Michael Farkas

Hockey writer for Hockey's Future. Certified USA Hockey Coach. NHL Researcher for Out of the Park Developments' Franchise Hockey Manager '13. Above all, a dedicated student of the game.

Recent Articles by Michael

Bobby Clarke's million dollar smile

Elite Eight: The Best Defensive Forwards in Hockey History

To many, high scoring, firewagon hockey carries the highest degree of entertainment. While others, this author included, prefer the bite-your-nails-to-the-knuckle closeness of a hard fought, tactically masterful, defensive battle. Though […]

by · February 19, 2013 · 2 comments · Hockey History
Tony Granato with Dan Bylsma (Charles LeClaire-USPRESSWIRE)

Is Dan Bylsma On The Hot Seat in Pittsburgh?

The Pittsburgh Penguins, now a perennial contender for the Stanley Cup, got off to a start that can best be described as ragtag on a good day, chaotic on bad. […]

by · February 2, 2013 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
(Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE)

Open for Business: Teams Back to the Ice, GMs Back to the Phones

At long last, the sound of skates carving into fresh ice and pucks slamming into boards from rusty shooters fill practice arenas all over North America. Team offices are not […]

by · January 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Trades Contracts and Transactions
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2013 WJCs: Individual Winners and Losers

With a dramatic close of the curtain, the 2013 World Junior Hockey Championships from Ufa, Russia, are at an end. The terrific brand of hockey that these ten nations displayed couldn’t have […]

by · January 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, World Junior Hockey Championship