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Philadelphia Flyers - Claude Giroux a big part of this Q&A with Anthony Mingioni - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

Evaluating Every NHL Team’s “Window”: Metropolitan

When evaluating a team’s chances to win the Stanley Cup, teams are often judged based on the status of their “window”. A rebuilding team’s window would be closed, but on […]

(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
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5 Capitals Storylines That May Surprise You This Season

1) Alexander Ovechkin Takes Home the Rocket Richard Trophy (Again). It’s no secret that Ovechkin is a natural goal scorer, and it’d be no surprise to see him take home […]

by · August 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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
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Trotz vs Ovechkin: May The Games Begin

Alexander Ovechkin finished the 2013-14 season with 51 goals, 79 points and a mind-boggling -35 rating. The star Russian winger thrived in the scoring statistical category under former head coach […]

by · May 30, 2014 · 14 comments · Washington Capitals
Alexander Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby will have to battle it out with John Tavares for this year's Hart Trophy. (Tom Turk/THW).

Putting the ‘C’ Back in Crosby

Sidney Crosby scored 102 points in his first NHL season at the age of eighteen. He became the teams captain two years later at age twenty and led his team […]

by · May 10, 2014 · 3 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Tape2Tape: Introducing Alexander Ovechkin, The Coach Killer

The ‘Great Eight’ strikes again – at least that’s what headlines should’ve read after Washington’s firing of head coach Adam Oates this past Saturday. Surely, we’ve all noticed the Capitals […]

by · April 29, 2014 · 9 comments · News/Commentary
The torch has been passed New Jersey Devils fans as Cory Schneider is now the man with very big shoes to fill. David Sarch answers these questions and much more. (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Crazy Stats of the 2013-14 Season

Another NHL regular season in the books concludes another year filled with strange anomalies and boggling statistics. Here’s a look back at some of the more interesting numbers that shouldn’t […]

by · April 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History
Fortunato compares his game to Torey Krug of the Boston Bruins. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Tape2Tape: Boston Bruins Win Presidents’ Trophy, Good or Bad?

The Boston Bruins locked up the 2013-14 Presidents’ Trophy on Saturday at home with a 4-1 victory over the lowly Buffalo Sabres. It marks only the second time in franchise […]

by · April 14, 2014 · 1 comment · News/Commentary
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David Clarkson and Other Disappointing Hometown Heroes

The front page of the Toronto Sun read, He fights. He scores. He’s from Toronto. Guess who his idol was? The paper donned a photo of newly acquired Maple Leafs […]

by · March 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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The NHL Needs to Change Its Draft Process

Here we are in the midst of the NHL season and the biggest concern in Buffalo is a fear that the team will win too many games and lessen its […]

by · February 16, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Buffalo Sabres, NHL Entry Draft
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THW NHL Mid-Season Rankings

Every team in the NHL has hit the half-way point of the 2013-2014 regular season. With the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics right around the corner, there’s no better time for THW […]

by · January 14, 2014 · 3 comments · News/Commentary