Syracuse’s Logan Hicks Is a Third Generation Talent

A third generation hockey player is a rarity. For a women’s hockey player, it is perhaps even more so. Standout Syracuse University forward Logan Hicks is one of those very few – in addition to being an up-and-coming talent herself. Hicks’ grandfather Wayne had his name inscribed on the Stanley Cup with the 1960-61 Chicago […]

Oilers Options to Replace Sekera on Defense

It’s a quiet mid-August afternoon for most clubs around the NHL, but the Edmonton Oilers and their fanbase caught a bad break. The club announced that defenseman Andrej Sekera will be out indefinitely after an off-season training injury that resulted in a torn Achilles tendon. The 32-year-old is coming off a 2017-18 season in which he […]

5 Forgotten Picks of the 2005 NHL Draft

The 2005 NHL Entry Draft is most known for being the Sidney Crosby draft. As one of the most anticipated prospects in NHL history, Crosby was a solid lock for first overall. But the 2005 draft is often overlooked for how many future stars would come out of it. Players like Anze Kopitar, T.J. Oshie, Marc-Edouard […]

Blackhawks Roundtable: Goalies, Defense & Marian Hossa

Welcome to our second monthly installment of The Hockey Writers Chicago Blackhawks roundtable! In our first roundtable, we discussed line combinations, the state of management, and our opinion on bringing back Marcus Kruger. Today Meghan Dillon, Greg Boysen, and Gail Kauchak give their view on three more questions regarding the Blackhawks. Let’s get started. The […]

Edmonton Oilers Top Prospects #11-20

Say what you will about the Edmonton Oilers’ prospect base, but there’s finally some depth at each position. The Oilers are still a few years away from reaping the rewards of some of these recent draft selections, but quality players are coming along through the system for the first time in a long time. Fans are […]

Edmonton Oilers’ Top 10 Prospects

One criticism the Edmonton Oilers have drawn throughout the years is their inability to find talent outside of the first round. That’s a notion that’s changed over the past few drafts, namely the three since general manager Peter Chiarelli has come to town. The fruits of that labor are just starting to pay dividends as […]

Pacific Division ‘X Factor’ Players for Each Team

Three of four divisions have been covered in the ‘X Factor’ series in which I’ve looked at the player most key for each team’s success this season. This installment looks at the Pacific Division. Last offseason, the division appeared to be a cakewalk for the top teams – the Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim Ducks, San […]