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
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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, […]

(Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

How to Win the #BucciOvertimeChallenge

Any NHL fan that is active on social media sites has come to know the #bucciovertimechallenge. This is a contest on twitter run by ESPN anchor John Buccigross. John Buccigross […]

Slow hockey nights, it seems like your TV is like this but hey, we have hope for you. (File Photo)

Hockey Night In Canada 2.0

Rogers Sportsnet who recently bought the broadcasting rights on live NHL games for the next twelve years at a whopping $5.2 billion. That means that there will be more coverage […]

by · October 7, 2014 · 1 comment · Hockey Media
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‘24/7’ Iced: Are Babcock, Carlyle to Blame?

On Thursday, HBO announced it won’t make “24/7: The Road to the Winter Classic” for the 2015 outdoor game between the Washington Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks at Nationals Park. While last […]

by · September 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey Media, Winter Classic
(Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

NHL Suffers as No Superstar Has Emerged

The NHL hasn’t had a superstar since Wayne Gretzky – Lack of one is limiting the league’s reach.

by · August 22, 2014 · 33 comments · Hockey Media, News/Commentary
(Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

New York Rangers Social Media Guide

The New York Rangers have one of the most dedicated and passionate fanbases in the NHL. The Blueshirts have fans all around the globe, and followers of the team can […]

Sidney Crosby should seek a sports psychologist. (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Cooling Off: Ice Bucket Challenge a Refreshing Change of Pace

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve seen numerous videos pop up with NHL players dousing themselves in ice water to combat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s […]

by · August 12, 2014 · 2 comments · Hockey Media, Videos
Gary Bettman will soon have to make a decision about the Coyotes (Gary A. Vasquez-US PRESSWIRE)

BOOOOOO…Wait, Should You Really Be Booing Gary Bettman?

A few weeks ago I had the privilege of attending the 2014 NHL Draft in Philadelphia. The atmosphere was electric, fans packed every last row in Wells Fargo Center. The […]