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Q & A with Luke Witkowski of the Syracuse Crunch

Q & A with Luke Witkowski of the Syracuse Crunch

With a 6’3”, 213 lb. frame, 24-year-old defenseman Luke Witkowski fits exactly the requirements that the Tampa Bay Lightning have been building their team the past few seasons — big […]

Syracuse Crunch Forward Carter Ashton (Scott Thomas/Syracuse Crunch)

Q & A with Carter Ashton of the Syracuse Crunch

Every hockey player has his or her unique story, the path they took to get to where they are, no matter how far or successful they are and Carter Ashton […]

Detroit Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk  (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Drafting the All-Time Red Wings All-Star Team

For the first time in as long as I can remember, the Detroit Red Wings will not be represented at the 2015 NHL All-Star game. There will be no Red […]

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Blues and Red Wings: Rivalry Renewed?

For sports fans of every city, there’s always that one team that the masses want to see fail. Maybe that team is always on the winning end of a hard-fought […]

by · January 16, 2015 · 1 comment · St Louis Blues
Andrei Vasilevskiy has shown managers why he was coveted by Tampa Bay during the first round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

The Case For Andrei Vasilevskiy To Be The Backup

View image | gettyimages.com   When Andrei Vasilevskiy got word that he would be sent back to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, he could have more than […]

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Playing Time The Only Thing Left For Jonathan Drouin

In one of the deepest drafts in recent history, Jonathan Drouin was one of the most gifted players to come out of it. With some of the sickest hands and […]

by · November 28, 2014 · 1 comment · Tampa Bay Lightning
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Unearthing Talent the Key to the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Success

Many pundits have offered their opinions as to why the Edmonton Oilers’ seeming never-ending rebuild has been so fruitless. A quite popular and poignant reason is the fact Edmonton has […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 1 comment · Tampa Bay Lightning
Steve Yzerman selects Nikita Kucherov @ 2011 Draft {Photo by Radiospike.com}

Steve Yzerman & The Night of Trades

Steve Yzerman is a boss. On Friday, he traded a second round draft pick for D-man Jason Garrison. Then, later that day, while making multiple trades on the floor in […]

by · June 30, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Tampa Bay Lightning, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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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 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
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New Jersey Devils 2013-14 Success Stories Part Two: Jaromir Jagr

During the offseason, The Hockey Writers will be doing a ten-part series on the success stories of the 2013-14 New Jersey Devils.  Despite missing the postseason for the second consecutive […]

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Is the Ryan Callahan Trade Paying off for Tampa?

On March 5th 2014 Lightning captain Martin St. Louis was swapped with Rangers captain Ryan Callahan along with a first round pick in 2015 and a second round pick in […]

by · April 9, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Tampa Bay Lightning
1989-1990: A Look Back At The Wings’ Last Losing Season

1989-1990: A Look Back At The Wings’ Last Losing Season

Tears For Fears were killing it. Home Alone made its big screen debut. Cheers was the most popular television show in America. Milli Vanilli returned their Grammy. The “I’ve fallen […]

by · March 19, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings