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  1. Dodger Stadium game should be special

    Scott Burnside

    LOS ANGELES -- We were asked recently about how the NHL follows up the tremendous success of the Winter Classic in Ann Arbor, Mich., with its litter of outdoor games -- the first of which goes Saturday at Dodger Stadium. In short, what does the NH...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Sochi Olympics - Lots of criticism over U.S. selections

    Scott Burnside

    Tough decisions were made in selecting the U.S. team for Sochi, which means there were some hurt feelings and plenty of criticism.

    Story | Conversation | January 01, 2014
  4. NHL Winter Classic: Toronto Maple Leafs notes

    Scott Burnside

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Toronto Maple Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf said he got chills as he walked up to Michigan Stadium Tuesday afternoon. Not sure if it was the prospect of leading his team into the Winter Classic against the Detroit Red Wings on Wednes...

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2013
  5. NHL Winter Classic: Detroit Red Wings notes

    Scott Burnside

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Detroit coach Mike Babcock revealed his theory on why the visiting team has won all but one of the five NHL Winter Classics, mentioning the New Year's Eve dynamic in his own home as supporting evidence. "Well, let's just go with w...

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2013
  6. NHL: Winter Classic is a celebration of the game

    Scott Burnside

    Started as what some called a cheap thrill, the Winter Classic has since brought in big bucks.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2013
  7. Ramblings: Time is ripe for Flyers, Downie

    Scott Burnside

    Ramblings from observations of around the NHL: Are Flyers For Real?: The Philadelphia Flyers are an impressive 5-0-1 in their past six games and have dragged themselves from the depths of the Eastern Conference to being just four points back of th...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  8. NHL plans 6 outdoor games for 2014, including Los Angeles, New Yo...

    Scott Burnside

    The NHL is in the final planning stages of its much-anticipated series of outdoor stadium games next season that would see six outdoor contests set to take place in football and baseball stadium across North America, sources told ESPN.com Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2013
  9. NHL - The cancellation of 2013 Winter Classic won't take away wha...

    Scott Burnside

    Despite the cancellation of the 2013 game, the Winter Classic will rebound to again represent all that is good and pure about the game, Scott Burnside writes.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2012
  10. NHL - Cancelation of Winter Classic will waste NHL's growth

    Scott Burnside

    The obliteration of the NHL's marquee regular-season event is a stark acknowledgment that all that's been gained since the last ridiculous lockout ended has been in vain, Scott Burnside writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2012
  11. NHL: Winter Classic threat a test of Gary Bettman's iron will

    Scott Burnside

    Does Bettman have the icy will to destroy that which is dear to him to eliminate any kind of leverage the event might represent in negotiations for the players?

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2012
  12. NHL eyes Maple Leafs-Red Wings Winter Classic at Big House, secon...

    Scott Burnside

    The NHL has all but finalized details to hold next year's Winter Classic between the Red Wings and Maple Leafs at Michigan Stadium, while continuing negotiations for a second outdoor rink in Detroit where ancillary events would be held, a source said.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2012
  13. '24/7' an experiment gone right

    Scott Burnside

    In the press room after Monday's Winter Classic in Philadelphia, head coach Peter Laviolette praised the presence of HBO's cameras in the Flyers dressing room these past few weeks. "You know, I think the product speaks for itself," he said. The...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  14. Jagr not bothered by Rupp's salute

    Scott Burnside

    Jaromir Jagr said he wasn't offended when New York Rangers forward Mike Rupp copied Jagr's trademark salute after Rupp scored the first of two goals against the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday. "It's fine with me, it's not my signature," Jagr said. ...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  15. 2012 Winter Classic: Philadelphia Flyers goalie Sergei Bobrovsky ...

    Scott Burnside

    The story in Philadelphia always seems to always revolve around the goalies, and the Winter Classic was no different.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2012
  16. 2012 Winter Classic: Winter Classic more than a game

    Scott Burnside

    It is perhaps a measure of the success of the NHL's Winter Classic that the game itself -- in this case a dramatic 3-2 comeback victory by the New York Rangers over the host Philadelphia Flyers in front of 46,967 fans -- no longer defines the event.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2012