5 Team Sweden Players to Watch For at World Junior Championships

5 Team Sweden Players to Watch For at World Junior Championships

After looking at several other competing nations, we now focus our attention on the host nation’s roster. Given that they are playing on their own ice and are bringing back […]

by · December 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Top 10 Lists, World Junior Hockey Championship
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5 Team Finland Players to Watch For at World Junior Championships

After examining the rosters of Russia, USA and Canada, we now focus our attention on Finland. The Finns have a total of 10 NHL prospects on their roster. As they […]

by · December 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Top 10 Lists, World Junior Hockey Championship
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5 Team Russia Players to Watch For at World Junior Championships

We took a look at Team Canada and Team USA‘s rosters. Next on the World Junior Championships agenda is Team Russia. Having won Gold in 2011 and medaling in the […]

by · December 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Top 10 Lists, World Junior Hockey Championship
The NHL’s Top 5 Defensive Teams This Year

The NHL’s Top 5 Defensive Teams This Year

Toward the end of last year’s abbreviated regular season and after watching yet another typically-grinding Los Angeles Kings game, I was struck with frustrated inspiration and quickly scribed a piece […]

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5 Team USA Players to Watch For at World Junior Championships

After taking a look at Team Canada’s roster, we now shift our attention to Team USA’s World Junior Championships squad. They’ll come into Malmö with big shoes to fill as […]

by · December 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Top 10 Lists, World Junior Hockey Championship
6 Reasons To Watch HBO’s 24/7 Leafs/Wings

6 Reasons To Watch HBO’s 24/7 Leafs/Wings

After the lockout deprived hockey fans of the Emmy-award winning series last season, HBO’s 24/7 series is back, premièring this Saturday. THW looks at why this season’s series will be […]

by · December 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Top 10 Lists, Winter Classic
Jonathan Drouin can take home the Calder Trophy playing with the high-scoring Tampa Bay Lightning. [photo: David Chan]

5 Team Canada Players to Watch For at World Junior Championships

With the preliminary roster announcements for the World Junior Championships being made, we’ll take a look at some of the top players to watch for during the tournament taking place […]

by · December 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Top 10 Lists, World Junior Hockey Championship
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5 Ways to Ruin an NHL Prospect

In sports it is a common practice to learn by example. Typically, the NHL executives mimic the ways of the most successful organizations. However, there is also something to be […]

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Top 10 New Jersey Devils Twitter Accounts

Here at The Hockey Writers, having a social media presence is a must.  Much like a one-timer off the crossbar, that rings true for NHL clubs as well.  If you’ve […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils, Top 10 Lists
Movember: Top 5 Montreal Mos

Movember: Top 5 Montreal Mos

This month many of the Montreal Canadiens’ players and staff shaved their pre-existing facial hair to then grow anew a fresh moustache for the entire month of November, also known […]

by · November 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens, Top 10 Lists
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5 More Hockey Thoughts and Oddities

By Nathan Currier @nathancurrier This is the second installment of a series that I hope to regularly publish throughout the season. We all love the game of hockey and seemingly fail […]

by · November 8, 2013 · 1 comment · News/Commentary, Top 10 Lists
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The Five Biggest Early Surprises of the 2013-14 Season

Surprise is the greatest gift which life can grant us — Boris Pasternak The 20th century Russian novelist’s ridiculous hyperbole notwithstanding, there have been a number of fascinating early storylines […]