Brendan Smith

The Buzzer: Voracek leads Flyers to fifth straight win; Wild remain in wild-card race


The Buzzer: Jakub Voracek led the Philadelphia Flyers to their fifth straight win with four assists; Minnesota Wild remain in wild-card race [more]

Dual-role players? Defensemen as wingers show it can be done


Specialization in hockey starts early as it does in other sports - forwards, defensemen and goalies all tend to be identified as such at a young age. [more]

Pastrnak shines again as Bruins win sixth in a row: 3 takeaways


He added to his league leading goal total and set up the game winning goal to help the Boston Bruins extend their winning streak to six games and their point streak to 10 games. [more]