The Emergence of the KHL is Good for Hockey

The Emergence of the KHL is Good for Hockey

With the Kontinental Hockey League season now in full swing, now is as good a time as any to revisit the discussions surrounding the Russian-based professional league. While there has […]

by · September 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, KHL
Rob Davison with the European Trophy cup (RedBull/GEPA-pictures)

Why NHL Players Go Overseas

As a hockey fan have you ever thought about why your favorite player jumped ship from North America to one of the premiere professional leagues in Europe? Player agent Darryl […]

by · September 5, 2013 · 3 comments · International Hockey, KHL
Sled Hockey keeps growing (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

USA Warriors: From Boots To Blades

Arlington, V.A. – Media members poured into the locker rooms to talk to the invitees of the 2013 U.S. Men’s National Team Orientation Camp.  Recorders held from outstretched arms crowded […]

by · September 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Olympics
Don Jackson saluting the crowd after the game.
J. DeLuca THW

Eisbären Berlin: The Return of Don Jackson

For the first time since accepting an offer to coach EC Red Bull Salzburg, Don Jackson returned to Berlin where he won five Deutsche Eishockey Liga Championships in the six […]

by · September 2, 2013 · 1 comment · International Hockey
The Road to the European Trophy Goes Through Berlin

The Road to the European Trophy Goes Through Berlin

While August has been a rather quiet month for hockey in North America, the clubs in Europe have gotten their season under way as they vie for the European Trophy. […]

by · August 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey
Drew Doughty and the Los Angeles Kings are within one win of the Stanley Cup (Matt Kartozian-US PRESSWIRE)

Team Canada 2014: Chemistry Will Be Key In Sochi

In addition to balancing the various roles and needs of the 2014 Olympic hockey team’s roster, Hockey Canada’s management will be required to balance 25 individuals with various comfort levels […]

by · August 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics
JVR's forced his friend to miss his flight so he could watch the gold medal game. (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

2010 Gold Medal Game: Where Were You When it Happened?

It’s been three and a half years since the United States and Canada battled on the sport’s biggest stage.  Families tuned into their TV’s with 28 million pairs of eyes […]

by · August 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Olympics
Roberto Luongo was the starter in 2010, will he retain his spot in 2014?

No Clear Favourite in Goal for Team Canada

With the Canadian Olympic orientation camp underway in Calgary this week, there is the natural predictions and guesswork on which players will make the final cut, which ones are too young and […]

by · August 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics
The villain Subban. (Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports)

Team Canada 2014: Big Games and Big Pressure

In the pantheon of sports, the gold medal game of the Winter Olympics men’s hockey competition sits up there as one of the most prestigious – and pressure-packed – situations […]

by · August 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics
Sidney Crosby is one of many Team Canada hopefuls high on talent, but low on international ice experience. (VancityAllie/Flickr)

Team Canada 2014: Will Big Ice Experience Factor In?

The hockey world descended in on Canada Olympic Park in Calgary on Sunday as planning for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia began in earnest. Prime on the agenda? […]

by · August 26, 2013 · 3 comments · Olympics
(James Guillory-USPRESSWIRE)

New Jersey Devils: Team America

As the NHL prepares to send its stars to the Olympics in 2014, I thought it would be worthwhile and interesting to put together a list of the best U.S. […]

by · August 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils, Olympics
Captain Koivu (Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE)

Wild Invites to Olympic Orientation Camps

Seven members of the Minnesota Wild were recently invited to participate in the Olympic orientation camps for their respective countries. This came after the NHL and NHLPA reached an agreement last […]

by · August 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Minnesota Wild, Olympics