Quarterfinals Recap Finland 1, Germany 0 The Finns earned a hard-fought victory over the Germans on Friday, advancing to play the U.S. in the semifinals on Monday, April 8th at […]
The Americans, world champion runner-ups in 2012, have announced their 23-player roster for this year’s tournament in Ottawa, Ontario. The United States will look to avenge their 5-4 overtime loss […]
Guest post by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) I thought that I would take a stab at projecting Team Canada’s U18 team for the upcoming U18 World Championship, commencing […]
The hosts and defending world champion Canadians have named their roster for this year’s IIHF World Championships, in Ottawa, Ontario. Hockey Canada settled on their 23-player roster without holding a selection camp, but they did tweak things just a bit from last year’s squad.
Picture yourself. You’re a star hockey player in your home nation. You guided your underdog national team to an Olympic bronze medal against bigger, stronger, and more seasoned hockey teams. […]
Previous Previews: Team Czech Republic Team Finland Team Sweden Team Canada Team Russia In the 2010 Vancouver games, Team USA beat the Canadians in the preliminary round and brought them […]
Past Previews: Team Czech Republic Team Finland Team Sweden Team Russia Team Canada won the game they had to win, defeating the arch-rival Team USA in the gold medal game of the […]
The last time Russia had the Olympic games it was summer, the height of the cold war, and no one wanted to go to Russia. More than three decades later, they are getting the Olympics again, and no event will match the attention given to hockey. The Russians adore their hockey, and the nation’s best athletes usually flock to the sport. In Sochi 2014, Russia is certain to ice an incredibly talented team, with more than enough motivation in front of rabid home crowds to bring home the gold medal.
After striking Gold in the 2006 Olympic Games, Sweden was considered one of the favorites to come out on top once again in 2010. Unfortunately, they disappointed — finishing in […]
Finland has played the role of spoiler for the past two Olympic hockey tournaments, winning bronze in 2010 and silver in 2006. Though never considered among the pre-Olympic favorites, the […]
Back in the old days of Czechoslovakia, the still-fused Czech Republic and Slovakia were a consistent threat to win Olympic gold. Though it also helped to have two of the […]
With the Sochi Olympics coming up in a year from now, it’s usually the time where people start keeping an eye on the NHL and an eye on potential candidates […]