Peter Chau

Peter Chau
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.

Recent Articles by Peter

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Russell Wilson & Roberto Luongo: Hot Under Pressure

At the end of the NFC Championship in Seattle last Sunday, I immediately thought of one man: Russell Wilson. This man singlehandedly blew the game, but then won the game, all […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Vancouver Canucks
Back to Eighty-Five

Back to Eighty-Five

When the year 2015 hit a few days ago, pop culture experts and historians recalled the Back To The Future movie trilogy with esteemed interest. In Back To The Future […]

by · January 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey History
Eric Gryba will have the pleasure of joining an up and coming Oilers team with the addition of Cam Talbot and Connor McDavid. (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

Crisis In Edmonton

During the Christmas break, I will be spending time with family in my childhood home of Edmonton, Alberta: Formerly known as the City of Champions. This didn’t come as a […]

by · December 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, News
Pat Quinn is a legend, and rightfully so, but you try being his boss!

Next Into The Hall Of Fame

Mike Modano,Peter Forsberg, Rob Blake, Dominic Hasek, referee Bill McCreary and the late Coach Pat Burns, were ceremoniously entered into the Hockey Hockey Hall of Fame on November 17th, 2014. […]

by · December 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History
Dion Phaneuf (Icon SMI)

Once A Leafs Fan

I am sure it has been very trying times those that cheer for the blue & white. After a full week of two embarrassing blowouts, star player controversies, coaching & […]

by · November 22, 2014 · 1 comment · Humor
Lanny McDonald

Dissecting 1989, Part Two

Okay, here is another revelation of mine. Back in 1989, I really thought that the doomed music duo Milli Vanilli was the real deal. Turns out that they lip-synced their way […]

by · November 15, 2014 · 1 comment · Hockey History
Mario Lemieux cemented his place in Pittsburgh Penguins' history. (Charles LeClaire-USPRESSWIRE)

Dissecting 1989 (Not Taylor Swift)

I will tell you only one recent revelation. Everyone kept saying that the new Taylor Swift album titled “1989” was a slight move away from her country music roots. After […]

by · November 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History
Pekka Rinne

NHL Surprises So Far

Heading into mid-November, the NHL has seen some notable surprises. Teams that were projected to be top contenders prior to the start of the season are having a bit of […]

by · November 11, 2014 · 3 comments · Power Rankings
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 · Comments are Disabled · 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
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