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Hey, we are back for another fantasy hockey edition of He Said/She Said! This week the unthinkable happens! (File Photo)

Rachel And Chris: Fantasy Hockey Bizzaro World?

Welcome to the show that never ends. Come inside! Come inside! It is hard to believe fantasy hockey fans but we are only a couple weeks away from the “Olympic […]

by · January 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Fantasy
Hey, we are back for another fantasy hockey edition of He Said/She Said! This week the unthinkable happens! (File Photo)

Fantasy Hockey He Said/She Said: Meeting!

Any fantasy hockey expert will tell you that the hardest opponent to face is not the unknown but it is another expert. This week on “He Said/She Said”, the two […]

by · January 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Fantasy
Hey, we are back for another fantasy hockey edition of He Said/She Said! This week the unthinkable happens! (File Photo)

Fantasy Hockey 101: The Women Strike Back!

Our “Women In Hockey” series returns on The Hockey Writers. This segment of the series will at times have a more “He said / she said” concept to it but this […]

by · January 6, 2014 · 1 comment · Fantasy
Dion Phaneuf (Icon SMI)

Why Do NHL Players Have a Problem With Dion Phaneuf?

To be fair to ESPN, it’s a dynamite idea. Get 30 NHL players off the record and ask them to anonymously pass judgement on their profession and peers. Some juicy […]

by · October 7, 2013 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs
Stephen A. Smith suggested that Miami's winning streak is more impressive than Chicago's point streak.

The Chicago Blackhawks, Miami Heat and ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith

NHL ice hockey somehow made its way onto a Sportscenter discussion on Monday when ESPN analyst Stephen A. Smith was asked to compare the winning streak of the NBA’s Miami […]

by · March 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
NBC’s Roenick Calls Out ESPN Clown Stephen A. Smith

NBC’s Roenick Calls Out ESPN Clown Stephen A. Smith

On March 4, Stephen A. Smith did what he does for a living, which is to flail about some controversial subject at a loud enough volume to drown out the […]

by · March 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, News/Commentary
Dropping the Gloves by Barry Melrose

Book Review: Dropping the Gloves

Dropping the Gloves: Inside the Fiercely Combative World of Professional Hockey.  By Barry Melrose, with Roger Vaughan.  (2012, Toronto: Fenn/M&S. Hardcover. Pp. 240. $27.99 US / $29.99 CAN. ISBN 978-0-7710-5694-9.) […]

by · January 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey Books
Dallas Stars Ice Girls (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Five Ways The NHL Can Bring Back Fans

    For once, finally, during this whole god-awful mess, it seems as if the senseless and embarrassing work stoppage is coming to an end.  We can say this because […]

by · December 6, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · All-Star Weekend, Detroit Red Wings, News/Commentary
As the NHL Lockout Looms, Will Mainstream Media Give Up on Hockey?

As the NHL Lockout Looms, Will Mainstream Media Give Up on Hockey?

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: one of the four major sports in the United States is on the verge of a lockout. Yes, if a deal is not […]

by · September 14, 2012 · 10 comments · Hockey Media, News/Commentary
What the Leafs won't be doing this summer? Playing hockey. (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

ESPN The Magazine names The Toronto Maple Leafs the worst team

According to ESPN The Magazine, the Toronto Maple Leafs are the worst sports team in North America. For the last ten years, ESPN Magazine has released its Ultimate Standings, a […]

by · September 8, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, The Business of Hockey, Toronto Maple Leafs
Is the play-off grit there to succeed? (Icon SMI)

6 Potential Roadblocks Regarding the Sale of the Phoenix Coyotes

Almost three years after the beginning of the desert saga when the NHL bought the franchise out of bankruptcy in October 2009, we still don’t know what is going to […]

Brian Burke has plenty of free agency options this summer (John Cordes/Icon SMI)

Nip and Tuck: Examining Potential NHL Rule Changes at GM Meetings

Jim Neveau, Senior NHL Columnist Even though it feels like they get together every week or so, the 30 General Managers of the NHL are meeting yet again in Boca […]

by · March 13, 2012 · 1 comment · News/Commentary