2019 NHL Draft: 10 Fallers from Top 350 for May

report this ad May proved to be a busy month for movement in my rankings, with plenty of risers and fallers coming out of the world under-18 tournament and based on playoff performances to date. There isn’t a whole lot of hockey left to be played between now and my final rankings in early June, […]

Time Running Out for NHL Veterans Still Chasing First Stanley Cup

TORONTO — Time is running out for some NHL players that have yet to win a Stanley Cup over a lengthy career. Here are 10 NHL veterans still chasing their first Cup: 1. Calgary Goaltender Mike Smith – 37 13 seasons (2018-19: 42 games played, 23-16-2, 2.72 goals-against average, .898 save percentage) Calgary Flames goaltender Mike […]

10 Things You May Not Know About Hockey

From the THW Archives, written by former contributor Alli Baker and originally published Feb. 16, 2015. So you think you know everything there is to know about hockey, eh? Well if you know more than half of these strange facts, you’re either a hockey buff or you’ve got too much time on your hands. 1. One […]

2019 NHL Draft: 10 Fallers from Fisher’s Top 217 for February

We’re past the midway point of the draft year now and some prospects are clearly on the rise, while others have seen their stock steadily fall. A select few are trending more rapidly, be it up or down, as evidenced in the sixth edition of my 2019 NHL Draft rankings. So much has changed in […]

10 Potential Names for a New Seattle NHL Franchise

Today we look at some options for new Seattle NHL team names, a more difficult task than days gone by. Sports back in Grandpa’s heyday were so much easier than they are today. Case in point: team monikers. Back then, franchise names were so simple, so logical that they rolled right off the tongue. The […]

8 Best Lines in the NHL: 2017-18 Edition

Line juggling isn’t an exact science as proven by the best lines in the NHL. Coaches sometimes load their top talent on one line, hoping that the superstars will carry the team. Other coaches mix highly-skilled players with role players. Then, there are coaches who strike gold with an unlikely trio of linemates. All three of […]

Top 10 Longest Trophy Droughts

Getting their name engraved on the Stanley Cup is the ultimate goal of every player on all NHL teams. Each year, the league also recognizes its outstanding players and coaches for individual accomplishments through a collection of annual awards. Some of these almost date back to the NHL’s inception. Related: Longest Stanley Cup Droughts Only […]

The Best NHL Players of All-Time, by Decade

The National Hockey League was founded on November 26, 1917. Over the league’s 100 years, countless players have left indelible marks on the game. Names like, Morenz, Shore, Richard, Howe, Beliveau, Orr, Gretzky and Lemieux are uttered in hockey circles with the utmost reverence. If one were to ask multiple generations who the best NHL players […]