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  1. NHL - Expansion is on the table, but not imminent

    Scott Burnside

    Talk of NHL expansion is percolating, but Las Vegas and Seattle face significant obstacles and the league has no formal expansion plans, Scott Burnside writes.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  2. World Cup plan needs to be nailed down

    Scott Burnside

    LOS ANGELES -- With discussions on a return of the almost forgotten World Cup of Hockey taking longer than anticipated, the next World Cup tournament might take place in the fall of 2016 and could be held in Toronto instead of multiple locations, inc...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  3. 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs -- Burnside: 5 players carrying the fre...

    Scott Burnside

    Every team has a key player who will be turned to for a big performance during the playoffs. Scott Burnside has picked five.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2014
  4. Backes stands up for Russian stray dogs

    Scott Burnside

    SOCHI, Russia -- U.S. forward David Backes might be hard on opposing players at this Olympic tournament -- we recall at one point during the Russia game on Saturday, Backes seemed to have both hands wrapped around Russian defenseman Fedor Tyutin's th...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  5. NHL - 100 things you need to know heading into Sochi Olympics

    Scott Burnside

    Will Sidney Crosby's star again? And will Jonathan Quick lead the charge for the U.S.? We've got questions (lots!) as Sochi approaches.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2013
  6. NHL - Scott Burnside: Ryan Miller ready to prove he deserves spot...

    Scott Burnside

    After an unbelievable performance at the 2010 Games, Ryan Miller now has to prove to the world he deserves his spot on the U.S. team, Scott Burnside writes.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2013
  7. NHL - Scott Burnside: USA Hockey building legitimate gold-medal t...

    Scott Burnside

    There is no underestimating the United States as the Americans try to build a team for Sochi that will surpass the expectations set by the silver medal won in 2010, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2013
  8. First-round preview: Anaheim Ducks versus Detroit Red Wings

    Scott Burnside

    Our guess is that a lot of folks will tag this series as an upset special. Part of that will be the fact the Red Wings rolled into their 22nd straight playoff tournament by winning four straight under trying circumstances after flirting with disastro...

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2013
  9. Bouwmeester getting closer to playoffs

    Scott Burnside

    A decade after his first NHL season, defenseman Jay Bouwmeester is on the cusp of playing in his first NHL playoff tournament. At least the St. Louis Blues, the team that acquired the highly coveted left-handed shooting defenseman from the Calgary...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  10. Brian Burke remembers Team USA's unexpected road to 2010 gold-med...

    Scott Burnside

    A year after the Olympic hockey tournament began, we catch up with Team USA's Brian Burke.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2011
  11. Scott Burnside: Hockey in the Hood, other programs help kids fall...

    Scott Burnside

    Tournaments like Hockey in the Hood are giving kids a chance to play that they might not have had otherwise.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2009
  12. Top 10 story lines to watch this postseason

    Scott Burnside

    Sixteen teams, eight series, one dream ... and a thousand story lines. Welcome to the most compelling postseason tournament in sports. Here's a look at 10 story lines to follow once the pucks drop Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2008
  13. There's one person who would be perfect for USA's GM role

    Scott Burnside

    Peter Forsberg-mania is heating up. So are those practices in Ottawa. And what about the 2010 Olympics? Who will lead and select the final roster for Team USA? Scott Burnside's going on a rant.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2008
  14. 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
  15. Upstart league drawing NHLers' interest

    Scott Burnside

    The World Hockey Association will host a multimillion-dollar, winner-take-all tournament this spring as a way to generate interest for its inaugural season, which will begin play in the fall, has learned.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2005
  16. Glass more spectator than goalie

    Scott Burnside

    If Team Canada has one weakness heading into the World Juniors final, it's that goalie Jeff Glass has yet to be tested.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2005