourque's one regret: No Cup in Boston

    Scott Burnside

    Ray Bourque reached the pinnacle of his career in Colorado, but his Hall of Fame game was bred in Boston.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2004
  12. Devils get offensive help in Cammalleri

    Scott Burnside

    The New Jersey Devils ranked 27th in the NHL in goals per game (2.4) last season, a key reason they missed the playoffs for the second straight year after a surprise run to the 2012 Stanley Cup finals. And for years the Devils have had to steel th...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  13. NHL - 2014 Stanley Cup finals: Los Angeles Kings' unique bond del...

    Scott Burnside

    The 2013-14 Kings won the Stanley Cup because they were able to form a unique bond, Scott Burnside writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2014
  14. NHL - 2014 Stanley Cup finals: Los Angeles Kings still in control...

    Scott Burnside

    Regardless of the plucky effort from the New York Rangers in extending the Stanley Cup finals, there remains a sense of the inevitable, Scott Burnside writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2014
  15. NHL - 2014 Stanley Cup finals: Do the New York Rangers have some ...

    Scott Burnside

    The Rangers got away with one in Game 4, and they'll need more luck and better overall play to put a real scare into the Kings, Scott Burnside writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  16. 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