Stephen Burtch
Why this trade deadline is key step towards Canucks rebuild
Stephen Burtch
Some of the deadline moves Vancouver needs to make are obvious (Alex Burrows, Jannik Hansen) -- but Steve Burtch breaks down why the team should consider trading anyone 25 years of age or older.
The 11-best era-adjusted individual NHL seasons of all-time
Stephen Burtch
Giving historical context to the rookie seasons of Marner and Matthews
Stephen Burtch
Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner are no doubt having great starts to their careers and exceeding expectations. But how do they stack up historically?
Maple Leafs at the quarter mark: Spare forward depth to acquire defence?
Stephen Burtch
Steve Burtch takes a look at what's worked for the Leafs and what they could improve on at the quarter mark, and wonder if they should spare some of their depth up front to get a defenceman.
2016-17 NHL standings predictions using analytics
Stephen Burtch
UFA Bargain bin: Four players analytics identify as value adds
Stephen Burtch
There are bound to be plenty of mistakes and overpayments made to unrestricted free agents on July 1 and throughout the month, but Sportsnet's four analytics writers identify some players who will be value adds for someone.
Projecting NHL rookie point totals for Matthews, Laine and Puljujarvi
Stephen Burtch
Before last NHL season, Steve Burtch shared some rookie point projections for top NHL prospects - and he was pretty close to bang on. Now, he looks at what we could expect from the top of this year's draft class.
Laine and Matthews at the Worlds: Putting their points in context
Stephen Burtch
The potential first-round NHL draft pick no one is talking about
Stephen Burtch
Dylan Sadowy was picked in the third round of the 2014 NHL Draft, but he could re-enter the process in 2016. If he does, where will he get picked? Would you believe the first round?