1. Nicklas Lidstrom and Eric Staal Utilize Different Strategy In Selecting Allstars

    The NHL has adopted an all-star format that could become more than a gimmick in future campaigns...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about over 3 years ago 246 reads 0 comments

  2. Atlanta Thrashers: Can They Reverse Course Before It's Too Late?

    After a rousing first half of the season where stubborn hockey pundits and scribes were reluctant to acknowledge that the Atlanta Thrashers were for real several finally started to come around...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about over 3 years ago 316 reads 5 comments

  3. MLK Day: Like the U.S., NHL Has Made Great Progress

    Our nation will again celebrate the Martin Luther King holiday. If he were alive, Reverend King would probably be proud of America’s progress. Hockey is no exception...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about over 3 years ago 518 reads 5 comments

  4. Dustin Byfuglien and Tobias Enstrom Are Selected For the 2011 NHL All-Star Team

    It should come as no surprise to anyone, especially Atlanta Thrashers fans, that Dustin Byfuglien and Tobias Enstrom were selected to the 2011 NHL All-Star squad...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about over 3 years ago 396 reads 4 comments

  5. NHL Brother Act: Chris and Anthony Stewart Are Earning Notice

    Hockey seems to be a family affair with Anthony Stewart of the Atlanta Thrashers and Chris Stewart of the Colorado Avalanche. Both brothers are slowly but surely starting to earn respect around the NHL...

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  6. Atlanta Thrasher Dustin Byfuglien Has Silenced Critics With His Defense

    Dustin Byfuglien is gaining a growing legion of followers in Atlanta and with good reason. Byfuglien and the new and improved Thrashers team is jelling and recently has made life difficult for a lot of top-tier teams...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about almost 4 years ago 503 reads 15 comments

  7. Detroit Red Wings: Nicklas Lidstrom Could Win Seventh Norris This Season

    Detroit Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom may be close to achieving another milestone in his amazing hockey career...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about almost 4 years ago 1,147 reads 12 comments

  8. Atlanta Thrashers Select 24-Year-Old Andrew Ladd As New Captain

    T he Atlanta Thrashers recently named Andrew Ladd their team captain. Ladd was quoted saying, “It’s a huge honor for the coaching staff to have the confidence in me to lead this team,” Ladd said...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about almost 4 years ago 749 reads 5 comments

  9. Coach Brent Sutter Vs Jarome Iginla : Calgary Should Trade The Right Wing

    We often hear NHL players talk late in their career about the importance of winning the Stanley Cup. After players have skated in 1,000 games or more and have established a stellar ...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about almost 4 years ago 934 reads 19 comments

  10. NHL Black Perspective: Racism in the NHL Is Ridiculous

    The Atlanta Thrashers cannot seem to get a break. They drafted first round choices Dany Heatley and Ilya Kovalchuk but could not hold on to them. Marian Hossa and Marc Savard did not stay either...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about almost 4 years ago 1,551 reads 25 comments

  11. Atlanta Thrashers: Dustin Byfuglien Awarded Alternate Captaincy by the Team

    New Atlanta Thrasher defenseman Dustin Byfuglien has received an A for effort early in his first season on the Atlanta Thrashers...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about almost 4 years ago 747 reads 2 comments

  12. LA Kings Defenseman Drew Doughty Still In Contention For Norris Despite Injury

    As Drew Doughty emerges as a top candidate for the Norris Trophy as the NHL 's top defenseman, more parallels exist between him and the best defenseman ever to play the game...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about almost 4 years ago 458 reads 9 comments

  13. Atlanta Thrasher Anthony Stewart Takes on New Role with Team

    Atlanta Thrasher right wing Anthony Stewart is making GM Rick Dudley and Coach Craig Ramsay look…well good. Stewart for his entire NHL career has been known as a role player...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about almost 4 years ago 444 reads 1 comments

  14. Atlanta Thrasher Evander Kane Could Emerge As a Star This Season

    Sophomore forward Evander Kane said he wanted to contribute more to the success of the Atlanta Thrashers this season, and if the first few games of the new season are any indication, Kane may just have a whale of a season...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about almost 4 years ago 342 reads 0 comments

  15. Atlanta's Dustin Byfuglien Sends Sergei Samsonov To The Hospital

    Dustin Byfuglien started a new chapter of his career on the Atlanta Thrashers during a recent exhibition game against the Carolina Hurricanes. He made his debut on the blueline playing alongside fellow newcomer Johnny Oduya (acquired from New Jersey)...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about almost 4 years ago 74 reads 0 comments

  16. Philadelphia Eagle Michael Vick Could Prove Many Wrong This Season

    Fictional character Roy Hobbs has nothing on Michael Vick.Hobbs, played by Robert Redford in the 1984 movie The Natural, had numerous problems off the field but was virtually unstoppable on it...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about almost 4 years ago 773 reads 4 comments

  17. Atlanta Thrasher Rich Peverley Could Prove To Be a Team Leader This Season

    The Atlanta Thrashers offseason has been inundated with big trades, restricted (RFA) and unrestricted free agents (UFA) negotiations, draft and prospect evaluations, and new coaches ...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about 4 years ago 450 reads 0 comments

  18. Ten Second-Year NHL Players Who Made a Difference

    Niclas Bergfors was a key figure in the multi-player deal that sent unrestricted free agent Ilya Kovalchuk to the New Jersey Devils. Bergfors was a top offensive prospect in the New Jersey system...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about 4 years ago 943 reads 0 comments

  19. Dustin Byfluglien Could Turn Into a All-Star Defenseman With Atlanta

    Dustin Byfuglien displayed the unique ability to switch from defense to offense for the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2009-10 Stanley Cup. His versatility helped the Blackhawks take home Lord Stanley...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about 4 years ago 2,210 reads 19 comments

  20. Ilya Kovalchuk: What Would The 2010-11 Thrashers Be Like With Kovalchuk?

    There is no argument that the Atlanta Thrashers have significantly improved the overall depth of the team to start the 2010-11 season...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about 4 years ago 439 reads 1 comments

  21. What If Ted Lindsay Had Traded Dale McCourt for Mark Howe?

    One of the long-standing icons of the Detroit Red Wings and the NHL is Hall of Famer Gordie Howe. Three years after his arrival, Gordie began to show the prowess that would make him the most recognized athlete in Detroit for nearly 60 years...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about 4 years ago 756 reads 4 comments

  22. 10 NHL Players Who Experienced the Sophomore Jinx

    Atlanta Thrasher defenseman Zach Bogosian did not have the best sophomore season in 2009-10. In fact he may have had one of the worst given his huge potential...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about 4 years ago 5,992 reads 28 comments

  23. NHLs Best Defensemen in the Stanley Cup

    One factor that is often a constant on a successful NHL Stanley Cup winning squad, is an exceptionally skilled defenseman on the blue line...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about 4 years ago 1,134 reads 11 comments

  24. Ilya Kovalchuk Magnifies Problem With NHL Free Agency

    NHL franchises realize that it is not good business to allow fans to get a clear view of the business side of hockey. Business can be hard and cold and it can take away from the romance and excitement of the fastest game on earth...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about 4 years ago 816 reads 9 comments

  25. John Torchetti Tells Why He Left Blackhawks To Join Atlanta Thrashers

    The Atlanta Thrashers have been very active making logical and well calculated, if not popular personnel moves prior to the start of training camp. Colby Armstrong and Pavel Kubina were allowed to depart the team...

    Warren Shaw Written by Warren Shaw about 4 years ago 1,304 reads 2 comments