2016 Writing: Year in Review

VICE Sports

Throwback Thursday: The NHL’s Best Christmas Day Moments

Throwback Thursday: When Jets Rookie Deron Quint Scored Two Goals in Four Seconds

The Definitive Guide to the Simpsons’ Greatest Hockey Moments

Throwback Thursday: Ron Hextall’s Historic Empty-Net Goal

Throwback Thursday: Boston Bruins Host NHL’s First Game in United States

Throwback Thursday: The Last Time an NHLer Scored on His Brother 

Throwback Thursday: Mr. Hockey and the Great One Square Off in NHL for First Time

Throwback Thursday: NHL Introduces the Penalty Shot

Darryl Sittler Reflects on His Record-Setting 10-Point Game

Sports Illustrated

Disputes, Fires and Arrests: Tales from a wild, goal-filled inaugural NHL season


Hockey’s unusual history at the Summer Olympic Games

The History of Future of Hockey’s Most Polarizing Statistic  

The Hockey News

How Angela Gorgone Became the NHL’s First Female Assistant GM

Canadian Encyclopedia

Reggie Leach 

Tom Paton, with Tabitha Marshall

The Walleye

5.5 Questions with Matt Murray 

4 Questions with Matt Murray

The Nation Network

Flames Nation

Talkin’ Las Vegas with Glen Gulutzan 

NHL Numbers

100th Anniversary: What if the NHL still had four teams?

If Quebec Played at the World Cup of Hockey

Wings Nation

Looking Back on Fedorov’s Boxing Day Heroics

A look back at the Red Wings’ last ever #6: Cummy Burton

Looking back at the lopsided Danny Grant-Henry Boucha Swap

Remembering the Time the Red Wings Went to Jail

Leafs Nation

The Twelve Leafs of Christmas

The Time the Leafs Got Their London Broiled 

George Armstrong’s Banner Comes Home

Blue Jays Nation

Honouring Eric Lindros

The Blogger’s Tribune

1976: The Best Cup

Broad Street Hockey

An interview with Reggie Leach, 40 years after his Conn Smythe Trophy win


On this day in 1994, Lemieux Steps Away From the Game

The Royal Half

The 7 People You Meet at Your Playoff Draft

City of L.A.


Marcel Madness!


Japanese Internment 

Hats Off for Wayne

The Bear Flag 

The Aviator

Sudbury.com: Hockey ‘n’ History Column

The struggling Senators and Canada’s forgotten prime minister

When the gales of November came early

Saying goodbye to Dominion Day

Trudeau, ‘Just watch me’ and those darn Maple Leafs

The Killing of Thomas D’Arcy McGee

Canuck teams miss playoffs, but cheer for these northerners 

Canada adopts the industrious beaver

Remembering Harriet Tubman

‘Hello out there, we’re on the air’

Canada’s bloodiest labour tragedy

Bridge collapse ends the honeymoon

Toronto calls in the troops



About Mike Commito

Mike Commito is a hockey historian and writer from Sudbury, Ontario.
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