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Close the Door Please on Your Way Out

October 1, 2019 - 9:04 AM ET

For taking a team that was last in the NHL soon after he took over to St. Louis’s first Stanley Cup, Craig Berube received a three-year extension and no more. Three more years is all GM Doug Armstrong is guaranteed, why would the coach get more? We can think of a few reasons. Barry Trotz, who...

Getting to the Core of These Tough Encores

October 8, 2019 - 8:47 AM ET

A secondary theory on why Year Two is so much harder on a goalie than Year One is that such is not always the case, even if it seems like it. After what should have been a hard-to-duplicate run to Game Seven double overtime of the conference final in 1994, Marty Brodeur won the Stanley Cup in 19...

The Devil Had Been in the Details for New Jersey

October 15, 2019 - 9:23 AM ET

It’s a zippy 90-minute drive up the New Jersey Turnpike between the Wells Fargo and Prudential Centers for Wayne Simmonds, sometimes longer with traffic. Traffic, however, is what he has been one of the best at, except when dragging those skinny legs to the net front last season while recovering f...