Bruce Hollingdrake | @thehockeywriter

Former bar owner, used bookshop owner and serial entrepreneur who started building websites in 1995. Founded The Hockey Writers in Jan. of 2009.

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Recent Articles by Bruce


Dropkick Murphys The Boys Are Back

It’s been a long time coming but yes indeed – the boys are back, or at least well on their way. The NHL Lockout is finally done and we can […]

by · January 7, 2013 · 2 comments · News/Commentary, Videos
Dearest NHL – I Miss You, When Will You Be Coming Back?

Dearest NHL – I Miss You, When Will You Be Coming Back?

There’s plenty of blame being tossed around these past few months. Lots of damage being done, lots of game playing – just not on the ice where it belongs. We […]

by · January 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
The Best Hockey Books

The Best Hockey Books

Looking for Christmas ideas or are you building a world class hockey section in your library? Here’s a list compiled by Jeff Angus and originally posted on his website, Angus […]

by · November 24, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary Connects Players Worldwide Through Technologies Connects Players Worldwide Through Technologies

A guest post by the folks at Hockey Community. Imagine how players train in other countries? How they skate so fast in Russia? Such quick hands in Sweden? Blistering shots […]

by · November 14, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
Not the most inspiring logo in the world (but it beats the Winnipeg Jets mark IMHO).

Video: Fastest 2 Goals in North American Pro Hockey

Last night the Abbotsford Heat potted two goals in three seconds on the Marlies Ben Scrivens. So fast that the TV crew were not able to capture it. stick tap […]

by · November 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, News/Commentary
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Who Are the Best Fantasy Hockey Goalies

by Steve Laidlaw at Dobber Hockey The Final Four – Fantasy Hockey Goalie Tournament It’s Week Eight in the inaugural Cage Match Goalie Tournament and we’ve now reached the semi-finals. […]

by · November 1, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Fantasy, Montreal Canadiens
Senators’ Eugene Melnyk on Hockey and the Lockout

Senators’ Eugene Melnyk on Hockey and the Lockout

One fear relating the lockout between the NHL and the Players’ Association is what comes after the resolution. The NHL is in its second lockout in seven years (third work […]

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Miss NHL Hockey? Check out a USHL Game

The folks over at Hockey Pulse have written a nice piece on the USHL, Now that the 2012-2013 National Hockey League season is almost certainly delayed at least for the […]

by · September 20, 2012 · 1 comment · National Juniors
Some NHL Bloopers

Some NHL Bloopers

Some fairly recent NHL bloopers for your viewing pleasure.

by · August 26, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Videos
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A Recap of the 2011-12 NHL Season

Like any other season we saw our fair share of milestones, injuries, retirements. The biggest surprise though was on the final night of the season when the LA Kings hoisted […]

by · August 21, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Videos
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Will We See the Avalanche in the NHL Playoffs This Season?

I love the 30 Teams in 30 Days segment that the NHL is doing. Quick updates on NHL teams that you might not follow regularly. Here’s the rundown on the […]

by · August 17, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche, Videos
Summer with Stanley

Summer with Stanley

Check out what Anze’s been up to with our favorite trophy.

by · August 15, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, Videos