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  1. New York Islanders sign Nikolai Kulemin and Mikhail Grabovski to ...

    Scott Burnside

    The New York Islanders, shut out of any significant additions on Day 1 of the NHL's free-agency period, hit pay dirt Wednesday afternoon by signing a pair of forwards, Nikolai Kulemin and Mikhail Grabovski, to four-year deals.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2014
  2. Caps' Trotz: Ovechkin has to grow his game

    Scott Burnside

    PHILADELPHIA -- Of all the new coaches -- or rather coaches in new positions -- in the NHL, perhaps no one will face more scrutiny than Barry Trotz in Washington. After coaching every single game in Nashville Predators history, Trotz parted ways w...

    Blog | June 28, 2014
  3. Gut decisions about the coaching carousel

    Scott Burnside

    Here's the standard pattern when NHL coaches are hired: The new coach sits at a table or stands at a podium and describes how he wants to correct the mistakes of his predecessor, or outlines his philosophies and how he sees good things ahead for Team...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  4. Caps' firings aren't all Ovechkin's fault

    Scott Burnside

    And then there was Ovie. Or at least that's how it seems in Washington now that longtime GM George McPhee has been cut loose, his contract not being renewed for the first time since he took over in June 1997, and coach Adam Oates also being given ...

    Blog | April 26, 2014
  5. Ramblings: Canucks' circus spins, Halak backs down, Bishop-less B...

    Scott Burnside

    Canucks turning into a circus Having stable ownership doesn't necessarily denote good ownership, a reality worth keeping in mind as the Vancouver Canucks find themselves in a state of chaos. Somehow, in less than three years, the Canucks have gone f...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  6. Ramblings: Alberta opposites, changes afoot, defense wins

    Scott Burnside

    Oilers are in flux The focus, as it should be with three weeks to go in the regular season, is on those teams still with a shot at making the playoffs and, thereby, a shot at a championship. But there will be no shortage of drama in the 14 cities wh...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  7. Ramblings: Bad time to tick off your goalie

    Scott Burnside

    Reimer soap opera continues From the moment Game 7 of the opening round of the playoffs ended with Bruins center Patrice Bergeron's overtime winner eliminating the Toronto Maple Leafs, it's clear that the Leafs -- or at least those Leafs wearing sui...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  8. Caps hope Evgeny Kuznetsov can deliver

    Scott Burnside

    Craig Laughlin, the former NHL player who has been providing analysis for Washington Capitals games since 1990, calls the Capitals' upcoming five games "the gauntlet." "I think this five-game stretch will define this team, for the good or the bad,...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  9. Ramblings: All eyes on Caps' Kuznetsov

    Scott Burnside

    Pressure already on Caps' Kuznetsov It will be interesting to see how Washington head coach Adam Oates employs Evgeny Kuznetsov during the stretch run. The former first-round pick of the Caps (26th overall in 2010) made his NHL debut Monday after mu...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  10. Ducks leading league in deft moves, too

    Scott Burnside

    Is there an NHL GM who goes about his business more quietly than Anaheim's Bob Murray? The architect of the NHL's top team at the quarter pole this season was at it again Tuesday, sending big winger Dustin Penner to Washington for a fourth-round p...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  11. NHL -- Handing out NHL's quarter-pole awards

    Scott Burnside

    With just one-fourth of the NHL season remaining, it's time for Scott Burnside to hand out the league's quarter-pole awards.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2014
  12. Sochi Olympics - Olympics will make friends of foes

    Scott Burnside

    The intensity of Wednesday's Capitals-Penguins game forecasts the excitement to come in Sochi where opponents become teammates and teammates become opponents, writes ESPN.com's Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2014
  13. NHL - Taking league's temperature at halfway point

    Scott Burnside

    Scott Burnside offers up his midseason report on the NHL, including teams and players who sputtered out of the gate and some who have stepped up in a big way.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2014
  14. NHL - Scott Burnside: Colorado Avalanche's Semyon Varlamov shows ...

    Scott Burnside

    Once thought of as expendable, Semyon Varlamov is making great strides this season and the Colorado Avalanche are reaping the rewards, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2013
  15. Ramblings: Complaints, castaways and canned coaches

    Scott Burnside

    So, we are now a week into the NHL calendar, with no shortage of storylines and sidebars. Sounds like the perfect time for more ramblings. Clarke the carpenter: Interesting to hear much-traveled Clarke MacArthur make his not-so-positive feelings a...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  16. NHL - Scott Burnside: Olie Kolzig has hands full with Washington ...

    Scott Burnside

    Olie Kolzig inherits a lot of talent as the Washington Capitals' goaltending coach, but it comes with a lot of needs to manage, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2013