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The Kings and Blackhawks face off for the second time this season (Photo by Mark Mauno).

5 Popular Delay Tactics After a Team Ices the Puck

The following is a list of 5 popular delay tactics after a team ices the puck. Icing places a face-off inside the defensive zone of a team that is usually […]

by · August 28, 2013 · 4 comments · News/Commentary
(Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

The Face-Off: Through the Eyes & Mind of an NHL Player (Part 3)

For the finale of this three-part series, The Hockey Writers talked with a veteran of over 1,000 NHL games: 35-year-old center Dainius Zubrus of the New Jersey Devils. Last season […]

by · August 22, 2013 · 0 comments · New Jersey Devils, News/Commentary
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The Death of the Hurry Up Face-off

  A few years ago, the NHL made a number of minor rule changes in an attempt to speed up the game.  Perhaps the most direct attempt at reducing the […]

by · February 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
Well, Ref? (Photo credit: Lisa Battista)

Is It True What They Say About You, Ref?

Determining whether or not you do indeed suck, ref, will remain forever subjective.

by · December 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, News/Commentary
Drop the Puck!

Drop the Puck!

The manor in which NHL linesman handle face-off encroachment puzzles me.  I have watched this closely throughout the regular season and now the playoffs.  What I do not understand is, […]

by · May 8, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary