Oshie and the Blues' PK unit has been a point of concern as of late (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

NHL Top 10: Eastern Promises and Central Division Dominance

As the 2014-2015 NHL season gets closer to the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the NHL Top 10 will measure the 10  best teams around the league on a weekly basis. The […]

by · February 9, 2015 · 1 comment · Power Rankings, Top 10 Lists
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The Five Best Hockey Songs of All-Time

I really only have two hobbies: Music and Hockey.  As such, it only makes sense to combine them and present to you here and now: the five best hockey songs […]

by · February 6, 2015 · 7 comments · Top 10 Lists
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The NHL’s Top 5 Most Skilled Players

Skill in the NHL is at an all time premium. With rule changes optimizing offense and intricate systems set up by coaches, skill is a necessary trait to survive at […]

by · February 5, 2015 · 27 comments · Top 10 Lists
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You Know You’re a Hockey Fan When…

Let’s face it, hockey fans are a different breed of people. They’re loud, they’re crazy, and they’re incredibly passionate about their sport. If you can answer “yes,” or agree with any […]

by · February 5, 2015 · 7 comments · Humor, Top 10 Lists
Brad Marchand upends Sami Salo durign Saturday's game. Marchand is facing a suspension for the clip, which appaered to be just above Salo's knee. (Boston Herald)

5 Most Hated NHL Stars

It was baseball legend Reggie Jackson who once famously said, “fans don’t boo nobodies.” If you are being booed on a regular basis by opposing fans that must mean you […]

by · February 5, 2015 · 19 comments · Top 10 Lists
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Top 5 Sharks This Season

It has been an up and down, Jekyll and Hyde season for the San Jose Sharks in 2014-15. A number of players have impressed and a number have disappointed. The […]

by · February 3, 2015 · 3 comments · San Jose Sharks, Top 10 Lists
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Get Loud! The Top 10 NHL Arena Atmospheres

Throughout history, the NHL and its teams have made their homes in arenas across North America. Each barn is unique in its own way, while the fans that fill the […]

by · February 3, 2015 · 36 comments · News/Commentary, Top 10 Lists
Do either New York teams want to match up against one another in the Stanley Cup Playoffs? (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

5 Stanley Cup Playoff Series We All Wanna See

Matchups, matchups, matchups. Rivalries, both geographically and competitively over the years make for intriguing story-lines and terrific games. When it comes to the Stanley Cup Playoffs, there are some historically […]

by · February 2, 2015 · 30 comments · Top 10 Lists
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The Top 10 UFAs This Summer: Part 2

Yesterday we looked at numbers 6-10 on the top-10 unrestricted free agents that will be available on July 1st. With that here are the top five players who will be […]

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5 of the Most Incredible Shootout Goals You’ll Ever See

Do a quick search for the word ‘shootout’ here at The Hockey Writers (top right corner of the page) and you’ll notice a plethora of posts questioning its validity, suggesting […]

by · January 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Top 10 Lists
10 Most Amazing Goals of the Dallas Stars’ Season (So Far)

10 Most Amazing Goals of the Dallas Stars’ Season (So Far)

Now that the NHL All-Star Weekend is over, the NHL’s regularly scheduled programming is back! What better way is there to celebrate than with ten of the Dallas Stars’ most […]

by · January 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars, Top 10 Lists
5 of the Greatest Dynamic Duos in NHL History

5 of the Greatest Dynamic Duos in NHL History

Throughout the years, the NHL and it’s fans have been treated to an endless number of talented players of ever increasing skill. As individuals, these highly skilled players in particular retain the […]

by · January 26, 2015 · 45 comments · Hockey History, Top 10 Lists