5:28 PM EDT, Sat March 23, 2019
1 hour ago

Maple Leafs’ Management: Trouble in Toronto?

Starting with the team’s March 11 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Toronto Maple Leafs had lost four of five games. The bleeding only ended when they beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-2 on March 20 in Buffalo. Unless you’re the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, most teams have a tough stretch or two during any season, […] The post Maple Leafs’ Management: Trouble in Toronto? appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
3 hours ago

One for the Ages: Sergei Zubov’s 1993-94 NHL Season

There were numerous moments that made the ending of a 54-year-old Stanley Cup drought by the 1993-94 New York Rangers unforgettable. When people think back on that particular team and what it was comprised of, certain players and moments come to mind more than others. The captain – “The Messiah” – Mark Messier and his […] The post One for the Ages: Sergei Zubov’s 1993-94 NHL Season appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
4 hours ago

Q & A with Jonna Curtis of the Whitecaps

This season in the NWHL was filled with memorable performances by many new faces to the league, but perhaps no one had a bigger impact in announcing their presence with authority than Jonna Curtis with the Minnesota Whitecaps. The native of Elk River, Minnesota, finished second in the league in scoring with 19 points, helped […] The post Q & A with Jonna Curtis of the Whitecaps appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
4 hours ago

NHL Draft Guide | 2019 Edition

Consider The Hockey Writers your go-to source for everything related to the NHL Draft and this page your live home page for information on the upcoming 2019 NHL Entry Draft. Bookmark this page and check back often as it will be constantly updated leading up to hockey’s version of Christmas. THW’s 2019 NHL Entry Draft […] The post NHL Draft Guide | 2019 Edition appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
5 hours ago

NHL Rumors: Kovalchuk, Tkachuk, Ducks, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown there are updates on the unhappiness of Ilya Kovalchuk, news on Matthew Tkachuck and his next contract with the Calgary Flames and an updated out of Anaheim when it comes to the future of both Ryan Kesler and Patrick Eaves. Kovalchuk: “I Don’t Have a Chance” Curtis Zupke of the […] The post NHL Rumors: Kovalchuk, Tkachuk, Ducks, More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
6 hours ago

Bruins’ Kuraly Out 4 Weeks

The Boston Bruins will be without Sean Kuraly for approximately four weeks after the 26-year-old center underwent successful surgery to repair a fracture in his right hand that he sustained on March 21. Kuraly would leave the Bruins 5-1 victory against the New Jersey Devils after suffering the injury. The Bruins also announced that they […] The post Bruins’ Kuraly Out 4 Weeks appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
6 hours ago

Blue Jackets Have A Lot of Explaining To Do

The Columbus Blue Jackets don't have much to celebrate these days. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete) The post Blue Jackets Have A Lot of Explaining To Do appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
7 hours ago

Bruins Sign Chara to Contract Extension

The Boston Bruins took care of some business Saturday when the signed captain Zdeno Chara to a one-year contract extension worth $2 million. The contract also includes an additional $1.75 million in performance-based incentives. This deal makes a lot of sense for both sides. For the Bruins, this ensures that they can keep their core […] The post Bruins Sign Chara to Contract Extension appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
7 hours ago

Jake Gardiner’s Absence Wearing on Maple Leafs Defence

There has been no player on the Toronto Maple Leafs more divisive than Jake Gardiner in recent memory. As one of the longest-tenured Maple Leafs, Gardiner has been through his share of highs and lows. The team has gone from a playoff contender to a bottom feeder, and back to a contender during his time […] The post Jake Gardiner’s Absence Wearing on Maple Leafs Defence appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
7 hours ago

Blues’ Maroon is Red Hot

When Patrick Maroon signed a one-year deal in the offseason with his hometown team, the St. Louis Blues, the hype was understandably significant. Fans were excited to see a local kid return home to the team he grew up rooting for, and it was an added bonus that they believed he might be the final […] The post Blues’ Maroon is Red Hot appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
7 hours ago

The Golden Knights’ Unsung Heroes

Every workplace has those people that can always be counted on. They aren’t flashy, but they get the job done, day in and day out. They wake up in the morning, pack their brown bag lunch, put their head down, and get to work. Although they are integral to the operation, these hard workers don’t […] The post The Golden Knights’ Unsung Heroes appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
8 hours ago

Arthur Kaliyev – 2019 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Arthur Kaliyev 2017-18 Team: Hamilton Bulldogs (#34)Date of Birth: June 26, 2001Place of Birth: Tashkent, UzbekistanHt: 6’2” Wt: 190 lbs.Position: LWNHL Draft Eligibility: 2019 first-year eligible Rankings NHL Central Scouting: 11th (among North American Skaters) Future Considerations: 28th McKeen’s Hockey: 17th ISS Hockey: 31st Dobber Prospects: 25th Bob McKenzie: 13th Craig Button: 9th Ranked all […] The post Arthur Kaliyev – 2019 NHL Draft Prospect Profile appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
8 hours ago

Strome a Positive in a Rangers Season of Struggles

When Ryan Strome was traded from the Edmonton Oilers to the New York Rangers in November, the move did not make much of an impact around the NHL. The trade, which saw the Rangers give up Ryan Spooner, appeared to be a wash. The only real impact it looked like it could have was to […] The post Strome a Positive in a Rangers Season of Struggles appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
8 hours ago

Bruins’ McAvoy Coming Alive at the Right Time

Ever since he was selected in the first round of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, Charlie McAvoy has been considered the heir to Zdeno Chara’s throne along the Boston Bruins’ blue line. While it isn’t clear when the 42-year-old captain will hang up his skates, his successor seems ready for the challenge of filling them. […] The post Bruins’ McAvoy Coming Alive at the Right Time appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Mar 22, 2019

Predators Sign Rem Pitlick

On Friday, March 22, the Nashville Predators announced they have signed prospect Rem Pitlick to a two-year deal worth $925,000 per year. By signing his professional contract, he follows in the footsteps of his father, Lance, who played eight NHL seasons for the Ottawa Senators and Florida Panthers, and his cousin, Tyler, currently playing for […] The post Predators Sign Rem Pitlick appeared first on The Hockey Writers.