Patrick Sharp Headed to Sochi 2014: Why He Deserves It

Patrick Sharp Headed to Sochi 2014: Why He Deserves It

Patrick Sharp exploded in the first half of the NHL season, earning himself a spot on Team Canada for the Sochi Olympics.

by · January 9, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, Olympics
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Ex-Oilers Coach Ralph Krueger Provides Advantage for Team Canada

Ralph Krueger no doubt was thinking at this point he would still be coaching in the NHL. After all he was just named Edmonton Oilers head coach in June 2012, prior […]

by · January 9, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Olympics
While some NHL players dream of tee times on the local greens Ovi has other ideas about how he'll spend his summer. (Roland Peschetz/Flickr)

Big Expectations Await Sochi’s Big Four Nations: Team Canada, USA, Sweden, Russia

Finally, after four years of patiently waiting for another opportunity to watch the NHL’s finest players compete against one another in representation of their home nations, Team Canada, USA, Sweden, […]

by · January 9, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics
Martin St. Louis would be a key cog on "Canada 2" (Icon SMI)

Team Canada Olympic Roster – Take 2

The much anticipated Team Canada Olympic roster was finally released this week by Hockey Canada’s Steve Yzerman et al. The ensuing debate of who should or shouldn’t have been selected […]

by · January 9, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Olympics
Halak played in parts of 4 seasons with St. Louis (Icon SMI)

Road to Sochi: Jaroslav Halak is Lone Blue on Team Slovakia

Jaroslav Halak will be the only St. Louis Blues player on Team Slovakia at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Will he translate his play from the NHL to a medal?

by · January 8, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics, St Louis Blues
St.Louis extends point streak

Understanding the St. Louis Snub

Team Canada General Manager Steve Yzerman was put in a thankless position when he was forced to make a decision about the fate of one of his own. As the […]

Rick Nash Headed for Sochi Despite Surprisingly Slow Start

Rick Nash Headed for Sochi Despite Surprisingly Slow Start

New York Rangers forward Rick Nash is one of 25 skaters that will represent Canada at the Olympics in February, as he was named to Team Canada on Tuesday morning. […]

by · January 8, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Olympics
Ilya Kovalchuk (syume/Flickr)

2014 Winter Olympics – Roster Breakdown by Club Team

For two weeks in February, the sporting world will converge upon Sochi, Russia for the 2014 Winter Olympics, and the hockey world is no exception. The 2014 Winter Olympic hockey […]

by · January 8, 2014 · 1 comment · Olympics
The Blues have critics no matter what the situation (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

Olympic Selections Prove Blues Have Come a Long Way

The St. Louis Blues are sending 10 players to the Olympics, showing the raw talent of the roster and how far the team has come since ’05-’06.

by · January 8, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Olympics, St Louis Blues
Chris Kunitz has lost a step this season. Could he be available for trade? (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Crosby, Kunitz Selected for Team Canada; Neal, Fleury Left Out

The rumblings began back in the summer when Hockey Canada named their invitees for orientation camp. Chris Kunitz selected for orientation camp? Was it because of Sidney Crosby? Why should […]

by · January 7, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics, Pittsburgh Penguins
Road To Sochi: Jori Lehtera Lone Blue to Represent Team Finland

Road To Sochi: Jori Lehtera Lone Blue to Represent Team Finland

With goaltenders Tuukka Rask, Antti Niemi and Kari Lehtonen finding their ways to the Finnish Olympic roster, chances are that other teams will struggle to score when playing Sweden’s neighbor […]

by · January 7, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics, St Louis Blues
Jack Eichel is just one of highly coveted prospects available for the 2015 NHL Draft.  (USA Hockey/Ellen DeLuca)

5 Ways to Lose a World Juniors Tournament

While many will look to the Finns as a blueprint for World Juniors success, we can also learn a lot from the likes of Russia, the United States, Canada and […]

by · January 7, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Top 10 Lists, World Junior Hockey Championship