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  1. NHL -- 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs: Second-round storylines to watc...

    Scott Burnside

    Will Sidney Crosby score again? Who will start in net for the Ducks? As the second round gets rolling, there are plenty of storylines to watch, writes ESPN.com's Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2014
  2. NHL - 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs preview: Pittsburgh Penguins vers...

    Scott Burnside

    The last time these two teams met in the playoffs, in the second round in 2008, the Penguins were an emerging force and the Rangers were trying to meld the old of Jaromir Jagr and Brendan Shanahan with the new of Henrik ...

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2014
  3. Sochi Olympics - No easy answers for Team Canada

    Scott Burnside

    With so many weapons to choose from, how could Team Canada possibly go wrong in selecting its 25-player squad? The truth is that it could go very wrong.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2014
  4. DiPietro gets a shot with Canes' AHL club

    Scott Burnside

    The door to the NHL hasn't opened wide for former No. 1 draft pick Rick DiPietro, but a professional tryout by the Carolina Hurricanes with their American Hockey League affiliate in Charlotte opens it a crack, and that's a crack that didn't exist las...

    Blog | October 27, 2013
  5. Free agency brings out Team Redemption

    Scott Burnside

    The free-agent class of 2013 might lack the star quality of last summer, when Ryan Suter and Zach Parise captivated the hockey world right through Independence Day -- spoiling picnic plans from coast to coast -- but what this year's crop lacks in pro...

    Blog | July 04, 2013
  6. 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs - Highs and lows from the second round

    Scott Burnside

    From the Penguins' offensive clinic to Raffi Torres' hit, the second round of the NHL Playoffs had a little for everyone to enjoy, or not, Scott Burnside writes.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2013
  7. Vigneault a victim of the blame game

    Scott Burnside

    So Vancouver Canucks GM Mike Gillis fed head coach Alain Vigneault and assistants Rick Bowness and Newell Brown to the lions. Hardly a surprise. That's what happens when a talented, Stanley Cup-hopeful team goes 1-8 in the playoffs over the pas...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  8. Need to know: Nash leniency an act of fraud

    Scott Burnside

    History will record that the Washington Capitals bested the New York Rangers 3-2 in a shootout Sunday night. But history will not make note of the fraud that was this contest. Although he did not figure prominently in the official score sheet...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  9. NHL: Rick Nash trade far from home run for Columbus Blue Jackets

    Scott Burnside

    "Maybe," as it turns out, is the perpetual currency of the Blue Jackets, who after months of trying to hit the proverbial home run in moving the unhappy Rick Nash ended up with, what, an infield single? Maybe, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2012
  10. 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: New York Rangers need more offense...

    Scott Burnside

    Marian Gaborik was the Rangers' leading scorer during the regular season, but has been practically invisible in the postseason. That needs to change and in a hurry, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2012
  11. Sharks load up on Avs wingers

    Scott Burnside

    The San Jose Sharks, out of the running for Rick Nash, have added a couple of young forwards in 23-year-old T.J. Galiardi and 26-year-old Daniel Winnik from the Colorado Avalanche for Jamie McGinn and prospects Mike Connolly and Michael Sgarbossa. Th...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  12. 5 Things: Nash trade talks, Thomas politics

    Scott Burnside

    1. More questions in ColumbusThe Columbus Blue Jackets have set the hockey world buzzing by their sudden decision to reverse their plan and listen to offers for captain Rick Nash. But like many things connected to this franchise, not sure of the logi...

    Blog | February 16, 2012
  13. More questions after Rick Rypien's death

    Scott Burnside

    This is what we do in the face of unexplained tragedy. We ask questions for which there are precious few answers. We demand change and action without really understanding what it was that led to the tragedy in the first place. We wonder ...

    Blog | August 17, 2011
  14. No surprise that Rick Dudley is off market

    Scott Burnside

    ST. PAUL, Minn. -- It's not surprising that former Atlanta Thrashers general manager Rick Dudley was without work for only a matter of days after the Winnipeg ownership group decided not to bring him to Canada with the team. What is interesting is...

    Blog | June 24, 2011
  15. Zach Bogosian's growth comes with pain

    Scott Burnside

    ATLANTA -- Thrashers GM Rick Dudley was a minor league coach in the Los Angeles Kings' organization when the Kings acquired Wayne Gretzky in the summer of 1988, so he knows whereof he speaks when he says anyone can be traded. Fair enough. But l...

    Blog | February 10, 2011
  16. Stars again align against Rick DiPietro, Isles

    Scott Burnside

    In the moment before Pittsburgh backup netminder Brent Johnson unloaded a bomb of a left punch, it actually appeared as though Rick DiPietro was grinning. It appeared as though the Islanders goaltender was enjoying his little skirmish with his cou...

    Blog | February 04, 2011