Tarasenko was the Blues' best offensive player in the playoffs (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

Road To Sochi: Russian Blues Could Be Force

The St. Louis Blues will have a lot to look forward to when the Sochi Winter Olympic Games arrive.  Here, The Hockey Writers’ Jeff Ponder and I will look at Blues players who may […]

by · January 3, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics, St Louis Blues
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Oshie Displays Why He’s Olympic Bound

With all of the questions surrounding the selections for the American Olympic roster, T.J. Oshie answered the bell with one of his better games of the season. The 2014 Olympian […]

by · January 3, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics, St Louis Blues
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Canada Avoids Trap Game to Advance to WJHC Medal Round

By defeating the United States on the final day of preliminary play Canada secured the top spot in Group A to end up facing the lowest qualifier of Group B […]

by · January 3, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, World Junior Hockey Championship
Polish Cup in Safe Hands of Comarch Cracovia

Polish Cup in Safe Hands of Comarch Cracovia

The last days of the year 2013 were especially rewarding for the players, club members and supporters of the hockey club Comarch Cracovia from the Polish city of Krakow. They […]

by · January 2, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey
Taylor Hall was Edmonton's first overall pick in 2010. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Should Taylor Hall be Part of Team Canada at the Olympics?

Team USA released their roster on January first for the upcoming Olympic games in Sochi. There were a few notable omissions, mainly Ottawa Senators winger Bobby Ryan. Ryan was part […]

by · January 2, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, International Hockey, Olympics
Shattenkirk has been a force on the Blues' blue line (Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

Kevin Shattenkirk Belongs on USA Olympic Team

All of the focus on Team USA’s Olympic roster is being directed at notable omissions when it should be placed on guys like Kevin Shattenkirk.

by · January 2, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Olympics, St Louis Blues
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3 Reasons Team USA Won’t Play For a 2014 World Juniors Medal

In their quarterfinal matchup of the 2014 World Juniors, the United States faced off against Russia this morning.  Coming in, the United States had won six of their last seven […]

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Bobby Ryan Leads the Team USA Olympic Snubs

After a terrific NHL Winter Classic, Team USA named the players heading to Sochi to capture gold. However, this American squad has some more than questionable calls. This American team […]

by · January 2, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics
Americans Shouldn’t Worry About Team USA Omissions

Americans Shouldn’t Worry About Team USA Omissions

“I don’t need the best players.  I need the best team.” ~ Fred Shero Shortly after the commencement of the Winter Classic between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red […]

by · January 2, 2014 · 2 comments · International Hockey, Olympics
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Fantasy Hockey: Ranking the USA’s Olympic Snubs

“Happy New Year” is a relative term for some of the United States’ most talented players. After today’s ever exciting installment of the Winter Classic, Team USA’s general manager David […]

by · January 2, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Fantasy, Olympics
Jack Eichel is just one of highly coveted prospects available for the 2015 NHL Draft.  (USA Hockey/Ellen DeLuca)

Team USA World Juniors Hopes Gone in 60 Seconds

Undisciplined play and special teams lead to Team USA’s 5-3 loss to Russia and eliminate the Americans from the 2014 World Junior Championship.

by · January 2, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, World Junior Hockey Championship
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Okposo Gets The Short End of the Olympic Stick

  The 25-man roster has been named and Kyle Okposo isn’t on it. And New York Islanders fans are very unhappy about it, as they should be. Okposo is having arguably […]

by · January 1, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders, Olympics