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  1. Board of governors meetings: Future of outdoor games, World Cup a...

    Pierre LeBrun

    A recap of all the highlights from December's board of governors meeting: • There were six outdoor games last season, only two this year, and it sounds like it'll be somewhere in the middle of that for next season. "Everybody wants one,"...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  2. NHL -- LeBrun: Ryan Miller showing how good he still is with Vanc...

    Pierre LeBrun

    With many in the hockey world doubting him, Ryan Miller has moved on to Vancouver and showing he is still a pretty good goaltender, writes Pierre LeBrun.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2014
  3. World Cup plans being finalized; Olympics still a discussion

    Pierre LeBrun

    The expectation back in June was that the NHL and NHL Players' Association would have some kind of World Cup announcement by the end of summer, but that's going to wait a bit longer. Both sides have an understanding that they will wait to get more...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  4. Will Mike Babcock enter free agency?

    Pierre LeBrun

    The biggest name of the July 2015 UFA class might not be a player. Mike Babcock enters the final year of his deal with the Detroit Red Wings, and the two-time Olympic champion head coach has some decisions to make. Whether that decision is made...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Brown-Kesler-Kane reunited -- for now

    Pierre LeBrun

    SOCHI, Russia -- Ryan Kesler and Patrick Kane were reunited Monday at Team USA's first practice, a duo that finished the 2010 Olympic tournament together. Dustin Brown completed that line Monday, making a trio that meshes physical skill, two-way p...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  9. Kings' interest in Gagner heating up

    Pierre LeBrun

    We're a day away from Friday's 3 p.m. ET Olympic roster freeze, so you can expect trade talks to pick up a little, although I suspect most of the action will wait until the March 5 trade deadline. Still, a source told ESPN.com on Thursday that tra...

    Blog | February 06, 2014
  10. Rumblings: Will Vanek be moved soon?

    Pierre LeBrun

    The New York Islanders have fielded a number of calls on Thomas Vanek in the past day or so and it's possible the star winger could be dealt by Friday's Olympic roster freeze. Far from certain, but possible, a source close to the situation told ES...

    Blog | February 04, 2014
  11. 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
  12. Rumblings: Callahan, Kadri coming up in trade talk; Pens have ext...

    Pierre LeBrun

    The chatter has picked up this week as NHL teams prepare more and more for not only the March 5 trade deadline, but also the Feb. 7 Olympic trade freeze. "There's definitely more talking going on," one team executive told ESPN.com Monday night. ...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  13. 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
  14. NHL - Joe Pavelski's versatility is saving the Sharks

    Pierre LeBrun

    The red-hot Joe Pavelski has helped carry the injury-riddled Sharks and is primed to compete at the Olympics, writes Pierre LeBrun.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2014
  15. 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
  16. 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