Finland vs. Sweden, 2011 IIHF Women's World Championships (_becaro_/Flickr)

Olympic Women’s Hockey: Previewing the Quarterfinals

After an exciting preliminary round, the puck drops on the quarterfinals of the Olympic women’s hockey tournament on Saturday, Feb. 15, when Finland takes on Sweden and Switzerland takes on […]

by · February 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Olympics, Women's Hockey
The fans in Sochi seem to be enjoying the Games (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

Five Early Olympic Stories for the Penguins

As the Pittsburgh Penguins take a hiatus from their quest for NHL domination, seven players and a coaching staff hope to dominate the world in Sochi. The men’s hockey portion […]

by · February 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Olympics, Pittsburgh Penguins
Patrice Bergeron a Key to Canada’s Gold Medal Hopes

Patrice Bergeron a Key to Canada’s Gold Medal Hopes

It’s not often that a fourth line winger can be counted as a key to victory for a team, but Patrice Bergeron is that exception for Canada this Olympics. A […]

by · February 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Olympics
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Why Zach Parise is the Villain in the United States vs Russia Match-Up

On Saturday morning when the United States Men’s Olympic hockey team steps onto the ice to battle the hosts, Russia, there will be a great amount of tension and pride […]

Valeri Nichushkin has earned praise from Lindy Ruff as of late, and the rookie winger has certainly justified such sentiments with his play. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Benn And Nichushkin Shine In Memorable Olympic Debuts

  Statements: made. The Dallas Stars sent two forwards, Canadian  left wing Jamie Benn and Russian right wing Valeri Nichushkin, to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, and it’s safe to […]

by · February 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars, Olympics
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Canadian Boy Adam Henrique Hopes to Play for Team Canada Someday

When Team Canada played their first game of the 2014 Winter Olympics against Norway in Sochi, Russia it’s safe to say that the majority of the country was tuned in […]

by · February 14, 2014 · 0 comments · New Jersey Devils, Olympics
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Your Anaheim Olympic Update

Good news everyone! Every Duck in the Olympics is undefeated after their first game. We’ve seen some pretty strong showings thus far, while some are still unclipping their wings after […]

by · February 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Anaheim Ducks, Olympics
(Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

Kings’ Carter and Doughty: Golden Opportunities in Sochi

The Kings have no doubt been struggling in recent weeks leading up to the Olympic break in Sochi.  According to the team’s official website, the club has only won six […]

by · February 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings, Olympics
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The Olympic Dilemma

As Olympic hockey in Sochi rages on in the present, a familiar dark cloud hangs over the sport’s international future. The NHL is once again weighing whether or not to […]

by · February 13, 2014 · 0 comments · International Hockey, Olympics
Why Patrick Sharp Will Be Canada’s ‘X Factor’ in Sochi

Why Patrick Sharp Will Be Canada’s ‘X Factor’ in Sochi

I love Patrick Sharp. The 32-year-old has emerged as a deadly prolific sniper in the NHL, helping the Chicago Blackhawks win two Stanley Cups in the last four years. Some […]

UND forward Michelle Karvinen, (Eric Classen/ UND Athletics)

UND Women’s Hockey: Making an Impact on the 2014 Sochi Games

Today, while I was watching NBC Sports Network, former NFL receiver Chris Collinsworth made the following comments, “I kind of went over there to watch a women’s hockey game, but […]

by · February 13, 2014 · 1 comment · College Hockey, Olympics
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Team USA: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not?

  See Also: Kessel, Kane, and Team USA’s Chances At The Sochi Winter Games Team Canada: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not?   With the men’s hockey tournament just getting underway at […]

by · February 12, 2014 · 0 comments · International Hockey, Olympics