What are reasonable expectations for Teuvo Teravainen? Will Detroit make the playoffs? Which deadline deal will pay off the most in the postseason? Will the NHL ever return to Atlanta?
Craig Custance writes that despite interest from fans and NHL GMs, Gary Bettman is uninterested in chaning the points system. Plus, mailbag!
Near the trade deadline, former Boston Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli, fired on Wednesday, was working the phones to improve a team that was fighting for its playoff life.
With the help of players, scouts and execs, Craig Custance ranks all 16 playoff teams by their goalies, with the Canadiens in the No. 1 slot.
With the help of players, scouts and execs, Craig Custance ranks all 16 playoff teams by their defense groups, with the Rangers in the No. 1 slot.
With the help of players, scouts and execs, Craig Custance ranks all 16 playoff teams by their forward groups, with the Blackhawks in the No. 1 slot.
Craig Custance makes a pick on every first-round series of the 2014-15 NHL playoffs.
Every year around this time, readers fill the Friday mailbag with ideas to improve the Stanley Cup playoffs. Some of the ideas are so creative or just plain logical that I wish you all had a chair at the general managers' meetings.
Dan Bylsma knows the speculation about his future is about to ramp up again. Craig Custance catches up, and projects a handful of good fits for him.
The wild race down the stretch has shuffled the playoff scenarios on a nightly basis, and there’s no indication it’s going to stop anytime soon.
After looking at data from a recent ESPN Sports Poll, Craig Custance explores which potential expansion city would be the best. It may not be Seattle.
Craig Custance writes why the Capitals possess everything needed to make a deep postseason run. Plus, nine other takeaways from the weekend.
Craig Custance serves up the best fan-submitted ideas on how to improve the NHL draft lottery from the current system.
With help from a panel of coaches, players and executives, Craig Custance breaks down which teams will grab the final playoff spots in the West.
Craig Custance writes that goaltending could derail an otherwise impressive Red Wings team in the wide-open East. Plus, other weekend takeaways.
Craig Custance examines the strange optics at the Sabres-Coyotes game Thursday, plus notes from around the league and mailbag questions answered.