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Andrey Makarov of the Saskatoon Blades.  Photo courtesy of Steve Hiscock/

Interview With Sabres Goaltender Prospect Andrey Makarov

#488863227 / Sabres goaltending prospect Andrey Makarov had an eventful season, playing in the ECHL and AHL, before getting a call-up to the NHL without playing. In this interview […]

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Q & A with Matt Duchene of the Colorado Avalanche

What you are about to read may shock you. Let’s call it “priceless.” Matt Duchene of the Colorado Avalanche can attempt to keep a straight face when giving an interview […]

by · May 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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2014 THW Year-End Awards

Welcome to the third installment of the annual Year-End Awards here at The Hockey Writers. At the conclusion of every season, we ask all active writers to submit their picks […]

by · May 19, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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Colorado Avalanche Forward Depth Looking Shallow

Paul Stastny, Gabe Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon have been outstanding for The Colorado Avalanche during their first round match up against the Minnesota Wild. It’s been remarkable, especially the way […]

by · April 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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MacKinnon’s Speed Isn’t What Makes Him Special

We all know that Nathan MacKinnon is fast. Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune just described the 18-year old as, “arguably the fastest skater in the NHL”. I agree […]

by · April 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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MacKinnon’s Success No Surprise to Former Junior Teammate

A ticket to see Nathan MacKinnon and his Colorado Avalanche teammates play these playoffs at home will, on average, cost $225 a seat to witness in person. Yet for one individual, […]

by · April 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche, QMJHL
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Hockey News: 7 Games for Cooke; Kane OT Winner

The Canadiens took advantage of a Lightning team missing their number one goalie, and looked pretty good doing it. [Toronto Star] Ben Bishop had a dislocated elbow, and his absence […]

by · April 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web

Hockey News: Seabrook Suspension; Sharks Feast on Kings

After the first period between the Sharks and Kings, Jonathan Quick was dialed in, and L.A was somewhat comfortably up 2-0. But San Jose took it to them with seven […]

by · April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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5 Defining Games of the Colorado Avalanche Season

For the Colorado Avalanche it was a year that was supposed to be fraught with growing pains. The Avalanche had a promising future, but inexperience and a lackluster defense meant that […]

by · April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Hockey News: Injured Penguins; Playoff Races

Rest might help an underachieving hockey team. Playing better might help even more. [Pensburgh] James Neal doesn’t want a reputation as a dirty player. Stopping with the cheap shots would […]

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Elias Lindholm – Behind the Curve for 2013 Draft Picks?

The 2013 NHL draft class saw eight players make their NHL debuts with six of them playing at least 40 games for their teams. The Carolina Hurricanes took center Elias […]

by · March 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
The Chicago Blackhawks captured their second Stanley Cup in four years. (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

Royal Rumble: The Rough Race for the Presidents’ Trophy

Before each season begins, hockey fans are presented with thirty teams to cheer for on their journey toward Stanley Cup glory. For 82 games, these teams duke it out as […]

by · March 14, 2014 · 1 comment · News/Commentary