Claude Giroux (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Is Claude Giroux Waging Biological Warfare?

Trash talking and trying to throw your opponent off their game is a constant theme in hockey. Players like Dan Carcillo and Maxim Lapierre have made an NHL career out […]

by · December 19, 2014 · 2 comments · Humor
(Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

The Best Nicknames in Hockey

Nicknames are as much a part of hockey as the blue line. You are given one early by your mites coach only later to be called something else by your […]

by · December 18, 2014 · 36 comments · Humor
2014 NHL Entry Draft Floor [photo: Amy Irvin]

The NHL’s Bottom-Feeder, Lottery Team Drinking Game

Seeing your team at the bottom of the standings is a tough situation to be in. If they’re lucky, most fans will never experience the absolute apathy one can feel […]

Never fear Florida Panthers fans, Roberto Luongo is here as we interview Paige Lewis this week. (File Photo)

The Top 14 Hockey Tweets of 2014

Twitter has become the best social media platform for hockey fans to interact with their favorite players directly. Hockey players are also able to use it as a tool to […]

by · December 15, 2014 · 1 comment · Humor
Dear Santa…From the Toronto Maple Leafs

Dear Santa…From the Toronto Maple Leafs

We’re just days away from the big night when the jolly guy with the long white beard, wearing the big red suit, comes down the chimney and delivers joy and […]

by · December 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Humor, Toronto Maple Leafs
(Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Boone Jenner: Goal-scoring Machine and Stick Aficionado

Boone Jenner has been on quite the tear lately. The 21-year old is currently riding a four-game goal-scoring streak and has fired off 12 shots during the stretch. His third […]

by · December 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Columbus Blue Jackets, Humor
[photo: Misha Vaksman]

25 Things That Drive Every Hockey Fan Crazy

Hockey is a great sport. For my money, it’s the best sport in the world in terms of action and the community it creates. Despite all the great things it […]

by · December 10, 2014 · 85 comments · Humor
How to Chirp Effectively in Fantasy Hockey

How to Chirp Effectively in Fantasy Hockey

A public fantasy hockey pool is nothing like a private league. There’s no interaction between GMs; trades are non-existent and there are fewer messages on the league board than Scott […]

by · December 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Fantasy, Humor
Detroit Red Wings Pavel Datsyuk  - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Hockey Glossary 601- 17 Terms to Know

Do you want to sound like an expert to impress the hockey fan in your life? Well, here at The Hockey Writers, we have you covered. Learning just a few […]

by · December 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Advanced Stats, Humor
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Everyone Is Invited to Hockey’s Christmas Party

By now your Christmas tree should already be up and you’re counting down the days until you get to unwrap that PlayStation you have been begging Santa for. The Calgary […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Humor
(Michael Ivins-USA TODAY Sports)

The Strangest Superstitions in NHL History

As professional athletes, NHL hockey players will do what ever it takes to be successful on the ice. On top of their on and off ice training and preparation, many […]

by · December 3, 2014 · 2 comments · Hockey History, Humor
Zemgus Girgensons has been playing very well with Matt Moulson and Tyler Ennis - and fantasy managers will likely capitalize on the situation if the sophomore can keep up his current level of play. (Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports)

The NHL’s Ugly Sweater Christmas Party

A few weeks ago, I put together a list of my 10 favorite NHL sweaters. Those are the best of the best but what about the worst of the worst? […]

by · December 1, 2014 · 23 comments · Humor, Top 10 Lists