(Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports)

Quick Read: What Could Johansen Buy with $12 Million Dollars?

Earlier this week, the summer standoff between Ryan Johansen, his agent, and the Columbus Blue Jackets front office ended. The breakdown of Johansen’s windfall looks like this: Johansen terms: $3M […]

by · October 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Columbus Blue Jackets, Humor
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Ilya Bryzgalov: Back-Up Goalie, Selfie Pro

Bryzgalov the Quote Machine If you didn’t know by now, Ilya Bryzgalov is a fan of the spotlight. The Russian net minder started his career as a social media star […]

by · October 1, 2014 · 1 comment · Humor, Minnesota Wild
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5 of the Funniest Nicknames in NHL History

Nicknames stick to people, and the most ridiculous are the most adhesive — Thomas Chandler Haliburton A little over a year ago, I wrote a piece listing what I believed […]

by · September 30, 2014 · 9 comments · Humor, Top 10 Lists
EA Sports has the Blues winning the 2014 Stanley Cup (courtesy EA Sports)

NHL 15: Teaching An Old Dog?

With the release of NHL 15 by EA Sports on September 9, I am left to ponder about my lifetime of video gaming ever since I started playing those “pong” paddles. […]

by · September 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Humor
Silly or iconic?  Ovechkin is slated to return to the All Stars Game this year.  Will he bring the same level of showmanship he has exhibited in the past? Ryan Remiorz/THE CANADIAN PRESS

50 Days Until the NHL Regular Season, 50 Reasons to Be Excited

Rejoice puckheads and puckettes, because Tuesday August 19th marked 50 short days until the start of the 2014-2014 NHL regular season! While my posts here for THW usually have a focus […]

by · August 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Humor, News/Commentary
Ah the memories for Calgary Flames fans. (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Why Does Alabama Hate the Canucks?

A couple days ago, a Reddit survey made its way across the internet, detailing the most hated NHL teams in each state. As one could expect, the elite teams such […]

Five Fun and Interesting Los Angeles Kings Tweets

Five Fun and Interesting Los Angeles Kings Tweets

Here at The Hockey Writers, we do our very best to slice, dice and otherwise report anything and everything about hockey to our loyal readers. During the summer, of course, […]

Cam Fowler is seeing nearly 24 minutes of ice-time per night, so fantasy managers should look out for the youngster this season.(Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE)

Three Bold Predictions for the Ducks Next Season

Every preseason, it’s ritual for me to make ridiculous claims on what I think will happen in the upcoming NHL campaign. My predictions appear to have little merit, and rightfully […]

by · July 27, 2014 · 1 comment · Anaheim Ducks, Humor
We are heading down a slippery slope here with this one. Birthday Bacon fantasy hockey style?  (Flickr/Captsinslack)

3 Reasons to Hate the Carolina Hurricanes

Let me preface this by saying you absolutely should not hate the Carolina Hurricanes.  I’ve followed this franchise for near as long as I can remember and have nothing but […]

Putting Brazil and the World Cup on Ice

Putting Brazil and the World Cup on Ice

Today is a big day for soccer fans all around the world. Today is the beginning of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. While the NHL season is about […]

by · June 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Humor
If NHL Teams Were the Houses from Game of Thrones…

If NHL Teams Were the Houses from Game of Thrones…

After the brilliant NHL team logos as Game of Thrones Sigils hit the internet, it dawned on me that there are many similarities between the NHL and the world of […]

by · June 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Humor
Alex Burrows could be facing a suspension in Game 2 on Saturday

Bizarro World: The Burrows Buy-Out

The Tweets Heard ’round the (Canucks) World With the Conference Finals set to begin this weekend, Vancouver hockey fans are begrudgingly turning their gaze to the East, where the Montreal […]