October 13th, 2017The year is 1994. The location is Lillehammer, Norway. It’s a sudden death shootout in the Olympic Hockey finals. With the crowd screaming, Peter Forsberg is at the opposite blue line staring at Canada’s goalie, Corey Hirsch. Forsberg skates in and makes a move towards Hirsch’s right. All...
October 5th, 2017Another preseason has come and gone and it's time to get hyped up for the new NHL season. Over the past few weeks, we've had our appetite for hockey slightly satisfied with exhibition games. It's not the real thing, but we take what we can get after a long offseason and Flyers fans were treated to...
On August 28, the Philadelphia Flyers announced that Eric Lindros' number 88 will be retired. Over the course of his career, Lindros was a threat in every aspect of the game. He could shoot, pass and, most of all, he could hit. His career was cut short because of a series of severe concussions,...August 30th, 2017
Over the next couple of months, The Hockey Writers will be releasing a series of bold predictions. Team by team, this series will take shape as we look at some of the more questionable possibilities that could come into fruition during the 2017-18 season.Leaving New York, we head to the state...August 23rd, 2017
As the 2017-18 NHL season approaches, the Flyers seem to be on the verge of becoming a long-term contender again. They've had some strong drafts, made smart trades and brought in a high-profile coach from juniors. But is the team good enough to take that step this year? That will likely depend on...August 22nd, 2017
All NHL schedules are not created equal. Sure, every team must face each other at least twice per season. You can't hide from the Anaheim Ducks all year just because you're based in Buffalo. The NHL is not college football. But success over the course of an 82-game season can be dictated just as...August 16th, 2017
It was practically impossible for Ivan Provorov to make a splash during the 2016-17 season. The likes of Auston Matthews, Patrik Laine, Zach Werenski, Matthew Tkachuk and Mitch Marner stole the show throughout the season. This overshadowed a lot of the work done in all three zones by Provorov and...August 10th, 2017
Fantasy hockey is another side of the sport that most of us love. Whether it's competing in a league with your friends or with strangers for fun, it's an exciting branch to explore. It also shines a light on players that aren't as valued by other fans.The basic categories for fantasy hockey...August 8th, 2017