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2hBen Arledge

Smith at peace with infamous Stanley Cup own goal

Thirty years ago, Steve Smith became hockey's Bill Buckner when his infamous gaffe cost the Oilers a chance at a Cup. Now he's helping other young defensemen weather the ups and downs in the NHL.

Melrose: West too strong in Stanley Cup finals (0:29)

World Cup of Hockey roster: Team Russia

Alex Ovechkin, Evgeni Malkin and Pavel Datsyuk headline Russia's roster, but the additional seven includes the suspended defenseman Slava Voynov.

Rust tallies two in Game 7 for Pittsburgh (0:33)
2dPaul Lukas

Uni Watch: World Cup of Hockey jerseys

The jerseys for the World Cup of Hockey have been rolled out, and while the designs range from spectacular to adequate, all of the sweaters share one particular flaw.

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23hCraig Custance

What Dylan Sadowy can do for the Red Wings

Craig Custance examines what new trade acquisition Dylan Sadowy can do for Detroit. Plus, another round of #CustanceCorrespondence.

Sidney Crosby's legacy in jeopardy? (0:46)
#LevyAndMelrose: The toughest trophy to win in sports (2:49)
Melrose: Sharks can be labeled as winners now (1:21)
NHL Top 3 plays of the week (1:35)
Penguins coach explains decision to challenge (0:44)
Did Mike Sullivan rush Marc-Andre Fleury? (3:01)

Murray-Fleury, DeBoer-Hitchcock, Joel Ward

Scott Burnside, Craig Custance and Pierre LeBrun cover the Penguins switching from Matt Murray to Marc-Andre Fleury in goal and the coaching battle in the Western Finals between Pete DeBoer and Ken Hitchcock. Plus, Sharks RW Joel Ward joins.


Kessel left off USA's World Cup of Hockey roster

Phil Kessel is the biggest name missing from the final seven roster spots that were named for Team USA in the upcoming World Cup of Hockey.


Corey Pronman @coreypronman

Willy Nylander looking like Ronaldo on that goal (that's a good thing right? I don't know where the soccer/football crowd stands on him)

Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

Team Canada has notified 6-7 players that didn't make the roster that they're next-in-line in case of injuries, a taxi squad if you will.

Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

Reason Team Canada adamant on adding another LHD is that should Keith or Vlasic get hurt in tourney, you don't want to go down to just 1 LHD