May 4th, 2015 In Edmonton Oilers, International Hockey 0 comments

The Edmonton Oilers have no part in this year’s Stanley Cup playoffs, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t still hockey to watch for Oilers fans. In addition to the NHL playoffs, there are also the World Hockey Championships currently being played in Prague, Czech Republic. While it may not be Olympic or World Cup calibre, it is the best...

May 4th, 2015 In International Hockey, News 0 comments

I’m a big fan of IIHF hockey, but it just seems like there isn’t enough on in the U.S. In checking out my Twitter feed on Saturday after posting the 5 Reasons You Should Watch the IIHF Word Hockey Championship, I received a tweet from someone looking for the Slovenia-Belarus game because he’s a big fan of Los Angeles Kings forward Anze...

May 4th, 2015 In Colorado Avalanche, International Hockey 0 comments

View image | gettyimages.com Team Canada didn't miss a beat in their 10 - 0 stomping on Germany. They were ruthless the entire game and Matt Duchene reaped the rewards as he was skating all over that large sheet of ice he seems to love so much. Duchene is now tied for the lead in scoring in the tournament with 5 points in just 2 games....

May 3rd, 2015 In International Hockey 0 comments

After a massive 6-2 victory over Norway last Friday, Russia finds itself facing Slovenia, which yesterday suffered a 4-2 defeat by Belarus during its first match of the 2015 IIHF World Championship. Here's a chronicle of today's first Group B match. 1st Period As it may be expected, the Russians try to break their opponents' defensive line...

May 1st, 2015 In International Hockey, Nashville Predators 0 comments

Nashville Predators fans would love to be celebrating playoff hockey in May, but the Chicago Blackhawks took care of that. However, fans can still see their favorite Predators playing hockey in at the World Hockey Championships. Today I’m starting a new Friday feature called the Preds Poll where I put a question to the fans about the club....

May 1st, 2015 In International Hockey 0 comments

The 2015 IIHF World Championships are getting underway in Prague and Ostrava in the Czech Republic. The United States has a complicated relationship with the World Championships. Complicated in that no one cares at all. If you manage to get an American talking about the World Championships, it's generally just a conversation about how they can't...

April 30th, 2015 In International Hockey, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

After a disastrous season in Toronto, four Leafs will suit up for their respective countries beginning Friday, at the annual IIHF World Hockey Championship in Prague and Ostrava, Czech Republic. Jake Gardiner (USA) With 13 NHL players on its roster, seven being defencemen, the Americans’ strength lies on the blue line. Jake Gardiner leads...

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