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  1. The NHL’s Race to the Bottom

    Sean McIndoe

    With most of the offseason's major moves already made and rosters around the league largely set, it's time to start talking about which team heads into the 2014-15 season with the best chance at earning the big prize. No, not t...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  2. NHL Offseason Bizarro Rankings

    Sean McIndoe

    The NHL offseason isn't over yet; it's only mid-July, which means we still have roughly seven weeks until training camp starts. But it's mostly over, in the sense that virtually all the big signings, trades, hirings, and...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  3. NHL Grab Bag: Free to Be You and Me

    Sean McIndoe

    Welcome to a weekly grab bag of thoughts and observations from the past few days and/or decades of NHL hockey. Recognizing the three NHL personalities from around the league who produced the most comedic fodder for fans. The third star: Flyer...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  4. Sifting Through the Open Jobs in the NHL

    Sean McIndoe

    With the end of the second round of the NHL playoffs, we have reached an unofficial milestone on hockey's calendar: the end of the annual coach and GM firing season. It's unlikely any of the four remaining teams will b...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  5. Breaking Down the Biggest Deals on NHL Deadline Day (and the Ones...

    Sean McIndoe

    The NHL's trade deadline passed Wednesday, and as always, it was capped off by a hectic few days. There were 20 deals made yesterday, and a total of 33 in the week leading up to the deadline. Some teams, like the Sabres, were very busy....

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  6. The Weekend in Hockey: Penguins Win Everything, Even TV Show Feat...

    Sean McIndoe

    Each Monday, we'll wrap up three of the biggest stories from the weekend and how they'll play into the coming week. Penguins Keep Streaking The Pittsburgh Penguins won their seventh straight, earning a 4-3 victory over the Calgary Flames on Satur...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  7. We Went There: A Heroes' Welcome for the Blackhawks

    James Hughes

    On the first day of the government shutdown, the Washington Capitals arrived in Chicago, looking to bring a momentous occasion to a screeching halt. Though the organization has long since dropped the '90s look — a jersey featuring the Capitol b...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  8. What We Learned on NHL Opening Night

    Sean McIndoe

    The NHL season opened Tuesday night with three games — a classic rivalry matchup that saw the Leafs beat the Habs 4-3, the Blackhawks earn a 6-4 win over the Capitals on Stanley Cup banner-raising night, and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Oilers 5-...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  9. About Last Weekend: He Said, He Said at The Players Championship

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy asking, "yeah, but when is Spoiled Only-Child Day?" here's what you missed in sports last weekend: Tiger Woods won his second career Players Championship and his fourth PGA Tour event this year, finishing the tournament at ...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  10. Washington Capitals and New York Rangers meet in the Stanley Cup ...

    Charles P. Pierce

    The Capitals and the Rangers meet (again) for playoff hockey.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2013
  11. NHL Playoff Preview: An All-Canada Series & Plus Caps-Rangers! (A...

    Katie Baker

    This week, Grantland's Katie Baker will be previewing the NHL playoffs' first-round series. Today: Senators-Canadiens and Rangers-Capitals. Read Tuesday's installment here and Wednesday's here. Ottawa Senators (7) at Montreal Canadiens (2) Backst...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  12. 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
  13. Your Guide to the Last 18 Days of the NHL Schedule

    Sean McIndoe

    It feels like just a few weeks ago that we were watching the NHL's opening night. And it was. Thanks, Bettman! But in this lockout-shortened season, we're already in the home stretch. In fact, today is one of just 18 days left on the NHL schedule....

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  14. Which NHL Coach (or GM!) Is Getting Fired Next?

    Sean McIndoe

    It would appear that the NHL's firing season is upon us. We've already seen two GMs relieved of their duties since the lockout ended — Brian Burke's oddly timed dismissal in Toronto, followed by Scott Howson finally being put out of his misery ...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  15. Your NHL Viewing Guide

    Katie Baker

    With nine NHL games scheduled for Tuesday night and another four on Wednesday, it's hard to know how to allocate your attention. Here's our recommendation for the most interesting of the week's early matchups. Boston at New York Islanders Tuesday...

    Blog | February 26, 2013
  16. The Low-Risk, High-Reward Signing of Alexander Semin

    Katie Baker

    Shortly after the Carolina Hurricanes announced yesterday that they had signed free agent winger Alexander Semin to a one-year, $7 million contract, general manager Jim Rutherford released a statement of welcome to his new player via Twitter. "We ...

    Blog | July 27, 2012