Adam Oates' playmaking ability has drawn comparisons to the best players in the game. Now his skill is being recognized by the Hockey Hall of Fame, writes Scott Burnside.
One comes from a volatile past. The other was picked to boost a franchise. So just how have the Lightning's Steve Downie and Steven Stamkos shared the ice without driving each other crazy?
We don't have any famous Canadian acts to fill in the spaces between the meat and potatoes of the proceedings, but it's not going to stop us from having our own awards show, er, story for the third straight season.
What's lost amid the frenzy of deadline deals? The toll it takes on everyone involved, from players to coaches to GMs. Case in point: Brad Richards' emotional move from Tampa Bay to Dallas.
As each NHL game falls by the wayside, hundreds of charities throughout the U.S. and Canada suffer the effects.