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Pat Pickens

Pat Pickens is a US-based sportswriter with bylines in The New York Times,, Bleacher Report and others. He also wrote a book about the history of the Hartford Whalers. He loves his family, friends and hitting four-leg parlays.

Pat Pickens’s most popular posts

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An Expert’s Guide To Choosing Which NHL Team To Support

Hockey is a great sport. It has skill, speed, violence, incredible athleticism and high drama. But if you’re a new hockey fan, you’re probably going to want to cheer for an NHL team to take that support to the next level. If you live in an...

December 11, 2021 17 min read

Top 10 Richest Hockey Players In History

November 16, 2021 5 min read
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How Much Do NHL Referees Make?

August 27, 2021 2 min read

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The 10 Best NHL Free Agent Signings Of 2021

Free agency is rarely a good way to fill holes in the NHL, but these guys are the exception. NHL...
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