Will he or won't he? Can he? Should he? Fans and NHL teams alike may be excited about the possible return of Peter Forsberg. But the fact he can rejoin the league at such a late date exposes a flaw in the system, writes Terry Frei.
What to make of all the coaching changes over the past few months? Terry Frei ranks all the bench bosses, minus that one open gig on the Island.
Peter Forsberg is back in action in Denver, but can the Avalanche return to the postseason with him in the lineup?
Now that the new Prudential Center is open, the challenge for the Devils, and their fans, is to put, and keep, life in a New Jersey building.
On the surface, one could compare David Beckham's arrival to Los Angeles to Wayne Gretzky's Hollywood debut in 1988. But Terry Frei says there are some big differences.
The Predators showed little class in failing to honor Mike Modano's 503rd career goal. As Terry Frei writes, the NHL needs to change its communal mind-set on many issues, and this is one of them.
Which division is the best? Does it matter? Terry Frei believes divisional play will lead to some complaining, with good reason.
The Sabres' Ryan Miller is one of three rookie goalies in the conference finals, but he is on the cusp of stardom, writes Terry Frei.
Early on, it looked like the Mighty Ducks were conceding defeat. Instead, Anaheim has posted one big comeback.
While the Red Wings are the favorite to win the Stanley Cup, the Stars offer a better return.
The flurry of big trades so close to the NHL playoffs proved one thing -- the trade deadline is a disgrace.
In being traded to L.A., Wayne Gretzky raised hockey's profile across the nation.
For goalies, winning the Cup is dependant on the ability to dismiss a bad game.
Don't start comparing the payrolls of playoff teams. The true measure of value is just starting.
Bob Probert is proof that a troubled life can be turned around. Theo Fleury should take heart -- and notes.