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  1. 2014 Stanley Cup finals: Los Angeles Kings Drew Doughty and Jeff ...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Drew Doughty and Jeff Carter join the rare club of those who have won an Olympic gold medal and a Stanley Cup in the same year, Pierre LeBrun writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2014
  2. NHL -- LeBrun: Gary Bettman addresses expansion, outdoor games, O...

    Pierre LeBrun

    With the NHL devoid at the moment of the fires the commissioner is used to putting out and basking in the glow of winning big at the Sports Business Awards this week, Gary Bettman takes time to look at what's next for the league, writes Pierre LeBrun.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2014
  3. NHL -- 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs: A lack of Olympians seems to be...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Having fewer players at the Olympics than other contenders has paid off for the San Jose Sharks, writes ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2014
  4. Kessel nervous for Sochi, but still honored

    Pierre LeBrun

    One by one, Sochi-bound NHLers are voicing their excitement mixed with concern over the approaching Olympics. The pride of playing for one's country is balanced by the nagging fear of reports out of Russia regarding possible security threats. I wa...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  5. NHL - Chicago Blackhawks' Patrick Sharp earning recognition he de...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Underrated for most of his hockey career, Patrick Sharp is finally getting some recognition for his play with the endorsement of Team Canada, writes Pierre LeBrun.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2014
  6. Olympic break creates two trade deadlines

    Pierre LeBrun

    In some ways, there are two trade deadlines this season. There's the real trade deadline, March 5 at 3 p.m. ET, but there's also the pre-trade deadline on Feb. 7 at 3 p.m. ET. That's when a trade freeze goes into effect for the Olympic break and d...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  7. Life after Sochi could be struggle for stars

    Pierre LeBrun

    There's certainly an amount of pride attached to the fact that you're an NHL team sending the most Olympians to Sochi. That can only signal that you've got a lot of good players on your team. But there's also the cold reality of what that entai...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  8. Wayne Gretzky on Canada's Olympic roster

    Pierre LeBrun

    Wayne Gretzky followed Team Canada's roster unveiling Tuesday and got some amusing commentary from son Trevor, which drove home the point of how difficult it is to limit your choices to 25 players for the country that produces the most NHLers in the ...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  9. NHL - Take notice of Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Lars...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Oliver Ekman-Larsson's play can take your breath away. Now if people would just start noticing.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2013
  10. NHL - Canada's unique case - Chris Kunitz

    Pierre LeBrun

    The guy gels with Sidney Crosby -- no question. But is that enough to persuade the authorities to take Chris Kunitz to the Sochi Olympics?

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2013
  11. Jonathan Quick of Los Angeles Kings expected out at least another...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Star netminder Jonathan Quick will be out "at least" another month, Los Angeles Kings GM Dean Lombardi confirmed to ESPN.com via email Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2013
  12. LeBrun -- Canada's young stars want their spot in Sochi Olympics

    Pierre LeBrun

    Canada has an abundance of young stars who are willing to do anything to earn their spot on the roster for Sochi, writes Pierre LeBrun.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2013
  13. LeBrun -- Team Canada thinking big in preparations for 2014 Sochi...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Canada is thinking about the larger ice surface as it picks its team for the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2013
  14. Sidney Crosby of Pittsburgh Penguins on anti-gay law -- Everyone ...

    Pierre LeBrun

    The NHL's top player didn't shy away Sunday when asked about Russia's anti-gay law being adopted for the Olympics in February.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2013
  15. NHL, IOC to meet for Sochi Olympic participation talks, sources

    Pierre LeBrun

    The NHL has another Olympic meeting on tap for Friday as the parties involved try to continue to make progress.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2013
  16. Talks continue over NHL participation in 2014 Sochi Olympics

    Pierre LeBrun

    With the Olympics less than a year away, IOC inspectors are visiting Sochi again to check on preparations for the 2014 Winter Games.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2013