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Welcome to The Hockey Writers Podcast Network. Daily & Weekly shows covering different NHL teams and topics with exciting guests and the hottest of hot takes. Weekly shows include the Grind Line (Red Wings), Prospect Corner, What's Kraken, and Maple Leaf

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    The Hockey Writers Grind Line - What Does Claiming Hellberg Mean For Nedeljkovic?, Hronek's Hot Streak & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2022 45:43


    In this week's episode of THW Grind Line, Detroit Red Wings writers Kyle Knopp, Logan Horn, and producer Matthew Zator are discussing takeaways from the past week's games, what fans should be thankful for this season, what claiming Magnus Hellberg means for Alex Nedeljkovic and finally, looking ahead to the rest of the homestand. There's plenty to talk about, so come along and join us for another grind! Check out the rest of the Grind Line episodes here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3Q-xECnj-yIVbGOIogmp63N1-jBHF3P- Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - https://twitter.com/TheHockeyWriter Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thehockeywriters_ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TheHockeyWriters/ Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter - https://morningskate.io/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers Blackhawks Banter Episode 90: Celebrations and Tribulations

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2022 34:12


    On this week's episode of Blackhawks Banter, Chicago Blackhawks writers Brooke LoFurno, Gail Kauchak, and Connor Smith dissect all the details from Marian Hossa's jersey retirement ceremony, pinpoint what is contributing to the team's four-game losing streak, the odd usage of the five-forward power play, and what the Hawks need to do get back in the win column. Plus, in honor of Thanksgiving, find out what Brooke, Gail, and Connor are thankful for from the Blackhawks! Subscribe to the Morning Skate Newsletter: https://morningskate.io/ THW Blackhawks Twitter: https://twitter.com/thwblackhawks Find All of Our Blackhawks' Articles: https://thehockeywriters.com/chicago-blackhawks/ Our Twitter Accounts: Brooke – Gail – Connor

    The Hockey Writers Maple Leafs Lounge - Trade Targets to Replace Muzzin, Issues in Overtime, Robertson & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 41:21


    The Hockey Writers Maple Leafs Lounge crew of Alex Hobson and Peter Baracchini get together to discuss the team's struggles in 3-on-3 overtime, Nick Robertson's healthy scratches and lack of playing time, and keeping the top-6 duos of Auston Matthews-William Nylander; John Tavares-Mitch Marner together for the foreseeable future. They also talk about Matt Murray's strong return to the crease and potential Jake Muzzin replacements via trade. ======================================== Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Our Maple Leafs Lounge crew are great writers: Peter Baracchini - Alex Hobson And, make sure to check out all of our great Maple Leafs content Sports Fan Side Hustle - https://www.equinoxsound.com/sports-side-hustle-webinar Subscribe to the Morning Skate Newsletter - https://morningskate.io Check out THW's HockeyPedia - https://thehockeywriters.com/docs/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers Oilers Overtime - Gretzky's Comments on Skinner and Campbell, Trades to Replace Kane & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 27:49


    The Hockey Writers Edmonton Oilers writing crew of Jim Parsons and Colton Pankiw get together to discuss Wayne Gretzky's comments on the goaltending tandem of Jack Campbell and Stuart Skinner, whether the Oilers should make a trade to fill Evander Kane's spot in the top six or focus on upgrading their defence. They also talk about winners and losers as the season approaches the 20-game mark. ======================================== Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sports Fan Side Hustle - https://www.equinoxsound.com/sports-side-hustle-webinar Subscribe to the Morning Skate Newsletter - https://morningskate.io Check out THW's HockeyPedia - https://thehockeywriters.com/docs/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers Podcast - Erik Karlsson & Carter Hart Comeback Stories, Trades To Replace Jake Muzzin, Evander Kane & Zach Werenski? Thanksgiving Benchmark & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 55:29


    Hosted by Kyle Knopp and Matthew Zator, The Hockey Writers Podcast is where your favourite THW contributors discuss the hottest topics around the NHL and hockey world, every Tuesday and Friday. In today's episode, Matthew and Kyle talk about some storylines from the week that was, including the Erik Karlsson and Carter Hart comeback stories and whether the Columbus Blue Jackets, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Edmonton Oilers will make any trades following the major injuries to Zach Werenski, Jake Muzzin, and Evander Kane respectively. They also discuss which teams will fall out of the playoff picture by the end of the season and highlight some games to watch over the weekend before getting into their articles of the day from THW. Articles of the Day The Red Wings Should Retire Henrik Zetterberg's Number (Devin Little) - https://thehockeywriters.com/red-wings-zetterberg-number-should-be-retired/ Lightning Continue Late-Round Success at the NHL Draft (Eugene Helfrick) - https://thehockeywriters.com/tampa-bay-lightning-continue-success-at-nhl-draft-nick-perbix-cole-koepke-brayden-point/ ======================================== Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sports Fan Side Hustle - http://sportsfansidehustle.com Subscribe to the Morning Skate Newsletter - https://morningskate.io Check out THW's HockeyPedia - https://thehockeywriters.com/docs/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers Blackhawks Banter Episode 89: The Unexpected Effort

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 25:19


    On this week's episode of Blackhawks Banter, Chicago Blackhawks writers Brooke LoFurno and Gail Kauchak discuss the Blackhawks' lackluster performance against the Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks. They also discussed the top line and Patrick Kane's struggles, while giving shoutouts to the unexpected contributors on offense. Plus, find out what Brooke and Gail are most looking forward to with Marian Hossa's number retirement ceremony. Subscribe to the Morning Skate Newsletter: https://morningskate.io/ THW Blackhawks Twitter: https://twitter.com/thwblackhawks Find All of Our Blackhawks' Articles: https://thehockeywriters.com/chicago-blackhawks/ Our Twitter Accounts: Brooke - Gail

    The Hockey Writers Podcast - Hall of Fame Weekend, Demko's Struggles, Should the Canucks Blow Up the Core?, Canadiens in the Playoff Picture, Wild's Turnaround & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2022 67:48


    Hosted by Kyle Knopp and Matthew Zator, The Hockey Writers Podcast is where your favourite THW contributors discuss the hottest topics around the NHL and hockey world, every Tuesday and Friday. In today's episode, Matthew is joined by Melissa Boyd and Mariah Stark (Holland) to discuss Hall of Fame Weekend, Thatcher Demko's struggles, whether the Vancouver Canucks should blow up the core, the Montreal Canadiens being a playoff team, and the Minnesota Wild's turnaround. They also talk about some games to watch over the weekend before getting into their articles of the day from THW. Articles of the Day Canucks' Martin Deserves More Starts in Net Than Demko (Adam Kierszenblat) - https://thehockeywriters.com/canucks-martin-deserves-more-starts-than-demko/ Senators' Overreliance on Chabot Signals Bigger Problems (Dayton Reimer) - https://thehockeywriters.com/senators-overreliance-chabot-signals-bigger-problems/#sq_h80ddpixq2 Maple Leafs Repeating History to Start the 2022-23 Season (Peter Baracchini) - https://thehockeywriters.com/maple-leafs-repeating-history-start-2022-23-season/ ======================================== Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sports Fan Side Hustle - http://sportsfansidehustle.com Subscribe to the Morning Skate Newsletter - https://morningskate.io Check out THW's HockeyPedia - https://thehockeywriters.com/docs/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers Oilers Overtime - Reaction to Evander Kane Injury, Potential Replacements, Trades & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 29:22


    The Hockey Writers Edmonton Oilers writing crew of Jim Parsons and Colton Pankiw get together to discuss Evander Kane's injury that will keep him out of the lineup for 3-4 months. They also talk about who could step up to replace his production and physicality and trades that Ken Holland could make. ======================================== Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sports Fan Side Hustle - http://sportsfansidehustle.com Subscribe to the Morning Skate Newsletter - https://morningskate.io Check out THW's HockeyPedia - https://thehockeywriters.com/docs/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers Blackhawks Banter Episode 88: The Player Carousel

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 35:02


    On this week's episode of Blackhawks Banter, Chicago Blackhawks writers Brooke LoFurno, Gail Kauchak, and Connor Smith talk about the string of goaltender injuries, the surprising healthy scratches and debate why the offense has gone cold. Are the Hawks regressing? Plus, find out what Brooke, Gail, and Connor's favorite Patrick Kane memory is in honor of episode #88! Subscribe to the Morning Skate Newsletter: https://morningskate.io/ THW Blackhawks Twitter: https://twitter.com/thwblackhawks Find All of Our Blackhawks' Articles: https://thehockeywriters.com/chicago-blackhawks/ Our Twitter Accounts: Brooke – Gail – Connor

    The Hockey Writers Podcast - Devils, Red Wings, Golden Knights and Kraken's Surprising Starts to the Season, Connor McDavid's 500th Game in the NHL, Games of the Week & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 60:37


    Hosted by Kyle Knopp and Matthew Zator, The Hockey Writers Podcast is where your favourite THW contributors discuss the hottest topics around the NHL and hockey world, every Tuesday and Friday. In today's episode, Matthew and Kyle get together to discuss their highlights from the week that was, the surprising starts by the New Jersey Devils, Detroit Red Wings, Vegas Golden Knights, and Seattle Kraken and Connor McDavid's milestone 500th game in the NHL. Finally, the crew gives their games to watch on the NHL schedule this week and their choices for the articles of the day from THW. Articles of the Day 2022-23 NHL Analytics Report: Devils, Matthews & More (Marko Zlomislic) - https://thehockeywriters.com/2022-23-nhl-analytics-report-devils-matthews/ 3 Chicago Blackhawks Trading Partners for Andreas Athanasiou (Colton Pankiw) - https://thehockeywriters.com/blackhawks-trading-partners-for-andreas-athanasiou/ ======================================== Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sports Fan Side Hustle - http://sportsfansidehustle.com Subscribe to the Morning Skate Newsletter - https://morningskate.io Check out THW's HockeyPedia - https://thehockeywriters.com/docs/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers Blackhawks Banter Episode 87: Blackhawks' Good and Bad Week

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2022 27:56


    On this week's episode of Blackhawks Banter, Chicago Blackhawks' writers Brooke LoFurno and Gail Kauchak discuss all that went into the Blackhawks' 1-1-2 record the past week. The injury bug hit the team hard, but they are getting unexpected contributions from the team. Are the Blackhawks' mistakes fixable? All of that and more is discussed. Plus, find out which Halloween costumes from around the NHL are Brooke and Gail's favorite! Subscribe to the Morning Skate Newsletter: https://morningskate.io/ THW Blackhawks Twitter: https://twitter.com/thwblackhawks Brooke's Twitter: https://twitter.com/brooke_lofo Gail's Twitter: https://twitter.com/littlegailk Find All of Our Blackhawks' Articles: https://thehockeywriters.com/chicago-blackhawks/

    The Hockey Writers Maple Leafs Lounge - Who Should Take the Blame for the Leafs' Struggles?, Marner Benching & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2022 44:39


    The Hockey Writers Maple Leafs Lounge crew of Alex Hobson and Shane Seney get together to discuss the Toronto Maple Leafs' struggles on their latest road trip, the early line juggling by Sheldon Keefe, and the debacle that was the 4-3 overtime loss to the Anaheim Ducks. They also talk about Keefe benching Mitch Marner, the return of Timothy Liljegren and Jordie Benn, Justin Holl's struggles, and finally who should shoulder the blame for how the Leafs played in the month of October. ======================================== Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sports Fan Side Hustle - http://sportsfansidehustle.com Subscribe to the Morning Skate Newsletter - https://morningskate.io Check out THW's HockeyPedia - https://thehockeywriters.com/docs/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers Prospect Corner - Discussing the NHL CSS 2023 NHL Draft Players to Watch List

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2022 60:27


    On this episode of The Hockey Writers Prospect Corner, Matthew Zator, Peter Baracchini, and special guest Logan Horn get together to discuss the recently released NHL Central Scouting 2023 NHL Draft Players to Watch list. The guys highlight players to watch in the "A", "B" and "C" groups, who was a surprise addition to the "A" group and who deserves recognition as an "A" prospect that was rated as a "B". They also have fun with another Quick Fire segment talking about whether Adam Fantilli is a generational talent, Will Smith's pursuit of Jack Hughes' point-per-game record, who they would select second overall, and more. ======================================== Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sports Fan Side Hustle - http://sportsfansidehustle.com Subscribe to the Morning Skate Newsletter - https://morningskate.io Check out THW's HockeyPedia - https://thehockeywriters.com/docs/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers Grind Line - Sophomore Slump for Raymond & Seider? Red Wings' Sustainable Trends & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2022 44:28


    In this week's grind, Detroit Red Wings writers Kyle Knopp and Devin Little get together with producer Matthew Zator to discuss their takeaways and observations from the week that was and whether the game against the Boston Bruins shows that the Red Wings are not ready to play with the contenders. They also talk about Lucas Raymond and Moritz Seider's slow start and whether fans should be concerned about it. Finally, they celebrate the Halloween season by giving their picks for what positive trends are sustainable for the rest of the season. Time Stamps 1:29 1 Good, 1 Bad From the Past Week 7:27 Observations/Takeaways From the Week That Was 15:41 Did the Bruins game show that the Red Wings aren't ready to hang with the big boys yet? 22:44 Will Kubalik record more than 50 points this season? 23:54 Bigger Disappointment: Veleno or Zadina? 27:01 Are you concerned about Raymond & Seider's start to the season? 33:31 Which trend is not sustainable (trick) & Which one will continue (treat)? 40:31 Which one of Raymond or Seider needs to have a breakout game the most? 42:33 How will the Red Wings perform this week? ======================================== Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sports Fan Side Hustle - http://sportsfansidehustle.com Subscribe to the Morning Skate Newsletter - https://morningskate.io Check out THW's HockeyPedia - https://thehockeywriters.com/docs/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers Podcast - Canucks Garland on the Trade Block? Blue Jackets and Sabres Hot and Not, Early Disappointments, Games of the Day & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2022 48:52


    Hosted by Kyle Knopp and Matthew Zator, The Hockey Writers Podcast is where your favourite THW contributors discuss the hottest topics around the NHL and hockey world, five days a week (Monday to Friday). In today's episode, Matthew is joined by Nicholas Arnold (Columbus Blue Jackets) and Jacob Strozyk to discuss whether the struggling Vancouver Canucks will trade Conor Garland, players that are trending up and down from the Blue Jackets and Sabres, and early disappointments of the 2022-23 season. Finally, the crew gives their games to watch on the NHL schedule and their choices for the articles of the day from THW. Articles of the Day Red Wings' Sebastian Cossa Dives Into His Professional Career (Delaney Rimer) - https://thehockeywriters.com/red-wings-prospect-cossa-dives-into-professional-career/ Senators' Pinto Is a Frontrunner for the Calder Trophy (Dayton Reimer) - https://thehockeywriters.com/senators-pinto-frontrunner-for-calder-trophy/ Kraken's Schwartz Living up to Expectations in 2nd Season (Adam Kierszenblat) - https://thehockeywriters.com/kraken-schwartz-living-up-expectations-2022-23/ ======================================== Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sports Fan Side Hustle - http://sportsfansidehustle.com Subscribe to the Morning Skate Newsletter - https://morningskate.io Check out THW's HockeyPedia - https://thehockeywriters.com/docs/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers Blackhawks Banter Episode 86: Blackhawks' Unexpected Good Start

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2022 27:10


    On this week's episode of Blackhawks Banter, Chicago Blackhawks' writers Brooke LoFurno and Gail Kauchak discuss all the details of the Blackhawks' hot start to the season, the standout players, and which ones need to step up down the road if they want to keep the good times rolling. Plus, is this the team's peak or a sign of good things to come? All of that and more was discussed! Subscribe to the Morning Skate Newsletter: https://morningskate.io/ THW Blackhawks Twitter: https://twitter.com/thwblackhawks Brooke's Twitter: https://twitter.com/brooke_lofo Gail's Twitter: https://twitter.com/littlegailk Find All of Our Blackhawks' Articles: https://thehockeywriters.com/chicago-blackhawks/

    The Hockey Writers Prospect Corner - AHL, NCAA & USHL Check-In: 2023 NHL Draft, Red Wings, Maple Leafs & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2022 53:50


    The Hockey Writers prospects experts Matthew Zator, Peter Baracchini, and Devin Little get together to do their second league check-in of the 2022-23 season. In this episode, they highlight standout prospects from the American Hockey League, NCAA, and USHL highlighting prospects from the Detroit Red Wings, Toronto Maple Leafs, Tampa Bay Lightning, players eligible for the 2023 NHL Draft, and more. They also do another Quick Fire with questions about Logan Thompson as a Calder Trophy candidate, which team has the best chance at Connor Bedard early in the season, point projections for Filip Mesar, and more. Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sports Fan Side Hustle - http://sportsfansidehustle.com Subscribe to the Morning Skate Newsletter - https://morningskate.io Check out THW's HockeyPedia - https://thehockeywriters.com/docs/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers Podcast - Are the Bruins For Real? Surprising Starts By the Stars, Blues and Penguins, Plays of the Week, Predictions For Oct. 24 & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2022 55:54


    Hosted by Kyle Knopp and Matthew Zator, The Hockey Writers Podcast is where your favourite THW contributors discuss the hottest topics around the NHL and hockey world, five days a week (Monday to Friday). In today's episode, Matthew and Kyle get together to discuss one good and one bad from the week that was, the Boston Bruins' surprising record without Brad Marchand and Charlie McAvoy and the hot starts by the St. Louis Blues, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Dallas Stars. Finally, the duo gives their predictions for the five games on the NHL schedule and their choices for the articles of the day from THW. Articles of the Day Flyers Seeing Glimpse of Top D-Pairing with Provorov & DeAngelo (Sarah Griffin) - https://thehockeywriters.com/flyers-seeing-glimpse-top-pairing-provorov-deangelo/ A Fan's Perspective of Lightning's Amalie Arena (Lydia Szyjka) - https://thehockeywriters.com/lightning-amalie-arena-fan-perspective/ ======================================== Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sports Fan Side Hustle - http://sportsfansidehustle.com Subscribe to the Morning Skate Newsletter - https://morningskate.io Check out THW's HockeyPedia - https://thehockeywriters.com/docs/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers Grind Line - Red Wings Reverse Retro Jersey 2.0, Who Needs to Step Up Without Vrana & Bertuzzi? & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2022 50:44


    The 2022-23 NHL season has begun and the Detroit Red Wings are off to a great start. In this week's grind, Kyle Knopp, Devin Little, Logan Horn and Delaney Rimer discuss the first week of their season, along with who needs to step up with key players now out of the lineup for the foreseeable future. And, of course, they also share their thoughts on the Red Wings' new Reverse Retro jersey. Buckle up, this grind is going to be a fun one! Time Stamps 2:02 1 Good, 1 Bad From the Past Week 9:00 Early Season Thoughts & Standouts 18:13 Thoughts on Reverse Retro 2.0 Jerseys 31:38 Bigger Surprise: Maatta or Sundqvist? 32:11 Will Perron Lead the Team in Goals? 33:50 Who Steps Up With Bertuzzi & Vrana Out? 43:32 Looking Ahead to the Upcoming Week 48:51 Did the Red Wings Beat the Blackhawks? 49:21 Who Was the Player of the Game? ======================================== Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sports Fan Side Hustle - http://sportsfansidehustle.com Subscribe to the Morning Skate Newsletter - https://morningskate.io Check out THW's HockeyPedia - https://thehockeywriters.com/docs/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers Podcast - Reverse Retro 2.0 Jerseys, Reaction to Wild's First Win of the Season & Canucks' 5th Straight Loss, Slafkovsky's First NHL Goal, Game Predictions for Oct. 21 & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2022 52:30


    Hosted by Kyle Knopp and Matthew Zator, The Hockey Writers Podcast is where your favourite THW contributors discuss the hottest topics around the NHL and hockey world, five days a week (Monday to Friday). In today's episode, Matthew is joined by Melissa Boyd (Montreal Canadiens) and Mariah Stark (Holland) (Minnesota Wild) to discuss the release of the new Reverse Retro 2.0 jerseys as they react to their teams' editions and pick their favorite from the 32. Mariah talks about the Wild's first win of the season and Matthew about the Canucks' latest blown lead and subsequent fifth straight defeat. While Melissa dives into Juraj Slafkovsky's first NHL goal and development so far in the NHL. Finally, the crew gives their predictions for the 3 games on the NHL schedule and their usual articles of the day from THW. Articles of the Day Canucks' Struggles Early in 2022-23 Are Not on Boudreau (Matthew Zator) - https://thehockeywriters.com/canucks-struggles-2022-23-not-on-boudreau/ Sabres Benefiting From Seemingly Ageless Anderson (Matthew Morris) - https://thehockeywriters.com/sabres-benefiting-from-ageless-anderson/ Ranking NHL's Reverse Retro 2.0 Jerseys (Jacob Billington) - https://thehockeywriters.com/ranking-nhl-reverse-retro-2-0-jerseys/ ======================================== Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sports Fan Side Hustle - http://sportsfansidehustle.com Subscribe to the Morning Skate Newsletter - https://morningskate.io Check out THW's HockeyPedia - https://thehockeywriters.com/docs/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers Podcast - Potential Trades After Injuries to Landeskog, Ekblad and Muzzin, Surprising Start for the Sabres, Lots of Scoring From the Islanders' Blue Line, Oct. 20 Predictions & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2022 56:15


    Hosted by Kyle Knopp and Matthew Zator, The Hockey Writers Podcast is where your favourite THW contributors discuss the hottest topics around the NHL and hockey world, five days a week (Monday to Friday). In today's episode, Matthew is joined by Jacob Strozyk (Buffalo Sabres) and Mike Fink (New York Islanders) to discuss the long-term injuries to Gabriel Landeskog, Aaron Ekblad and Jake Muzzin and whether the Colorado Avalanche, Florida Panthers or Toronto Maple Leafs will make trades to shore up their lineup while they're out. Jacob talks about the Sabres' strong start to the season and the surprisingly solid goaltending they are receiving from 41-year-old Craig Anderson and his 1B Eric Comrie, who stole a win against the Edmonton Oilers. Mike then touches on the Islanders' plethora of scoring from the blue line and how it has carried them to a 2-1 start to 2022-23. Finally, the crew gives their predictions for the 12 games on the NHL schedule and their usual articles of the day from THW. Articles of the Day The NHL's Most Unbreakable Records (Andrew Forbes) - https://thehockeywriters.com/nhls-most-unbreakable-records/ Oilers' Holloway Has Had a Frustrating Start to Rookie Campaign (Sean Panganiban) - https://thehockeywriters.com/oilers-holloway-frustrating-start-rookie-season/ 5 Laval Rocket Players to Watch This Season (Melissa Boyd) - https://thehockeywriters.com/laval-rocket-players-to-watch-2022-23/ ======================================== Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sports Fan Side Hustle - http://sportsfansidehustle.com Subscribe to the Morning Skate Newsletter - https://morningskate.io Check out THW's HockeyPedia - https://thehockeywriters.com/docs/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers Podcast - Canucks Roster Shakeup Coming After Fourth-Straight Loss? Ruff, Eakins and Boudreau on the Hot Seat? Salary Cap Could Go Up by $4 Million in 2023-24 & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2022 53:56


    Hosted by Kyle Knopp and Matthew Zator, The Hockey Writers Podcast is where your favourite THW contributors discuss the hottest topics around the NHL and hockey world, five days a week (Monday to Friday). In today's episode, Matthew and Kyle discuss the Vancouver Canucks early-season struggles and whether a roster shakeup could be coming if they don't turn things around. They also talk about Lindy Ruff, Dallas Eakins and Bruce Boudreau being on the hot seat to start the campaign and the potential for any of them to be fired in the coming weeks/months. Finally, before transitioning to their predictions for Oct. 19 and the articles of the day, they touch on Gary Bettman's announcement that the salary cap could go up by $4 million in 2023-24. Articles of the Day Oilers Lack Stanley Cup Contending Blue Line (Colton Pankiw) - https://thehockeywriters.com/oilers-lack-stanley-cup-contending-defense/ Top 10 Highest Scoring NHL Games of the Modern Era (Alex Chauvancy) - https://thehockeywriters.com/top-10-highest-scoring-nhl-games-expansion-era/ ======================================= Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sports Fan Side Hustle - http://sportsfansidehustle.com Subscribe to the Morning Skate Newsletter - https://morningskate.io Check out THW's HockeyPedia - https://thehockeywriters.com/docs/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers Podcast - Senators Head Coach D.J. Smith on the Hot Seat?, Merzlikins the Answer in Goal in Columbus? Game Predictions for Oct. 18 & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2022 50:15


    Hosted by Kyle Knopp and Matthew Zator, The Hockey Writers Podcast is where your favourite THW contributors discuss the hottest topics around the NHL and hockey world, five days a week (Monday to Friday). In today's episode, Kyle is joined by Dayton Reimer (Ottawa Senators) and Nicholas Arnold (Columbus Blue Jackets) to discuss both the Senators' and Blue Jackets' struggles so far and whether D.J. Smith is on the hot seat this season. They also talk about Elvis Merzlikins still being the answer in goal for the Blue Jackets. Finally, they make their predictions for the games on Oct. 18, 2022, before getting into their articles of the day. Articles of the Day Senators Fans Shouldn't Panic About Slow Start Offensively (Connor Hrabchak) - https://thehockeywriters.com/senators-shouldnt-panic-slow-start-offensively/ Oilers' Connor McDavid Can & Will Score 60 Goals This Season (Rob Couch) - https://thehockeywriters.com/oilers-mcdavid-score-60-goals-2022-23/ Capitals' 3 Up, 3 Down: Goaltending Troubles, Ovechkin & More (Luke James) - https://thehockeywriters.com/capitals-3-up-3-down-goaltending-troubles-ovechkin/ Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Subscribe to the Morning Skate Newsletter Check out THW's HockeyPedia Graphics by Vince Richard

    The Hockey Writers Podcast - Flyers' Quick Start, Canucks Struggles Holding Leads and Other Surprises & Storylines, Game Predictions & Players to Watch, 3 Stars of the Week & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2022 65:17


    Hosted by Kyle Knopp and Matthew Zator, The Hockey Writers Podcast is where your favourite THW contributors discuss the hottest topics around the NHL and hockey world, five days a week (Monday to Friday). In today's episode, Matthew and Kyle talk about one good and one bad from the past week, what storylines have emerged so far and what teams have surprised both in good and bad ways. They also give their picks for their 3 Stars of the Week and make their first set of predictions for the games on Oct. 17, 2022, and some players to watch in each before getting into their articles of the day. Articles of the Day What an Oilers' All-In Plan for the Stanley Cup Looks Like (Rob Couch) - https://thehockeywriters.com/oilers-all-in-plan-2023-stanley-cup/ Devils 2022-23 Home Opener: The Highs and Lows (Kristy Flannery) - https://thehockeywriters.com/devils-2022-23-home-opener-highs-lows/ Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Join us in the Hockey Lounge on Discord to talk all things hockey Subscribe to the Morning Skate Newsletter Check out THW's HockeyPedia Graphics by Vince Richard

    The Hockey Writers Maple Leafs Lounge - Robertson in the NHL to Stay?, Samsonov as the Starter, First Week Reaction & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2022 42:13


    The Hockey Writers Maple Leafs Lounge crew of Peter Baracchini, Alex Hobson and Shane Seney get together to discuss the first week of the season, Matt Murray's latest injury and Ilya Samsonov taking over the net for the foreseeable future. They also talk about the organization's goaltending depth, and the Jake Muzzin - Justin Holl defence pairing before finishing off with where Nick Robertson will fit into the lineup after his call-up and whether he is now here to stay in the NHL. Time Stamps 2:07 Matt Murray Out For At Least 4 Weeks With an Injury 8:04 Transitioning to Samsonov as the Starter 14:24 Is Samsonov playing himself out of a contract? 17:21 Jake Muzzin-Justin Holl Pairing 26:17 Biggest Takeaway From the First Week of the Season 33:07 What does this call-up mean for Robertson moving forward? 35:24 Where would you put Robertson in the lineup? ============================================== Check out THW's HockeyPedia Our Maple Leafs Lounge crew are great writers too: Peter Baracchini - Alex Hobson - Shane Seney And, make sure to check out all of our great Maple Leafs content Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter Graphics by Vince Richard

    The Hockey Writers Grind Line - Red Wings Opening Night Roster, Soderblom's Spot in the Lineup, AHL Call-Ups & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2022 49:48


    Welcome to the first grind of the 2022-23 season! In today's episode, Kyle Knopp, Devin Little, Delaney Rimer and Logan Horn are discussing the Detroit Red Wings' opening night roster, Elmer Soderblom's spot on the roster, AHL call-up options and much much more. Put on your favorite jersey and get somewhere comfortable - it's time to grind! Time Stamps 1:20 1 Good, 1 Bad From the Past Week 5:24 Main Takeaways From Opening Day Roster 14:06 Will Soderblom stay in the NHL all season? 21:56 What do the Red Wings need to do to start the season on the right foot? 33:55 First Call-Up at Forward 36:56 First Call-Up on Defense 38:56 First Goaltender Called Up 42:04 Expectations for the Whole Team in 2022-23 ============================================ Our Grind Line crew are great writers, too: Devin Little - Kyle Knopp - Logan Horn - Delaney Rimer Recommended Red Wings Content on The Hockey Writers Website: Griffins' 2022-23 Roster Headlined by Edvinsson & Berggren (Devin) - https://thehockeywriters.com/griffins-2022-23-roster-edvinsson-berggren/ Red Wings' Edvinsson Is Better Off With the Griffins in the AHL (Logan) - https://thehockeywriters.com/red-wings-edvinsson-better-griffins-ahl/ Red Wings New Reverse Retro Has to be Better (Delaney) - https://thehockeywriters.com/red-wings-reverse-retro-jersey-2022-23/ And, make sure to check out all of our great Red Wings content Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter Sports Fan Side Hustle - http://sportssidehustle.com/ Check out THW's HockeyPedia for information on players, teams, trades and more - https://thehockeywriters.com/docs/ Graphics by Vince Richard

    The Hockey Writers Podcast - Canadiens Rookies Slafkovsky, Guhle & Xhekaj Solid in Debut, Caufield Returns as an Elite Sniper, Expectations for the Wild & Rossi, Stars of the Week & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2022 52:30


    Hosted by Kyle Knopp and Matthew Zator, The Hockey Writers Podcast is where your favourite THW contributors discuss the hottest topics around the NHL and hockey world, Monday to Friday. In this episode, Matthew is joined by Mariah Stark (Holland) and Melissa Boyd to talk about the debuts of Montreal Canadiens rookies Juraj Slafkovsky, Kaiden Guhle and Arber Xhekaj, Cole Caufield's dominance right off the hop and whether everyone is underestimating the Habs right now. Then Mariah talks about the Wild and what she is expecting out of Marco Rossi and the rest of the lineup this season. They then finish off the show with their stars of the week so far and look ahead to the game of the week that sees Moritz Seider and the Detroit Red Wings go against Cole Caufield and the Canadiens later Friday night. Oh, yes, the crew also gives out their choices for articles of the day. Articles of the Day Jets Have Chance to Regain Relevance in Pivotal 2022-23 Season (Declan Schroeder) - https://thehockeywriters.com/winnipeg-jets-regain-relevance-2022-23/ Penguins Will Have a Difficult Road to Success in 2022-23 (Ben Wagner) - https://thehockeywriters.com/penguins-difficult-road-to-success-2022-23/ 2022-23 Is Last Chance for Canadiens and Drouin to Make it Work (Blain Potvin) - https://thehockeywriters.com/2022-23-last-chance-canadiens-drouin/ ========================================== Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sports Fan Side Hustle - http://sportssidehustle.com/ Check out THW's HockeyPedia for information on players, teams, trades and more - https://thehockeywriters.com/docs/ Subscribe to the Morning Skate Newsletter - https://morningskate.io Graphics by Vince Richard

    The Hockey Writers Oilers Overtime - 2022-23 Season Projections & Expectations: McDavid, Draisaitl, Nurse & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2022 32:51


    The Hockey Writers Edmonton Oilers writing crew of Jim Parsons and Colton Pankiw get together to discuss their projections for the team this season as they try to make it to the Stanley Cup Final and win it all. They talk about elevated expectations, goal and point predictions for Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl, what they are expecting out of the new goaltending tandem of Jack Campbell and Stuart Skinner and much more. 1:55 Projections for the Oilers in 2022-23 4:56 What would a successful season look like? 7:15 Oilers Goaltending 9:51 Oilers Defence 12:31 Oilers Forwards 16:27 Projections for Connor McDavid 18:33 Projections for Leon Draisaitl 21:29 Who is the Oilers' secret weapon apart from McDavid & Draisaitl? 23:25 Dark Horses For Offence 25:29 Expectations for Darnell Nurse 28:14 Expectations for Jack Campbell Sports Fan Side Hustle - http://sportssidehustle.com/ Check out THW's HockeyPedia for information on players, teams, trades and more - https://thehockeywriters.com/docs/ Our Oilers crew are great writers, too: Jim Parsons - Colton Pankiw Make sure to check out all of our great Oilers content Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter Graphics by Vince Richard

    THW NHL News & Rumors Rundown - Bunting & Pastrnak Extensions, Kane & Toews Trade Speculation & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2022 2:41


    The Hockey Writers Oilers Scribe & Rumors Racontour, Jim Parsons, brings you the latest episode of the 'THW NHL News & Rumors Rundown'. In this edition, Jim covers talk around potential Michael Bunting (Maple Leafs) and David Pastrnak (Bruins) extensions, speculation around future trades involving Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks and finally the recent long-term extension given to Mattias Samuelsson of the Buffalo Sabres. Make sure to check out all of Parson's great work from The Hockey Writers - https://thehockeywriters.com/author/jparsons/ Sports Fan Side Hustle - http://sportssidehustle.com/ Check out THW's HockeyPedia for information on players, teams, trades and more - https://thehockeywriters.com/docs/ Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - https://twitter.com/TheHockeyWriter Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thehockeywriters_ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TheHockeyWriters/ Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter - https://morningskate.io/

    The Hockey Writers Blackhawks Banter - 2022-23 Season Preview: Major Storylines, Reichel in the AHL, Predictions, Acquiring Dickinson & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2022 28:01


    On this week's episode of Blackhawks Banter, Chicago Blackhawks' writers Brooke LoFurno and Gail Kauchak discuss all the major storylines going into the Blackhawks' season opener. They discuss the team's preseason woes, debate if sending Lukas Reichel to the AHL was the correct decision, and discuss what the team needs to do to beat the Colorado Avalanche. Plus, were Gail and Brooke's initial preseason predictions about the Blackhawks' season record too generous? All of that and more Blackhawks news were discussed! Subscribe to the Morning Skate Newsletter - https://morningskate.io/ Sports Side Hustle - http://www.sportssidehustle.com THW Blackhawks Twitter - https://twitter.com/thwblackhawks Find All of Our Blackhawks' Articles - https://thehockeywriters.com/chicago-blackhawks/

    THW NHL News & Rumors Rundown - DeBrincat Potential Extension, Simmonds Trade, Dubas, Matthews & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2022 2:37


    The Hockey Writers Oilers Scribe & Rumors Racontour, Jim Parsons, brings you the latest episode of the 'THW NHL News & Rumors Rundown'. In this edition, Jim covers a potential Alex DeBrincat extension with the Ottawa Senators, Wayne Simmonds on waivers and whether the Toronto Maple Leafs will trade him and finally, Kyle Dubas and Auston Matthews' futures being tied together. Make sure to check out all of Parson's great work from The Hockey Writers - https://thehockeywriters.com/author/jparsons/ Sports Fan Side Hustle - http://sportssidehustle.com/ Check out THW's HockeyPedia for information on players, teams, trades and more - https://thehockeywriters.com/docs/ Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - https://twitter.com/TheHockeyWriter Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thehockeywriters_ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TheHockeyWriters/ Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter - https://morningskate.io/

    The Hockey Writers Prospect Corner - Central Division Sleeper Prospects: Jets, Wild, Blackhawks, Stars & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2022 49:14


    The Hockey Writers prospects experts Matthew Zator, Peter Baracchini, and Devin Little get together to discuss some sleeper prospects from each team in the Central Division that fans should watch out for in 2022-23. They also do another "Quick Fire" segment with Matthew hosting the festivities. Finally, they close the show with some prospects of the week from the Detroit Red Wings, Toronto Maple Leafs and Vancouver Canucks. The THW Prospect Corner crew are great writers too: Matthew Zator - Peter Baracchini - Devin Little And, make sure to check out all our great prospects content Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter Check out THW's HockeyPedia Graphics by Vince Richard

    The Hockey Writers Grind Line - Are SODERBLOM & EDVINSSON Making the Red Wings' Roster? Expectations for Bertuzzi, Larkin & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2022 42:07


    In this week's episode of The Hockey Writers Grind Line, Detroit Red Wings writers Devin Little, Kyle Knopp and Logan Horn finish their player preview series with a look at their expectations for Dylan Larkin and Tyler Bertuzzi in 2022-23. They also talk about what they are looking for during the remaining preseason games and whether Elmer Soderblom and Simon Edvinsson have done enough to make the team. Grab your favorite beverage and get somewhere comfortable - it's time to grind! 1:17 1 Good, 1 Bad From the Past Week 5:42 Expectations for the Final Two Preseason Games 10:27 Have Edvinsson and Söderblom done enough to make the team? 17:51 Who has disappointed you during the preseason? 25:50 What are your expectations for Tyler Bertuzzi in 2022-23? 32:30 What are your expectations for Dylan Larkin in 2022-23? ⛸ Off The Rush Questions ⛸ 23:02 Will Cossa make his NHL debut this season? 23:42 Does Veleno make the opening night roster? 39:20 Who will lead the team in assists? 40:27 Who will be Detroit's biggest rival in 2022-23? ===================================================== Recommended Red Wings Content on The Hockey Writers Website: Red Wings' Raymond Ready to Break Out in Sophomore Season (Devin Little) - https://thehockeywriters.com/red-wings-raymond-break-out-2022-23/ Red Wings' Söderblom May Beat Edvinsson to the NHL (Delaney Rimer) - https://thehockeywriters.com/red-wings-soderblom-edvinsson-nhl-arrivals/ ===================================================== Our Grind Line crew are great writers, too: Devin Little - Kyle Knopp - Logan Horn - Delaney Rimer And, make sure to check out all of our great Red Wings content Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter Graphics by Vince Richard

    The Hockey Writers Maple Leafs Lounge - Sandin Contract Reaction, Preseason Standouts, Marner as a Defenceman?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2022 28:00


    The Hockey Writers Maple Leafs Lounge crew of Peter Baracchini and Kevin Armstrong get together to discuss Rasmus Sandin's new contract, early preseason standouts and the team's increased level of competitiveness and work ethic. They also talk about the possibility of Mitch Marner converting from a forward to a defenceman. Time Stamps 3:10 Thoughts on Rasmus Sandin's Contract 7:03 Preseason Standouts So Far 13:15 Maple Leafs' Increased Competitiveness/Work Ethic 20:44 Mitch Marner as a Defenceman? ======================================== Our Maple Leafs Lounge crew are great writers: Peter Baracchini - Alex Hobson - Shane Seney - Kevin Armstrong And, make sure to check out all of our great Maple Leafs content Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter Check out THW's HockeyPedia for player profiles, stats, team info and more! Graphics by Vince Richard

    The Hockey Writers Grind Line - Red Wings Preseason Takeaways, Copp, Perron Expectations, Where Should Cossa Play?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2022 46:52


    In this week's episode of The Hockey Writers Grind Line, Detroit Red Wings writers Devin Little, Delaney Rimer and producer Matthew Zator continue their player preview series with a look at Andrew Copp and David Perron. They also talk about their early preseason takeaways and where prospect Sebastian Cossa could play this season. Grab your favorite beverage and get somewhere comfortable - it's time to grind! Our Grind Line crew are great writers, too: Devin Little - Kyle Knopp - Logan Horn - Delaney Rimer And, make sure to check out all of our great Red Wings content Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter Check out "Quick Fire with The Hockey Writers" where our panel give their opinions on the hottest topics on social media and in the NHL Graphics by Vince Richard

    The Hockey Writers Podcast - Dallas Stars 2022-23 Season Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2022 54:21


    Hosts Matthew Zator and Kyle Knopp get together to preview the 2022-23 season for the Dallas Stars. They discuss everything from the new additions of Mason Marchment, Colin Miller, Will Butcher and Nils Lundkvist to the ongoing contract impasse with Jason Robertson. They also talk about veteran Joe Pavelski and whether he can record another 80-plus point season and their expectations for both Miro Heiskanen and rising star goaltender Jake Oettinger. They also discuss some of the big storylines going into the season and identify some potential breakout stars, players that need to bounce back, X-factors, trade bait, and much more. ================================================ Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - https://twitter.com/TheHockeyWriter Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thehockeywriters_ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TheHockeyWriters/ Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter - https://morningskate.io/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers Podcast - Winnipeg Jets 2022-23 Season Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2022 36:08


    Hosts Matthew Zator and Kyle Knopp get together to preview the 2022-23 season for the Winnipeg Jets. They discuss everything from Blake Wheeler getting stripped of the captaincy to what adjustments new head coach Rick Bowness will make to return the Jets to the playoffs. They also talk about the need for the defence to play better in front of Connor Hellebuyck and their expectations for backup David Rittich. They also discuss some of the big storylines going into the season and identify some potential breakout stars, players that need to bounce back, X-factors, trade bait, and much more. Follow the Jets writers at THW as they preview the season in written form - https://thehockeywriters.com/tag/jets-season-preview/ Check out "Quick Fire with The Hockey Writers" where our panel give their opinions on the hottest topics on social media and in the NHL ================================================ Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - https://twitter.com/TheHockeyWriter Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thehockeywriters_ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TheHockeyWriters/ Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter - https://morningskate.io/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers Podcast - Buffalo Sabres 2022-23 Season Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 39:09


    Hosts Matthew Zator and Kyle Knopp get together with Buffalo Sabres writer Jacob Strozyk to preview the 2022-23 season. They discuss everything from Tage Thompson's breakout season and the bounceback efforts of veterans Kyle Okposo and Jeff Skinner to whether Alex Tuch will be named captain. They also talk about Dylan Cozens and his efforts to become a top-line center and Rasmus Dahlin's progression into a top-pairing defender. They also discuss some of the big storylines going into the season and identify some potential breakout stars, players that need to bounce back, X-factors, trade bait, and much more. ================================================ Follow Jacob's work - https://thehockeywriters.com/author/jstrozyk And the rest of the Sabres writers at THW as they preview the season in written form - https://thehockeywriters.com/tag/sabres-season-preview/ Check out "Quick Fire with The Hockey Writers" where our panel give their opinions on the hottest topics on social media and in the NHL ================================================ Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - https://twitter.com/TheHockeyWriter Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thehockeywriters_ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TheHockeyWriters/ Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter - https://morningskate.io/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers Maple Leafs Lounge - Gaudette, Jarnkrok or Malgin in the Top Six?, Sandin Contract Saga & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 35:31


    The Hockey Writers Maple Leafs Lounge crew of Peter Baracchini, Alex Hobson and Shane Seney get together to discuss their takeaways from the preseason so far and whether Adam Gaudette, Calle Jarnkrok and Denis Malgin have a legitimate chance at earning a spot in the top six. They also talk about the ongoing Rasmus Sandin contract saga, Ilya Samsonov's performance in the first two periods of the second split-squad game and finally, which players have stood out after two preseason games. Time Stamps 2:33 Takeaways From Split-Squad Games on the Weekend 5:14 Thoughts on Adam Gaudette with Marner & Tavares 8:57 Calle Jarnkrok & Denis Malgin's Chances at Sticking in the Top 6 15:35 Thoughts on Ilya Samsonov's First Preseason Appearance 21:57 Players That Stood Out the Most From Game 1 or 2 27:40 Rasmus Sandin Contract Saga ====================================== Our Maple Leafs Lounge crew are great writers: Peter Baracchini - Alex Hobson And, make sure to check out all of our great Maple Leafs content Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter Check out "Quick Fire with The Hockey Writers" where our panel give their opinions on the hottest topics on social media and in the NHL Graphics by Vince Richard

    The Hockey Writers Podcast - Philadelphia Flyers 2022-23 Season Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 41:38


    Hosts Matthew Zator and Kyle Knopp get together with Philadelphia Flyers credentialed writer Colin Newby to preview the 2022-23 season. They discuss everything from the new additions of Nicolas Deslauriers and Tony DeAngelo and the pressure that will be on Kevin Hayes and Scott Laughton with Sean Couturier out of the lineup to how the team will play under the new direction of John Tortorella. They also talk about the state of the defence with Ryan Ellis still missing from the blue line and how Ivan Provorov needs to step up in his absence. They also discuss some of the big storylines going into the season and identify some potential breakout stars, players that need to bounce back, X-factors, trade bait, and much more. ================================================ Follow Colin's work - https://thehockeywriters.com/author/cnewby And the rest of the Flyers writers at THW as they preview the season in written form - https://thehockeywriters.com/tag/flyers-season-preview/ Check out "Quick Fire with The Hockey Writers" where our panel give their opinions on the hottest topics on social media and in the NHL ================================================ Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - https://twitter.com/TheHockeyWriter Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thehockeywriters_ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TheHockeyWriters/ Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter - https://morningskate.io/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers Podcast - Toronto Maple Leafs 2022-23 Season Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2022 74:56


    Host Matthew Zator gets together with Toronto Maple Leafs writers Kevin Armstrong and Peter Baracchini to preview the 2022-23 season. They discuss everything from their expectations for the new additions of Calle Jarnkrok, Nicolas Aube-Kubel, Adam Gaudette, Jordie Benn and Victor Mete and whether Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner can repeat their career seasons from last year to how the defence will handle the absence of Timothy Liljegren and potentially Rasmus Sandin and Jake Muzzin to start the season. They also talk about the new goaltending tandem of Matt Murray and Ilya Samsonov and whether they are good enough to compete in the Atlantic Division. They also discuss some of the big storylines going into the season and identify some potential breakout stars, players that need to bounce back, X-factors, trade bait, and much more. ================================================ Follow Peter's work - https://thehockeywriters.com/author/pbaracchini Follow Kevin's work - https://thehockeywriters.com/author/karmstrong And the rest of the Maple Leafs writers at THW as they preview the season in written form - https://thehockeywriters.com/tag/maple-leafs-season-preview/ Check out "Quick Fire with The Hockey Writers" where our panel give their opinions on the hottest topics on social media and in the NHL ================================================ Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - https://twitter.com/TheHockeyWriter Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thehockeywriters_ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TheHockeyWriters/ Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter - https://morningskate.io/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers Grind Line - Red Wings Training Camp Storylines, Preseason Lines, Nedeljkovic, Husso & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2022 52:09


    In this week's episode of The Hockey Writers Grind Line, Detroit Red Wings writers Kyle Knopp, Devin Little, Logan Horn and Delaney Rimer continue their player preview series with a look at Alex Nedeljkovic, Ville Husso and Domink Kubalik. They also talk about training camp and what storylines they are tracking along with their choices for line combinations they would love to see in the preseason. Grab your favorite beverage and get somewhere comfortable - it's time to grind! Time Stamps 1:01 1 Good, 1 Bad From the Past Week 6:54 Storylines To Watch During Training Camp 12:44 Which Line Would You Like To See In Preseason? 21:14 Calder Trophy Candidates? 22:07 Berggren & Raymond Together? 22:59 Players That Need a Bounceback Season 24:23 Expectations for Nedeljkovic & Husso 35:48 Expectations for Dominik Kubalik 43:47 How Many Players Will Hit 20 Goals? 46:12 Making the Reverse Retro Jerseys Look Good 50:37 Potential X-Factors ======================================== Our Grind Line crew are great writers, too: Devin Little - Kyle Knopp - Logan Horn - Delaney Rimer And, make sure to check out all of our great Red Wings content Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter Check out "Quick Fire with The Hockey Writers" where our panel give their opinions on the hottest topics on social media and in the NHL Graphics by Vince Richard

    The Hockey Writers Podcast - Edmonton Oilers 2022-23 Season Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 50:22


    ** Producer's Note: This was recorded before Ryan McLeod re-signed ** Hosts Matthew Zator and Kyle Knopp get together with Edmonton Oilers and NHL News & Rumors writer Jim Parsons to preview the 2022-23 season. They discuss everything from their expectations for Evander Kane and Zach Hyman to whether Jesse Puljujarvi will be traded sometime this season. They also talk about Evan Bouchard's breakout campaign in 2021-22 and if he can be even better in 2022-23 and whether Jack Campbell will finally be the goaltender that backstops them to a Stanley Cup. They also discuss some of the big storylines going into the season and identify some potential breakout stars, players that need to bounce back, X-factors, trade bait, and much more. ================================================ Follow Jim's work - https://thehockeywriters.com/author/jparsons And the rest of the Oilers writers at THW as they preview the season in written form - https://thehockeywriters.com/tag/oilers-season-preview/ Check out "Quick Fire with The Hockey Writers" where our panel give their opinions on the hottest topics on social media and in the NHL ================================================ Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - https://twitter.com/TheHockeyWriter Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thehockeywriters_ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TheHockeyWriters/ Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter - https://morningskate.io/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers Podcast - Tampa Bay Lightning 2022-23 Season Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 43:56


    Hosts Matthew Zator and Kyle Knopp get together with Tampa Bay Lightning writer Jim Bay to preview the 2022-23 season. They discuss everything from the return of Vladislav Namestnikov to how they are going to handle life without Ondrej Palat, Ryan McDonogh and Jan Rutta. They also talk about the new additions of Ian Cole and Haydn Fleury on defence and whether Jon Cooper will try to get Andrei Vasilevskiy more rest this season. They also discuss some of the big storylines going into the season and identify some potential breakout stars, players that need to bounce back, X-factors, trade bait, and much more. ================================================ Follow Jim's work - https://thehockeywriters.com/author/jbay And the rest of the Lightning writers at THW as they preview the season in written form - https://thehockeywriters.com/tag/lightning-season-preview/ Check out "Quick Fire with The Hockey Writers" where our panel give their opinions on the hottest topics on social media and in the NHL ================================================ Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - https://twitter.com/TheHockeyWriter Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thehockeywriters_ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TheHockeyWriters/ Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter - https://morningskate.io/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers "What's Kraken" - Training Camp Players to Watch

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 30:26


    This week on The Hockey Writers "What's Kraken", Seattle Kraken writers Sean Raggio and Adam Kierszenblat talk training camp and which players to watch. They also debate the right and wrong way to eat sandwiches when they come with potato chips. All this and much more on What's Kraken. Our Kraken crew are good writers, too: Adam Kierszenblat - Sean Raggio And, make sure to check out all of our great Kraken content Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter Check out "Quick Fire with The Hockey Writers" where our panel give their opinions on the hottest topics on social media and in the NHL Graphics by Vince Richard

    The Hockey Writers Podcast - Colorado Avalanche 2022-23 Season Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 52:08


    Hosts Matthew Zator and Kyle Knopp get together with Colorado Avalanche writer Kerry Collins to preview the 2022-23 season. They discuss everything from the new additions of Evan Rodrigues and Brad Hunt to who will step up to fill the second-line center role vacated by Nazem Kadri when he signed with the Calgary Flames. They also talk about how Valeri Nichushkin, Artturi Lehkonen and Josh Manson will do in their first full seasons with the Avs and their new starting goaltender Alexandar Georgiev. They also discuss some of the big storylines going into the season and identify some potential breakout stars, players that need to bounce back, X-factors, trade bait, and much more. ================================================ Follow Kerry's work - https://thehockeywriters.com/author/kcollins And the rest of the Avalanche writers at THW as they preview the season in written form - https://thehockeywriters.com/tag/avalanche-season-preview/ Check out "Quick Fire with The Hockey Writers" where our panel give their opinions on the hottest topics on social media and in the NHL ================================================ Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - https://twitter.com/TheHockeyWriter Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thehockeywriters_ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TheHockeyWriters/ Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter - https://morningskate.io/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers Podcast - Columbus Blue Jackets 2022-23 Season Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 53:15


    Host Matthew Zator gets together with Columbus Blue Jackets writers Mark Scheig and Nicholas Arnold to preview the 2022-23 season. They discuss everything from the new additions of Johnny Gaudreau and Erik Gudbranson to the offence now led by the dual threat of Johnny Hockey and Patrik Laine. They also talk about what Cole Sillinger has in store for an encore and whether Kent Johnson can emerge as a Calder Trophy candidate after a strong World Juniors. Finally, they touch on David Jiricek's chances of making the team and Elvis Merzlikins' chances of becoming a Vezina Trophy caliber goaltender. They also discuss some of the big storylines going into the season and identify some potential breakout stars, players that need to bounce back, X-factors, trade bait, and much more. ================================================ Follow Mark's work - https://thehockeywriters.com/author/mscheig Follow Nicholas' work - https://thehockeywriters.com/author/narnold And the rest of the writers at THW as they preview the season in written form - https://thehockeywriters.com/tag/blue-jackets-season-preview/ Check out "Quick Fire with The Hockey Writers" where our panel give their opinions on the hottest topics on social media and in the NHL ================================================ Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - https://twitter.com/TheHockeyWriter Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thehockeywriters_ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TheHockeyWriters/ Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter - https://morningskate.io/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

    The Hockey Writers Podcast - Brock McGillis Talks Inclusion, Hockey Canada's Culture, Prospects & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 46:39


    Hosted by Kyle Knopp and Matthew Zator, The Hockey Writers Podcast is where your favourite THW contributors discuss the hottest topics around the NHL and hockey world, every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. In today's episode, Kyle and Matthew are joined by Brock McGillis, the first openly gay professional hockey player to discuss his role in making hockey more inclusive for everyone. Brock shares some tips and experiences for how hockey teams and organizations can make their programs more accepting for LGBTQ+ players before giving his thoughts on Hockey Canada's handling of its toxic culture. Finally, he discusses his work with prospects and their development. Following the interview with Brock, Matt and Kyle share their articles of the day. Articles of the Day Devils Need to Keep Alexander Holtz in Utica for Now - https://thehockeywriters.com/devils-prospect-alexander-holtz-utica-for-now/ 5 Signs Canadiens Are in Fact Still Rebuilding in 2022-23 - https://thehockeywriters.com/canadiens-still-rebuilding-signs-2022-23/ ================================================ Check out "Quick Fire with The Hockey Writers" where our panel give their opinions on the hottest topics on social media and in the NHL Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter - https://morningskate.io/ Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - https://twitter.com/TheHockeyWriter Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thehockeywriters_ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TheHockeyWriters/

    The Hockey Writers Prospect Corner - Metro Division Underrated Prospects, Traverse City, Young Stars Classic & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2022 68:25


    The Hockey Writers prospects experts Matthew Zator, Peter Baracchini, and Devin Little get together to discuss who has stood out for the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs at the ongoing Traverse City Prospect Tournament and the Vancouver Canucks at the Young Stars Classic in Penticton. Then in the second half of the show, they talk about some underrated prospects from each team in the Metro Division that fans should watch out for in 2022-23. Time Stamps 3:14 Red Wings Standouts in Traverse City 6:39 Maple Leafs Standouts in Traverse City 10:17 Canucks Standouts in Young Stars Classic 12:58 Other Standouts 21:15 Metropoliton Division Underrated Prospects to Watch 21:46 Ronan Seeley (Carolina Hurricanes) 24:55 Brett Berard (New York Rangers) 28:11 Tristan Broz (Pittsburgh Penguins) 30:46 Vincent Iorio (Washington Capitals) 32:56 Simon Holmstrom (New York Islanders) 35:53 Aidan Hreschuk (Columbus Blue Jackets) 38:03 Chase Stillman (New Jersey Devils) 40:40 Emil Andrae/Tyson Foerster (Philadelphia Flyers) 44:36 Which prospect will have the biggest season in the Metro? 50:34 Quick Fire 50:53 Which prospect could get traded in 2022-23? 54:05 Will Connor Bedard Get Traded? 55:56 Who will score more goals: Kent Johnson or Mason McTavish? 56:39 Agree or Disagree: Jesper Wallstedt will have more starts than Stuart Skinner 59:27 Biggest Impact Player After Traverse City 1:00:47 Prospects of the Week ================================== The THW Prospect Corner crew are great writers too: Matthew Zator - Peter Baracchini - Devin Little And, make sure to check out all our great prospects content Check out "Quick Fire with The Hockey Writers" where our panel give their opinions on the hottest topics on social media and in the NHL Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter Join us in the Hockey Lounge on Discord to talk prospects and all things hockey Graphics by Vince Richard

    The Hockey Writers Grind Line - Alternate Captains, Prospect Hype Trains, Expectations for Sundqvist & Chiarot & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2022 45:28


    In this week's episode of The Hockey Writers Grind Line, Detroit Red Wings writers Kyle Knopp, Devin Little, Logan Horn and producer Matthew Zator continue their player preview series with a look at Oskar Sundqvist and Ben Chiarot. They also give their choices for the next two alternate captains and talk about which prospect they are conducting a hype train for this season. Grab your favorite beverage and get somewhere comfortable - it's time to grind! Time Stamps 1:00 1 Good, 1 Bad From the Past Week 6:45 Who Should Be the Alternate Captains? 15:05 Which prospect are you conducting a hype train for this season? 22:32 Who should not get an "A"? 24:14 Which prospect will make his NHL debut with another team? 26:27 Expectations for Oskar Sundqvist in 2022-23 33:47 Expectations for Ben Chiarot in 2022-23 43:01 Trade Bait: Sundqvist or Chiarot? 43:57 Who will be the first call-up? ============================================= Our Grind Line crew are great writers, too: Devin Little - Kyle Knopp - Logan Horn - Delaney Rimer And, make sure to check out all of our great Red Wings content Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - Instagram - Facebook Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter Check out "Quick Fire with The Hockey Writers" where our panel give their opinions on the hottest topics on social media and in the NHL Graphics by Vince Richard

    The Hockey Writers Podcast - Boston Bruins 2022-23 Season Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 33:16


    Hosts Matthew Zator and Kyle Knopp get together with Boston Bruins writer Scott Roche to preview the 2022-23 season. They discuss everything from the new addition of Pavel Zacha and the return of David Krejci to whether this team can stay above water until Brad Marchand returns in December. They also dive into the Bruins' weak defence without the services of Charlie McAvoy and Matt Grzelcyk and what Jeremy Swayman will do for an encore after a relatively strong 2021-22 season. They also discuss some of the big storylines going into the season and identify some potential breakout stars, players that need to bounce back, X-factors, trade bait, and much more. ================================================ Follow Scott's work - https://thehockeywriters.com/author/sroche And the rest of the writers at THW as they preview the season in written form - https://thehockeywriters.com/tag/bruins-season-preview/ Check out "Quick Fire with The Hockey Writers" where our panel give their opinions on the hottest topics on social media and in the NHL ================================================ Follow The Hockey Writers: Twitter - https://twitter.com/TheHockeyWriter Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thehockeywriters_ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TheHockeyWriters/ Sign up for the "Morning Skate" newsletter - https://morningskate.io/ Graphics by Vince Richard - https://www.behance.net/vincergraphics

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