Why we need to stop glorifying players who rack up penalty minutes

Justin Bourne explains why celebrating penalty minutes has to stop.

The regular season home-stretch, & why "peaking" is really just "taking things seriously"

Justin Bourne explains that "peaking" teams are often just great teams trying harder.

The Calder Trophy, Nathan MacKinnon, & properly analyzing how players stack up their stats

Justin Bourne explains why we shouldn't think less of a player who starts in the o-zone.

Why giving Ted Nolan a 3-year contract extension is a bad idea

Justin Bourne weighs in on Ted Nolan's new deal.

How does the Tyler Seguin-Loui Eriksson trade look now?

Scott Lewis reflects on the big Boston-Dallas deal.

Answering the question: what is Dion Phaneuf? Great, awful...something else?

Justin Bourne tries to pin down what Dion Phaneuf is.

5 NHL players who aren't what you think they are

Justin Bourne tries to change how you're thinking about certain NHLers.

Connor McDavid, and the pressure of being "The Next One"

Justin Bourne looks at the stress Connor McDavid has in his near future.

In praise of Patrick Kane

Justin Bourne fawns over Patrick Kane for 800 words.

Thoughts on Thoughts: Canucks brass must resist panic

Justin Bourne goes through Elliotte Friedman's 30 Thoughts, and elaborates on 10.

Bryzgalov, Yakupov, & how much interaction with the other team is allowed on game day

Justin Bourne explains what's allowed and what's not in interaction with your opponent.

The Quiet Room: What happened with Rich Peverley’s heart, and how it affects his future

Rich Peverley was a victim of sudden cardiac arrest, and survived it thanks to the quick thinking of team medical staff. Find out what caused it, and what happens next.

Personal Story: The Call-Up I Should’ve Declined

Justin Bourne tells one of his worst story from his playing days.

Saying 3-on-3 overtime is "as much of a gimmick" as the shootout is laughably asinine

Justin Bourne explains why calling 3-on-3 overtime "equally gimmicky" to a shootout is crazy talk.