As we all know, there are a lot of terrific hockey bloggers out there.
One that has really become one of the best this season is Katie Baker of Grantland.com. Katie was kind enough to take time out of her busy schedule to tell us about how she got into hockey, how she became a hockey blogger, how she got the hockey blogging gig at Grantland.com and more.
PH: How did you get into hockey?
KB: I was in fifth grade during the parallel playoff runs by the Knicks and Rangers in 1994 and that’s really one of the things that got me hooked. Basically every night for like three months there was either a big basketball or hockey game on, and that’s when I started listening to WFAN and begging my dad to bring home the Post and New York Times every day from the office. As the years went by I got even more into hockey thanks in part to the growth of the Internet—IRC, Usenet, etc—which connected me with other fans.
PH: Growing up, who was your favorite team/player? Why?
KB: Rangers. I loved Br...