by Brian Costello - September 24, 2008 2:43 PM EDT
The annual THN office pool was held Wednesday; here are the top 10 players selected and who picked them.
There’s nothing complicated about our office pool. It’s a straight point pool, 14 of us and 12 rounds of selections. We held it Wednesday at noon.
by Brian Costello - September 17, 2008 3:15 PM EDT
No, the NHL isn't growing, but that's no reason not to dream of some new teams.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman splashed cool water on the possibility of expansion this week, but there’s always a chance things will change in the next decade or so.
by Brian Costello - September 10, 2008 2:33 PM EDT
When Chris Chelios finally does retire, he will have set a number of records that will be tough to beat.
It’s nice to see Chris Chelios back for another season with the Detroit Red Wings. At 46, Chelios is the oldest NHL player since Gordie Howe retired in 1980 at age 52.
by Brian Costello - September 3, 2008 2:58 PM EDT
As the season fast approaches, some NHLers continue to search for a home.
We’re approaching the eve of NHL training camps and there looks to be a handful of player-team matches waiting to be made. Some teams clearly have openings on the third and fourth lines, other teams have plenty of cap space remaining.
by Brian Costello - August 27, 2008 2:50 PM EDT
Grab a plate, pull up a seat and enjoy a hearting helping of this week's countdown.
It’s 11:30 Wednesday morning, I'm hungry and THN.com editor Edward Fraser is bugging me to submit my top 10 list before lunch. It's the dog days of hockey off-season and the ideas aren¹t so easy.
by The Hockey News - August 20, 2008 11:22 AM EDT
The teams from the Jr. A ranks weren't included in the THN tournament, but they still deserve a nod in the weekly countdown.
BY JUSTIN DICKIE When I started as an intern at The Hockey News at the beginning of June, I was surprised at how much of my input was taken into consideration by THN staffers.
by Brian Costello - August 13, 2008 2:14 PM EDT
The Olympics are full of many different sports, some of which can be found in hockey.
I drifted off in front of the television while watching the Beijing Olympics the other night and I was awakened every few minutes when the commentators made reference to hockey.
by Brian Costello - August 6, 2008 2:28 PM EDT
Teams in a good position to get the first overall draft pick in 2009.
A pessimist would give this top 10 list the following headline: The top 10 teams most likely to miss the playoffs in 2008-09. The optimist in me prefers to look at the bright side.
by Brian Costello - July 30, 2008 3:31 PM EDT
Sundin is a consistent player, but here's why he isn't a Hall of Famer.
Some media outlets have referred to the indecisive Mats Sundin as an automatic Hall of Famer, regardless of what he decides to do with his hockey career.
by Brian Costello - July 23, 2008 3:32 PM EDT
Counting down a few players who went from the NHL to Europe and put up impressive numbers.
Old NHLers don’t necessarily retire. Some of them travel across the Atlantic to continue their pro careers in the elite European leagues.
by Brian Costello - July 16, 2008 3:11 PM EDT
The connection between hockey and golf is undeniable.
Hockey players dominated the field at the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament in Lake Tahoe, Nev., this past weekend with five former or current NHLers among the top nine.
by The Hockey News - July 9, 2008 3:11 PM EDT
Counting down some of the most notable NHL players who are retiring or taking their act overseas next season.
BY JUSTIN DICKIE When the NHL begins its 2008-09 season in October, there will be a few noticeable omissions from team rosters. A couple of surefire Hall of Famers said, “See ya later” to the NHL recently, while a few not-so-high-profile others will be missed, too.
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