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Feb 29, 16:00


The Hockey Writers Thursday, February 29, 2024 3:50 PM
     Remember when Colorado Avalanche superstar Nathan MacKinnon was lamenting his lack of success after his first nine NHL seasons? It might seem like a million years ago, but it was…

The Hockey Writers Thursday, February 29, 2024 3:40 PM
     The Laval Rocket took advantage of a struggling Bridgeport Islanders team on Feb. 28 to return to the win column. After two losses in a row, they shut out the…

The Hockey Writers Thursday, February 29, 2024 3:30 PM
     Tonight the Toronto Maple Leafs play the Arizona Coyotes on home ice. Last week Toronto went into Phoenix and beat the Coyotes easily. Can they do it again? Both teams…

The Hockey Writers Thursday, February 29, 2024 3:15 PM
     The spring and summer of 2023 brought several changes to the Philadelphia Flyers front office. Former Special Assistant to the General Manager (GM) turned Interim GM Daniel Brière was promoted…

The Hockey Writers Thursday, February 29, 2024 2:55 PM
     Tonight, the Boston Bruins will host the Vegas Golden Knights at TD Garden, which will mark the 11th time in franchise history they have played on a Leap Day. Interestingly,…

The Hockey Writers Thursday, February 29, 2024 2:45 PM
     The Florida Panthers are riding the wave in the Eastern Conference. They are tied with the Boston Bruins for first in the Atlantic Division with a record of 39-16-4 and…

The Hockey Writers Thursday, February 29, 2024 2:35 PM
     Before the start of the 2023-24 campaign, I wrote about how this could be the season Chicago Blackhawks' forward Andreas Athanasiou changes his reputation. After signing a two-year, $8.5 million…

The Hockey Writers Thursday, February 29, 2024 2:15 PM
     Being optimistic about the Philadelphia Flyers entering the 2023-24 season was hard. But if one tried their hardest to see the glass half full long before John Tortorella's group started…

Feb 29, 02:00


The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 28, 2024 9:00 PM
     The Calgary Flames continue to sell as they have now traded Chris Tanev to the Dallas Stars for a 2024 second-round pick, a conditional 2026 third-round pick (contingent on the…

Feb 28, 14:00


The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 28, 2024 1:30 PM
     When the San Jose Sharks began their rebuild, the front office stressed patience. General manager Mike Grier's new staff was dealing with financial difficulty and a mediocre prospect group that…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 28, 2024 1:15 PM
     Last night, the Toronto Maple Leafs' winning streak came to an end, losing to the Vegas Golden Knights, 6-2. Despite a strong start in the game that promised Maple Leafs…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 28, 2024 1:00 PM
     In today's NHL rumors rundown, the asking price for Jake Guentzel out of Pittsburgh is extremely high. Meanwhile, it appears there's a clear frontrunner for Chris Tanev's services and it's…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 28, 2024 12:17 PM
     In the 31 years of Ottawa Senators hockey, many fantastic players have taken the ice for the club. You could easily put all of the best players together and create…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 28, 2024 12:13 PM
     Two teams made deals for him, but only one could end up with "The Next One". It's been over 30 years since the Quebec Nordiques traded Eric Lindros — a…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 28, 2024 12:08 PM
     When winger Mikael Granlund was traded to the Nashville Predators from the Minnesota Wild in exchange for Kevin Fiala at the 2018-19 trade deadline, there was a clear winner in…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 28, 2024 12:00 PM
     While one can debate when the "stretch run" in hockey begins, this author believes that with 25 games to go, the Winnipeg Jets' stretch run is here. The Jets are…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 28, 2024 11:15 AM
     The Philadelphia Flyers had one of the most bizarre games in their history early in their contest against the Tampa Bay Lightning. They played almost the entire first period and…

Feb 28, 00:00


The Hockey Writers Tuesday, February 27, 2024 8:05 PM
     Following a perfect road trip in which they won five straight games and outscored opponents 22-10, the Nashville Predators have launched themselves back into playoff contention for the first time…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, February 27, 2024 5:30 PM
     As the Anaheim Ducks wind down their final 25 games of the 2023-24 season, all that's left to play for is pride and Draft Lottery odds. This was another rebuilding…

Feb 27, 12:00


The Hockey Writers Tuesday, February 27, 2024 11:45 AM
     It's that time again. It's time to check in, revisit and revise the rankings for the 2024 NHL Draft. My last release came WAY back in July when we took…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, February 27, 2024 11:25 AM
     In today's NHL rumors rundown, how much of a distraction is the Elias Pettersson contract talk becoming in Vancouver? Meanwhile, are the Detroit Red Wings fielding calls on some of…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, February 27, 2024 10:30 AM
     Two of the most legendary players to ever play in the National Hockey League were traded on this date. Also, Feb. 27 was a very special date in the city…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, February 27, 2024 10:17 AM
     When the Anaheim Ducks decided to buy out Corey Perry in June 2019, the benefits were apparent but appeared to be minuscule, both for the team and the player. It…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, February 27, 2024 10:12 AM
     At the beginning of the 2023-24 season, we put together a list of the top 10 current left wingers in the NHL. These lists are highly subjective, as there are…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, February 27, 2024 10:08 AM
     In sports, the term legend is sometimes used too loosely when describing any particular athlete in any sport. That isn't the case, however, when referring to Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, February 27, 2024 9:35 AM
     The St. Louis Blues find themselves in a precarious position. Currently occupying the fifth spot in the highly competitive Central Division standings, they are tied with the surging Minnesota Wild,…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, February 27, 2024 9:25 AM
     In this edition of the Vancouver Canucks News & Rumors, the club is still interested in Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jake Guentzel. Additionally, an update on Elias Pettersson's contract negotiations. Also, head coach Rick…

Feb 27, 00:00

Feb 26, 10:00


The Hockey Writers Monday, February 26, 2024 9:55 AM
     The Professional Women's Hockey League (PWHL) was in action yesterday with PWHL Minnesota back at home to celebrate Pride Day in front of a crowd of over 10,000, including Brian…

The Hockey Writers Monday, February 26, 2024 9:45 AM
     Nikita Kucherov scored his 38th goal and added three assists to reach 102 points and lead the Tampa Bay Lightning past the New Jersey Devils 4-1 on Sunday (Feb. 25).…

The Hockey Writers Monday, February 26, 2024 9:35 AM
     Everything is fair game right now. In a week where the New Jersey Devils were poised to make an urgent climb up the standings with four games in six days,…

The Hockey Writers Monday, February 26, 2024 9:25 AM
     The Philadelphia Flyers' loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins was the most devastating they could have all season long, and it's not just because of the result. For starters, they lost…

The Hockey Writers Monday, February 26, 2024 9:15 AM
     As the Anaheim Ducks wind down their final 25 games of the 2023-24 season, all that's left to play for is pride and lottery odds. This was another rebuilding season…

The Hockey Writers Monday, February 26, 2024 9:05 AM
     Across the NHL, it feels like the calm before the storm. Everywhere you turn there are trade deadline rumors swirling, yet nothing has materialized yet. The Pittsburgh Penguins will be…

The Hockey Writers Monday, February 26, 2024 8:55 AM
     The Philadelphia Flyers have made it apparent that their rebuild is anything but ordinary. In a position to make the postseason in the first "official" season of their rebuilding process,…

The Hockey Writers Monday, February 26, 2024 8:45 AM
     The 2023-24 season for New York Islanders fans has been a headache. To encapsulate all of the different struggles that this team has faced would take hours. Unfortunately, there are…

Feb 25, 22:00


The Hockey Writers Sunday, February 25, 2024 4:10 PM
     It's been almost seven years since Nick Schultz skated in his 1,069th and final NHL game. The Saskatoon, Saskatchewan native is most known for his time with the Minnesota Wild.…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, February 25, 2024 4:00 PM
     The Vancouver Canucks were in a transition period back in the 2016-17 season. Approaching the 2017 Trade Deadline and well out of the playoff picture, general manager Jim Benning traded…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, February 25, 2024 3:40 PM
     As of this writing, the New York Rangers have tied the franchise record for the longest winning streak at ten games. They are looking for their 11th win against the…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, February 25, 2024 3:20 PM
     According to Elliotte Friedman, the Edmonton Oilers have had discussions with the Anaheim Ducks about a possible deadline trade and the NHL insider notes it could be over two players.…

Feb 25, 10:00


The Hockey Writers Sunday, February 25, 2024 9:45 AM
     The 2023-24 NHL Trade Deadline is a little under two weeks away, and the Arizona Coyotes, who at one point looked to be conservative buyers, have now turned into conservative…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, February 25, 2024 9:35 AM
     John Davidson and the Columbus Blue Jackets got a jump start on the NHL Trade Deadline. They completed a trade with a team that had a game in progress. The…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, February 25, 2024 9:25 AM
     The Minnesota Wild didn't let the fatigue from the second half of a back-to-back on the road stop them. They took down the Edmonton Oilers on Friday night, Feb. 23;…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, February 25, 2024 9:15 AM
     The Toronto Maple Leafs have been performing exceptionally well lately; their momentum seems to have been ignited by the five-game suspension of Morgan Rielly. In his absence, the team went…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, February 25, 2024 9:05 AM
     The New Jersey Devils' playoff hopes are dwindling, with the team currently sitting five points back of a wild card spot and five points behind the Philadelphia Flyers for third…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, February 25, 2024 8:55 AM
     After just 42 games in the NHL, Martin Pospíšil has quickly and quietly become one of the Calgary Flames' most important players. Despite scoring two goals in his last two…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, February 25, 2024 8:45 AM
     The St. Louis Blues fanbase is embroiled in a debate surrounding Pavel Buchnevich as the trade deadline looms. Opinions are split into three camps: one sees him as the missing…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, February 25, 2024 8:35 AM
     The Philadelphia Flyers were defeated for the second time in two games by the New York Rangers this season, this time a 2-1 loss. Without Travis Konecny in the lineup…

Feb 24, 20:00


The Hockey Writers Saturday, February 24, 2024 3:25 PM
     It's not entirely clear the Edmonton Oilers view upgrading their goaltending as a priority, but if the recent struggles of Stuart Skinner and Calvin Pickard continue, looking at the netminding…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, February 24, 2024 2:24 PM
     Check back each day between 3 and 4 p.m. (Eastern) to get the projected lineups, starting goalies, injury news, and roster updates for every game. On weekends, the lineups will…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, February 24, 2024 1:55 PM
     The NHL trade deadline is right around the corner, and eyes are on the Toronto Maple Leafs to see if they're going to commit to a playoff push or hold…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, February 24, 2024 1:35 PM
     Since their 16-game winning streak slingshotted them up the standings, the Edmonton Oilers have found themselves in a bit of a rut. They are 4-4-1 since their 16th win of…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, February 24, 2024 1:05 PM
     In today's NHL rumors rundown, there is some talk as the Ottawa Senators look around to gauge the market on Vladimir Tarasenko that he would prefer to stay in Ottawa.…

Feb 24, 08:00

Feb 23, 18:00


The Hockey Writers Friday, February 23, 2024 4:50 PM
     The 2024 Trade Deadline is two weeks away, and action has been ramping up daily. Rumors of players linked and connected to different teams have many speculating and making mock…

The Hockey Writers Friday, February 23, 2024 4:30 PM
     Dave "The Hammer" Schultz is known as one of hockey's greatest enforcers. An NHL veteran of nine seasons with four different teams, the left-winger became a legendary member of the…

The Hockey Writers Friday, February 23, 2024 4:00 PM
     The San Jose Sharks are possibly the clearest sellers in the league as we near the March 8 2024 Trade Deadline. They are not in contention for the playoffs but…

The Hockey Writers Friday, February 23, 2024 3:40 PM
     The Arizona Coyotes have placed forward Adam Ruzicka on unconditional waivers for the purpose of contract termination. Almost a month after being claimed off waivers from the Calgary Flames, the…

The Hockey Writers Friday, February 23, 2024 3:38 PM
     Check back each day between 3 and 4 p.m. (Eastern) to get the projected lineups, starting goalies, injury news, and roster updates for every game. On weekends, the lineups will…

The Hockey Writers Friday, February 23, 2024 3:25 PM
     In an Edmonton Oilers news and rumors update, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins will slot back into the lineup as the team takes on the Minnesota Wild on Friday. He was out due…

The Hockey Writers Friday, February 23, 2024 3:10 PM
     Recently, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News wrote a news article where he discussed some of the actions and issues of the current players on the Sabres (from 'Inside the…

The Hockey Writers Friday, February 23, 2024 2:50 PM
     Replacing top-four defenders in an NHL lineup is no easy feat. For the Boston Bruins, the task to simultaneously replace both Hampus Lindholm and Matt Grzelcyk became a reality as…

Feb 23, 06:00

Feb 22, 12:00


The Hockey Writers Thursday, February 22, 2024 11:59 AM
     Prior to the 2023-24 season beginning, THW put lists together on the top 10 players for each position, as well as coaches. It goes without saying that it is a…

The Hockey Writers Thursday, February 22, 2024 11:35 AM
     Last night's game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Arizona Coyotes ended in a 6-3 victory for the Maple Leafs. The game began with the Maple Leafs taking an…

The Hockey Writers Thursday, February 22, 2024 11:25 AM
     On Wednesday night, two of the NHL's best teams, the Boston Bruins (34-12-11) and Edmonton Oilers (33-18-2), met in what many fans believed to be a preview of the 2024…

The Hockey Writers Thursday, February 22, 2024 11:15 AM
     David Kampf may be the most logical forward to be moved by the Toronto Maple Leafs by this NHL Trade Deadline. He has a cap hit that the Maple Leafs could…

The Hockey Writers Thursday, February 22, 2024 10:25 AM
     With the trade deadline approaching, all eyes are on New Jersey Devils general manager (GM) Tom Fitzgerald as he tries to push the Devils toward a firm playoff position. They've…

The Hockey Writers Thursday, February 22, 2024 10:20 AM
     Perhaps the most famous hockey game ever played took place on this date, as two Olympic tournaments had memorable days. The 1980s provided us with plenty of big performances on…

The Hockey Writers Thursday, February 22, 2024 10:15 AM
     Once again, the Arizona Coyotes will have to find another day to end their long losing streak. Despite a second-period comeback, the team failed to stay in the game during…

The Hockey Writers Thursday, February 22, 2024 9:55 AM
     The Edmonton Oilers dropped a 6-5 decision to the Boston Bruins at Rogers Place on Wednesday (Feb. 22) when Bruins defenceman Charlie McAvoy scored 3:10 into overtime. They trailed 4-1…

Feb 22, 00:00


The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 21, 2024 5:45 PM
     The Anaheim Ducks bounced back from a 9-2 blowout loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday (Feb. 17) with a 4-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday (Feb.…

Feb 21, 10:00


The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 21, 2024 9:55 AM
     It was the hottest ticket in town, sold out for months. Most fans arrived early to watch him in warm-ups. He was the last member of his team to take…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 21, 2024 9:45 AM
     Following a back-and-forth high-scoring game against the Vancouver Canucks on Monday, Feb. 19, that ended with the Minnesota Wild winning 10-7 after being down 5-2 earlier in the game, they…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 21, 2024 9:35 AM
     With just under three weeks to go until the NHL Trade Deadline, the Detroit Red Wings find themselves in the second wild card spot in the Eastern Conference. They still…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 21, 2024 9:25 AM
     The Columbus Blue Jackets visited the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night to continue their California road trip following an entertaining win against the San Jose Sharks. On Saturday (Feb.…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 21, 2024 9:15 AM
     Much of the oxygen surrounding the Chicago Blackhawks through the middle of February was taken by Connor Bedard, who returned from a broken jaw and is performing as if he…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 21, 2024 9:05 AM
     The New Jersey Devils traveled to Washington to face the Capitals for the final time in the 2023-24 regular season. The Devils have lost two against their Metropolitan Division foes…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 21, 2024 8:55 AM
     The follow-up to the St. Louis Blues' 2020 first-round draft pick Jake Neighbours was forward Zachary Bolduc. Following their loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs, the club announced a few…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 21, 2024 8:45 AM
     The Philadelphia Flyers have seemingly found something in Ontario Hockey League (OHL) centerman Denver Barkey. The 18-year-old was just a third-round pick by Philadelphia in the 2023 NHL Draft, but…

Feb 20, 22:00


The Hockey Writers Tuesday, February 20, 2024 4:05 PM
     The New York Rangers are on a seven-game winning streak and sit atop the Metropolitan Division. They are pulling out these wins with injuries hampering the depth of the lineup.…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, February 20, 2024 3:55 PM
     In the absence of key players due to suspension and injuries, the Toronto Maple Leafs have relied on their young talent to step up and fill crucial roles. In yesterday's…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, February 20, 2024 3:40 PM
     The Edmonton Oilers are riding high on the success of their top six, featuring the often-unstoppable blend of Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl, Zach Hyman, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. With Corey Perry…

The Hockey Writers Tuesday, February 20, 2024 3:36 PM
     Check back each day between 3 and 4 p.m. (Eastern) to get the projected lineups, starting goalies, injury news, and roster updates for every game. On weekends, the lineups will…

Feb 20, 06:00

Feb 19, 16:00


The Hockey Writers Monday, February 19, 2024 3:55 PM
     With the NHL trade deadline just three weeks away, the New Jersey Devils are expected to make a splash to help them to a postseason berth in a disappointing season.…

The Hockey Writers Monday, February 19, 2024 3:28 PM
     Check back each day between 3 and 4 p.m. (Eastern) to get the projected lineups, starting goalies, injury news, and roster updates for every game. On weekends, the lineups will…

The Hockey Writers Monday, February 19, 2024 3:15 PM
     The New York Rangers have been dealing with adversity as of late, but still find themselves in a comfortable spot heading toward the 2024 Trade Deadline. After a massive comeback…

The Hockey Writers Monday, February 19, 2024 2:25 PM
     The Montreal Canadiens made an important move when they traded Sean Monahan to the Winnipeg Jets for a first-round pick in 2024 on Feb. 2. During his press conference, General…

The Hockey Writers Monday, February 19, 2024 1:05 PM
     In today's NHL rumors rundown, could the Calgary Flames look to sit either Noah Hanifin or Chris Tanev before the trade deadline? Playing games risks possible injuries, but sitting either…

The Hockey Writers Monday, February 19, 2024 12:45 PM
     As the Toronto Maple Leafs prepare to face off against the St. Louis Blues on Monday afternoon, both teams are looking to secure a crucial win. The Blues are coming…

The Hockey Writers Monday, February 19, 2024 11:48 AM
     *This article was originally published in September 2018, completely rewritten in August, 2023, and updated in January, 2024. When you think of a Winnipeg Jets jersey, what's the first one…

The Hockey Writers Monday, February 19, 2024 11:42 AM
     *This archive was originally written by Kristy Flannery On March 19, 2002, the New Jersey Devils sent Jason Arnott, Randy McKay and a first-round draft pick to the Dallas Stars…

Feb 19, 04:00

Feb 18, 16:00


The Hockey Writers Sunday, February 18, 2024 3:50 PM
     At the end of the 2023-24 season, the Toronto Maple Leafs will have five restricted free agents (RFAs) — three defensemen and two forwards. Having already predicted the next contracts…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, February 18, 2024 3:00 PM
     The Geoffrion family is no stranger to the sport of hockey, including all of the highest praises and biggest risks that come along with the fast-paced game. For Blake Geoffrion,…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, February 18, 2024 2:50 PM
     The Toronto Maple Leafs have occasionally struggled to maintain their level of play when facing teams lower in the standings this season. However, this was not the case on Saturday…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, February 18, 2024 2:40 PM
     The Buffalo Sabres staged an impressive comeback to defeat the Minnesota Wild in a thrilling 3-2 victory on Saturday (Feb. 17). With just 37 seconds left in regulation and goaltender…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, February 18, 2024 2:30 PM
     It's been an exciting few days for the Chicago Blackhawks. That's because Connor Bedard returned to the lineup after being out 14 games and 40 days (like we weren't counting…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, February 18, 2024 2:10 PM
     The decision has finally been made. After contemplating for months, defenceman Noah Hanifin has chosen to test the market rather than sign an extension with the Calgary Flames. With the…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, February 18, 2024 2:00 PM
     Don't look now, but the 2024 NHL Trade Deadline is less than a month away (Mar. 8). As a result, it's an appropriate time to evaluate where the Colorado Avalanche…

The Hockey Writers Sunday, February 18, 2024 1:40 PM
     Of all the great players to dazzle the NHL, some of the finest and most controversial have emanated from Mother Russia. From Sergei Fedorov to Sergei Bobrovsky, Pavel Bure to Pavel…

Feb 18, 02:00


The Hockey Writers Saturday, February 17, 2024 9:55 PM
     At long last, the Columbus Blue Jackets will play in an outdoor NHL game. A familiar foe will provide the opposition in what should be one of the largest attended…

Feb 17, 14:00


The Hockey Writers Saturday, February 17, 2024 1:15 PM
     Originally written in April 2015 It's been almost 15 years since one of the most noteworthy drafts in recent NHL history took place in Ottawa, Ontario. The 2005 NHL Draft…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, February 17, 2024 1:08 PM
     Year after year, each team in the NHL grapples with the question of where they stand in terms of contending for the Stanley Cup. Teams like the Buffalo Sabres are…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, February 17, 2024 1:04 PM
     On July 1, 2018, the St. Louis Blues and Buffalo Sabres agreed to a trade that sent shockwaves through the National Hockey League. The two teams agreed to send Ryan O'Reilly to…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, February 17, 2024 12:55 PM
     This afternoon, the 23-26-4 Buffalo Sabres take on the 25-23-5 Minnesota Wild. On paper, they are fairly evenly matched. However, the Sabres, over their past 10 games, are even at…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, February 17, 2024 12:45 PM
     Detroit Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman is no stranger to the free agency process. He's been quite active the last two summers as he continues to reshape the roster…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, February 17, 2024 12:35 PM
     During a difficult 2022-23 season for the San Jose Sharks, one of the team's few bright spots was their penalty kill. This season that hasn't been the case. The NHL's…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, February 17, 2024 12:18 PM
     The Great One had an infatuation with the number five, while 200 was another lucky number on this date in National Hockey League history. Also, there were multiple memories in…

The Hockey Writers Saturday, February 17, 2024 11:55 AM
     A couple of early trades have kicked off trade deadline season in the NHL. Both the Vancouver Canucks and the Winnipeg Jets have already acquired significant pieces as they prepare…

Feb 17, 00:00


The Hockey Writers Friday, February 16, 2024 5:05 PM
     The Anaheim Ducks are going into the March 8, 2024 Trade Deadline as obvious sellers. They have been rebuilding for several years, and the process of flipping expiring contracts in…

Feb 16, 10:00


The Hockey Writers Friday, February 16, 2024 9:55 AM
     The trade deadline is approaching fast, with just a few weeks until March 8. When the Minnesota Wild were in the midst of their recent losing streak a few weeks…

The Hockey Writers Friday, February 16, 2024 9:45 AM
     The Toronto Maple Leafs are coming off a hard-fought win over the St. Louis Blues, highlighted by the strong performance of forward Bobby McMann, who netted a hat trick. Coming…

The Hockey Writers Friday, February 16, 2024 9:35 AM
     The Philadelphia Flyers had their four-game winning streak snapped on Feb. 15 with a 4-3 overtime loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs. Falling to a 29-19-7 record, the Flyers are…

The Hockey Writers Friday, February 16, 2024 9:25 AM
     The Calgary Flames have been playing much better hockey as of late, and a big part of that may have been dealing away two individuals that no longer wanted to…

The Hockey Writers Friday, February 16, 2024 9:15 AM
     Right off the bat, Montreal Canadiens forward Brandon Gignac has a headstart on becoming a full-time NHLer on ex-Hab Alex Belzile.

The Hockey Writers Friday, February 16, 2024 9:05 AM
     The inaugural Professional Women's Hockey League (PWHL) season is now more than a month old, but we're still in the early stages. The players are fresh and still learning the…

The Hockey Writers Friday, February 16, 2024 8:55 AM
     Perhaps no player better epitomizes the next three weeks of the New York Rangers' season than rookie forward Adam Edstrom. On the surface, that's a bizarre claim to make, given…

The Hockey Writers Friday, February 16, 2024 8:45 AM
     Every tournament will have a favorite to win it all and an underdog that not everyone expected to beat, and who's better at being the underdog than the Finns? The…

Feb 15, 22:00


The Hockey Writers Thursday, February 15, 2024 4:55 PM
     General manager Kent Hughes has been vocal about trying to figure out and move one of the three goalies on the Montreal Canadiens' roster all season. The team went into…

The Hockey Writers Thursday, February 15, 2024 4:05 PM
     The Edmonton Oilers season has been filled with highs and lows. They started with a 3-9-1 record before they fired coaches Jay Woodcroft and Dave Manson who were replaced by…

The Hockey Writers Thursday, February 15, 2024 3:51 PM
     Check back each day between 3 and 4 p.m. (Eastern) to get the projected lineups, starting goalies, injury news, and roster updates for every game. On weekends, the lineups will…

The Hockey Writers Thursday, February 15, 2024 3:35 PM
     As the NHL trade deadline looms, trade speculation is heating up, with insiders suggesting all sorts of interesting trade scenarios. Yesterday was particularly fun because it was Valentine's Day and…

The Hockey Writers Thursday, February 15, 2024 3:05 PM
     The Edmonton Oilers take on the St. Louis Blues tonight (Feb. 15) and have decided to go with a new look for their forward lines. The top line stays the…

Feb 15, 08:00

Feb 14, 18:00


The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 14, 2024 5:05 PM
     The Toronto Maple Leafs will be looking to buy at the 2024 Trade Deadline. They haven't quite lived up to expectations and find themselves fighting to keep their playoff hopes…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 14, 2024 4:55 PM
     In the latest edition of Boston Bruins News & Rumors, Brad Marchand reaches a milestone, Linus Ullmark is fined by the NHL, there is some positive news with the Providence…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 14, 2024 4:45 PM
     Can you feel the love in the air? It's Valentine's Day! In honour of the day of love, we will look at some Toronto Maple Leafs players that fans have…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 14, 2024 4:30 PM
     The Buffalo Sabres have struggled to produce much this season in the win column, and as the season dwindles away, it is time to start looking to 2024-25. With that…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 14, 2024 4:15 PM
     In the realm of sports, there's a prevailing belief that big expectations often lead to big results. However, history has shown us that sometimes it's the teams with lower expectations…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 14, 2024 3:45 PM
     Despite having a depleted lineup, the Toronto Maple Leafs managed to mix and match their way to a 4-1 win over the previously-hot St. Louis Blues. The Maple Leafs played…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 14, 2024 3:30 PM
     It's Valentine's Day, but the Chicago Blackhawks have not been feeling the love lately. They've hit a season-high seven-game losing streak, further solidifying their last-place status. This season has had…

The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 14, 2024 3:09 PM
     Check back each day between 3 and 4 p.m. (Eastern) to get the projected lineups, starting goalies, injury news, and roster updates for every game. On weekends, the lineups will…

Feb 14, 06:00


The Hockey Writers Wednesday, February 14, 2024 12:20 AM
     In a dazzling display of offense, Connor McDavid left his mark on a game between the Detroit Red Wings and Edmonton Oilers, but also an indelible mark in the NHL…