Franklin Steele has been with Bleacher Report since 2011, and has been a featured columnist for the Detroit Red Wings, Chicago Blackhawks and Pittsburgh Penguins during that time span. He's been the NHL's most-read writer on four separate occasions and has covered everything from the draft to the Stanley Cup Final.

He is currently a featured writer at FanRag.com and the San Jose Sharks writer for HockeyBuzz.com. His work has also appeared on: Yard Barker, Rant Sports, FanSided.com, BleedinBlue.com, TheRichest.com and BlaesofTeal.com.

Feel free to reach out to him at franklin.steele.writes@gmail.com or on Twitter.

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  • Ben Millikan posted 121 days ago

    Ben Millikan

    Glad to hear from you, Franklin! Loved your last article. So we're only a few weeks away from the best time of year...who do ya got? I don't see how anybody tops Boston in seven games, but the West is much more of a cluster. Should be fun!

  • Tom Urtz Jr. posted 297 days ago

    Tom Urtz Jr.

    Love what you have been doing on the Blackhawks beat despite the fact that the Winged Wheel is likely tattooed on your heart. Keep up the good work!

  • tara drew posted 317 days ago

    tara drew

    You failed to put Marcus Kruger on a starting line .... are you serious ????

  • Nathan Currier posted 322 days ago

    Nathan Currier

    Hi Franklin. I operate ManGamesLost.com that you've referenced in the past in some of your articles. Would love to connect on Twitter and pick your brain on the NHL 13-14 season sometime.

  • Brittany Cruz posted 330 days ago

    Brittany Cruz

    Of course, your articles are always a good read.

  • Ben Millikan posted 333 days ago

    Ben Millikan

    No problem, Franklin. It's understandable since, technically, it all used to be one country.

  • Julian Roberts posted 354 days ago

    Julian Roberts

    This isn't even opinion-based. You left out fighters that are CLEARLY at the top. McGrattan, Engelland, and Bordeleau are three of the best along with Orr. You should have consulted members on Hockeyfights.com or a similar site before writing this.

  • Julian Roberts posted 354 days ago

    Julian Roberts

    I'm sorry, but you should do your homework before doing an article. The article about hockey fighting isn't even close to being correct.

  • Brittany Cruz posted 360 days ago

    Brittany Cruz

    I thought your slideshow was great, it was my pleasure. I'm glad to see that it's already generating quite a few reads.

  • Dan Carson posted 380 days ago

    Dan Carson

    Thanks for the props on the AD reference, Frank. I always try to capitalize when the opportunity presents itself.

    Thanks again.

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