Justin Bourne
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What comes next for Buffalo Sabres after major course change?
Justin Bourne
The Buffalo Sabres just went through their version of the Red Wedding, and it's hard to say at this point that their outlook for the future somehow got sunnier.
Why the NHL should consider getting rid of neutral zone faceoffs
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How the NHL's playoff could be better, and is a return worth it?
Justin Bourne
In this week's three courses, Justin Bourne writes how the NHL's playoff format could be a bit better, and raises an interesting question some players will have to wrestle with: is a mid-summer return worth it?
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10 reactions to the NHL's return-to-play plan and draft lottery
Justin Bourne
When Phase 2 opens and players can return to the ice in small groups, the dynamics of those six-man units will be fascinating, plus 10 thoughts on the NHL's plan ahead from Justin Bourne.
The value of players buying in, and when skating becomes a challenge
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How the Maple Leafs could be improving in a different way during pause
Justin Bourne
In this week's three courses, Justin Bourne shares a story of an incredible missing jersey he'd love to see again, how Sheldon Keefe and the Maple Leafs could be trying to improve in a different way during the pause, and the beauty of old-school hockey cards.
How COVID-19 will change pro hockey's 'sick season' forever
Justin Bourne
"Sick season" has long been a part of every pro hockey team's calendar. But learnings from the COVID-19 epidemic will drastically alter how those teams prepare and respond.
Why NHL coaches could be better prepared than ever if 2019-20 season resumes
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How an NHL game based on speed and skill is rewarding thinkers
Justin Bourne
In today's three courses, Justin Bourne goes over how we think of players fitting into different eras and what we're not considering; how thinkers are being rewarded in today's NHL game; and hope for an NHL return.