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  1. More instant replay the right move for MLB

    David Schoenfield

    Instant replay is finally here, in all its glorious, expanded capability. This is a good thing for baseball and a long time coming. Home runs were just a start, but now managers will have the ability to challenge one play per game -- plus a second on...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  2. Klinkhammer leads Coyotes past Islanders 6-3

    Klinkhammer leads Coyotes past Islanders 6-3

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 12, 2013
  3. Patient approach to playoffs right move

    Craig Custance

    TORONTO -- One of the things one NHL general manager said he appreciates about Gary Bettman is that, during meetings like Tuesday's in Toronto, he does a good job of getting the temperature of the room on important issues and is willing to make tweak...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  4. A new start to series

    Jesse Rogers

    The word "momentum" gets used over the course of a playoff series for good reason. It can carry a team from one game to the next, and to an upset series victory in some cases. Other times the favorite can ride it even when things aren't going smoothl...

    Blog | May 26, 2013
  5. Teams under pressure at deadline

    Scott Burnside

    If you talk to any NHL general manager, they will tell you there is never a moment of quiet in which they don't look at what things might be done to improve their team's lot in life. That's what the good ones do, anyway. That's why Pittsburgh GM Ray ...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  6. NHL - Teams under pressure at trade deadline

    Scott Burnside

    Here's a look at five teams for whom the trade deadline looms large, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2013
  7. Afternoon jam: Pens' streak could be bad

    ESPN Stats & Information

    Unlucky 13? The Penguins have won 13 straight and host Winnipeg tonight. Is the streak a good thing or a bad for the Penguins' Stanley Cup chances? Of the previous seven NHL teams to post winning streaks of at least 13 games, only one went on to win ...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  8. Need to know: Inconsistent Islanders

    Scott Burnside

    If there is one thing that separates the good teams from the mediocre and the great ones from the good, it's consistency of effort. Poor teams invariably see wild swings in effort and results, sometimes within a few days. Monday was ...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  9. Kings: No goals in second period as L.A. still leads, 2-1

    Dan Arritt

    Western Conference semifinals Game 4 (Kings lead the series, 3-0) After the 2nd period: Kings 2, St. Louis Blues 1 The good: About the only thing the Kings accomplished in the second period was maintaining their one-goal lead. They were ...

    Blog | May 06, 2012
  10. The picture can brighten with a win tonight

    Mark Stepneski

    Tonight's game against Nashville would be a good one for the Stars to get over that second game of back-to-backs hump. A win over the Predators and things don't look so bad for the Stars when it comes to the playoff race. They'd be one point out with...

    Blog | February 19, 2012
  11. Battle of Ontario actually means something

    Pierre LeBrun

    TORONTO -- The Battle of Ontario has only been missing one thing in the past few years. The battle. Oh, sure, fans of the Senators and Maple Leafs still dislike each other, but no matter how you skin it, it's been a good half decade since Ottawa a...

    Blog | January 17, 2012
  12. Stars postgame quotes

    Mark Stepneski

    Here are some quotes from the Stars following their 5-2 loss at Chicago Saturday night. "One of the most disappointing things is when you get outworked and I felt we were outworked a little bit. We started good, they got that power play goal and a...

    Blog | October 08, 2011
  13. 2011 Stanley Cup finals: Vancouver Canucks' Kevin Bieksa steps up...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Big hit, clutch goal, key pass, blocked shot? Kevin Bieksa has done it all in these playoffs and the Canucks likely would not be one win away from winning the Stanley Cup without him.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2011
  14. Lightning-Bruins: No quit in Tampa Bay

    Scott Burnside

    BOSTON -- Just as there are no free lunches, good visits from the IRS or pleasant root canals, there are no moral victories in the playoffs. But if there were such a thing, the Tampa Bay Lightning would have to claim one after their 6-5 loss to th...

    Blog | May 18, 2011
  15. Seabrook's injury inspires Hawks

    Jesse Rogers

    VANCOUVER -- Don't ask why the Chicago Blackhawks needed a rallying cry; it's too hard to figure out this team's psyche. But one thing is for sure: When they are motivated, the Blackhawks are as good as any team in the league. That much we've learn...

    Blog | April 22, 2011
  16. Capitals' risk-taking via draft has paid off

    Alvin Chang

    In 1996, a Russian winger named Alexandre Volchkov gave NHL GMs fits. On one hand, there was "no doubt" Volchkov was the most talented played in the draft, a scout told the Toronto Sun. But the scout added: "You don't hear a lot of good things about ...

    Blog | April 06, 2011