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  1. NHL general managers eye draft-lottery tweak, video replay use

    Scott Burnside

    The NHL is moving toward altering its draft lottery to help avoid teams earning the top overall pick on a repeated basis. The league's general mangers, meeting Wednesday in New York, also discussed further enhancing use of video replay.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  2. NHL - Edmonton Oilers' learning curve a painful path

    Scott Burnside

    The Oilers' 6-0 loss to the Predators was reflective of the challenges facing coach Ralph Krueger and his staff as they try and keep a talent-laden team pointed in some sort of direction, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2013
  3. 2011 NHL draft: Winnipeg Jets' future begins at NHL draft

    Scott Burnside

    Mark Scheifele's selection by the Winnipeg Jets with the seventh overall pick represents a new future, a new beginning for a franchise that has known little but disappointment and disinterest in a decade in Atlanta.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2011
  4. Washington Capitals' Nicklas Backstrom to miss game vs. Edmonton ...

    Scott Burnside

    Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom will miss Wednesday night's home game against the Edmonton Oilers with a nagging thumb injury.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2011
  5. NHL trade deadline: Los Angeles Kings get Dustin Penner from Edmo...

    Scott Burnside

    The Kings acquired Dustin Penner from the Oilers.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2011
  6. 2010-11 NHL season: Midseason review of 10 storylines to watch

    Scott Burnside

    From Carey Price in Montreal to the Sutter brothers in Calgary, Scott Burnside looks back at our preseason picks for the top storylines to watch this season in the NHL.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2011
  7. B's consider swap of top picks with Oilers

    Scott Burnside

    PHILADELPHIA -- While there remains some debate about just how the first two picks in June's NHL draft will work out, the Edmonton Oilers, who own the first overall pick, and Boston Bruins, who acquired the second overall pick in a deal with Toronto,...

    Blog | June 02, 2010
  8. Boston Bruins, Edmonton Oilers talk about swapping top two picks

    Scott Burnside

    The Boston Bruins and Edmonton Oilers have talked about swapping the top two picks of the NHL draft.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2010
  9. NHL GMs meeting wrapup: New hits proposal, Kaberle's future and N...

    Scott Burnside

    PHILADELPHIA -- The league's general managers are looking for a five-minute major penalty and a game misconduct to be assessed next season for the much-discussed blindside blow to the head. There had been some discussion that perhaps the GMs would f...

    Blog | Conversation | June 02, 2010
  10. Without fear, without a doubt (kinda), our picks for 2007-08

    Scott Burnside

    There are predictions for the usual suspects -- the Hart Trophy, the Vezina, etc. But we're putting more on the line this season with our Fearless Predictions!

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2007
  11. Who will round out All-Star rosters

    Scott Burnside

    Sure, we know the starters, but who else will be in Dallas on Jan. 24? Our experts give their picks.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2007
  12. Second-round breakdown: Sharks vs. Oilers

    Scott Burnside

    Scott Burnside writes that while the Sharks have Thornton and Cheechoo, the Oilers' consistent pressure will be enough to shut them down.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2006