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  1. Improving the NHL playoff format

    Craig Custance

    When the question was first posed to fans, the response from many was natural: Why fix something that's perfect? NHL playoff hockey is as good a product as there is. A playoff hockey game is better than anything played in March on college basketba...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  2. Sharks entering critical season

    Craig Custance

    In their first game of the season, the San Jose Sharks beat the Calgary Flames convincingly, 4-1. They play the Oilers on Tuesday night, then the Coyotes and Avalanche to finish the week. It's the perfect start to the schedule to evaluate whethe...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  3. San Jose Sharks entering critical season - NHL

    Craig Custance

    Faced with what may be the Sharks' final chance to chase the Cup with their current core of players, Craig Custance writes that there is even more urgency for San Jose's players in the shortened season.

    Blog | Conversation | January 22, 2013
  4. NHL: Picking Montreal Canadiens at Buffalo Sabres and other Tuesd...

    E.J. Hradek

    In his weekly picks column, E.J. Hradek believes the Buffalo Sabres will beat the Montreal Canadiens and makes picks for all 10 games on Tuesday night.

    Blog | Conversation | January 18, 2011
  5. NHL: Picking Ottawa Senators at Boston Bruins and other Tuesday n...

    E.J. Hradek

    In his weekly picks column, E.J. Hradek believes the Ottawa Senators will beat the Boston Bruins and makes picks for all ten games on Tuesday night.

    Blog | Conversation | January 11, 2011
  6. NHL: The NHL is right to experiment with shootout format, but for...

    E.J. Hradek

    Fresh off the NHL's research and development camp in Toronto, E.J. Hradek opines on the future of the shootout. While conceding there's no perfect way to end knotted hockey games, he is fascinated by the 4-on-4 and 3-on-3 ideas circulating.

    Blog | Conversation | August 20, 2010
  7. NHL — Buffalo Sabres D Tyler Myers is the early pick for Ca...

    E.J. Hradek

    On the day after a terrific World Junior Championship final game between the Americans and Canadians, it's a perfect time to tell you that a young kid with ties to both countries stands atop my Calder Trophy watch list at the midseason mark. Born...

    Blog | Conversation | January 06, 2010
  8. Morning Skate: The Wild things

    And then there was one. As we enter the third week of the season, the Minnesota Wild are the only undefeated team left in the NHL. Minny extended its perfect start to five games with a 2-0 victory in Anaheim on Sunday night. Backup goalie Josh Hardi...

    Blog | Conversation | October 15, 2007
  9. Kovalchuk stealing the show

    Jim Wilkie

    Ilya Kovalchuk has undoubtedly been the most valuable player in the league so far.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2003
  10. Goaltender's stock continues to rise

    Jim Wilkie

    In two games Sean Burke has been near perfect, stopping 54 of 55 shots and leading the Coyotes to a 2-0 record.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2003
  11. NHL awards lacking one name -- Orr

    Jim Wilkie

    Creating a Bobby Orr Trophy would be a perfect tribute to the legendary defenseman who revolutionized the game.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2003
  12. Peaking Duck: Kariya just taking off

    Jim Wilkie

    Judging by his Game 3 performance, Anaheim's Paul Kariya is heating up at the perfect time.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2003
  13. Canucks adapt, win Wild style

    Jim Wilkie

    Borrowing from the Wild's approach to Games 1 and 2 in Vancouver, the Canucks notched a perfect road win.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2003