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.


GMs don't like the shootout, so they're keeping it

Ryan Lambert takes a look at killing the shootout in the NHL.


Six 19-year old defensemen making an impact this season

Scott Lewis takes a look at the 19 year old d-man in the NHL this year.


Why so many players are taking pucks to the head, and what has to change

Justin Bourne expresses concern over the increase in players taking pucks to the brain in front.


5 changes that should come out of this week's GM meetings

Justin Bourne makes his suggestions for NHL changes.


Erik Haula, Kari Lehtonen, and the intentional "oops" of running the goalie

Justin Bourne looks at running the goalie - do players really mean to do it?


Genetic mutants: 10 NHLers who were born with "can't-miss" tools to succeed in hockey

Justin Bourne looks at hockey's physical beasts.


The new obsession with "value players," and remembering why talent still trumps

Justin Bourne reminds fans that it's ability, not value that should make you love players.