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  1. NHL -- St. Louis Blues' T.J. Oshie strong through dad's battle wi...

    Scott Burnside

    The Alzheimer's diagnosis T.J. Oshie's father received two years ago weighs on the St. Louis Blues and Team USA forward, but he chooses to focus on the present instead of worrying about what is coming, Scott Burnside writes.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2014
  2. Caps' Backstrom puts Sochi drama in past

    Scott Burnside

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- Here is something you probably don't know about Nicklas Backstrom. When the Washington Capitals star center returned from the Sochi Olympic Games, having been denied a chance to participate in the gold-medal game between his nati...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  3. 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
  4. Max Pacioretty embracing Olympic moment

    Scott Burnside

    SOCHI, Russia -- Just for a moment, Max Pacioretty thought it was bad. As in, miss the Olympics bad. Pushed awkwardly into the goalpost during the Montreal Canadiens' final pre-Olympic break game, Pacioretty left the ice wondering if he was also l...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  5. 'Miracle' is expectation 34 years later

    Scott Burnside

    Some people think there was only one hockey game played in the 1980 Olympics: the U.S. versus the Soviet Union. Many think that game -- the one that gave rise to "The Miracle" moniker, movies and mythology -- was the gold-medal game. Most think...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  6. Sochi Olympics - Olympics will make friends of foes

    Scott Burnside

    The intensity of Wednesday's Capitals-Penguins game forecasts the excitement to come in Sochi where opponents become teammates and teammates become opponents, writes ESPN.com's Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2014
  7. 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
  8. NHL - Nashville Predators' phenom Seth Jones finding way home

    Scott Burnside

    Predators rookie phenom getting a little help at home.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2013
  9. NHL - 100 things you need to know heading into Sochi Olympics

    Scott Burnside

    Will Sidney Crosby's star again? And will Jonathan Quick lead the charge for the U.S.? We've got questions (lots!) as Sochi approaches.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2013
  10. Ramblings: Complaints, castaways and canned coaches

    Scott Burnside

    So, we are now a week into the NHL calendar, with no shortage of storylines and sidebars. Sounds like the perfect time for more ramblings. Clarke the carpenter: Interesting to hear much-traveled Clarke MacArthur make his not-so-positive feelings a...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  11. NHL - Scott Burnside: Why United States will win gold in Sochi Ol...

    Scott Burnside

    Scott Burnside gives five reasons the 2014 Olympics could mean gold for the U.S. men's hockey team.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2013
  12. NHL - Issues preventing NHL participation in Sochi Olympics

    Scott Burnside

    Assuming that the NHL and its players are able to resolve outstanding issues with the International Olympic Committee and do agree to take part in the Sochi Games, it will be just one part of an evolving international landscape for the league, Scott Burnside writes.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2013
  13. NHL -- Top moments of the calendar year 2014

    Scott Burnside

    Trade-deadline deals, playoff upsets and heartbreak also stood out from the calendar year

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2014
  14. NHL -- Projected 2016 World Cup of Hockey rosters

    Scott Burnside

    The World Cup of Hockey is supposed to feature six national teams and two teams made up of, uh, leftovers. Scott Burnside predicted what they would look like for the 2016 tournament.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2014
  15. NHL -- 10 biggest names to know as the trade deadline approaches

    Scott Burnside

    Some big names are flying through the trade deadline rumor mill, and there are 10 in particular you need to know, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2014
  16. No big-ice excuses for U.S. GM Poile

    Scott Burnside

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- If you received a dime for every time you heard either Canadian or American Olympic officials talk about the importance of adjusting to the big ice surface in Sochi, you would end up a wealthy person. But U.S. GM David Poile made...

    Blog | August 27, 2013