Shawn Reznik

Shawn Reznik
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.


Recent Articles by Shawn

Ontario Beavers jerseys [photo: sparky chewbarky]

4 Concept Jerseys for NHL Expansion Teams

The All-Star Game is upon us and hockey fans everywhere are going to watch the NHL’s best players put on atrocious uniforms to play a glorified game of shinny. Meanwhile, […]

by · January 22, 2015 · 32 comments · News/Commentary
Claude Giroux did a fabulous job of throwing Sidney Crosby off his game when these two met in the first round of 2011-2012 playoffs. (Eric Hartline-US PRESSWIRE)

Top 10 Best Games in Flyers-Penguins History

There is no more “Battle of Pennsylvania”. When the Flyers and Penguins face-off against each other it should be dubbed the “War of Pennsylvania”. All-time the Flyers hold a commanding […]

Rob Zepp in net for the Philadelphia Phantoms [photo: Amy Irvin]

Q&A With Flyers Goalie Rob Zepp

In 2006, the Philadelphia Phillies gave Chris Coste the opportunity of a lifetime when they put him in their starting lineup. He’d played through the minors, endured the long bus […]

by · January 16, 2015 · 1 comment · Philadelphia Flyers
Ray Emery talks to media after the Flyers game [photo: Amy Irvin]

Rob Zepp Makes Ray Emery Expendable

Trade winds started to swirl yesterday as Devan Dubnyk was traded from the Arizona Coyotes to the Minnesota Wild for a 3rd round draft pick. The Coyotes aren’t likely to […]

by · January 14, 2015 · 1 comment · Philadelphia Flyers
Tyrell Goulbourne (Marrissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets)

Q&A with Philadelphia Flyers Prospect Tyrell Goulbourne

For fans, the most polarizing player in the Philadelphia Flyers’ prospect pool is Tyrell Goulbourne and it’s not even close. The 20-year old Kelowna Rockets forward has been in the […]

by · January 9, 2015 · 3 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Jesper Pettersson [photo: Amy Irvin]

Q&A With Philadelphia Flyers Prospect Jesper Pettersson

Jesper Pettersson is a diminutive defenseman from Stockholm, Sweden. Nicknamed the “Pitbull”, Petterson plays his game tough and ferocious whilst standing a mere 5’9” and at 190 pounds he throws […]

by · January 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Oskar Lindblom at Philadelphia Flyers development camp. [Photo: Amy Irvin]

WJC is Oskar Lindblom’s Coming Out Party

The World Junior Championships always start with a few exhibition games. Sweden first faced Canada on December 21st where they were outplayed in a 5-2 loss. Things didn’t get any […]

Anthony Stolarz [photo: Amy Irvin]

Philadelphia Flyers Midseason Prospect Update

We are halfway through the hockey season and it’s time to take a quick look at some of the Flyers draft picks coming up through the pipeline. AHL Nick Cousins […]

by · December 26, 2014 · 1 comment · Philadelphia Flyers, Prospects
(Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

Dear Hextall: Say No To Taylor Hall

Taylor Hall is the shiny new toy that everyone wants for Christmas. Darren Dreger first reported earlier today on TSN 1050 the idea of Taylor Hall being a piece the […]

Vinny Lecavalier [photo: Amy Irvin]

Is It Worth It To Trade Vincent Lecavalier?

It’s been anything but sunshine and rainbows for Vincent Lecavalier. The 34-year old signed a 5-year, $22.5M contract in 2013 and has now been benched for the last five games – […]

by · December 14, 2014 · 13 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
(Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

NHL Shootouts Must Die

It’s a bold statement. The NHL shootout has been the bane of hockey purists since its inception after the ’04-’05 lockout. It was meant to add an element of excitement […]

by · December 8, 2014 · 2 comments · News/Commentary
[photo: Misha Vaksman]

Craig Berube’s Job Is Safe

Amidst the losing, lack of cohesiveness, and the dwindling effort game in and game out, fans of the Philadelphia Flyers are looking to point their fingers at the a guilty […]

by · December 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers