Author Archives: Derek Felix

About Derek Felix

Derek Felix is sports blogger whose previous experience included two stints at ESPN as a stat researcher for NHL and WNBA telecasts. The Staten Island native also worked behind the scenes for MSG as a production assistant on New Jersey Devil games. An avid New York sports fan who enjoys covering events, writing, concerts, movies and the outdoors, Derek has scored Berkeley Carroll basketball games since 2006 and provided an outlet for the Park Slope school's student athletes. Hitting Back gives them the publicity they deserve. From players, coaches to administrators, it's a first class program. In his free time, he also attends Ranger games and is a loyal St. John's alum with a sports management degree.

Say goodbye to Stepan and Raanta: Traded to Coyotes for DeAngelo and 7th overall pick

Stepan and Raanta blockbuster could set up Duchene to Rangers #NYR Continue reading

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Lindberg selected by Golden Knights in busy NHL Awards night in Vegas

New Post: NHL Awards highlighted by Vegas expansion draft Continue reading

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Rangers quiet before roster freeze for Vegas Expansion Draft

The last two days, plenty of trade rumors were the focus with the roster freeze coming in anticipation of the Las Vegas Expansion Draft. The Golden Knights will begin selecting players from all 30 NHL rosters beginning tomorrow. The expansion … Continue reading

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Goodbye to you: Thank you Dan Girardi!

Dan Girardi was the heart and soul of #NYR Here is my tribute. Thank you Danny G! Continue reading

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Hard Hits: Why NBC has driven me away

New Post: Why I refuse to watch the end of the Stanley Cup Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Rookies Guentzel and Murray starring in possible Pens repeat

The Stanley Cup is the hardest trophy to win in sports. It requires teams to go through four grueling rounds and win 16 games. It helps explain why no one has repeated since the Red Wings in ’97 and ’98. … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup underway: Predators vs Penguins

Stanley Cup! Some thoughts on the big series between Predators and Penguins #StanleyCupFinals Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Anderson’s performance forces Game 7

New Post: The Senators keep silencing doubters. Malkin remains overlooked. Continue reading

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Predators make history with 6-3 win over Ducks to reach Stanley Cup Final

#Predators advance to their first Stanley Cup Final defeating #Ducks 6-3 in great series. Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Battle for Stanley Cup a war of attrition

This is my latest. A hockey column on the Conference Finals. Plus some hard hits on NYR, Caps, Habs. Continue reading

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