Q & A with Colton Sissons of the Nashville Predators

Q & A with Colton Sissons of the Nashville Predators

Colton Sissons is being regarded as the next big prospect for the Nashville Predators.  Many, including GM David Poile, expect Sissons to be given a roster spot when the season begins […]

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Q & A with Marek Mazanec of the Nashville Predators

The Nashville Predators may have struck gold again with another late round draft pick. Marek Mazanec, selected in the 6th round (179th overall) at the 2012 NHL Draft, has made tremendous […]

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Martin St. Louis v. Tampa Bay

Marty’s Gone…& He Isn’t Coming Back I remember waking up on March 5th to the news of Martin St. Louis departure from the Tampa Bay Lightning. Though perhaps heightened by […]

Maurice “Rocket” Richard: More than Just a Game

Maurice “Rocket” Richard: More than Just a Game

Perhaps one of the most revolutionary players to ever play the game of hockey, Maurice Richard brought hockey in Montreal to an elite level and set the bar high for […]

Cracknell amassed 19 hits in 19 games last season (TSN Photography)

Adam Cracknell – The Unappreciated Warrior

When the Blues took the ice in Game 1 of the 2014 playoffs against the Blackhawks last month, they were riding a season-long 143-minute, 79-second shutout streak, spanning from the […]

Can you ever really count Brodeur out? (Brad Barr-US PRESSWIRE)

New Jersey Devils 2013-14 Success Stories Part Three: Martin Brodeur

During the offseason, The Hockey Writers will be doing a ten-part series on the success stories of the 2013-14 New Jersey Devils. Despite missing the postseason for the second consecutive […]

Nail Yakupov (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Nail Yakupov: Learning From the Makings of Former 1st Round Nothings

When it comes to the draft the term bust is thrown around rather easily. Names associated with a bust include former first overall picks Patrik Stefan (1998 – Atlanta), Rick […]

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New Jersey Devils 2013-14 Success Stories Part Two: Jaromir Jagr

During the offseason, The Hockey Writers will be doing a ten-part series on the success stories of the 2013-14 New Jersey Devils.  Despite missing the postseason for the second consecutive […]

Eric Gelinas might be seeing less ice-time than Marek Zidlicky and Andy Greene, but he could be a good option for those in deeper leagues. (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

New Jersey Devils 2013-14 Success Stories Part One: Eric Gelinas

During the offseason, The Hockey Writers will be doing a ten-part series on the success stories of the 2013-14 New Jersey Devils.  Despite missing the postseason for the second consecutive […]

Sean Couturier (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

Is Sean Couturier a Franchise Player?

When it comes to the face of the franchise, Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux unmistakably fills the role. And then there’s Scott Hartnell and Kimmo Timonen, who are both in […]

by · March 31, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers, Player Profiles
Alexander Steen is a possible linemate for Stastny (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey IQ: Alexander Steen

The St. Louis Blues have put together an amazing club under Ken Hitchcock’s coaching, and Doug Armstrong’s excellent front office management.  They have brought together a group of individuals who […]

by · March 27, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Player Profiles, St Louis Blues
The hard work of Chris Kunitz opens up scoring opportunities for his linemates (Icon SMI)

Through The Years: Chris Kunitz, Then & Now

Chris Kunitz is a very unique hockey player. For instance; not many people make their Olympic debut at 34, it isn’t a “prime” age for athletes. But nothing about Kunitz […]

by · March 25, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Player Profiles