Anze Kopitar (BridgetDS/Flickr)

2016 World Cup Of Hockey: European All-Star Roster Predictions

With the 2016 World Cup of Hockey officially announced today by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman during All Star weekend in Columbus, the inclusion of a European All-Star team and North […]

Luleå and Frölunda will play in the CHL final on 3 February 2015 in Luleå.

Luleå and Frölunda to Play in the CHL’s Final

Two Swedish teams, Frölunda Gothenburg and Luleå Hockey, have paved their way into the final of the IIHF-led Champions Hockey League, an international competition of the European countries’ top teams. […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · International Hockey

Interview With Rangers Prospect Igor Shestyorkin

In this translated interview, originally appearing on the popular Russian portal, New York Rangers prospect Igor Shestyorkin recalled the WJC finals. – Igor, you are an alumni of the […]

Ilya Kovalchuk celebrates his goal against CSKA Moscow

Ranking the Top Ten Hockey Leagues

There is no argument that can be made that the NHL is not the best hockey league in the world. With the advent of online streaming services, hockey fans from all […]

by · January 10, 2015 · 2 comments · International Hockey
How Well Did Bolts’ Prospects Live up to Hype?

How Well Did Bolts’ Prospects Live up to Hype?

If you’re a fan of the greatest game on earth then you probably realized the World Junior Championship wrapped up its medal games on Monday. What you may not have […]

(John Kenney Montreal Gazette)

Injured Jets and Golden Prospects

The Winnipeg Jets had a plethora of prospects participate in the 2015 World Junior Hockey Championship. It was perhaps the best group of prospects of any of the 30 NHL […]

Darnell Nurse could push for a spot on the Oilers blueline (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Darnell Nurse Key to Canadian 2015 WJC Success

As virtually all know, Canada ended their gold medal drought at the World Junior Hockey Championship with a hard fought 5-4 win over rival Russia on Monday night. The gold medal […]

NHL Standings Using IIHF Point System

NHL Standings Using IIHF Point System

With the 2015 World Junior Championship completed as of yesterday, we once again found ourselves readjusting to the IIHF point system. This point system differs from the NHL’s system in […]

Thatcher Demko has had to make some adjustments in his first NCAA season, but the freshman has stepped in and made a seemingly flawless transition to college hockey. (John Quackenbos/NCAA)

Ranking Canucks Prospects at the WJC

As the World Junior Hockey Championship wrapped up on Monday, the Canucks had to like what they saw from their three prospects playing in the tournament. There is a lot […]

The 5 Biggest Chokes of the WJC

The 5 Biggest Chokes of the WJC

In Monday’s gold medal game, Canada survived a nail-biter to win their first gold since 2009. The 2015 tournament ended up being a very low-scoring, tight defensive one compared to […]

5 Things That Led to Canada’s Gold

5 Things That Led to Canada’s Gold

When the final buzzer sounded at the Air Canada Centre Monday night, it was barely heard as fans cheered uncontrollably as Canada had won their first gold medal since 2009. […]

Montreal a Disappointing Host City

Montreal a Disappointing Host City

The World Juniors have come to an appropriate end. Canada ended its five-year gold drought last night with a 5-4 win over the Russians in the WJC final. And to […]