Hot topics: Coyotes, testing, economy
DETROIT -- NHL commissioner Gary Bettman held his annual "state of the NHL" news conference before Saturday's Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals. Here are Scott Burnside's and Pierre LeBrun's takes on the major issues discussed:
The Coyotes and Jim Balsillie
Canadian business tycoon Jim Balsillie may ultimately force his way into the NHL club through the courts, but it is patently clear he will never get there by going through normal channels, to whit, with the support of the NHL's ...
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2009 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS
The Stanley Cup finals are here. Scott Burnside, Pierre LeBrun and the rest of our NHL team preview the action: