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  1. What's the problem? Issues that divide

    Scott Burnside

    NEW YORK -- It sometimes seems that getting the NHL and its players on the same page schedulewise is like herding cats. When the two sides broke around 1 a.m. ET Thursday after a daylong session that saw the NHLPA allow a self-imposed deadline to ...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  2. Ondrej Pavelec of Atlanta Thrashers practices for 1st time since ...

    Scott Burnside

    Atlanta goaltender Ondrej Pavelec has returned to practice for the first time since collapsing barely two minutes into the Thrashers' opener and hitting the back of his head on the ice.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2010
  3. 2010 Stanley Cup finals: Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Matt Carl...

    Scott Burnside

    Quiet, polite, understated, he is the accountant in a room full of strong personalities. But don't underestimate Matt Carle, who has been just as key on D as Chris Pronger.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2010
  4. Sidney Crosby needs to be Pittsburgh Penguins' catalyst, but what...

    Scott Burnside

    History suggests that if Pittsburgh is to mount a comeback in the Cup finals, Sidney Crosby will be a catalyst. The problem is we're not sure what more he can do.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2009
  5. Will someone other than Sidney Crosby find the net for Pittsburgh...

    Scott Burnside

    Sidney Crosby put on quite the show in a Game 2 loss. But that's the problem for the Pens -- their captain is the only player scoring goals.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2009
  6. Win or lose, Flyers have come a long way

    Scott Burnside

    The Flyers are not dead yet, but history and momentum are not on their side. Still, you have to give credit to a team that has traveled beyond expectations this season.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2008
  7. Without fear, without a doubt (kinda), our picks for 2007-08

    Scott Burnside

    There are predictions for the usual suspects -- the Hart Trophy, the Vezina, etc. But we're putting more on the line this season with our Fearless Predictions!

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2007
  8. Crosby's first playoffs hold tremendous promise

    Scott Burnside

    Sidney Crosby is about to make his playoffs debut. Is this history in the making? Scott Burnside says, at the very least, it's the start of something that, over time, will prove to be historic.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2007
  9. Many things abuzz (and not) at NHL draft

    Scott Burnside

    Scott Burnside gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the rumors and truths at the NHL entry draft.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2006
  10. 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs: Philadelphia Flyers take familiar step...

    Scott Burnside

    After watching Ilya Bryzgalov fight pucks or seem bewildered by shots throughout the postseason, it's hard to imagine this Flyers team ever enjoying a long playoff run with him in goal, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2012
  11. 2012 NHL Playoffs: Philadelphia Flyers Claude Giroux making case ...

    Scott Burnside

    This series was a coming-out party for Claude Giroux, who came within a point of tying a franchise record with 14 points in six games. He had a goal and two assists on Sunday and was a constant problem for which the Penguins had no solution.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2012
  12. Flyers enjoyed fight-filled Game 3

    Scott Burnside

    Color Scott Hartnell and Peter Laviolette among those who had no problem with what was a wild and woolly Game 3 in the Eastern Conference quarterfinal between their Philadelphia Flyers and the Pittsburgh Penguins. In fact, Hartnell said the first ...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  13. Bruce Boudreau, former Washington Capitals coach, denies rift wit...

    Scott Burnside

    Former Washington Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau told ESPN.com Tuesday he never had a problem with captain Alex Ovechkin and rumors of any kind of rift between the two are overblown.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2011
  14. Flyers' partying ways not new story

    Scott Burnside

    You can tell the dog days of summer are upon us when everything old is breathlessly new again. Jaromir Jagr is back in the NHL. Alexei Yashin perhaps is not far behind. And the Philadelphia Flyers have a partying problem. This just in, go...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  15. 5 Things: The age-old Calder debate, Sabres' bogus finale, George...

    Scott Burnside

    1. The age-old Calder debateMy colleague and good friend Pierre LeBrun and I have often debated last season's Calder Trophy race, which was won by Buffalo defenseman Tyler Myers. I have no problem with Myers' selection (he won by a veritable landslid...

    Blog | April 04, 2011
  16. 2010-11 NHL season preview: The NHL's international footprint

    Scott Burnside

    In recent seasons, the NHL has seen a decline in European-born players. Is it just a sign of the times or a bigger problem at the grassroots level?

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2010