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Did number 66 do enough Pittsburgh? (Photo courtesy of the Pittsburgh Penguins)

The 5 Greatest Hockey Players Ever

Ah, the dead of summer. With the draft in the rear-view mirror and most major free agents locked up around the league (waiting on you, Cody Franson), the well of […]

Connor McDavid: The generational talent is finally officially a member of the Edmonton Oilers. (Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports)

Connor McDavid, and the Pressure of Being “The Next One”

Last week, I sat down on the couch and switched on the TV to catch up on a daily sports talk show, and just a few minutes in, the station […]

by · July 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Blackhawks Are Great But Not A Dynasty

Whether you are a fan of the Chicago Blackhawks or a person who just loves the game hockey, it is almost impossible to not be impressed with what Joel Quenneville and […]

Top 5 Moments in Stanley Cup Winning History

Top 5 Moments in Stanley Cup Winning History

With this year’s edition of the Stanley Cup Final between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Tampa Bay Lightning being tied 2-2 heading into Game 5, it was guaranteed that one […]

Pop Quiz: NHL Draft History

Pop Quiz: NHL Draft History

The Hockey Writers’ inaugural NHL Draft Prospect Guide is now available at Amazon. It features 150 prospect profiles written by the THW Draft Team. To acknowledge this ‘first’ from THW, we offer a 12 […]

Penguins Forward Kevin Stevens: What Could Have Been?

Penguins Forward Kevin Stevens: What Could Have Been?

The Hit that Dimmed a Penguins’ Star In 1993, the Pittsburgh Penguins ruled the NHL world. Fresh off of two impressive Stanley Cup runs, the team was poised to become […]

Oilers fans have June 26th circled on their calendars for when Edmonton adds its latest and greatest face of the franchise — well, since the Great One anyway. There are already plenty of these knock-off jerseys popping up, but the official McDavid 97s will be flying off the shelves as soon as they are released too. ( Shop)

Oilers: McDavid Should Push For Scoring Title In Rookie Season

While he may not yet be a member of the Edmonton Oilers, Connor McDavid has already taken Oilers Nation by storm. Ever since this organization had the good fortune of […]

by · May 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, OHL
Voice of the Stars Moving on to Act 2

Voice of the Stars Moving on to Act 2

The 2015-16 season will be the first season in Dallas Stars history without Ralph Strangis’ familiar voice in the broadcast booth. Strangis’ departure was a surprise to most, but as […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars, Hockey Media

Q & A with Bernie Nicholls

A lot of younger fans may not remember him, but Bernie Nicholls had an amazing 17-year NHL career with six different franchises (Los Angeles Kings, New York Rangers, Edmonton Oilers, […]

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings, News
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Why Connor Will Be Better Than Crosby

Sidney Crosby is one of the best players in the world. Time and time again, he continues to amaze.  Even in a down season, Crosby manages to almost win another scoring […]

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · News
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The Ups and Downs of Sidney Crosby, 600 Games in

Sidney Crosby is playing in his 600th career NHL game tonight. Entering the game, the pride of Cole Harbour had 825 points and 114 points in 95 career playoff games, […]

by · February 12, 2015 · 2 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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The Five Best Hockey Songs of All-Time

I really only have two hobbies: Music and Hockey.  As such, it only makes sense to combine them and present to you here and now: the five best hockey songs […]

by · February 6, 2015 · 7 comments · Top 10 Lists