Toronto Maple Leafs

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Hartnett: NHL Is On The Verge Of A PR Nightmare

A large part of Bettman’s role as commissioner is to successfully market the game, avoid labor unrest and protect the health of the league. He’s failed spectacularly in each of these areas throughout his tenure.

10/26/2012

Commissioner Gary Bettman  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Cancels 53 Additional Games Through Nov. 1; League Still Hoping For Full Schedule

The NHL wiped out the third week of the regular season on Friday as the lockout dragged on, leaving no more wiggle room if the league hopes to play a full 82-game schedule.

10/19/2012

Wayne Gretzky speaks at a press conference announcing his trade to the Los Angeles Kings at the Forum in Inglewood, California. (Getty Images/Staff)

Hartnett: The Trade That Changed Hockey Forever

The 1988 trade of Wayne Gretzky to the Los Angeles Kings changed hockey forever, by taking a regional sport to new markets in America.

08/09/2012

Martin Brodeur (credit: Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Martin Brodeur Re-Signs With Devils; Hedberg Too

Worry no longer, Devils fans. Martin Brodeur isn’t going anywhere.

07/02/2012

John Mitchell

Ex-Ranger John Mitchell Signs With Avalanche

Former Ranger John Mitchell agreed to a two-year deal with the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday.

07/01/2012

Justin Schultz poses for a head-shot during the 2008 NHL Combine at the Westin Bristol Place on May 30, 2008 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images for the NHL)

Rangers Miss Out On Free Agent Defenseman Justin Schultz

The Rangers missed out on free agent defenseman Justin Schultz who is set to join the Edmonton Oilers.

06/30/2012

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Hartnett: Brodeur Ready To Test Free Agent Waters

Martin Brodeur’s off-season has taken a strange twist as he’s hired agent Pat Brisson and is ready to test free agent waters.

06/29/2012

The Kings and Devils are separated by officials during Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Devils Have Run Into Kings’ Buzzsaw

Some have pointed to a lack of effort as reason for the Devils’ impending demise, a theory I’m not buying.

06/05/2012

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Jets’ Head Coach Rex Ryan Putting His Support Behind Devils

Rex Ryan and his family sported Devils jerseys at the Stanley Cup Finals. They weren’t able to bring the Devils luck as they were defeated in Game 1.

05/31/2012

Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals congratulates Brad Richards of the New York Rangers after the Rangers Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Semifinals at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Brad Richards Worth His Weight In Gold

In July, Brad Richards was the most coveted of free agents. His decision to join the Rangers has paid off for the player, team and Blueshirts fans.

WFAN–05/14/2012

Devils-Maple Leafs

Maple Leafs Gets Herculean Effort In Net, Top Devils

James Reimer made 43 saves and all three Toronto players scored in the shootout to lead the Maple Leafs to a 4-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night.

WFAN–03/23/2012

John Tavares and Matt Moulson

Islanders Creep Back Towards .500, Pound Hapless Maple Leafs

Matt Moulson scored a power-play goal with just over six minutes remaining, and the New York Islanders beat Toronto 5-2 on Tuesday night, handing the Maple Leafs their eighth straight home loss.

WFAN–03/20/2012

Martin Brodeur

Devils Stay Red Hot, Beat Leafs In OT

Mark Fayne scored 1:18 into overtime to give the New Jersey Devils a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 on Tuesday night.

WFAN–02/21/2012

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Schwei: Brodeur Shines In Second Half For Devils

The Devils are 8-1-1 in their last 10 games, led by Martin Brodeur, who is now 7 and 1 with a 1.72 goals against average since the All-Star break.

WFAN–02/21/2012

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Hartnett: No Need To Break Up Rangers For Rick Nash

While acquiring Rick Nash would seem like an ideal solution for the Rangers, Columbus’ trade demands will be high. The Rangers are best off passing on Nash and keeping hold of their core.

WFAN–02/20/2012

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