How Are NHL Players Getting Paid During the Lockout

How Are NHL Players Getting Paid During the Lockout

The NHL players have been locked out by the league while negotiations continue on the new Collective Bargaining Agreement.  That means $1.8 billion dollars in contracts are currently going unpaid. But […]

The draft is just a month away. What will you do that weekend along with the hockey? (2013 NHL Draft / File Photo)

2013 NHL Draft Top 60 Alternative Rankings – Fall Edition

Every year, hockey fans and pundits alike pour over spreadsheets, scorecards and any number of other resources in an effort to determine which junior-aged prospects will enter the National Hockey […]

by · October 17, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, National Juniors, Prospects
Linus Omark (Icon SMI)

What Happened to Linus Omark?

Linus Omark was once a popular prospect in the Edmonton Oilers organization but has since gone seemingly missing. Just what happened to him?

Patrick O’Sullivan and What Should Have Been

Patrick O’Sullivan and What Should Have Been

A week ago, former NHL top prospect Patrick O’Sullivan quietly signed with a Finnish team, HIFK Helsinki. It would be easy to see this move as just another disappointing twist […]

Kujawinski has all the tools but has lacked consistency(OHL Images)

Career Year for Frontenacs’ Ryan Kujawinski

Ryan Kujawinski is in his NHL draft year, and sophomore season in the OHL with the Kingston Frontenacs. He was the fourth overall selection in the 2011 OHL Priority draft […]

Ryan Murray (Aaron Bell/CHL Images)

Canadian World Juniors Benefit from NHL Lockout

The 2005 Canadian Under-20 World Junior team was dubbed the “best world junior team ever assembled” as Hockey Canada had the opportunity to handpick the nation’s best junior eligible players […]

Emīls Potāpovs has become one of the best 1994-born players in Latvia over the years.  He had humble beginnings in hockey, having to wait until the age of nine for a rink in his hometown of Ogre.  As years passed, Potāpovs honed his talents and he even got the opportunity to play with some great individuals along the way, including Zemgus Girgensons.  (Photo: Erlends Eisaks)

International Spotlight: Emīls Potāpovs

It seems almost stereotypical to think of how many young hockey players, several of them from small towns, get their starts on frozen ponds or rivers, hoping to make their […]

Nail Yakupov: A Complicated Story (Metcalfe Photography)

Is Yakky Back? Making Sense of the Yakupov Situation

Over the past few days, Nail Yakupov has been making headlines after receiving word that he was suspended from playing in any more Kontinental Hockey League games until further notice. […]

by · September 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, Edmonton Oilers, International Hockey, KHL, National Juniors, News/Commentary, OHL, Prospects
Patric Hornqvist should be an integral part of Nashville's offense during the '13-'14 NHL season. (Icon SMI) (Icon SMI)

Patric Hornqvist to play in Sweden, other moves

  While St. Louis’ Patrik Berglund will be playing for no salary in Sweden, he’ll see some familiar faces: NHL Central Division rivals Patric Hornqvist and Roman Josi.  All three […]

by · September 25, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Nashville Predators
Thornton and Nash HC Davos gear available now!

Tyler Seguin, Logan Couture And Jason Spezza Join Nash, Thornton In The Swiss NLA During NHL Lockout

After the news broke last week of Rick Nash and Joe Thornton rejoining HC Davos during the NHL lockout, the same team they played for in 2004/5, other North-American players […]

by · September 22, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Ottawa Senators, Trades Contracts and Transactions
NHL Lockout Rumblings: Mark Streit, Roman Josi To SC Bern? Rick Nash, Joe Thornton Back To Davos?

NHL Lockout Rumblings: Mark Streit, Roman Josi To SC Bern? Rick Nash, Joe Thornton Back To Davos?

With the NHL lockout now in place, rumblings in the Swiss media have begun about the influx of NHL players into the Swiss NLA. In 2004/5, the NLA saw around 43 […]

by · September 16, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, News/Commentary, Trades Contracts and Transactions
The fantasy hockey playoffs for the podcast league take place next week....so we try to get people ready for what may come for all playoff bound owners. (Josh Smith / THW)

The Hockey Writers Live Says Hello, Sunday night at 8pm ET!

It is nearly that time. In just a few short days, we unleash THW Live on the sports podcasting world. There are so many people to thank, including The Hockey […]

by · September 15, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, National Juniors