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  1. NHL Grab Bag: Happy Holidays From the Vancouver Canucks!

    Sean McIndoe

    Welcome to a weekly grab bag of thoughts and observations from the past few days and/or decades of NHL hockey. The Three Stars of Comedy Recognizing the NHL personalities from around the league this week (and last week) who produced the most come...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  2. The Weekend in Hockey: Basically, Canada Is So Sad Right Now

    Sean McIndoe

    A look at three of the biggest stories from the NHL weekend and how they'll play into the coming days. The Stats Guys Are Happy, So the Leafs Must be Losing Early in the season, we presented the 2013-14 Toronto Maple Leafs as the canary in the ad...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  3. The Weekend in Hockey: A New Low in Philadelphia

    Sean McIndoe

    A look at three of the biggest stories from the NHL weekend and how they'll play into the coming days. Flyers Hit Rock Bottom; Grab Shovels The biggest news of the weekend came on Friday night, when the struggling Flyers faced the Capitals. Despi...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  4. Your NHL Offseason News Quiz

    Sean McIndoe

    NHL training camps are beginning to open around the league, and that means that after months of trades, signings, hirings, firings, wild speculation, and unfounded rumors, we can finally declare the 2013 offseason over. How closely were you paying...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  5. How Two Scottish Men in Glasgow Talking About Soccer Explains the...

    Graham Parker

    Scene: The writer is stuck in Glasgow for a day, waiting for a flight back to New York. He goes to a café for breakfast. He reads the paper, sips his coffee, and starts to plan the day. Two men sit down at the table next to him. The two men ...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  6. Were Any Long-Term NHL Contracts a Good Idea?

    Sean McIndoe

    Thanks to Roberto Luongo, Vincent Lecavalier, Ilya Bryzgalov, and Rick DiPietro, the past week of NHL transactions will probably be remembered as the Revenge of the Long-Term Contracts. With Luongo trapped in Vancouver and the other three players rec...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  7. Did the Cory Schneider Trade Make the Vancouver Canucks Any Bette...

    Sean McIndoe

    It's been one of the NHL's burning questions for the last 14 months: Where would Roberto Luongo wind up? After losing his job as the Canucks' starting goaltender to Cory Schneider during last year's playoff loss to the Kings, Luongo was clearly on...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  8. NHL Playoff Preview: Will Crosby Return to Face the Islanders?

    Katie Baker

    This week, Grantland's Katie Baker will be previewing the NHL playoffs' first-round series. Today: Maple Leafs–Bruins, Islanders-Penguins, and Sharks-Canucks. Read yesterday's installment here. Toronto Maple Leafs (5) at Boston Bruins (4) B...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  9. The Bandwagon Fan's Guide to the NHL Playoffs

    Sean McIndoe

    The NHL playoffs are here, and if you cheer for one of the 16 teams that made the cut, you know what you need to do: Put fresh batteries in the remote, kiss your loved ones good-bye, and get ready for the emotional roller coaster that you're about to...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  10. Did Anything Interesting Happen on NHL Trade Deadline Day?

    Sean McIndoe

    The NHL trade deadline passed at 3 p.m. ET, and the biggest story might have been the player who wasn't traded: Roberto Luongo will stay in Vancouver, despite the panic that started when he was pulled off the ice minutes before the deadline. He was c...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  11. NHL Viewing Guide: Can the Blackhawks Keep Their Streak Alive?

    Katie Baker

    There are umpteen NHL games going on, and it's always hard to know how to allocate your attention. Here's our recommendation for the most interesting of the week's matchups. Minnesota Wild at Chicago Blackhawks Tuesday, 8:30 p.m. ET CSN Chicago/...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  12. 10 NHL Early-Season Surprises

    Sean McIndoe

    We're about a quarter of the way through this truncated NHL season, and that seems like a good time to have a look at some of the players who are putting up impressive numbers so far. But while it's not exactly a shock to see names like Stamkos, C...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  13. The 10 Commandments of NHL Shootouts

    Sean McIndoe

    Just when we thought we'd seen it all in NHL shootout action, Alex Burrows proved us wrong. Plenty of players have used the ol' spinorama in a shootout. But none of them ever came up with that whole "ignore the puck entirely when you do it" angle tha...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  14. NHL Panic Watch

    Sean McIndoe

    We're roughly 10 percent of the way through the NHL season, and that means it's time for some teams to panic. Not really, of course. Even in this abbreviated season, jumping to conclusions based on four or five games would be downright irrational....

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  15. About Last Night: Tiger May or May Not Be Back

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy explaining to your family that you aren't a "doomsday prepper," you're just ready for anything, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Tiger Woods secured his first victory of 2013, easing to a four shot win at the Far...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  16. NHL Opening Weekend: The Blues Shine, the Red Wings (Might) Stink...

    Sean McIndoe

    It's probably foolish to try to read anything into two days' worth of games, especially when half the players in the NHL are still trying to get back to pre-lockout form. But that's no reason not to try, so here are 10 random observations from the NH...

    Blog | January 21, 2013