Peter Chau Peter Chau | @saskrabbit79

A former novice/atom player, timekeeper and fan of the game, Peter has lived and breathed hockey throughout his life, covering hockey happenings in Edmonton, Vancouver, and currently in Saskatchewan. He is now a contributing writer for the Hockey Writers.

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Recent Articles by Peter

NHL '94 Cover Art

NHL 94 – The Best Game Ever?

When EA Sports’ NHL 15 was released, gaming experts and fans alike offered some mediocre reviews and criticisms of EA’s current offering. Some online and GM mode features that were featured […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 2 comments · Humor
Hockey Honours Canada’s Fallen

Hockey Honours Canada’s Fallen

This week has been the most difficult time that Canada has ever faced. First came the shocking fatal ambush on two Canadian soldiers just south of Montreal on Monday, October 20, […]

by · October 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey Cares
Paul Thompson (red) plays in an AHL scrimmage against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. He had a memorable regular seaosn debut with the Albany Devils when he scored four goals in a 5-1 win over the Adirondack Flames (Albany Devils/Flickr)

NHL Recap – Jersey Tossing

The 2014-15 NHL season is well underway. Not even a week into the start of season, there has been a recurring theme about jerseys in hockey. Here’s a three part […]

by · October 13, 2014 · 1 comment · News/Commentary
Slow hockey nights, it seems like your TV is like this but hey, we have hope for you. (File Photo)

Hockey Night In Canada 2.0

Rogers Sportsnet who recently bought the broadcasting rights on live NHL games for the next twelve years at a whopping $5.2 billion. That means that there will be more coverage […]

by · October 7, 2014 · 1 comment · Hockey Media
(Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Regina Pats in Today’s NHL

Some of you may know that I am from Regina, Saskatchewan a.k.a. Riderville, home of Canada’s best football team, the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Certainly, there’s absolutely no argument there. Regina is […]

by · October 4, 2014 · 0 comments · WHL
EA Sports has the Blues winning the 2014 Stanley Cup (courtesy EA Sports)

NHL 15: Teaching An Old Dog?

With the release of NHL 15 by EA Sports on September 9, I am left to ponder about my lifetime of video gaming ever since I started playing those “pong” paddles. […]

by · September 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Humor
What If Gretzky Returned To Edmonton?

What If Gretzky Returned To Edmonton?

In light of Lebron James’ impending return to Cleveland after a successful run in Miami where he won two NBA titles, through his “essay” he felt that is was “his […]

by · August 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Dave Bolland suffered a lacerated leg during the Maple Leafs loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday. (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Change is Coming to Florida Too

Normally, I write about the Vancouver Canucks and about the trials & tribulations of what this team has gone through in the past few seasons: From coming up short against the […]

by · July 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Florida Panthers
(Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Canucks Corner – The Final Final Edition

Okay, so there was a previous Final Edition of Canucks Corner that ended long before the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs started. It seemed like eons ago that the Canucks management […]

by · June 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks
(Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports)

New York Rangers – The Perfect Underdogs

Whether the Los Angeles Kings or the Chicago Blackhawks will represent the 2014 Western Conference Champions once Game Seven is done, one of them will be facing the Eastern Conference Champion New York […]

by · June 1, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Rangers
(Icon SMI)

Former Canucks Haunt the Playoffs

As the clock ticked down to zero in both Game Sevens, first against the Philadelphia Flyers and then against the Pittsburgh Penguins, a part of me secretly wanted the New York Rangers to […]

by · May 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks
Ryan Smyth battles Ryan Getzlaf(Kelvin Kuo-US PRESSWIRE)

Saskatchewan in the NHL Playoffs

I am from Saskatchewan. Yes, I’ve been hearing all the lame jokes about Saskatchewan ever since I’ve moved here. Like how flat the province is, that you can still see […]

by · April 18, 2014 · 1 comment · News/Commentary