Chris Nichols

Nichols on Hockey was launched in late February of 2014 and has evolved to focus on sourced trade, free agent and news content from NHL Insiders and Newsmakers, providing original material largely emanating from radio and TV appearances.

You can find stories from Nichols on Hockey regularly cited on Sportsnet, TSN, ESPN, Yahoo, The Hockey News, NBC's ProHockeyTalk, Grantland, The Score, Bleacher Report, Kukla's Korner, Reddit, major newspapers' online outlets across the globe, and hundreds of other sites.

Chris has more than two decades of media-based experience, which also includes nearly 15 years specifically in digital media.

He has worked for a variety of sites over the years, but was initially a featured fantasy hockey freelancer with ESPN.com for several seasons, beginning in 2001-02, which also covered work on the annual draft preset rankings and NHL, MLB and NBA trade review.

As part of his seven-year, full-time working relationship with Sportsnet.ca (2007-2014), Chris created and powered the NHL Line Combo Central page. He assembled and edited the daily Hockey Hearsay column, shining a light on stories of interest from around the hockey world, while also generating annual fantasy hockey rankings, playoff pool stats packs and additional fantasy content during his time with the site.