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The NHL Has a Problem: No Team in Houston

Sports PhotoThe NHL has chosen Seattle rather than Houston to be its 32nd franchise, tying the NFL for the largest among the four major sports leagues. Bad move, says SC’s Anthony Brancato, who explains why. Complete Story

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Can Anyone Stop the Tampa Bay Lightning?

Sports PhotoThe Tampa Bay Lightning have the best record in the league, and it’s not close. Can they keep it up all the way to the playoffs? SC’s Scott Huntington takes a look. Complete Story

NHL Player Power Rankings

Sports Photo2018 has been a crazy year so far in the NHL, full of many ups, downs, and surprises. At this exact moment, who are the best players in the NHL? SC’s Scott Huntington is glad you asked. Complete Story

What Happened to the Ottawa Senators?

Sports PhotoThe trade of Erik Karlsson was huge for Ottawa, but just one more blunder that the team’s ownership has made in a disastrous year, says SC’s Scott Huntington. Complete Story

2018 Stanley Cup Final Preview

Sports PhotoWashington Capitals. Vegas Golden Knights. It’s a matchup nobody would have predicted at the start of the season, or even at the start of the playoffs. That’s just one of the reasons it’s going to be fantastic. Complete Story

NHL’s Regressive Move Produces Unusual Gold Medal Showdown

Sports PhotoFor the first time since 1994, NHL players did not compete in the Winter Olympics. SC’s Brad Oremland examines the decision, which produced a gold medal game whose exciting conclusion couldn’t overcome the lackluster quality of play. Complete Story

Will the Penguins Win Three Cups in a Row?

Sports PhotoOn June 11, at the conclusion of a 2-0 win in Game 6 of the final, the Pittsburgh Penguins hoisted the Stanley Cup for the second time in as many years. It’s a feat that hasn’t occurred in the modern era of the NHL. But can they do it again? Complete Story

Jaromir Jagr’s Longevity, Greatness Are Defying Time

Sports PhotoSC’s Louie Centanni takes a moment to reflect upon the greatness and longevity of Jaromir Jagr, who just took over third place on the NHL’s all-time scoring list. Complete Story

Trading John Scott: NHL Shows Mean Side

Sports PhotoSC’s Louie Centanni wonders if the trade of John Scott from the Coyotes to the Canadiens was an example of the NHL taking too much power over its fans — and if the consequences should be John Scott’s. Complete Story

Kane’s Streak Ends, Did it Propel Him to Best Player?

Sports PhotoSC’s Louie Centanni analyzes the top five Hart Trophy candidates at this point in the NHL season. Has Patrick Kane’s amazing 26-game point streak finally vaulted him to the top of the conversation for best player? Complete Story

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