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  1. Penguins, Wild off to fast starts

    Craig Custance

    If it were the same old factors that made the Pittsburgh Penguins successful in the past driving their recent five-game win streak, there would be no special reason for optimism. However, since losing to Detroit in overtime on Oct. 23, Pittsburgh ...

    Blog | November 05, 2014
  2. As Subban shines, his price tag increases

    Craig Custance

    Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban has an appreciation for hockey history -- especially Montreal's. A recent playoff point streak put his name in the team record books next to Larry Robinson, and he was genuinely honored to hear their names me...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  3. Why the Kings dominate at home

    Craig Custance

    The fact that the Kings have been dominant at home during the playoffs is without question. With their 3-1 win over the Blackhawks in Game 3 on Tuesday, the Kings improved to 8-0 in these playoffs at home, and have a chance to extend that streak in ...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  4. 2013 NHL Playoffs - The keys to the L.A. Kings' home playoff domi...

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance examines the L.A. Kings' home dominance during the playoffs, attributing the success to their ability to contest every inch of ice, play suffocating defense in the neutral zone and build early leads. Plus, they've got goalie Jonathan Quick.

    Blog | Conversation | June 06, 2013
  5. Detroit's next generation takes wing

    Craig Custance

    ANAHEIM -- When the Detroit Red Wings were making their playoff push down the stretch, most of the focus was on extending the playoff streak to 22 consecutive seasons -- and its significance to veteran guys like Henrik Zetterberg and Niklas Kronwall ...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  6. 2013 NHL Playoffs - Key roles for Detroit Red Wings' young player...

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance writes that the Detroit Red Wings are relying on several young players this postseason, and while that will likely hold them back in 2013, it could set them up well for playoff runs in future seasons.

    Blog | Conversation | May 02, 2013
  7. 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs - Rivals scout the Detroit Red Wings - ...

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance talks to Detroit's rivals to scout out how to beat the Red Wings in the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2013
  8. NHL - Anaheim Ducks soaring towards the top of the Western Confer...

    Craig Custance

    While the spotlight was fixed firmly on the streaking Chicago Blackhawks, the Anaheim Ducks have flown under the radar. But with a veteran roster benefiting from a shorter season, the Ducks may be about to make some noise in their quest for the Cup.

    Blog | Conversation | March 13, 2013
  9. An early glimpse at a mock draft

    Craig Custance

    It appears to be almost a certainty that a good team will end up in the draft lottery. The unusual circumstances of the shortened season combined with injuries, untimely losing streaks and everything else that happens over the course of a condensed s...

    Blog | February 18, 2013
  10. NHL - Projecting the top 10 picks of the 2013 NHL draft

    Craig Custance

    With an early projection of the top 10 picks in June's entry draft, Craig Custance explores the possibility of some of the top prospects in the 2013 draft class being claimed by traditionally powerful teams experiencing down years at the right time.

    Blog | Conversation | February 18, 2013
  11. Bruins see end of lengthy slump in sight

    Craig Custance

    Boston Bruins goalie Marty Turco was explaining what it takes to reverse a losing streak, what it takes to snap out of a funk that has extended for too long in Boston. With a team as talented as the Bruins, he said, it's bound to happen, but it...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  12. Boston Bruins look to be emerging from slump - NHL

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance writes that after a long, uninspiring stretch, the Boston Bruins might just be returning to form as the playoffs approach.

    Blog | Conversation | March 19, 2012
  13. New Jersey Devils' offense is fueling recent success - NHL

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance writes that the New Jersey Devils' recent hot streak has been fueled by the team's re-tooled offense, which will be on display Tuesday night against the Rangers.

    Blog | Conversation | December 20, 2011
  14. Red Wings may deal draft pick, but not yet

    Craig Custance

    Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland was standing in a hallway near the Red Wings dressing room Thursday morning explaining exactly why he wasn't panicking despite the team's winless streak. "I can't say we're playing...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  15. Detroit Red Wings sitting tight for now but could deal later

    Craig Custance

    Sitting tight for now, Detroit GM Ken Holland says a well-stocked farm system could free up a coveted first-round pick for an acquisition if the Wings continue to sputter. Plus, a dip into the weekly mailbag.

    Blog | Conversation | November 04, 2011
  16. Varlamov becoming backbone of Avs

    Craig Custance

    The Calgary Flames ended one Colorado Avalanche road winning streak with their 4-2 win last night. It was Colorado's first loss on the road in seven games this season, but another road winning streak is still alive. Since Jean-Sebastien Giguere ...

    Blog | October 27, 2011