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  1. June Jones’s Retirement, and the Lasting Influence and Like...

    Chris B. Brown

    Considering the kind of week we're having, the news that the head coach of 0-2 SMU had resigned was a minor blip on the radar. But when that coach is June Jones - and when his resignation means that, for the first time in roughly...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  2. The NHL’s Race to the Bottom

    Sean McIndoe

    With most of the offseason's major moves already made and rosters around the league largely set, it's time to start talking about which team heads into the 2014-15 season with the best chance at earning the big prize. No, not t...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  3. The NHL Dives Into the Advanced-Stats Pool

    Sean McIndoe

    News broke last week that the Edmonton Oilers had hired Tyler Dellow, a well-known blogger and advanced stats pioneer. The move follows on the heels of the Devils hiring Sunny Mehta, the Maple Leafs hiring Kyle Dubas as assistant general manager, and...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  4. Looking Back at the 10 Biggest NHL Trades From 2013-14

    Sean McIndoe

    I miss trades. The NHL used to be a league filled with them, from small deals to major blockbusters. At any given time, there always seemed to be at least one major star on the verge of moving, sometimes several, and occasionally they'd all get ...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  5. Going Down Wikipedia's NHL Rabbit Hole

    Sean McIndoe

    I love Wikipedia. It's a great source for information and anecdotes about just about everything you could imagine. Granted, not all of that information is true, or vaguely accurate, or even spelled correctly. But it's interesting, and you c...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  6. NHL Offseason Bizarro Rankings

    Sean McIndoe

    The NHL offseason isn't over yet; it's only mid-July, which means we still have roughly seven weeks until training camp starts. But it's mostly over, in the sense that virtually all the big signings, trades, hirings, and...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  7. Good-bye, NHL Regular Season!

    Sean McIndoe

    Well, that final NHL weekend was a bit of a dud. When the Stars shut out the Blues on Friday night to clinch a wild card, it meant that all 16 playoff spots had been wrapped up, with two days remaining. That left Sunday night's Dallas-Ph...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  8. Canadian Tire Fire: A Nation in (Hockey) Crisis

    Sean McIndoe

    Is this godforsaken season going to be over any time soon? I'm asking for an entire country. And no, I don't mean winter, although come to think of it, that works, too. I mean the NHL's regular season. Or, as it&r...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  9. Everything You Know Is Wrong: Setting the Record Straight on Five...

    Sean McIndoe

    Hockey fans like to argue. Pick a topic, any topic, and we'll happily spend the entire day screaming at each other. Gretzky vs. Orr, Roy vs. Brodeur, shootouts, fighting, the Hall of Fame, expansion, Don Cherry ... You name it, we're ready to stak...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  10. The Colorado Avalanche and Edmonton Oilers rebuilds

    Sean McIndoe

    The Avalanche and Oilers took similar paths in their rebuilds. So why have their seasons been so drastically different?

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2013
  11. The Weekend in Hockey: The Edmonton Oilers Are the Gift That Keep...

    Sean McIndoe

    A look at three of the biggest stories from the NHL weekend and how they'll play into the coming days. Why You Hefta Be Bad? God bless the Edmonton Oilers. A team that has already spent the season giving the league so much — automatic wi...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  12. How Important Is a Hot Start in the NHL?

    Sean McIndoe

    Four weeks into the NHL season, several teams are off to great starts. The Sharks and Avalanche have been virtually unbeatable, and the Lightning, Ducks, and Maple Leafs have also had an impressive opening month. At the other end of the spectrum, tea...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  13. Ryan Miller and the goalie trade market

    Sean McIndoe

    What's the trade value of a starting goalie? It's harder to figure out than you might think.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2013
  14. The Weekend in Hockey: Don't Sleep on the Hawks!

    Sean McIndoe

    A look at three of the biggest stories from the NHL weekend and how they'll play into the coming days. Breaking: Reigning Stanley Cup Champions Good at Hockey With most of the attention in the West focused on the dominating Sharks and the surpris...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  15. About Last Night: Dodgers Punch Their Ticket

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy representing the University of Southern California in its quest to replace Lane Kiffin, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: Juan Uribe hit the go-ahead home run and Brian Wilson earned the win as the Los Angeles Dod...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  16. The Weekend in Hockey: Three Games in, Philly Makes a Change

    Sean McIndoe

    A look at three of the biggest stories from the NHL weekend and how they'll play into the coming days. It's always funny in Philadelphia Well, that didn't take long. Less than one full week into the season, we have our first coaching casualty: Fl...

    Blog | October 07, 2013