One of the secrets of Minnesota's recent success? Solid netminding from Niklas Backstrom. He checks in with David Amber in this week's Facing Off.
Within the last few weeks, we've seen Jeremy Roenick and Mike Modano give American-born players a good name. But do they top our list of the best U.S. players?
Jesse Boulerice and Steve Downie recently brought the NHL's ugly side to the forefront, but there are other incidents that have unfortunately stood the test of time.
Chris Chelios has learned a thing or two over his many moons in the NHL. How to hit, how to play "D" and how to unwind with Eddie Vedder and Kid Rock.
The Wild's Brian Rolston is shedding that "underrated" tag, but he can't shake the feeling that St. Paul is a better hockey town than Boston.
Chris Drury still idolizes Don Mattingly and believes Jeremy Roenick's mouth is good for the game. It's all in Facing Off.
What was Teemu Selanne's first career before hitting it big in the NHL? The Ducks forward tells David Amber in this week's Facing Off.
Who is the next Nicklas Lidstrom? David Amber finds out that it might be fellow Detroit D-man Niklas Kronwall.
Roberto Luongo tells David Amber what could keep him with the Panthers and who gets his vote for the NHL's rookie of the year.
Rick Nash tells Facing Off why he deserves an Olympic nod over Sid the Kid and why he should be the next Bachelor.
Jeremy Roenick discusses his injury, his anger over the Olympic snub and his future as a leading man.
Why did Toronto's Bryan McCabe get rid of his Mohawk? The best defenseman in the NHL tells all in Facing Off.
In this week's Facing Off, Vincent Lecavalier talks about his tough transition into a Stanley Cup winner.
In this week's Facing Off, Flames captain Jarome Iginla relives his childhood antics and his first NHL game.
Joe Thornton tells ESPN's David Amber how growing up with two bigger brothers prepared him for the tough NHL.