Our complete Hockey 101 series In baseball, there is the bland first pitch of the game. The NBA features the oft-forgotten tip. The NFL flips a coin to determine who […]
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By Nathan Currier @nathancurrier This is the second installment of a series that I hope to regularly publish throughout the season. We all love the game of hockey and seemingly fail […]
For the finale of this three-part series, The Hockey Writers talked with a veteran of over 1,000 NHL games: 35-year-old center Dainius Zubrus of the New Jersey Devils. Last season […]
For part two of this three-part series about taking an NHL face-off, The Hockey Writers talked with 28-year-old center Travis Zajac of the New Jersey Devils, a veteran of 471 […]
We all know that in hockey it’s a lot easier to be successful when you have the puck rather than when you don’t have it; I know, I’m captain obvious. […]
Like an old, sick dog who tries valiantly to hang on as its life is coming to a close, so too did the Canucks extend their life last night, all […]
Last season, the Calgary Flames had quite a few problems. Chief among them was Matt Stajan and, arguably, all he represented. He had a fat $3.5 million cap hit, played […]
A few years ago, the NHL made a number of minor rule changes in an attempt to speed up the game. Perhaps the most direct attempt at reducing the […]
by Shinny Baggataway Happy Monday to everyone who is on Fall break or enjoying a day of school! By the way, thanks to all of you who sent in […]
The manor in which NHL linesman handle face-off encroachment puzzles me. I have watched this closely throughout the regular season and now the playoffs. What I do not understand is, […]
Was Ryane Clowe’s move cheating or just another example of the gamesmanship that occurs on and off the ice every night in the NHL?
Two-fifths of the way through the 2011-12 season and it’s hard to spot a weakness on the defending champion Boston Bruins. The B’s lead the league in offense, defense; and […]