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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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
Zach Fucale [photo: David Chan]

Montreal Canadiens – Top 5 prospects

The Montreal Canadiens are on the up and up. Despite picking in the top three two years ago at the draft, Marc Bergevin has returned the team to its winning […]

by · September 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
(James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

The Plight of the Florida Panthers

The old saying goes: How do you make a billionaire a millionaire? Make them the owner of a sports franchise. Those words ring true for the owners of the Florida Panthers. […]

by · August 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Florida Panthers
Adrian Kempe (Photo: Håkan-Nordström)

Los Angeles Kings – Top 5 Prospects

Dean Lombardi is a brilliant general manager. With the exception of Marian Gaborik, there is no one on the current Los Angeles Kings roster with any sort of a no-movement […]

by · August 13, 2014 · 3 comments · Los Angeles Kings
Florida Panthers – Top 5 Prospects

Florida Panthers – Top 5 Prospects

Dale Tallon took a struggling Chicago Blackhawks and revamped them through trades and drafting to become a perennial Stanley Cup contender. The year after leaving the team to join the […]

by · August 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Florida Panthers
Draisaitl could be a good fit for the Oilers

Edmonton Oilers – Top 5 Prospects

Edmonton has been at the bottom of the NHL for years now. With some many top picks you’d have expected them to have turned it around by now. Instead they […]

by · August 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers