Shawn Reznik | @ShawnTHW

Shawn started at The Hockey Writers in 2011 covering junior hockey/NCAA/European leagues for the site. In 2013, he became the Lead Writer for the Philadelphia Flyers.

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Recent Articles by Shawn

Union College Dutchmen celebrate their first ever National Championship in men's ice hockey. [photo: Josh Smith]

What Players Can Learn From The Frozen Four

“It’s hard this time of year. As devastating as it was for our team last year to lose nine seconds into overtime, here you have the elation. Probably for me […]

by · April 15, 2014 · 1 comment · College Hockey, NCAA
Mat Bodie [photo: Josh Smith]

The Philadelphia Flyers Should Sign Mat Bodie

Whenever there is a big-name college player available to be signed right out of the NCAA, the Philadelphia Flyers always seem to be buzzing around as favorites to land the […]

by · April 14, 2014 · 1 comment · Philadelphia Flyers
Shayne Gostisbehere [photo: Josh Smith]

What To Do With Shayne Gostisbehere?

After being disappointed in the Frozen Four in 2012, Shayne Gostisbehere found redemption in 2014 as the Union College Dutchmen trounced the Minnesota Golden Gophers by a score of 7-4 […]

by · April 13, 2014 · 2 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
It’s Time To Give the ECAC Some Respect

It’s Time To Give the ECAC Some Respect

For the longest time teams vying for the National Championship in the Frozen Four tournament included D-I schools from Hockey East, WCHA, and the former CCHA (which has since been […]

by · April 12, 2014 · 1 comment · College Hockey, NCAA
Evander Kane (Bruce Fedyck-US PRESSWIRE)

Is Evander Kane A Good Fit In Philadelphia?

When Evander Kane is not talking into his money phone in Las Vegas, he’s creating headlines in Winnipeg, Manitoba for all the wrong reasons.  In Winnipeg’s game against the Toronto Maple […]

by · April 9, 2014 · 2 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
(Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Beware the Blue Jackets

Don’t sleep on #Lumbus. With the playoffs looming, teams are doing what they can to make it into the postseason.  The talk of the town is the Boston Bruins who […]

by · April 8, 2014 · 3 comments · Columbus Blue Jackets
[photo: Misha Vaksman]

Craig Berube: The Smartest Guy in the Room

It was the 4th game of the Philadelphia Flyers’ 2013-14 campaign.  Craig Berube had been named the head coach of the team when Peter Laviolette was given his pink slip […]

by · April 1, 2014 · 1 comment · Philadelphia Flyers
This Day in Flyers History: Fan Fights Tie Domi

This Day in Flyers History: Fan Fights Tie Domi

How do you etch your name into the annals of Philadelphia folklore? You can start by busting through the glass into the penalty box to fight one of the NHL’s […]


Team Breakdown: What Makes Each Metro Division Team Mediocre

Since the lockout, the Atlantic Division was one to be reckoned with.  The Penguins, Rangers, Devils, and Flyers were constantly in the mix for Eastern Conference supremacy.  The Islanders were […]

by · March 11, 2014 · 1 comment · News/Commentary
A chance to see the Sharks play (Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports)

Chance to Win A Very Cool Hockey Trip

The hustle and bustle of the trade deadline has come and gone.  Plenty of trades have been made, big names have been moved, and your head is likely spinning.  We […]

by · March 6, 2014 · 0 comments · San Jose Sharks
This Day In Flyers History: Broad Street Brawl

This Day In Flyers History: Broad Street Brawl

Where were you 10 years ago today? I distinctly remember sitting in front of the TV screen – a riled up 14-year old Flyers fan – screaming at the top […]

[photo: Misha Vaksman]

Top 3 Reasons Philadelphia Will/Won’t Make the Playoffs

There is a little over a month left before the final standings shake out and the playoff picture is set in stone.  One of the teams battling for postseason contention […]

by · March 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers