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Katie Strang covers the NHL for ESPN.com. She is a graduate of Michigan State University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
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What happens in a hockey-crazed market when a hot start quickly dissipates into a dramatic downward spiral, highlighting a questionable coaching hire in the polarizing John Tortorella? You have yourself an offseason rife with upheaval, just like t...Blog | September 16, 2014Katie Strang
The Calgary Flames are not perceived as a team on the verge. They are not expected to set the NHL on fire. They are not expected to make the playoffs. They are not expected to be one of the top teams in the ultra-competitive Western Conference. T...Blog | September 15, 2014Katie Strang
Despite a disappointing playoff performance last spring, the Tampa Bay Lightning -- who were swept by the Montreal Canadiens in the first round -- actually may be one of the most intriguing teams to watch, with training camp just around the corner. ...Blog | September 12, 2014Katie Strang and Scott Burnside
The NHL approved several rule changes for the 2014-15 season, including making the spin-o-rama move illegal in shootouts and penalty shots, expanding the trapezoid, having teams switch sides before the overtime period, expanding video review and pena...Blog | September 11, 2014Katie Strang
After a dramatic, late-season tailspin that transfixed hockey's biggest market, the Toronto Maple Leafs made some sweeping changes over the summer. Surprisingly, the move many people expected -- the dismissal of coach Randy Carlyle -- didn't happ...Blog | September 10, 2014Katie Strang
Toiling at the bottom of the league standings for years, the Edmonton Oilers have stockpiled through the draft what is considered a loaded pool of prospects. The Oilers boast a roster with a promising crop of talented young players, including Tay...Blog | September 10, 2014Katie Strang
Compared to some of the competitors in the Western Conference -- the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings, the dominant Chicago Blackhawks, the surprising Colorado Avalanche, even the talented-yet-wayward San Jose Sharks -- the Arizona Co...Blog | September 09, 2014Katie Strang
Patrick Kane said he is happy new contract is done but wasn't ever worried. @88PKane @NHLBlackhawks @KatieStrangESPN pic.twitter.com/uGIv1qQGsl- ESPN NHL coverage (@ESPN_NHL) September 8, 2014 NEW YORK -- Patrick Kane admitted he's gla...Blog | September 08, 2014Katie Strang
New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist strutted into the confines of the NHL office Monday in a sharp, blue pinstriped suit. Sporting a perfectly executed Windsor knot that had one reporter particularly baffled -- OK, it was our Scott Burnside...Blog | September 08, 2014Katie Strang
NEW YORK -- Goaltending has always been a hot-button issue for the New York Islanders, but heading into the 2014-15 season, they seem to have the position solidified with a pair of offseason moves to address what has long been the club's Achilles' he...Blog | September 08, 2014Katie Strang
Hall of Fame defenseman Brad Park believes his former team, the Boston Bruins, have a strong nucleus that could keep the club among the top teams for years to come. But in the salary cap era, with a lower-than-expected cap for the 2014-15 season, th...Blog | September 08, 2014Katie Strang
In the NHL, consistency is king. That much was true when Hall of Famer Dale Hawerchuk was dominating the ice back in the 80s, and it remains just as vital now. It's a salient point that he stresses to his players as coach of the Ontario Hockey ...Blog | September 05, 2014