Hockey Writing

LA Kings

“35 Yrs Ago: The One When Bernie Nicholls Rallied the Kings to an 8-8 Tie,” December 20, 2021.

“From Kings Opening Night Todd Gurley II talks sport and giving back,” October 24, 2021.

“Kings Net All Situations Player in Viktor Arvidsson,” LA Kings, July 9, 2021.

“The Time Luc Robitaille Got Pranked on the Set of Bones,”  June 21, 2021.

“Luc Robitaille was a Rollerblading Pioneer,”  June 16, 2021.

“Daniel Kim: Growing the Game in California,” May 14, 2021.

“Mr. G Teaches Math, Science, and the LA Kings,” May 4, 2021.

“The LA Kings’ Hat Trick of Hat Tricks,” April 10, 2021.

“How the LA Lions Girls Program Became a AAA Program in First Five Years,” March 8, 2021.

“Warm Welcome to LA for Quinton Byfield During ‘Crazy Week,’” October 26, 2020.

“Quinton Byfield Brings Speed and Skill from Sudbury to LA,” October 7, 2020.

“With the 5th Overall Pick at the 2019 NHL Draft…” September 30, 2020.

“Pitcher Tom Glavine’s NHL Career That Almost Was,” May 6, 2020.

“An Oral History of the Frenzy on Figueroa,” April 30, 2020.

“From Levack to LA: Dave Taylor’s Incredible Career with the Kings,” April 28, 2020.

“Mike Allison’s Memorable, Gloveless Playoff Goal,” April 13, 2020.

“Randy Rota’s First Kings Game in Nearly 50 Years,” March 26, 2020.

“Randy Holt’s Record-Setting Night,” March 25, 2020.

“How Danielle Dube Became UBC’s Goaltender at 40 years Old,” March 4, 2020.

“Manon Rhéaume Still Inspiring Young Women to Pursue Hockey Dreams,” March 3, 2020.

“Eddie Olczyk Shares Valuable Life Lessons after Beating Cancer,” February 21, 2020.

“The Night Rogie Vachon Briefly Had a Goal,” February 11, 2020.

“Luc Robitaille Reflects on Bringing Cup to Dodger Stadium,” February 7, 2020.

“What’s in Store for Former Kings Goaltender Jamie Storr?” January 24, 2020.

“Bernie Nicholls Reflects on His LA Kings Franchise Record,” January 23, 2020.

“Jacob Ingham Looks to Help Save Lives with Every Save,” January 8, 2020.

“Christmas in California: NHL Games on December 25,” December 18, 2019.

“Top 10 LA Kings Milestone Moments from the 2010s,” December 12, 2019.

“Watching Arthur Kaliyev Goals with Arty,” November 26, 2019.

“Akil Thomas Harnesses the Power of the Sea for Off-Ice Business,” November 26, 2019.

“The Grim Reaper: A Reluctant Warrior’s Story,” November 6, 2019.

“Lucky Luc Gets the Call to the Hall of Fame,” November 5, 2019.

“Reflecting on the LA Kings First Game at STAPLES Center,” October 17, 2019.

“Tony Granato’s Eager to Prepare Alex Turcotte for the NHL,” October 10, 2019.

“Kelly Hrudey Remembers Wayne Gretzky’s Jersey Retirement with Fondness,” October 9, 2019.

“The LA Kings Outdoor Game That Almost Didn’t Happen,” September 26, 2019.

“Fists Fly in Final Forum Game,” September 20, 2019.

“The Jersey that Cemented Colin Hanks’ Loyalty to the LA Kings,” September 18, 2019.

“Mathieu Schneider Provides Wealth of Experience for NHLPA,” September 3, 2019.

“From the Hotel to Hollywood: Jamie Storr’s Month with the Great One,” August 1, 2019.

“Jaroslav Modry Finds Second Career in Coaching,” July 29, 2019.

“The Drew Doughty Derby,” June 13, 2019.

“From Shortstop to Right Wing,” June 10, 2019.

“The LA Kings: What’s in a Name?” May 20, 2019.

“Memories from the Fabulous Forum,” April 24, 2019.

“Leaving on a Jet Plane…with the Edmonton Oilers,” April 11, 2019.

“The History of the NHL Draft Lottery,” April 5, 2019.

“Wayne Gretzky Fondly Remembers Goal Number 802,” March 20, 2019.

“Four LA Kings Reflect on Earning the 1,000-Game Crown,” February 28, 2019.

“Kelly Hrudey Recalls Being Traded to the LA Kings 30 Years Ago,” February 20, 2019.

“Brian Boyle Recalls Scoring His First NHL Goal for the LA Kings,” February 4, 2019.

“From King to Coach: Marco Sturm’s Story,” December 21, 2018.

“Dustin Brown Recalls His First Career Hat Trick 10 Years Ago,” December 11, 2018.

“The Story Behind Bernie Nicholls’ Eight Point Game,” November 29, 2018.

“The Most Iconic Mask in NHL History,” October 30, 2018.

“Revisiting the LA Kings’ Day at the Beach in 1989,” October 8, 2018.

New Jersey Devils

“Chase Stillman Doesn’t Like to Play it Safe,” August 3, 2021.

Sudbury Wolves

“Macauley Carson set to make Wolves history,” March 5, 2020.

“PUP Frontman and Wolves Fan, Stefan Babcock, Excited to Sing Anthem,” January 23, 2020.

“From Financial Advisor to Linseman: Shandor Alphonso’s Journey to the NHL,” January 21, 2020.

“Perseverance and determination: Sean Venedam’s incredible comeback,” October 25, 2019.

“Blake Murray Goes from the Den to the Eye of the Storm,” June 23, 2019.

“PUP Frontman Loves the Wolves,” May 27, 2019.

“The Moms Behind the Wolves,” May 8, 2019.

“Recapping the Wolves’ Historic Season,” March 20, 2019.

“A Toast to Dave Harrison’s 47 Years with the Wolves,” February 28, 2019.

“Jamie Rivers Reflects on 40-Win Season in 1994-95,” February 25, 2019.

“Good as gold: Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen returns to Sudbury,” January 11, 2019.

“Sudbury Wolves’ New Year’s Resolutions,” January 1, 2019.

“Meet the Laframboise Family: Inside the Wolves’ Home Away from Home,” December 19, 2018.

“Mike Foligno Reflects on his Season with Rod Schutt,” October 30, 2018.

“Pass First: Wes Jarvis and Rod Schutt,” October 28, 2018.

“Milley’s March,” October 24, 2018.

“Go Wolves Go: A Musical Tribute,” October 10, 2018.

“Wolves Host Timmins-Based Neutral Site Game,” September 11, 2018.

“Sudbury’s Iron Man: Bobby Chaumont,” September 4, 2018.

“72 Questions with Rod Schutt,” August 14, 2018.

“Pat Verbeek: Wolves Fire, Flash and Finesse – From Record Books to Lightning Leadership,” July 26, 2018.

“The Stuffed Wolf: A Howling Good Time,” July 10, 2018.

“Scott Murray’s Journey From the Wolves to the Stanley Cup,” June 19, 2018.

“The Sudbury Wolves’ First NHL Draft Pick: Morris Titanic,” June 5, 2018.

“On Joining the Sudbury Wolves as Team Historian,” May 28, 2018.


“How farm life set up Marc Habscheid for incredible hockey journey,” February 4, 2019.

“What would the NHL look like with a 1-16 playoff format,” April 11, 2018.

“The Great past and uncertain future of the J.P. Bickell Memorial Cup,” August 3, 2017.

“The story of Toronto’s first NHL Stanley Cup champion,” March 17, 2017.

“Big in Japan: The story of the 1954 Kenora Thistles,” January 30, 2017.

“When the Kenora Thistles owned the Stanley Cup,” January 30, 2017.

“Hockey’s unusual history at the Summer Olympic Games,” August 2, 2016.

“The History and Future of the Hockey’s Most Polarizing Statistic,” June 22, 2016.

The Athletic

“The time Gordie Howe was immortalized in comic book form,” November 12, 2017.

“Blue Jackets captain Nick Foligno continues to build continuity while giving back to community,” August 11, 2017.

“Blue Jackets Q&A: Nick Foligno and his quest to win 16 in the playoffs,” August 1, 2017.

VICE Sports

“This is the Most Haunting Sports Logo in History,” March 27, 2018.

“How Detroit’s Octopus-Tossing Tradition Started,” April 28, 2017.

“How City Curfews Used to Affect Toronto Sporting Events,” March 30, 2017.

“Remembering Montreal’s St. Patrick’s Day Riot,” March 17, 2017

“Why Baltimore Failed to Land an NHL Franchise During the Expansion Era,” March 10, 2017.

“Mayhem in Philly: An Oral History of the Epic Senators-Flyers Brawl,” March 4, 2017.

“How a Former Pro Hockey Player Chilled with Paul Newman and Landed a Cameo in ‘Slap Shot,’” February 23, 2017.

“Canada’s Destruction of Denmark, and the Most Lopsided International Hockey Games,” February 9, 2017.

“Throwback Thursday: When the Red Wings Played an Outdoor Prison Game Against Inmates,” February 2, 2017.

“John Scott, Owen Nolan’s Called Shot, and the NHL’s Best All-Star Game Moments,” January 26, 2017.

“Throwback Thursday: NHL Approves Sales of Winnipeg Jets, Kickstarting Move to Arizona,” January 19, 2017.

“Throwback Thursday: The History of NHLers Scoring Hat Tricks in Their Debut,” January 12, 2017.

“Throwback Thursday: NHL’s Landmark TV Deal with CBS Goes Live,” January 5, 2017.

“Throwback Thursday: The NHL’s Best Christmas Day Moments,” December 22, 2016.

“Throwback Thursday: When Jets Rookie Deron Quin Scored Two Goals in Four Seconds,” December 15, 2016.

“The Definitive Guide to the Simpsons’ Greatest Hockey Moments,” December 9, 2016.

“Throwback Thursday: Ron Hextall’s Historic Empty-Net Goal,” December 8, 2016.

“Throwback Thursday: Boston Bruins Host NHL’s First Game in United States,” December 1, 2016.

“Throwback Thursday: The Last Time an NHLer Scored on his Brother,” November 24, 2016.

“Throwback Thursday: Mr. Hockey and the Great One Square off in the NHL for First Time,” November 17, 2016.

“Throwback Thursday: NHL Introduces the Penalty Shot,” November 10, 2016.

The Hockey News

“How Angela Gorgone Became the NHL’s First Female Assistant to the GM,” October 30, 2016.

Sports Illustrated

“Disputes, Fire and Arrests: Tales from a wild, goal-filled inaugural NHL season,” October 29, 2016.

Sudbury Star

“Savage treasures time with Sudbury Cubs,” September 28, 2021.

“Nick Foligno has Sudbury history — and porchetta — on his side in Boston,” September 11, 2021.

“Young Zoe hits the ice,” March 27, 2021.

“Former Sudbury Wolves captain Zack Stortini becomes two-time Calder Cup champion,” June 18, 2019.

“Meet the Sudburian whose number was retired by the Washington Capitals,” June 11, 2018.

Encyclopedia Articles

“Tom Paton,” with Tabitha Marshall, Canadian Encyclopedia, 27 September 2016.

“Reggie Leach,” Canadian Encyclopedia, 17 June 2016.

“Toronto Maple Leafs,” Canadian Encyclopedia (updates and revisions), 19 April 2016.

“Ottawa Senators,” with J.D.M. Stewart, Canadian Encyclopedia, 15 April 2016.

“Montreal Canadiens,” Canadian Encyclopedia (updates and revisions) 14 April 2016.

“Tim Horton,” with Lorraine Snyder, Canadian Encyclopedia, 16 October 2015.

“Wayne Gretzky,” with James H. Marsh, Canadian Encyclopedia, 25 September 2015.

  “Pierre Pilote,” Canadian Encyclopedia, 22 September 2015.            

Harry Howell,” Canadian Encyclopedia, 21 July 2015.

 “Pat Burns,” Canadian Encyclopedia, 15 May 2015.

“Pat Quinn,” Canadian Encyclopedia, 11 March 2015.