Mike Chen

NHL Contributor

Mike Chen has been writing about hockey across the interwebs since 2004, including stops at Fox Sports, Kukla's Korner, Versus, and his own hockey blog. When he's not thinking about hockey, Mike also writes for several video game sites. He pays the bills by writing about business topics that aren't nearly as interesting as hockey.


8 Points To A Compromise: A New Model For The NHL's CBA

The NHL and NHLPA proposals are far apart, but here are eight points that can bring them together into a compromise solution.

The Stanley Cup: The Ultimate Grassroots Marketing Tool

Ratings may have been down for the Stanley Cup Finals in 2012, but if we've learned anything in recent years, the Kings' success could have much stronger long-term consequences.

When Hockey Bloggers Retire...

I've been writing about hockey online for more than a decade, first at the creatively named "Mike Chen's Hockey Blog," then at Kukla's Korner, then for SB Nation. In between, there were regular...

Vancouver Canucks Left With Many Questions Following Stanley Cup Finals Loss

They were by far the best team in the NHL this season, but the Vancouver Canucks somehow lost their mojo in the Stanley Cup Finals, losing to the Boston Bruins in Game 7. What now for the Canucks?

Vancouver Canucks Disappoint In Game 6, But Signs Still Point To Them Hoisting The Stanley Cup

The Vancouver Canucks have been slaughtered on the road, and hit-and-miss at home. All of that is in the past; if they play one complete game to their full potential, it's a virtual lock they'll win the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals in Game 7.

One Win From Stanley Cup, We've Yet To See Best Of Vancouver Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks are one win away from hoisting the Stanley Cup, but the irony is that we've yet to see their best in the Finals against the Boston Bruins. For them, it doesn't matter how they got here. It just matters that they're here.

Mistakes, Bad Habits Getting In Vancouver Canucks Way Against Boston Bruins

The Vancouver Canucks haven't dominated any game of this tied Stanley Cup Finals series. Instead, the Boston Bruins continue to dictate play. What can the Canucks do to recover their swagger before it's too late?

Stanley Cup Finals 2011: Will Blowout Loss Shake Vancouver Canucks' Confidence?

No one could have predicted Boston's 8-1 blowout over the Canucks. Will Vancouver shake it off as just a bump in the road or has Boston finally gotten under their skin?

Vancouver Canucks Continue To Bend, Not Break Against Boston Bruins

The Boston Bruins had plenty to be happy with in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final. However, the Vancouver Canucks are showing that they only need a few chances to come back for a win.

Vancouver Canucks Beat Tim Thomas, Boston Bruins At Their Own Game

Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final played right into the Bruins' style -- which means Vancouver's last-minute win is all the more dangerous to Boston's Cup hopes.

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