1. NBA Commentary: David Stern Is Not a Plantation Overseer

    According to several news sources, including ESPN, the NBA and Commissioner David Stern declined comment on Bryant Gumbel's assertion that Stern has come off like a "modern plantation overseer" during the lockout...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about almost 3 years ago 389 reads 0 comments

  2. NHL: Racism Among NHL Fans May Still Exist in Some NHL Cities

    Racism may not be pervasive in the management of teams and the selection of players in the NHL , but that may not be true in the stands of some NHL arenas...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about almost 3 years ago 799 reads 7 comments

  3. NHL Commentary: Is the Winnipeg Jets Franchise Jinxed?

    The Winnipeg Jets could very well be jinxed. The team (formerly the Atlanta Thrashers) had very few things go their way while in Georgia and that trend could be following them to the great north...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about 3 years ago 505 reads 16 comments

  4. Winnipeg Jets Are Looking a Lot Like the Atlanta Thrashers

    Am I missing something about the Winnipeg Jets ? After all the fanfare about their move from Atlanta, Georgia and the great news that Winnipeg fans purchased well over 13,000 season tickets, nothing else first-rate in my mind seems to have happened...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about 3 years ago 1,187 reads 12 comments

  5. Mark Howe's Induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame Creates Mixed Reaction

    My confidence in mankind has been renewed. The NHL Hockey Hall of Fame finally came to its senses and elected Mark Howe to its hallowed shrine...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about 3 years ago 605 reads 6 comments

  6. Atlanta Thrashers Relocation: Why the NHL Diversity Task Force Failed

    The NHL Diversity initiative did not succeed in accomplishing its objectives in the one metropolitan area that should have been a no-brainer: Atlanta, Georgia...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about over 3 years ago 580 reads 9 comments

  7. Stanley Cup Finals 2011: Bobby Orr Adds to His Legend as Bruins Win Stanley Cup

    Bruins great and hockey Hall of Famer Bobby Orr has just added another page to his storied career. The last time Orr was involved in a Stanley Cup finals as a player, he and ...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about over 3 years ago 3,632 reads 1 comments

  8. Tim Thomas Still Remains the Favorite for the Conn Smythe Trophy

    The Boston Bruins' goaltender Tim Thomas could be well on his way to achieving a rare NHL feat accomplished by only five other players in league history...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about over 3 years ago 599 reads 2 comments

  9. Atlanta Thrashers to Winnipeg: Predictions for the Players on the Team

    The Atlanta Thrashers move to Winnipeg is officially signed and sealed. Now the only things left to deliver are critical decisions concerning the team name, management, coaching and scouting staff selections...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about over 3 years ago 3,543 reads 15 comments

  10. Atlanta Thrashers: 7 Examples Winnipeg Will Not Want to Duplicate

    The second attempt to create a successful NHL hockey franchise in Atlanta is officially over. In the coming weeks you will likely read and hear about several theories as to why the efforts of the Atlanta Spirit, LLC failed miserably...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about over 3 years ago 2,947 reads 17 comments

  11. NHL: The 15 Best Offensive Defensemen in Playoff History

    Throughout the hallowed history of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the majority of the victorious teams had a unique element that helped propel them to the winners circle. These teams had a"offenseman" commonly known today as a offensive defenseman...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about over 3 years ago 2,555 reads 32 comments

  12. New York Rangers: Sean Avery Sets off Firestorm with Comments About Gays

    Sean Avery should be officially crowned the NHL ’s No. 1 bad boy. It really doesn’t matter what side he takes in an argument—whichever side he’s on will be wrong according to some...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about over 3 years ago 1,082 reads 50 comments

  13. Tom Glavine Has Interest in Purchasing the NHL Thrashers

    The Associated Press recently reported that Atlanta Braves retired pitcher Tom Glavine is interested in forming an investment group to purchase the Atlanta Thrashers and keep them in Georgia...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about over 3 years ago 237 reads 5 comments

  14. NHL Prediction: Keith Yandle of Phoenix Coyotes Will Be Awarded Norris Trophy

    Most members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association (PHWA) including myself will vote on the best defenseman in the NHL for the 2010-11 campaign very soon. This year’s race has been one of the more interesting ones...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about over 3 years ago 722 reads 4 comments

  15. The Atlanta Thrashers: the Reasons Why They Missed the Playoffs

    The Atlanta Thrashers have officially been eliminated from playoff contention for yet another season. It is difficult for Thrasher fans to fight back their disappointment and now consider what will come next for the team...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about over 3 years ago 912 reads 4 comments

  16. Rick Martin, Buffalo Sabres Great, Will Be Missed

    The news of Richard Martin’s death did not impact the hockey community like it would if it were one of the well-known legends of hockey like Bobby Hull, Gordie Howe, Jean Beliveau or Bobby Orr and Wayne Gretzky...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about over 3 years ago 1,623 reads 1 comments

  17. St. Louis Blues' First Superstar Was Gary Unger: Do You Remember Him?

    The NHL Blues hockey team has made an ineradicable imprint on the city of St. Louis, Mo. Recently, when I was in Missouri I had the opportunity to have breakfast with a native ...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about over 3 years ago 1,726 reads 1 comments

  18. Calgary Flames Forward Jarome Iginla Has Silenced Critics for Now

    Calgary Flames forward Jarome Iginla has silenced his critics for the time being. We don’t have to think back too far to remember all of the chatter about Iggy at the beginning of the 2011 season...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about over 3 years ago 432 reads 4 comments

  19. Atlanta Thrashers Make Moves On and Off the Ice To Stay Out of Winnipeg

    The Atlanta Thrashers have had quite a season so far. They started out surprising everyone in the hockey universe by winning hockey games. Then, as some had forecast, the bottom seemed to fall out in the second half...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about over 3 years ago 1,105 reads 9 comments

  20. Atlanta Thrashers Moving Team? A Rumor That Will Not Go Away

    New rumors have surfaced, thanks to Hockey Night in Canada personality Don Cherry and others, that the Atlanta Thrashers may be on their way to Winnipeg next season...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about over 3 years ago 3,879 reads 41 comments

  21. Dustin Byfuglien: Atlanta Thrashers Sign Big Buff To Lucrative 5-Year Extension

    The love affair with Atlanta Thrashers and Dustin Byfuglien continued the week of Valentine’s Day. The team announced that Big Buff signed a five-year extension for $25 million...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about over 3 years ago 809 reads 3 comments

  22. Anaheim Ducks Rookie Defenseman Cam Fowler Proves He Is a Top Draft Choice

    Cam Fowler has endured a lot for a kid that was drafted into the NHL at 18 years old. To most, it is a distant memory: the scene on draft day when he was passed over repeatedly ...

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  23. NHL Anaheim Ducks Are Being Investigated For Racial Bias

    As hard as it is to believe in 2011, anti-Semitic charges have been leveled at the NHL Anaheim Ducks organization by former prospect Jason Bailey, who played college hockey at Michigan...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about over 3 years ago 1,406 reads 14 comments

  24. Atlanta Thrashers Rumors of Sale May Be Disrupting Team

    Could the answer to the Atlanta Thrashers horrible slide have to do with the lingering rumors of the team’s sale? It is not inconceivable that rampant talk involving the ...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about over 3 years ago 895 reads 5 comments

  25. Dustin Byfuglien's All-Star Game Perfomance May Reinvigorate Him in Second Half

    The 2011 NHL All-Star Game may be just what the doctor ordered for Atlanta Thrashers defenseman Dustin Byfuglien...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about over 3 years ago 355 reads 3 comments