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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. 2014 Sochi Olympics - T.J. Oshie taking attention in stride

    Scott Burnside

    After a sparking shootout, T.J. Oshie is taking some good old ribbing from his teammates.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2014
  4. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- U.S. chooses Jonathan Quick for start agai...

    Scott Burnside

    Goalie Jonathan Quick will make his second start of the Olympics when the U.S. men's hockey team faces host Russia on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  5. 2014 Sochi Olympics: Team USA's young defense built for the press...

    Scott Burnside

    Age is one thing but expectations are another for fresh-faced Team USA blue-line crew.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  6. 2014 Sochi Olympics - Russia a team united

    Scott Burnside

    Team Russia can feel the burden of expectation, but it's also what fuels a nation hoping to recapture glory.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2014
  7. 2014 Sochi Olympics - Team-by-team hockey breakdown (Russia)

    Scott Burnside

    Can Russia defy a lot of the odds and win in front of its home country?

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2014
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 2010 Winter Olympics -- Team Canada advances with one of its bigg...

    Scott Burnside

    All of Canada went into a panic after its team's loss to the U.S. (Was this Torino all over again?) But with Team Canada's commanding win over Russia, those concerns have all gone away.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2010
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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