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  1. Much at stake if NHL, NHLPA don't get the World Cup format right

    Scott Burnside

    Outside of expansion -- and regardless of what commissioner Gary Bettman says, it's coming, it's just a matter of where and when -- the World Cup of Hockey might be the single most important enterprise the league will undertake in coming years. Mo...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  2. The stakes rise for Penguins, Senators

    Scott Burnside

    PITTSBURGH -- It's a bit hard to get your head around it, but the start of the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs is relatively foreign territory for the Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators. That may explain the great collective exhalati...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  3. 2011 Stanley Cup playoffs: Boston Bruins, Tampa Bay Lightning fre...

    Scott Burnside

    Scott Burnside takes stock of which players coming to the ends of their contracts have helped or hurt their leverage as free agents.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2011
  4. 2010 NHL playoffs: Washington Capitals won't hesitate to play AHL...

    Scott Burnside

    Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau said he would have no hesitation to use AHL call-up Karl Alzner in Wednesday's Game 7 against the Canadiens, despite the game's win or go home high stakes.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2010
  5. Second-period report from Pittsburgh Penguins-Washington Capitals...

    Scott Burnside

    WASHINGTON -- Now that was a nice period of hockey. You can sort of sense the competitive level of this series building as each period goes on, and given that it started at a pretty high level in Game 1, that's a good thing. The action is much bette...

    Blog | Conversation | May 04, 2009
  6. A sign of panic? Savard's firing reinforces that stakes are high ...

    Scott Burnside

    With Denis Savard's firing, the feeling that the Hawks had turned a corner and were ready to return to elite status is on hold. Make no mistake, this means the stakes are suddenly very high.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2008
  7. Missed opportunities in Game 4 will haunt this young Pens squad

    Scott Burnside

    The Pens had the opportunity to even this series and throw some doubt into the stainless steel Red Wings. Instead, they seemed to wilt under the reality of what was at stake.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2008
  8. Crosby, a diver? Question sparks war of words between Rangers, Pe...

    Scott Burnside

    Sidney Crosby, a diver? The heated dialogue between the Rangers and Penguins continued Saturday and spoke to the stakes of a series in which any little edge, mental or physical, may mean the difference between winning and losing.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2008
  9. Could Saturday's game be Sundin's last as Leaf?

    Scott Burnside

    There is one sobering if little-discussed possibility heading into Saturday's Habs-Leafs tilt -- the fact this might be captain Mats Sundin's last game as a Toronto Maple Leaf.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2007
  10. New teams, same questions for Forsberg, Bertuzzi

    Scott Burnside

    Peter Forsberg and Todd Bertuzzi are with new teams, but they are still in the same precarious position -- two once-great players trying to stake claim to what is left in their respective futures.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2007
  11. Teams will be looking for defense, depth at center

    Scott Burnside

    We're just about a month away from the NHL trade deadline and Scott Burnside tells you which 10 teams will make a move.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2007
  12. Landing European owners a significant move

    Scott Burnside

    The WHA will hold a tournament at the home of the Vancouver Canucks and may land a European investment group.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2005
  13. Islanders, Rangers seeking stability

    Scott Burnside

    On the verge of imploding or the verge of the playoffs? When it comes to the Islanders and Rangers it's difficult to tell.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2003