New NHL All-Star Game Format Is Absurd, But It Will Be AwesomeInstead of a long-winded rant about why this new format is stupid, let's embrace the madness and talk about how great it's going to be.
Emma: Duncan Keith Is Back, Looking Like He Was Never GoneKeith logged 27:34 on the ice in his first game back from a mensicus tear.
Can Alex Ovechkin Break Wayne Gretzky's Goal Record? Stats And Logic Both Say YesThis Week In Hockey we take a look at Alex Ovechkin's goal scoring prowess, Jaromir Jagr's agelessness, and the NHL exploring widening nets to encourage more goal scoring.
Emma: Artemi Panarin Adjusting, Thriving With BlackhawksPanarin is dealing with a language barrier off the ice and high expectations in his role.
5 Bold Predictions Based On The First Month Of The NHL SeasonBased on a small sample size but with careful consideration, here are 5 bold predictions for the rest of the NHL season.
Todd Richards, Bruce Boudreau, And The Value Of A Change Of Pace FiringWhen expectations aren't being met, there's very little that a general manager of an NHL team can do to right the ship other than firing their head coach.
Emma: NHL's New 3-on-3 Overtime Brings Beautiful ChaosJonathan Toews scored his second straight game-winner in the new overtime format.
Emma: Reconstructed Blackhawks Roster Boasts Plenty Of PromiseThere are new faces, but much about these Blackhawks looks familiar.
Zawaski: Welcome To Hockey Season, Cubs FansThe Blackhawks are off to a 3-3 start as they attempt to defend their Stanley Cup championship.
Jim Johannson, USA Hockey: Expansion, Exposure Essential To Development Of American Hockey PlayersCBS Local Sports spoke with Johannson about the surge in top-tier American players in the NHL and the push to grow the sport of hockey further in America.
After Further Review, The NHL's New Rules Changes Are Big SuccessesGary Bettman and the NHL brass can feel free to hang a "Mission Accomplished" banner outside of the NHL offices in New York for the two biggest changes they made to the game this offseason.
Kane Scores In OT To Lift Blackhawks Past Islanders, 3-2Patrick Kane scored less than two minutes into overtime for the win.