Post Tagged with: "Steve Yzerman"

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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 […]

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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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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
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Canadian Boy Adam Henrique Hopes to Play for Team Canada Someday

When Team Canada played their first game of the 2014 Winter Olympics against Norway in Sochi, Russia it’s safe to say that the majority of the country was tuned in […]

by · February 14, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils, Olympics
Sidney Crosby should seek a sports psychologist. (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

The Sidney Crosby Secret: Becoming a Team Canada Captain

Sidney Crosby was named the captain of Team Canada for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games on Sunday. He already has an Art Ross Trophy, a Hart Trophy, and a Stanley Cup […]

by · January 20, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics, Pittsburgh Penguins
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Team Canada Olympic Roster – Take 2

The much anticipated Team Canada Olympic roster was finally released this week by Hockey Canada’s Steve Yzerman et al. The ensuing debate of who should or shouldn’t have been selected […]

by · January 9, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Olympics
St.Louis extends point streak

Understanding the St. Louis Snub

Team Canada General Manager Steve Yzerman was put in a thankless position when he was forced to make a decision about the fate of one of his own. As the […]

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Q & A with Johan Franzen of the Detroit Red Wings

On a team full of stars it’s sometimes easy to overlook the value of other players, like Johan Franzen of the Detroit Red Wings. “The Mule”, as he was nicknamed […]

by · December 11, 2013 · 1 comment · Detroit Red Wings