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  1. NHL -- Scott Burnside: Mike Smith is carrying the Phoenix Coyotes...

    Scott Burnside

    The Olympic experience rejuvenated Coyotes goalie Mike Smith, who has carried his team into a desperate battle for a playoff spot, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2014
  2. Backes stands up for Russian stray dogs

    Scott Burnside

    SOCHI, Russia -- U.S. forward David Backes might be hard on opposing players at this Olympic tournament -- we recall at one point during the Russia game on Saturday, Backes seemed to have both hands wrapped around Russian defenseman Fedor Tyutin's th...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  3. Can Hudler help Flames jump into playoffs?

    Scott Burnside

    We recall being in the Detroit Red Wings' dressing room during training camp in the fall of 2010 as coach Mike Babcock was joking about Jiri Hudler and what Babcock referred to as Hudler's "Russian vacation." Ha, ha. It turned out not to be al...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  4. 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs: The Philadelphia Flyers aren't getting...

    Scott Burnside

    The Flyers are falling behind the tight Devils because they aren't getting the best performances from their best players, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2012
  5. Door open for Radulov to return to Preds

    Scott Burnside

    NASHVILLE -- Interesting story in Nashville's The City Paper by David Boclair asks whether erstwhile Nashville Predators sniper Alexander Radulov might be the missing piece to the Preds' Stanley Cup puzzle. The enigmatic Russian was a first-round...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  6. 2010 NHL playoffs -- Alex Ovechkin falls again; is there anything...

    Scott Burnside

    1. The hits just keep on coming for Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin. After failing to lead the 2010 Russian Olympic team past the quarterfinal round in Vancouver (they were ousted by archrival Sidney Crosby and the Canadian team), Ovechkin's t...

    Blog | Conversation | May 24, 2010
  7. NHL -- Why Alex Ovechkin's game is better than ever since his fir...

    Scott Burnside

    Many wondered whether Alex Ovechkin's first career suspension would take some bite out of his game. Um, never mind. Scott Burnside rants on this and more in this week's Power Play.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2009
  8. Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins redeem themselves in dramatic ...

    Scott Burnside

    Evgeni Malkin and his teammates redeemed themselves in a dramatic Game 3 win that helped make this Pens-Caps series one of the most compelling in recent memory.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2009
  9. Scott Burnside's 5 Things: Hawks challenging Canucks; Hall news, ...

    Scott Burnside

    How are the Blackhawks and Panthers hanging tough? Should women be inducted into the Hall? Scott Burnside digs in on this and more in this week's 5 Things.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2009
  10. Ex-NHL goalie John Grahame appealing banishment from Russia

    Scott Burnside

    Former NHL goaltender John Grahame, who had his contract terminated in December by his Continental Hockey League team, Avangard Omsk, will return to Moscow on Jan. 14 to appeal, ESPN.com has learned.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2009
  11. Russian police medical treatment not cause of New York Rangers pr...

    Scott Burnside

    Initial findings from a Russian police investigation indicated the quality of medical treatment did not cause the death of New York Rangers prospect and Continental Hockey League player Alexei Cherepanov.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2008
  12. Rift deepens for NHL, Russian league over late New York Rangers p...

    Scott Burnside

    The head of the fledgling Continental Hockey League is accusing the NHL of stonewalling on providing medical information on New York Rangers prospect Alexei Cherepanov, who died during a KHL game last month.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2008
  13. Sources: Russian state police to investigate Cherepanov death

    Scott Burnside

    Russian state police have taken over the investigation into the shocking death of Rangers prospect Alexei Cherepanov during a Continental Hockey League game outside Moscow last week, ESPN.com has learned.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2008
  14. For Russia's KHL, now is the time for transparency

    Scott Burnside

    With many troubling questions surrounding Alexei Cherepanov's death, the KHL must choose what kind of league it is going to be. And Scott Burnside says now is the time for transparency.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2008
  15. Hartley says he's on verge of taking job in Russian league

    Scott Burnside

    Former Atlanta Thrashers coach Bob Hartley said Tuesday that he is on the verge of taking a job with Omsk of the Kontinental Hockey League in Russia.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2008
  16. Super Series evokes memories of 1972

    Scott Burnside

    As Canadian and Russian junior players begin a new Super Series, one can't help but think of one of the greatest goals in hockey history.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2007