Shawn Reznik 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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Tyler Toffoli has had a torrid November, making him a hard to ignore option in most fantasy formats. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

THW’s Power Rankings: Week 2

I’ll admit I was a bit trigger happy with last week’s rankings. I focused too much on standings and records instead of how well teams actually played. A new week […]

by · October 20, 2014 · 1 comment · Power Rankings
Phantoms takes on the Flames during second period action Friday at the PPL Center in Allentown.

Reznik’s Ramblings: LV Phantoms Open PPL Center With OT Win

After much waiting, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms skated onto the ice for the inaugural home-opener at the PPL Center in Allentown, PA on Friday night. The official attendance was 8,647 […]

by · October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers, Prospects
Alex Galchenyuk (Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports)

THW’s Power Rankings: Week 1

HOCKEY IS BACK! Over the last five days each team was given the chance to play a handful of games that actually meant something. Some teams started just the way everyone […]

by · October 13, 2014 · 2 comments · Power Rankings
(Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

THW’s NHL Preseason Power Rankings

It’s time for hockey season ladies and gentlemen. Rosters are being trimmed down, players are fighting for final spots, and the season starts on Wednesday. It’s time to look at […]

by · October 6, 2014 · 9 comments · Power Rankings
Scott Laughton during the Philadelphia Flyers/Washington Capitals rookie game. [photo: Amy Irvin]

Top 5 Prospects – Philadelphia Flyers

On May 7, 2014, Ron Hextall was named the new General Manager of the Philadelphia Flyers. With the title, he brought with him a new foundation and thought process, mainly […]

by · October 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers, Prospects
[photo: Amy Irvin]

Reznik’s Ramblings: Thoughts on Flyers Rookie Camp

In early July the Philadelphia Flyers invited their prospects to Voorhees to train, do drills, and show what they are capable of in development camp. Fast forward two months, and […]

by · September 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers, Prospects
Radel Fazleev [photo: Amy Irvin]

Q & A with Flyers’ 6th Round Pick, Radel Fazleev

It’s no secret Russian players come with a stigma. They’re looked at as pompous, cocky, in it for themselves. They’re not traditionally thought of as team players. Many feel they […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 1 comment · Philadelphia Flyers, Prospects
Binghamton Senators Matt Puempel and Michael Sdao. (Annie Erling Gofus/The Hockey Writers)

Ottawa Senators – Top 5 Prospects

The Ottawa Senators have seen better days. After making the playoffs for the previous two seasons they fell short this year with a 37-31-14 record. The offseason didn’t go nearly […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators
Anthony Duclair [photo: David Chan]

New York Rangers – Top 5 Prospects

After years of not progressing like they wanted to in the playoffs, the Broadway Blueshirts, under Alain Vigneault, made it to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time since […]

by · September 12, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Rangers
Griffin Reinhart could be a candidate to fill out the Islanders' defense. (Shoot the Breeze Photography)

New York Islanders – Top 5 Prospects

After spending year after year at the bottom of the Eastern Conference, something about the New York Islanders seems to indicate they are on the up and up. Maybe it’s […]

by · September 4, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
(Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

New Jersey Devils – Top 5 Prospects

Two seasons removed from a berth in the Stanley Cup Finals, the New Jersey Devils have hit a bump in the road. Whether it’s still a hangover from 2012 or […]

by · September 3, 2014 · 0 comments · New Jersey Devils
(Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Nashville Predators – Top 5 Prospects

David Poile is the Billy Beane of NHL general managers. He’s always iced a capable team who grinds its way to try and make the playoffs. Sometimes they’ve been successful, […]

by · September 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators