Long a Punchline, Toronto FC Is Now the Model Franchise of MLS
With an emphasis placed on their academy and the development of local talent—plus spending wisely on top international stars—TFC is the gold standard in MLS after years of futility.
Erie Otters' Raddysh Brothers Embracing Final OHL Playoff Run Together
Taylor and Darren Raddysh are fighting for an OHL championship before their hockey careers go in different directions.
How Concussions Ruined Michel Petit and Steve Payne’s NHL Careers
We spoke to the two former players about how concussions changed their lives and why they joined the ongoing lawsuit against the NHL.
Mark Hunter Is the Maple Leafs' Silent Assassin
Heading into arguably the most important draft in Leafs history, perhaps no man is more crucial to the team's success than Mark Hunter.
In Joe Pavelski, the Sharks Have Finally Found the Captain They've Been Waiting For
Pavelski was an unheralded prospect taken in the seventh round. Now, more than a decade later, he's one of the NHL's top players—and still unheralded.
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The Lightning Might Be Better off without Superstar Steven Stamkos
The Lightning are doing just fine without their best player, Steven Stamkos. This could be a case of the Ewing Theory.
Tampa Bay Defenseman Victor Hedman is Big Enough for the Moment
With Steven Stamkos injured, and John Tavares lining up across from him, Victor Hedman has become the key to Tampa's series against the Islanders.
The Nasvhille Predators Are Ready for the Big Time
The Nashville Predators have been around for almost two decades. Is this the year they are finally all grown-up?
The NHL Season Is Too Damn Long
A rash of late-season injuries, coupled with the playoffs going into June, should inspire the league to consider cutting the regular season by a month.
The Anaheim Ducks Are Different This Year, But Are They Good Enough?
The Ducks have had a topsy-turvy season. Can the aging team find its form one more time before the playoffs?
How Quinnipiac Became the Top College Hockey Team in America
British Columbia has played a leading role in transforming Quinnipiac University into a Division I powerhouse.
The Hardest Part of the Leafs' Rebuild Is Officially Underway
The Leafs have been wise to dump salaries and older players for loads of picks. But drafting well and building a cohesive lineup is the real challenge.
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