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  1. NHL - Expansion is on the table, but not imminent

    Scott Burnside

    Talk of NHL expansion is percolating, but Las Vegas and Seattle face significant obstacles and the league has no formal expansion plans, Scott Burnside writes.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  2. Roberto Luongo's all-in at WSOP

    Sarah Goldstein

    Roberto Luongo has found a way to pass the time while he waits for the Vancouver Canucks to trade him: the goaltender is playing in the World Series of Poker. Luongo made it through Day 3 of the WSOP and is in 639th place with 92,000 chips. ...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  3. High-stakes poker game is here

    The high-stakes game of poker that is trade deadline day begins with many NHL general managers with lots of chips on the table but unsure where to place their bets. GMs who spoke to ESPN.com in recent days describe this as one of the most curious...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  4. Debate: Who's under the gun?

    Scott Burnside

    We spoke to a number of NHL general managers this week about the strategy of the trade deadline, and invariably they invoked either a chess or poker analogy. When is the right time to sweeten an offer? When is the right time to lay low and hope the p...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  5. Zherdev versus Gagne: Who wins here?

    Scott Burnside

    On a day when New Jersey Devils GM Lou Lamoriello wagered more than $100 million and 17 years of his team's existence on Ilya Kovalchuk being "the man," the Philadelphia Flyers and Tampa Bay Lightning were playing a little player poker, albeit o...

    Blog | July 19, 2010
  6. Zherdev versus Gagne: Who wins here?

    Scott Burnside

    On a day when New Jersey Devils GM Lou Lamoriello wagered more than $100 million and 17 years of his team's existence on Ilya Kovalchuk being "the man," the Philadelphia Flyers and Tampa Bay Lightning were playing a little player poker, albeit o...

    Blog | July 19, 2010
  7. 'The lull before the [July 1] storm'

    Pierre LeBrun

    Ah, the poker game is on as we count down to noon ET on Thursday."It's the lull before the storm," one player agent told ESPN.com on Tuesday.Agents and GMs "insist" this is their best offer and can't compromise anymore as the contracts of p...

    Blog | June 29, 2010
  8. 'The lull before the [July 1] storm'

    Pierre LeBrun

    Ah, the poker game is on as we count down to noon ET on Thursday."It's the lull before the storm," one player agent told ESPN.com on Tuesday.Agents and GMs "insist" this is their best offer and can't compromise anymore as the contracts of p...

    Blog | June 29, 2010
  9. 2010 NHL free agency: Gonchar talks continue, Devils still in fig...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Ah, the poker game is on as we count down to noon ET on Thursday. "It's the lull before the storm," one player agent told ESPN.com on Tuesday. Agents and GMs "insist" this is their best offer and can't compromise anymore as the contracts of pending...

    Blog | Conversation | June 29, 2010
  10. Kenny Mayne chats with Kings C Anze Kopitar

    Kenny Mayne

    Kenny Mayne chats with the L.A. Kings' phenom center about his home country (Slovenia), playing poker with his teammates and his prospects as a figure skater.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2009
  11. Teams will be looking for defense, depth at center

    Scott Burnside

    We're just about a month away from the NHL trade deadline and Scott Burnside tells you which 10 teams will make a move.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2007
  12. Players will wield their power ... and soon

    John Buccigross

    Don't be surprised if the players press Bob Goodenow into a trip to the bargaining table.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2004
  13. Forward thinking: Kings defense master at offense

    Chris Stevenson

    The NHL crackdown has opened the ice for everyone -- and Kings defensemen are taking advantage.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2002