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  1. 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
  2. NHL - Dodger Stadium game still about hockey for Anaheim Ducks, L...

    Scott Burnside

    There is a tendency to gloss over the game portion of these events, but you couldn't lose sight of the fact that these two points up for grabs at Dodger Stadium were especially important, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2014
  3. Seen and heard at the Hockey Hall of Fame

    Scott Burnside

    TORONTO -- The game's greatest Hall of Famer, Wayne Gretzky, was on hand Monday. He talked about the memories that came flooding back to him when he was inducted in 1999. "To make the Hockey Hall of Fame is really hard. You've got to be a real spe...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  4. 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs - Burnside: The continuing evolution of...

    Scott Burnside

    Pens superstar Sidney Crosby's game keeps evolving as his maturation as a player continues, Scott Burnside writes.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2013
  5. Zach Bogosian's growth comes with pain

    Scott Burnside

    ATLANTA -- Thrashers GM Rick Dudley was a minor league coach in the Los Angeles Kings' organization when the Kings acquired Wayne Gretzky in the summer of 1988, so he knows whereof he speaks when he says anyone can be traded. Fair enough. But l...

    Blog | February 10, 2011
  6. NHL -- A day in the life of Phoenix Coyotes coach Dave Tippett

    Scott Burnside

    After replacing Wayne Gretzky before the start of the season, Dave Tippett is close to bringing Phoenix to the playoffs. How's he doing it? We spent a day with the coach to find out.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2010
  7. Power Play: A mess for Gretzky, NHL

    Scott Burnside

    The NHL is stuck in the middle of a financial mess with the game's greatest player and ambassador, Wayne Gretzky. Will the Phoenix sale hamper the league's relationship with The Great One?

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2009
  8. The Cup is up for grabs again and, this time, anything's possible...

    Scott Burnside

    The Cup is once again up for grabs. And the Penguins' win has changed the rules. There are no excuses anymore for Alex Ovechkin and the rest of the league's young stars.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2009
  9. Wayne Gretzky's uncertain future speaks to unfortunate end with P...

    Scott Burnside

    With Wayne Gretzky's exit from Phoenix, many will ask, "Well, what now?" His future is uncertain, but how can a league not have The Great One around in some capacity?

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2009
  10. Scott Burnside: Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma beating odds...

    Scott Burnside

    The odds have always been against Dan Bylsma (how many raised their eyebrows when he took over as Penguins coach?). But his uncharacteristic journey is the secret to his success.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2009
  11. Scott Burnside: Wayne Gretzky finally comfortable in his own coac...

    Scott Burnside

    Even in his fourth season behind the Coyotes' bench, Wayne Gretzky still seems to draw those, "He's still coaching?" questions. But The Great One isn't balking, he's "not going anywhere."

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2008
  12. The Olympics? What happens next for Gretzky gets tricky for Hocke...

    Scott Burnside

    Wayne Gretzky says he does not want to return as executive director for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. So, now what? Finding a home for The Great One is going to be one touchy task for Hockey Canada.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2008
  13. Residual effect from Gretzky trade still felt today

    Scott Burnside

    With Wayne Gretzky's trade from the dynastic Oilers to the Kings 20 years ago unassailably the most significant move in the NHL annals, Scott Burnside reveals the seven biggest swaps in history.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2008
  14. Tocchet returns at critical time for Gretzky, Coyotes

    Scott Burnside

    Rick Tocchet is getting a second chance in the NHL because of Wayne Gretzky's loyalty, but what he decides to do with his second chance is in his hands.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2008
  15. At least one finalist is not experiencing a Cup hangover

    Scott Burnside

    At least one Stanley Cup finalist is not experiencing a hangover, and it's not who you think.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2007
  16. Beckham follows Gretzky's lead in Tinseltown

    Scott Burnside

    David Beckham is descending upon L.A. with his celebrity wife in tow, but he's not the first. Remember Wayne Gretzky?

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2007