September 14th, 2015 In International Hockey, Top Stories, World Cup 0 comments

For the first time since after the 2004 season, the NHL is going to send its best players to the World Cup of Hockey. In September 2016, eight teams composed of the best players in the world will play for the World Cup, serving as a tournament to whet the appetite of hockey fans starved for action after a long summer break. In addition to the top...

September 14th, 2015 In International Hockey, News 0 comments

It's not often North American fans are going to have EIHL highlights set down before them, but Chris Higgins (not the former NHLer Chris Higgins) of the Belfast Giants managed to put together two of the best passes you're likely to see at all this season, in the same game. WIth the first one, Higgins took a bounce off the boards from behind the...

September 12th, 2015 In Edmonton Oilers, World Cup 0 comments

With the press conference this week regarding the 2016 World Cup Of Hockey taking place next September there is a lot to be excited about with the tournament returning after a 12-year absence. However with the tournament no longer being a traditional eight-nation tournament and instead a six-nation tournament with essentially two all-star teams...

September 10th, 2015 In International Hockey, World Cup 0 comments

  The NHL has officially unveiled a slew of information about the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, including the format and schedule, which leaves us only one thing to speculate about: the rosters! As much as the focus is going to be on the national squads, the under-23 Team North America ("Young Stars" as it was originally introduced) provides...

September 9th, 2015 In International Hockey, News, World Cup 0 comments

With the flurry of announcements for the reborn World Cup of Hockey on Wednesday, details about Team Europe have come into focus, including the announcement of the team's management group and coach. The team's President/Team Leader will be German Ice Hockey Federation President Franz Reindl, with former NHLer and Slovakian National Team...

September 9th, 2015 In International Hockey, News 0 comments

The North American Youngstars Team for the 2016 return of the World Cup of Hockey announced the team's management squad during the league's announcement event on Wednesday. It was also revealed that they've rebranded the Youngstars as Team North America. Steering the ship for the Team North America will be co-GMs Stan Bowman of the Chicago...

September 6th, 2015 In Canadiens Prospects, International Hockey, Montreal Canadiens, News, Other Leagues 0 comments

Montreal Canadiens prospect Martin Reway put in a pair of beautiful goals for Sparta Prague against Geneve-Servette on Saturday, helping Prague gain entry to the next round of the Champions Hockey League tournament. Reway, a 2013 4th round pick (116 overall), opened up the scoring for Prague, beating Geneve-Servette goaltender Robert...

September 5th, 2015 In International Hockey, News, Other Leagues 0 comments

Storhamar's Alex Reichenberg put in an incredible goal in a Champions Hockey League match on Thursday, in what would become a 5-1 win for the Norwegian team over Switzerland's Geneve-Servette. Reichenberg takes a pass from the boards on a zone entry that bounces up to shoulder height behind him. He bats it out of the air while the puck is...

August 28th, 2015 In International Hockey, Top Stories 0 comments

When it comes to nationalities, the NHL offers a rather homogeneous mix. It's basically Canada, the US, and a smattering of countries across Europe. The vast majority of the best NHL players come from just a handful of countries. You know these countries as the powerhouses that are always contending for medals at the Olympics, World Championships,...

August 25th, 2015 In International Hockey, News 0 comments

The 2015 Junior Club World Cup kicked off on Monday in Moscow, the fifth year of the tournament. Much like the KHL's opening night, there was great fanfare with an opening ceremony that featured projection mapping on an impressive scale. The JCWC opening ceremony featured a five-minute 3D projection-mapped experience that is unlike anything...

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