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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
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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
Alan Letang - KHL Medvescak Zagreb (Bourcier)

Differences in North American and European Players: Truth or Myth

I sat down with KHL Medvescak Zagreb Coach Mark French and captain Alan Letang to discuss the differences between playing and coaching in North America and Europe.  French was at […]

by · August 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, KHL
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Enemy at the Games: Should Countries Boycott the 2014 Olympics?

Although the Cold War ended more than two decades ago, the first Olympic Games to be held in the new (more-or-less) democratic Russian Federation has managed to spark rumblings of […]

by · August 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Olympics
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Why Marc-Andre Fleury’s Exclusion from Team Canada Could Benefit the Penguins

Given that Pittsburgh is arguably the most talented team in the NHL, it’s no surprise that so many Penguins have been invited to Olympic orientation camps.  Indeed, with Sidney Crosby, Chris Kunitz, […]


A Look at the 2013-2014 USA Women’s Hockey Roster

In preparation for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, USA Hockey announced a 25-player roster in June that will centralize in 2013-2014. Final cuts still have to be made, but […]

7 Predators Invited to Olympic Orientation Camps

7 Predators Invited to Olympic Orientation Camps

This past week, many of the national teams officially kicked off their preparation to compete for Gold in Sochi, Russia during the 2014 Winter Olympics by inviting a myriad of […]

by · July 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Nashville Predators, Olympics
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Nine Ducks Given Mighty Opportunity

The lists of Olympic Camp Invitees were announced on Monday, and there was no shortage of Ducks.  In total, nine Ducks were invited, spanning across the five rosters, including three […]

by · July 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks, International Hockey, Olympics
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Carolina Hurricanes’ Olympic Roster Rundown

Throughout their history in Raleigh, the Carolina Hurricanes have had their share of ups and downs.  They’ve won one Stanley Cup Final, reached another, and made the Eastern Conference Finals […]

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Seven Sharks at Olympic Camps, Who Will Play in Sochi?

Eight Sharks players were representing their countries the last time the Winter Olympics came around.  This year, seven invites have been sent to Sharks at Olympic Camps for Sochi 2014. […]

by · July 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics, San Jose Sharks
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Olympic Invitees: Colorado Avalanche Edition

It has been a busy past seven days in the NHL. After much deliberation, it was finally decided that NHL players will be participating in the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in […]

by · July 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche, International Hockey, Olympics
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Golden Goalies: Team Finland’s Elite Group of Goalies

Great goaltending can take a team just about anywhere, just look at Cam Ward and Tim Thomas’ Stanley Cup run, and I believe that the Olympics are no different. When […]