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
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NHL Central Scouting’s Midterm Rankings: Top 10 Surprises

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) The Top 10 Surprises Like all lists, NHL Central Scouting’s rankings contain a few surprises – players ranked higher or lower than you would have […]

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3 Teams Best Suited to Beat Chicago and/or LA

Best of the Best The Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings have accounted for four out of the last five Stanley Cup championships. They are without a doubt the class […]

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5 NHL Teams Going Nowhere Fast

Mediocrity is the absolute worst state of existence in today’s National Hockey League. Consistently signing mid-level free agents to desperately reach the bottom playoff seeds, resulting in draft picks outside […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 9 comments · Top 10 Lists
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5 Sharks Most Likely to be Traded

The San Jose Sharks are currently tied for second place in the Pacific division. That sentence alone would make many think San Jose will be buyers come the trade deadline. […]

by · January 17, 2015 · 26 comments · San Jose Sharks, Top 10 Lists