Jhonas Enroth is also an undersized goalie that made it to the NHL. Will Juuse Saros follow in his footsteps? (Micheline/SynergyMax)

Sabres Shine At IIHF World Championship

While not playing in the playoffs is devastating to an NHL player, one bright spot of missing, or being knocked out early, is the opportunity for some players to play […]

by · May 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Buffalo Sabres, International Hockey
Does Marc Methot have a chance to play for the Canadian Olympic Team?

Marc Methot: A Serious Canadian Olympic Candidate?

Marc Methot has come a long way since his Junior A days playing for the Kanata Valley Lasers. A steady stay-at-home defenseman for the Lasers, he transitioned perfectly to major junior and continued to play his hardnosed style.

by · May 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics, Ottawa Senators
Bandy Players (Anemone Nemorosa)

Bandy: The Other Ice Hockey

The sound of blades grinding the ice of players skating at high speeds, blistering 100+ mph slap shots, beautiful end to end rushes with tape to tape passes, and sprawling […]

by · May 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, International Hockey, Olympics
Trio of Jets advance to Quarterfinals of Worlds

Trio of Jets advance to Quarterfinals of Worlds

In the three weeks since the Winnipeg Jets final game of the 2013 season, four Jets began their offseason conditioning by joining their respective countries for the 2013 International Ice […]

by · May 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Winnipeg Jets
Antti Raanta (Photo: Anna Ahola)

Could Antti Raanta Be the Answer for the Edmonton Oilers?

It’s no secret that the Edmonton Oilers have a number of holes to fill going forward, and new GM Craig MacTavish will have a full to-do list to prioritize in […]

by · May 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, International Hockey, NHL Goaltending
Nino Niederreiter (Patxi64/Flickr)

Switzerland Dominating IIHF World Championships

The IIHF World Championships 2013 in Sweden and Finland have so far been a dream for Switzerland. The Swiss, led by Canadian head coach Sean Simpson, have so far dominated […]

by · May 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, New York Islanders
(Michael Ivins-USA TODAY Sports)

Edmonton Oilers Well Represented at IIHF World Hockey Championships

The Edmonton Oilers’ season has come to an end and for most players at this time their hockey is done until training camps open next fall. That isn’t true of a […]

by · May 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, International Hockey
Eisbären Berlin: The Most Dominant Franchise in Hockey

Eisbären Berlin: The Most Dominant Franchise in Hockey

Eisbären Berlin captured the 2012-2013 Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) title for the third straight year Sunday. More impressively, this marks the seventh time they’ve done so in nine seasons. Despite […]

Sarah Vaillancourt (TylerIngram/Flickr)

A Salute to Sarah Vaillancourt’s National Team Career

Former Harvard player and Canadian forward Sarah Vaillancourt officially announced her retirement from the women’s national team on Thursday, just nine days after winning a silver medal at the 2013 […]

by · April 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Women's Hockey
Lightning Players That Could Go to the World Championships

Lightning Players That Could Go to the World Championships

As the Tampa Bay Lightning sit nine points out of a playoff spot with six games to go it is all but known that they will not see the post […]

by · April 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning
Noora Räty (HowlingMad/Flickr)

Five Reasons to Love the Women’s World Championships

There are plenty of reasons to love hockey in general, and women’s hockey specifically. Here are five great reasons for fans to tune into the latter, from the recently-concluded 2013 […]

by · April 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Women's Hockey
Sochi 2014 certainly won't come without some drama

NHL Ready for Much Needed Changes

  The National Hockey League may still be unsure of its participation in the 2014 Olympics but it’s definitely ready to make a huge step in supporting equality among pro […]

by · April 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics