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  1. Captains Ovechkin, Toews agree to start Winter Classic on time

    Scott Burnside

    WASHINGTON -- Although there was much debate about whether the bright sun -- which created some glare issues in the days leading up to the Winter Classic -- would force the game's start to be delayed, the teams agreed that they would proceed as sched...

    Blog | January 01, 2015
  2. 2015 Winter Classic -- This year's game could be turning point fo...

    Scott Burnside

    Even while featuring two unlikely rivals at a baseball stadium without much history, the Winter Classic turned out pretty darn good, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | January 01, 2015
  3. 2014-15 NHL season preview -- Heat is on Pittsburgh Penguins' Sid...

    Scott Burnside

    Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby both face tests this season in trying to revive franchises whose failures led to wholesale changes this past offseason, writes ESPN.com's Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2014
  4. 2014-15 NHL season preview -- Seven biggest offseason storylines

    Scott Burnside

    With training camps open across the hockey landscape, Scott Burnside looks at the seven biggest offseason storylines.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2014
  5. Caps' Trotz: Ovechkin has to grow his game

    Scott Burnside

    PHILADELPHIA -- Of all the new coaches -- or rather coaches in new positions -- in the NHL, perhaps no one will face more scrutiny than Barry Trotz in Washington. After coaching every single game in Nashville Predators history, Trotz parted ways w...

    Blog | June 28, 2014
  6. NHL -- Scott Burnside: Questions surround the coaching carousel

    Scott Burnside

    Why would Willie Desjardins opt to coach the Canucks rather than the Penguins? Scott Burnside delves into that, where the Penguins go from here, shrewd moves by the Blue Jackets and Canadiens, and more.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2014
  7. Caps' firings aren't all Ovechkin's fault

    Scott Burnside

    And then there was Ovie. Or at least that's how it seems in Washington now that longtime GM George McPhee has been cut loose, his contract not being renewed for the first time since he took over in June 1997, and coach Adam Oates also being given ...

    Blog | April 26, 2014
  8. NHL -- Handing out NHL's quarter-pole awards

    Scott Burnside

    With just one-fourth of the NHL season remaining, it's time for Scott Burnside to hand out the league's quarter-pole awards.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2014
  9. 2014 Sochi Olympics - Finland is an underdog but don't be surpris...

    Scott Burnside

    Don't be surprised by underdog Finland and its success in Sochi, writes Scott Burnside. The Finns know who they are and embrace a style that yields consistent results.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  10. 2014 Sochi Olympics - Russia a team united

    Scott Burnside

    Team Russia can feel the burden of expectation, but it's also what fuels a nation hoping to recapture glory.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2014
  11. Burnside -- Tough transition from NHL to Olympics

    Scott Burnside

    Dustin Brown and Ryan Kesler fought two weeks ago. Now they want to bring home gold to the same country. So it goes.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  12. Sochi Olympics - Olympics will make friends of foes

    Scott Burnside

    The intensity of Wednesday's Capitals-Penguins game forecasts the excitement to come in Sochi where opponents become teammates and teammates become opponents, writes ESPN.com's Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2014
  13. Ovechkin, Caps have it going on again

    Scott Burnside

    Almost exactly two months ago, Feb. 7, the Washington Capitals looked like a team that had hit rock bottom, looked for all the world like a team without a clue and really, if anyone was being honest, like a team without a prayer. On the road that ...

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  14. Need to know: Here come the Capitals

    Scott Burnside

    After a night that saw Jaromir Jagr score the winner in his first game as a Boston Bruin and Marian Gaborik duplicate the effort in his first go-round in a Columbus Blue Jackets jersey, we turn our attention to the Washington Capitals. Remember w...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  15. Oates has faith but Caps still need wins

    Scott Burnside

    PITTSBURGH -- Kudos to rookie head coach Adam Oates for holding fast to the silver lining of an otherwise messy season. While the hockey world marvels at the depths to which the Washington Capitals have sunk and the continuing devolution of once-u...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  16. What you need to know: Weekend edition

    Scott Burnside

    -- The Blackhawks ran their record to an NHL-best 6-0 with a hard-fought 2-1 overtime win over Detroit on Sunday. Corey Crawford continues to prove that he's forgotten about last spring's playoff disappointment with a .933 save percentage and 1.78 GA...

    Blog | January 28, 2013