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  1. Rumblings: Time to update names of major awards? Additions to pla...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Is it finally time to re-name the NHL's major awards? Several years ago NHL executive vice president Colin Campbell broached the idea of renaming some of the major awards after more modern-day hockey icons. It didn't generate enough support at ...

    Blog | November 06, 2014
  2. Doug Wilson of San Jose Sharks says he wants head coach Todd McLe...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Veteran GM Doug Wilson of the San Jose Sharks wants head coach Todd McLellan back behind the team's bench next season.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2014
  3. NHL, NHLPA avoid meltdown in negotiations

    Pierre LeBrun

    NEW YORK -- Thursday was seen by some members on both sides as the biggest day of the lockout, a potential make-or-break moment in a contentious, arduous impasse that has already caused huge costs to the NHL and NHLPA in revenue and in fan support. ...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  4. Crosby embraces leadership role in NHLPA

    Pierre LeBrun

    NEW YORK -- Sidney Crosby was front and center Thursday as 283 NHL players wrapped up two days of meetings ahead of the impending lockout, with the planet's top player lending unfettered support to his brethren in what may be a prolonged labor impass...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  5. Rant answers: Support for Ilya Bryzgalov

    Pierre LeBrun

    Another week full of terrific rants. Let's take a look: strummerdood: LeBrun, can Ilya Bryzgalov finally get some respect? Everyone from fans to the media have been relentless with their attacks against the eccentric goaltender, going so far as pr...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  6. Crosby gets support on banning head shots

    Pierre LeBrun

    NEW YORK -- Sidney Crosby's desire to ban all head shots in the NHL got a solid backing from his peers Wednesday during the NHL Player Media Tour. If Crosby was trying to create momentum with his comments, he's got it. "I think he's right on," ...

    Blog | September 08, 2011
  7. Players support Winnipeg getting Thrashers

    Pierre LeBrun

    SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The possible relocation of the Atlanta Thrashers to Winnipeg was a buzz item at the morning skate Friday with the general consensus that it's a good thing. "I think it just didn't seem like it's been working there," said Sharks...

    Blog | May 20, 2011
  8. 'Coach's challenge' replay for goals fails to gain support from N...

    Pierre LeBrun

    The NHL won't be adopting an NFL-style coach's challenge video replay any time soon.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2010
  9. John MacLean backed by New Jersey Devils general manager Lou Lamo...

    Pierre LeBrun

    New Jersey Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello backed his head coach Monday in the wake of the team's dismal start to the season and controversial benching of Ilya Kovalchuk.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2010
  10. 2010 NHL playoffs -- Former Chicago Blackhawks GM Dale Tallon hir...

    Pierre LeBrun

    SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Dale Tallon's cell phone was no doubt flooded with text messages Monday after the announcement that he was the new GM in Florida. Several of those texts came from Blackhawks players, who viewed him as more than just their former G...

    Blog | Conversation | May 17, 2010
  11. 2010 NHL playoffs -- San Jose Sharks are set to meet Chicago Blac...

    Pierre LeBrun

    San Jose has been a hockey success story since the team's inaugural 1991-92 season, and the franchise is long overdue in receiving the national attention it deserves.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2010