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  1. How zone starts impact the MVP race for Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovech...

    Neil Greenberg

    After examining the data on zone starts in the NHL for 2013-14, Neil Greenberg argues that Sidney Crosby's performance is even more impressive than what the basic stats tell us. In addition, he points out that Alexander Steen has a strong MVP case.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2013
  2. Who's ahead after Alfredsson's move?

    Craig Custance

    There are times when Bobby Ryan has a bit of a relapse. He forgets he's in the East, where it's not quite the struggle to advance the puck from zone to zone, where the transition game is a little bit more free-flowing. "I get to the point ...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  3. NHL - Analyzing the early returns on Alfredsson, Ryan, Anaheim Du...

    Craig Custance

    It's too early to declare a final winner after Daniel Alfredsson joined the Red Wings and the Senators replaced him with Bobby Ryan, but ESPN Insider Craig Custance examines the early returns for those two teams as well as the Anaheim Ducks.

    Blog | Conversation | October 24, 2013
  4. 2013 NHL Playoffs - The keys to the L.A. Kings' home playoff domi...

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance examines the L.A. Kings' home dominance during the playoffs, attributing the success to their ability to contest every inch of ice, play suffocating defense in the neutral zone and build early leads. Plus, they've got goalie Jonathan Quick.

    Blog | Conversation | June 06, 2013
  5. Washington Capitals likely doomed if offense doesn't improve - NH...

    Neil Greenberg

    ESPN Insider's Neil Greenberg looks at the Washington Capitals and writes that if the Caps can't dramatically increase their scoring chances and become more productive in the offensive zone, it could be a second half full of disappointments.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2012
  6. NHL: Taylor Hall and Tyler Seguin have been good, but Cam Fowler ...

    E.J. Hradek

    E.J. Hradek revels in technology to open his blog -- he can watch three top rookies playing in different time zones -- then evaluates Taylor Hall, Tyler Seguin and Cam Fowler. The third of that bunch, who fell to No. 12 last June, may be the true star.

    Blog | Conversation | December 08, 2010
  7. Peep Show

    Jim Wilkie

    ESPN Insider has the latest news and notes from around the NHL.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2004
  8. Anaheim winger finding comfort zone

    Jim Wilkie

    Vaclav Prospal has looked more comfortable as the Ducks have climbed into a tie for sixth place in the West.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2003
  9. Islanders can't escape trap

    Jim Wilkie

    The Devils dismantled the Islanders by clogging the neutral zone and waiting patiently for offensive chances.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2003
  10. Wild hope to escape Avalanche

    Jim Wilkie

    Last year, the Wild came back from a 3-1 deficit to stun the Avs en route to the Western Conference finals.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2003
  11. This final isn't going to be pretty

    Jim Wilkie

    If you want fast skating, slick passing and highlight reel goals, the Stanley Cup Finals isn't the place to look.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2003
  12. Canucks adapt, win Wild style

    Jim Wilkie

    Borrowing from the Wild's approach to Games 1 and 2 in Vancouver, the Canucks notched a perfect road win.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2003