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THW 2012 Mock Draft- Round 1

THW 2012 Mock Draft- Round 1

With the draft fast approaching writers here at THW are getting into draft mode. Our writers are acting as GMs of the teams they cover throughout the season. 1. Edmonton […]

Nail Yakupov: explosive for Russia at 2012 World Juniors {Alyonka Larionov Photography}

2012 NHL Entry Draft Guide – The Next Ones

Consider this your live home page for information for the 2012 NHL entry draft. Bookmark and check back often as it will be constantly updated leading up to hockey’s version of Christmas. THW’s 2012 […]

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What’s So Wrong With Being on the Bandwagon?

As I was walking around the Prudential Center concourse before Game 5 between the Kings and Devils with my black #32 Jonathan Quick jersey on, one word rang clear over […]

A prospective players' league would likely need to offer star players, like Sidney Crosby, NHL-competitive money. (Jeanine Leech/ Icon SMI)

Why Sidney Crosby Will Have a Career Year in 2012-13

Since he entered the NHL in 2005, Sidney Crosby has put together a resume that most NHL players would love to have at the end of their career. In his […]

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What Does Vokoun Trade Mean for Pittsburgh and Fleury?

Tomas Vokoun was signed to a two-year deal worth an average of $2 million annually to provide Penguins management and coaches with options.

Vokoun was traded to the Penguins for a 7th round pick (Tom Turk / THW)

Tomas Vokoun Traded to the Penguins, Signs Two-Year Contract

Tomas Vokoun had made it clear that he would not be returning to the Washingon Capitals next year, so it was really only a matter of time before he was […]

by · June 4, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals

Stanley Cup Playoff Hockey Vs. Regular Season Hockey

The Stanley Cup Finals are being played by the two lowest combined seeds in NHL history. Whoever wins will be the lowest seeded team to ever bring home the Stanley […]

Hockey Handshake Etiquette: Then and Now

Hockey Handshake Etiquette: Then and Now

When you really look at it, the NHL is its own little weird universe. The playoffs have enough customs and traditions to make up a whole new cultural experience in […]

Jordan Staal trade makes sense for Hurricanes

Jordan Staal trade makes sense for Hurricanes

The Stanley Cup Playoffs have yet to conclude, but offseason speculation has already begun in several NHL markets. Even though trade talks have yet to pick up considerable steam, rumors […]

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Kings Emulate ‘08 Penguins With Another 3-0 Series Lead

2008 Pittsburgh Penguins: Eastern Conference Quarterfinals: Win, Win, Win, Win Eastern Conference Semifinals: Win, Win, Win, Loss, Win Eastern Conference Finals: Win, Win, Win, Loss, Win Stanley Cup Finals: Loss, […]

by · May 19, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Los Angeles Kings, Pittsburgh Penguins
Malkin's determination to score goals has hurt his line's production (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Presenting the 2012 THW Year-End Awards

Every year, the National Hockey League’s awards are voted upon by the league’s general managers or the Professional Hockey Writers Association. The idea is to get a balanced cross-section of […]

by · May 14, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Ottawa Senators, Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals
Next NHL CBA, not Playoff Exit, Will Set Course for Penguins’ Offseason

Next NHL CBA, not Playoff Exit, Will Set Course for Penguins’ Offseason

As far as the Pittsburgh Penguins are concerned, any meaningful trade talk in the wake of another postseason letdown will have to be suspended until at least September 15. That’s […]