An offensive threat, this season has shown the holes in Phil Kessel's defensive game. (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Even With Babcock, Kessel Must Be Traded

It sure didn’t take long for the pundits to start questioning how much rebuilding the Leafs should do in the wake of their hiring of Mike Babcock. The Toronto Star’s […]

Voice of the Stars Moving on to Act 2

Voice of the Stars Moving on to Act 2

The 2015-16 season will be the first season in Dallas Stars history without Ralph Strangis’ familiar voice in the broadcast booth. Strangis’ departure was a surprise to most, but as […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars, Hockey Media
(Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

Stop Villainizing the Media!

In today’s age of social media, sports coverage has transformed into a job where immediate access is not only expected, it’s demanded. Beat writers are constantly tweeting and posting about […]

by · April 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey Media
Chuck Kaiton

Chuck Kaiton; Absolutely Hockey’s Best Radio Voice Pt 2

"He's a slippery little eel." Another beauty from the great Chuck Kaiton. — Jonathan Stout (@jastout89) March 29, 2015 I recently sat down with a hockey broadcasting legend. Chuck Kaiton […]

Chuck Kaiton

Chuck Kaiton; Absolutely Hockey’s Best Radio Voice Pt 1

I love listening to Chuck Kaiton, best voice in hockey! @NHLCanes @NHL — Spencer Stouthamer (@spenceeeeeeeeee) March 12, 2015 I recently sat down with a hockey broadcasting legend. Chuck Kaiton […]

Bobby Hull says he is ready for the playoffs..

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Golden Jet Ready For Wings

Hockey’s Golden Jet, Bobby Hull of the Chicago Black Hawks, says he is ready to take flight against the Detroit Red Wings tomorrow night in the first game of their semi-final […]

by · March 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks, Hockey Media
Matthew Wuest

Remembering CapGeek.com Creator Matthew Wuest

You may not have recognized the name Matthew Wuest before Thursday evening. However, that’s exactly how he would have wanted it. The Metro Halifax sports reporter, known for staying away […]

by · March 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey Media, News/Commentary
Barry Melrose in all his glory [photo: Lisa Gansky]

ESPN Loves Hockey After All, Scores World Cup of Hockey

Get your jokes in while you can. ESPN will be airing the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, ending what will be a 12-year hiatus between the sport – at the professional […]

by · February 4, 2015 · 1 comment · Hockey Media
(Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

A THW Adieu Of Sorts

Dear THW and readers: This was not easy, believe me. Words normally come very natural for me and yet after three plus years and over 200 articles, The Hockey Writers and the THW family […]

by · February 2, 2015 · 1 comment · Hockey Media, New Jersey Devils
Jonathan Toews models the 2015 Chicago Blackhawks Winter Classic uniform.

Blackhawks and Capitals are Mirror Images on Road to the NHL Winter Classic

Producer and director Ross Greenburg’s third episode of Epix’s Road To The NHL Winter Classic had a lot to measure up to. Episode 2 covered the unexpected death of Blackhawks’ […]

by · December 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks, Hockey Media
Brodeur took a leave of absence from the Blues last week. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Report on This: Martin Brodeur is a Blues Fan’s Dream Come True

When I was a kid, one of my favorite things to do after rushing home from school was to turn on my Sega Genesis, switch on the TV and fire […]

Hockey Twitter Has A Problem, And It’s Not Just Adrian Dater

Hockey Twitter Has A Problem, And It’s Not Just Adrian Dater

For the third time this year, hockey Twitter has a problem. First, it was Harrison Mooney. Mooney was fired by Yahoo Sports in August after his numerous instances of misconduct, […]