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Down Goes Brown: Five times when the NHL didn't just 'stick to sports'
While the NHL and players wrestle with what, if anything, they should say or do to make their voices heard in today's heated social climate, here's a look back at five times when hockey and politics collided.
Down Goes Brown: Five NHL Franchise Lifers Who Went Out With A Whimper
The Sedins have made their intentions clear. The twin stars want to remain in Vancouver despite the fact the Canucks have little to no chance at contending for the Stanley Cup this season – or in the foreseeable future. Here are five other star players who stuck with their one-and-only NHL team to the end, even though they were nowhere near Cup contention.
Down Goes Brown: Five rules to navigate the wave of NHL pre-season predictions
Instead of making our own picks for the 2017-18 NHL season – those will come later – we're trying something else. We're predicting the predictions, using five basic rules to figure out what the coming surge of forecasts might have in common.
Down Goes Brown: Five more players who deserve to have their number retired
Let's go back to the well for a look at five more players whose numbers haven't been raised to the rafters yet, but maybe should have been.
Down Goes Brown: Five players who surprisingly haven't had their number retired
Let's look at five players who've been out of the league for a while now, but have yet to see their numbers retired by the team they made their names with.
Down Goes Brown: Five players who never won a Cup thanks to bad timing
Let's look back at five players who had long and successful NHL careers that didn't include Stanley Cups, but who just missed being in the right place at the right time to win one.
Down Goes Brown: Five Hall of Famers who had free agency homecomings
Let's look back at five Hall of Fame stars who chose to return to their former team via free agency, and how those deals worked out for both sides.
Down Goes Brown: Five players falling off the Hall of Fame radar
Here are five guys who have been up for induction at least five times and may be falling off your HHOF radar, but might have a stronger case than you think.
Down Goes Brown: Five best goalies to be exposed in expansion drafts
These five goalies -- including two Hall of Famers -- were made available in expansion drafts, but never selected.
Down Goes Brown: Five classic goals that were downright ugly
Some of the biggest goals in hockey history have been pure beauties, but not every overtime winner, series decider or history-making tally is worth watching on repeat.
Down Goes Brown: Five Hall of Famers who had multiple playoff runs as rookies
Matt Murray is two wins away from winning his second Stanley Cup, yet is still eligible for the Calder. So let's look back at five others who played well in the post-season as a rookie, then did it again.
Down Goes Brown: Five times Game 2 of the Stanley Cup final was the turning point
Don't write off the Predators just yet, as these five series show no matter what happens in Game 1, the outcome of a series can still be completely changed in Game 2.
Down Goes Brown: The five most memorable Game 7s in conference final history
Here's hoping the Senators and Penguins can deliver something that will push for a spot on this list when they meet Thursday night.
Down Goes Brown: Five teams that rebounded from rock bottom to win the Cup
Let's try to cheer up Capitals fans with a look back at five Cup contenders who hit rock bottom or something close to it before winning it all shortly after.
Down Goes Brown: Five memorable nights with Game 7 tripleheaders
As we get ready for a Game 7 doubleheader on Wednesday, let's look back at five times that we've had three, or more, in a single night.
Down Goes Brown: Five games that could have changed the 2017 draft lottery results
Knowing what spots in the standings ended up with the best lottery results means we can come up with all sorts of scenarios that would have changed the outcome. Look away, Canucks fans.
Down Goes Brown: The five best second-round matchups
Before Penguins and Capitals square off in the second round Thursday night, take a look back at these five second-round series that were also worthy of a Stanley Cup final.
Down Goes Brown: The five types of playoff losses, and how to react to them
Let's look at common types of ways your favorite team can lose a post-season game, and how a typical fan ends up dealing with them.
Down Goes Brown: Guide to dealing with insufferable Maple Leafs fans
The Leafs are actually good again for the first time in a long time. And their fans won't let you forget it. So here are five tips for dealing with the Maple Leaf fans in your life.
Down Goes Brown: Five times regular season skids didn't matter in the playoffs
A look back at five times in the cap era that teams stumbled across the regular season finish line, then did just fine once the playoffs started.
Down Goes Brown: Five teams that returned to the post-season with a bang
Every now and then, a team that has been out of the playoffs for a long time returns with guns blazing. Maybe it's an all-time classic series, or maybe it's a deep run. Maybe it's even both.
Down Goes Brown: Are this year's Avalanche the worst team of the cap era?
The Avalanche are dead last in the NHL and haven't played a meaningful game since before Christmas. Are they the worst team of the salary cap era? Down Goes Brown investigates.
Down Goes Brown: Five teams that needed a deadline day do-over
There's no guarantee that making a splashy trade at the deadline will mean post-season success, but you have to wonder what could have been if these teams were more aggressive.
Down Goes Brown: Remembering five actual 'hockey trades' on deadline day
Back before basement-dwelling teams spent trade deadline day dealing away futures, picks, and rentals to the contenders, some teams managed to get together to make hockey trades.