May 22nd, 2016 In International Hockey, News 0 comments

Connor McDavid opened the scoring in Sunday's gold medal match between Canada and Finland. It was his first goal of the tournament. It was the only scored during the first period, giving the Canadians a 1-0 lead and a 10-7 lead in shots as the two national squads head the locker room in the final game of Worlds 2016. Watch below for...

May 22nd, 2016 In International Hockey, News 0 comments

The home team grabbed hardware, as Russia routed the U.S. 7-2 in the bronze medal game of the 2016 IIHF World Championship. The U.S. came out of the gate furiously, taking six of the first seven shots, looking every bit the team that pushed Canada to the brink Saturday. But it didn't take long for Russia to show the dynamic offensive force...

May 22nd, 2016 In International Hockey, Minnesota Wild, News 0 comments

During the first period of the bronze medal game at the 2016 IIHF World Championship, U.S. winger Jordan Schroeder appears to have suffered a knee injury that sent him back to the locker room. Coming into the offensive zone off the rush, he attempted to cut inside on Russian defender Dmitry Orlov, whose check caught Schroeder just above the...

May 21st, 2016 In Carolina Hurricanes, Hurricanes Prospects, International Hockey, News 0 comments

Carolina Hurricanes prospect and Finnish Liiga MVP runner-up, Sebastian Aho, looked ready for his NHL debut next season as he scored twice to lead Team Finland past Russia and into the IIHF World Championships gold medal game. Must have seen 25+ games of Sebastian Aho this year. The #Canes are going to be very pleased with this young man, will...

May 21st, 2016 In International Hockey, News 0 comments

Despite a three-goal run in the second period and an intense late-game push, the United States fell 4-3 to Canada in Saturday's semifinal contest at the IIHF World Championship. The U.S. rallied from down 2-0, putting up three straight markers from Auston Matthews, David Warsofsky and Tyler Motte. But Canada bounced back with goals from Derick...

May 21st, 2016 In International Hockey, News 0 comments

Team Canada exited the first period of their semifinal match against the United States with a 2-0 lead thanks to a pretty goal from Brad Marchand. Marchand takes a stretch pass, heading into the zone against Jake McCabe, toes it around him and puts it on the tape of a trailing Cody Ceci, who bounces it back to Marchand to score from a tight...

May 21st, 2016 In International Hockey, News 0 comments

The Finns beat the Russians in Russia, again. With a win in Saturday's World Championship semifinal match, Finland is heading to the gold medal game. It's a heartbreaking loss for the home team. That's especially true because it was the Finns who ended Russia's bid for a gold medal at Sochi and the building was raucous when Sergei Shirokov scored...

May 21st, 2016 In International Hockey, News 0 comments

A berth in the gold medal match at the 2016 World Championship is on the line Saturday as Finland faces Russia. Russia opened up the scoring, but thanks to a beautiful pass by 2016 draft eligible prospect Patrik Laine, Finlanf grabbed the lead in the second period. The goal was scored by Jussi Jokinen, his third of the tournament. But the real...

May 20th, 2016 In International Hockey, News 0 comments

The IIHF has announced plans to make changes to overtime rules for top-division IIHF tournaments in men's, women's and junior categories. That will include both the men's and women's World Championship, as well as the World Junior Championship. The changes will begin to be implemented in the 2017 iterations of each tournament. In preliminary...

May 20th, 2016 In International Hockey, News 0 comments

The third season of the re-born Champions Hockey League is ready to go. The league has announced the full list of teams that have been granted a berth into the league -- referred to as a license -- and the full schedule for the group stage. 48 teams from 13 European leagues will compete to be CHL champions. Of those teams, 40 will be making an...

May 19th, 2016 In International Hockey, News 0 comments

Team Canada is one step closer to defending its World Championship title after pummeling Team Sweden in the Quarterfinals in St. Petersburg, Russia on Thursday. Marks Scheifele and Stone each had a goal and two assists to propel Canada to a 6-0 victory over Sweden, who finished fifth in last year’s tournament.  Goaltender Cam Talbot made...

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