World Junior Ice Hockey Championships off to a Flyer

  What an opening day it was at the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships in Malmö on Boxing Day as hot favourites USA and Canada won their opening games to stake an early claim for the coveted title. While defending champions USA produced a consistent performance to beat a weary Czech side 5-1, Brent Sutter’s […]

Merry Christmas Hockey World!

Greetings from The Program. The World Junior Championships start tomorrow in Malmo, Sweeden. There is a certain happiness in the air as my yearly diversion from the NHL starts. So before that happens, I wanted to wish everyone out there a Merry Christmas from me to you.  The fun part of Christmas is the children obviously but the most important thing is […]

Pick The Winner (12/11)

Ladies and gentlemen, it is a light night with only three games but each ones does offer a bit of intrigue even as the winter deep freeze begins to take shape. For one thing, you would like to make a little extra money before Christmas, right? After all, it is just two weeks from the […]

December Hockey Tidings…

December Preview Of Sorts:   Hello everyone! This is just a quick idea of what The Program is up to for December. So while we decorate and get ready for Christmas, there will be some columns coming your way and more. Here is a quick idea of what we have going on. Fantasy Hockey Impactos Pick The […]

Pick The Winner (10/28)

Here's a juicy pick today hockey fans. 2 UNIT = Montreal Canadiens @ New York Rangers – RANGERS TO WIN (-110) (Note: I'm risking 2.00 units to win 1.82 units) The Rangers have opened the season just 3-6, but they have to play a game at home. Tonight will be New York's home opener, as […]

Pick The Winner (10/25)

Undaunted from last night, we play over/under again tonight. 2 UNIT = New York Islanders @ Pittsburgh Penguins – OVER 5.5 GOALS (-125) (Note: I am risking 2.00 units to win 1.60) The 3-3-3 Islanders will head to Pittsburgh to take on the 7-2 Penguins. New York has lost 5 of their last 6 games, […]

This Fantasy Hockey Headache!

  The Goalie Dilemma It happens far too often. You have two goalies playing each other in a fantasy league. What do you do? Literally this is a decision that agonizes far too many souls year after year. As far as fantasy hockey goes, this handcuff or not to handcuff can sink or swim weeks […]

Pick The Winner (10/24)

Here we go again,,,,,,enjoy. 2 UNIT = Anaheim Ducks @ Montreal Canadiens – OVER 5.5 GOALS (+108) (Note: I'm risking 2.00 units to win 2.16 units) These two teams have played pretty wide open hockey so far this year. The Ducks are avearging 36.2 shots per game (2nd in the NHL) while the Canadiens are […]

Pick The Winner (10/22)

Here we go again….1 game tonight…enjoy! 2 UNIT = Boston Bruins @ Buffalo Sabres – BRUINS -1.5 (+180) (Note: I'm risking 2.00 units to win 3.60 units) The Bruins enter this game 5-2 on the season and a perfect 3-0 on the road, while the Sabres are just 1-8-1 and 0-5-1 at home. Boston has […]

RotoRob Digest: Hockey Single Digits

All the Fantasy hockey world is a stage and while the early part of the season can always be frustrating, the key may be to find depth guys on the bottom of the waiver wire. This will be a short and sweet post but the information is of utmost value. After all, why would I […]

Pick The Winner (10/14)

    And now today's Pick The Winner: 2 UNIT = Edmonton Oilers @ Washington Capitals – OVER 5.5 GOALS (-115) (Note: I am risking 2.00 units to win 1.74) I took yesterday off, but cashed an easy winner Saturday night in the Penguins/Lightning game on the over. That is what I have came to know these past […]

Pick The Winner (10/12)

And now from the home office…Pick The Winner. Good luck. 2 UNIT = New York Rangers @ St Louis Blues – BLUES -1.5 [Puck Line] (+155) (Note: I'm risking 2.00 units to win 3.10 units) Another fade of the New York Rangers here, as we take the Blues to win by 2 or more at […]

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THW Live Show Outline (10/6)

The hockey season has started. Tonight on THW Live, we have Ryan Wagman from Hockey Prospectus and Scott Cullen from TSN. As always, the show outline will become a bit of a fixture as we may eventually go a full two hours. Meanwhile let's throw down the itinerary  THW Live Show Outline (10/6) – Intro – Fighting Vs. Player Safety – Live Scoring […]

Pick The Winner (10/2)

It has been an interesting offseason but now it is time to reveal today's picks. Bettors should rejoice because hey we were hitting at a 65.6% clip last year. However, it is a new season and the work becomes harder. Let's get this started! Oh…this year, we will occasionally have guest pickers and Facebook commenters […]

A “Bettors” Glance At Some All Time Hockey Games

  A look at the top hockey games in history Hockey is a very interesting sport. The fast-paced action associated with this game has drawn fans from all over the world. Below are some of the 3 best hockey games:   Stanley Cup Final; June 2, 2008 The Stanley Cup Final of 2008 was an […]