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Once A Leafs Fan

I am sure it has been very trying times those that cheer for the blue & white. After a full week of two embarrassing blowouts, star player controversies, coaching & […]

by · November 22, 2014 · 1 comment · Humor
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The Strangest Maple Leafs Stories This Season

Toronto Maple Leafs fans, step off the ledge. The team is in the midst of a three-game losing streak, including ugly losses to Buffalo and Nashville by a combined score of […]

by · November 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Humor, Toronto Maple Leafs
Referees have seen better days. (Flickr/Dan4th)

5 of the Funniest Hockey Commercials Ever Made

Despite solid gains in recent years, hockey is still an underrated sport, at least in the United States. Nobody reading this piece has to be convinced of the sport’s unparalleled […]

by · November 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Humor
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NHL 94 – The Best Game Ever?

When EA Sports’ NHL 15 was released, gaming experts and fans alike offered some mediocre reviews and criticisms of EA’s current offering. Some online and GM mode features that were featured […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 2 comments · Humor

How to Talk Like a Hockey Player

Possibly more than any other sport, there is a unique culture that surrounds hockey. It’s a tightly knit group that is as dedicated to their sport as any in the […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 10 comments · Humor
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Quick Read: What Could Johansen Buy with $12 Million Dollars?

Earlier this week, the summer standoff between Ryan Johansen, his agent, and the Columbus Blue Jackets front office ended. The breakdown of Johansen’s windfall looks like this: Johansen terms: $3M […]

by · October 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Columbus Blue Jackets, Humor
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Ilya Bryzgalov: Back-Up Goalie, Selfie Pro

Bryzgalov the Quote Machine If you didn’t know by now, Ilya Bryzgalov is a fan of the spotlight. The Russian net minder started his career as a social media star […]

by · October 1, 2014 · 1 comment · Humor, Minnesota Wild
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5 of the Funniest Nicknames in NHL History

Nicknames stick to people, and the most ridiculous are the most adhesive — Thomas Chandler Haliburton A little over a year ago, I wrote a piece listing what I believed […]

by · September 30, 2014 · 9 comments · Humor, Top 10 Lists
EA Sports has the Blues winning the 2014 Stanley Cup (courtesy EA Sports)

NHL 15: Teaching An Old Dog?

With the release of NHL 15 by EA Sports on September 9, I am left to ponder about my lifetime of video gaming ever since I started playing those “pong” paddles. […]

by · September 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Humor
Silly or iconic?  Ovechkin is slated to return to the All Stars Game this year.  Will he bring the same level of showmanship he has exhibited in the past? Ryan Remiorz/THE CANADIAN PRESS

50 Days Until the NHL Regular Season, 50 Reasons to Be Excited

Rejoice puckheads and puckettes, because Tuesday August 19th marked 50 short days until the start of the 2014-2014 NHL regular season! While my posts here for THW usually have a focus […]

by · August 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Humor, News/Commentary
Ah the memories for Calgary Flames fans. (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Why Does Alabama Hate the Canucks?

A couple days ago, a Reddit survey made its way across the internet, detailing the most hated NHL teams in each state. As one could expect, the elite teams such […]

Five Fun and Interesting Los Angeles Kings Tweets

Five Fun and Interesting Los Angeles Kings Tweets

Here at The Hockey Writers, we do our very best to slice, dice and otherwise report anything and everything about hockey to our loyal readers. During the summer, of course, […]