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The Tuesday Blues: Blue Jackets Struggle with Midweek Match-ups

Just when you thought Mondays were the worst day of the week. Not even the Columbus Blue Jackets can escape the lull of a Tuesday at the office. However, even […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Columbus Blue Jackets, Videos
NHL goaltenders donned helmet cameras for the 2014 Stadium Series games

NHL Coverage Hits Ice Level with Helmet Cams

Hockey has long benefited from technological improvements in television broadcasts.  High-definition TV, along with then-revolutionary widescreen TVs – improved the home viewing experience. The new proportions of the broadcasts better framed […]

by · October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, Videos
Reaves received 9 minutes of penalties in Thursday's contest (Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)

Ryan Reaves vs. Paul Bissonnette: Who’s the Winner?

Dallas Stars Rookie Valeri Nichushkin missed the license plate of the truck that plowed him over in front of the St. Louis Blues’ bench. At 11:56 of the first period […]

by · September 17, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues, Videos
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
Jeff and Mike talk Blues on the second edition of the Face Off Hockey Show (courtesy KSDK)

Preview Game 2 with the Blues Face Off Hockey Show

In November 2013, The Hockey Writers partnered with KSDK News Channel 5, St. Louis’ No. 1 news source, to bring its viewers additional St. Louis Blues coverage throughout the 2013-14 […]

by · April 19, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues, Videos
Tomas Hertl Celebrates (Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports)

Top 10 Goals of 2013-14 Hockey Season

It’s been one heck of a hockey season even beyond the NHL. From dramatic incidents to big hits and emerging stars, the 2013-2014 campaign hasn’t failed to excite. Nothing, however, […]

by · March 28, 2014 · 2 comments · Top 10 Lists, Videos
Shawn Thornton (Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports)

VIDEO: Does Fighting Belong in Hockey? Have your say!

If there was no fighting in the NHL, there would have been no way or reason for Brooks Orpik to answer for his clean hit, and thus Shawn Thornton would […]

by · December 18, 2013 · 3 comments · News/Commentary, Videos
Alex Steen's two-way play would be an asset to Sweden  (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Alexander Steen Beats Crawford

Alexander Steen made a great choice in blasting a shot at Corey Crawford late in last night’s St Louis Blues – Chicago Blackhawks game. Brent Seabrook’s decision making – not […]

by · October 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · St Louis Blues, Videos
Tomas Hertl Celebrates (Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports)

VIDEO: Tomas Hertl’s 4 Goal Night

Tomas Hertl went to town on the Rangers last night on his way to becoming the youngest to pot 4 in a night in the past 15 years. We’ll let […]

by · October 9, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · San Jose Sharks, Videos
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NHL Blooper of the Season So Far: Martin Havlat

Martin Havlat could only stare straight ahead with his mouth open as he lay on the ice. Why? Because all he needed to do was tap the puck into a […]

by · February 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Humor, San Jose Sharks, Videos
Rock Out for the Lockout: “The Hockey Song” by Stompin’ Tom Connors

Rock Out for the Lockout: “The Hockey Song” by Stompin’ Tom Connors

With the NHL lockout concluded and training camps set to get underway, we gladly take this opportunity to bring a fitting end to the 113-day long lockout – and our […]

by · January 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Videos
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Dropkick Murphys The Boys Are Back

It’s been a long time coming but yes indeed – the boys are back, or at least well on their way. The NHL Lockout is finally done and we can […]

by · January 7, 2013 · 2 comments · News/Commentary, Videos