Alex Tuch (Photo: Tom Sorensen)

USA WJC Camp: Day 1 Report

The United States’ WJC selection camp got underway today at Walter Brown Arena at Boston University. As a BU student, I had the ability to take in the first day […]

Interview With Rinat Valiev On Leafs Rookie Camp, 2015 WJC

Interview With Rinat Valiev On Leafs Rookie Camp, 2015 WJC

In this translated interview, originally appearing in Russian language on the popular portal championat.ru, Maple Leafs prospect Rinat Valiev discussed the Leafs rookie camp, the Subway Super Series and the 2015 […]

Oshawa Arena fire, 1953.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Oshawa Generals Open New Rink

Generals open new rink The Oshawa General opened the new Oshawa Civic Arena last night before 4,100 enthusiastic fans with a come from behind 6-4 win over the St. Catharines Black […]

by · December 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History, International Hockey
Jokerit Plays against Ak Bars on 11 December 2014 in Kazan, Russia.

KHL: Kazan Audience Witness Two Incredible Hockey Games

Ak Bars of Kazan has become leader of the KHL’s “EAST” Conference this week-end. The achievement, however, does not mean the team never loses. Ak Bars simply do not do […]

by · December 15, 2014 · 0 comments · International Hockey, KHL
Duclair skated in 18 games with the Rangers this season (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Canada’s World Junior Team Taking Form

Team Canada’s U-20 World Junior team made their first round of cuts this weekend and has their roster starting to take shape. Released Sunday evening were defensemen Travis Sanheim of the Calgary Hitmen […]

Canada's national team 1964

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Russians Embarrass Our Nationals

Russian’s national hockey machine (and make no mistake, their club is exactly that) embarrassed the Canadian National Hockey Team yesterday by blanking them 4-0 in an exhibition game at Maple […]

by · December 14, 2014 · 1 comment · Hockey History, International Hockey
Connor McDavid is the consensus number one prospect for the 2015 NHL Draft early in the season. (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Canada’s Camp Full Of Quality Forwards

Depth, as always, will be a strength for Canada at the upcoming world junior tournament. That pertains to every position, but especially up front, with the plan to roll four […]

Zach Fucale [photo: David Chan]

Fucale vs. Comrie: Canada’s Goaltending Duel

Team Canada’s World Junior camp is well underway now with less than two weeks until Boxing Day. Though the team is waiting for decisions on some eligible players in the NHL, […]

Canada’s Defence To Be WHL Heavy

Canada’s Defence To Be WHL Heavy

Josh Morrissey and Madison Bowey were paired together on the opening day of Canada’s selection camp for the upcoming IIHF World Junior Championship. They may stay a tandem for the rest […]

Viktor Konovalenko was steller in goal for Russia in the first period.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Russians Edge Junior Habs

The Russian National Hockey Team finally got its wish of playing against professionals last night, albeit it was the Montreal Junior A Canadiens, a team augmented by pros from North America’s […]

by · December 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History, International Hockey
Picks like Sam Reinhart will now get tested at the combine in Buffalo the next two seasons. (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Will Another Buffalo Sabre Become a World Junior Hero?

Last year was the year of Rasmus Ristolainen, as he upset host nation Sweden with an overtime goal in the gold medal game. Could another Buffalo Sabres player rise to […]

Russian National Team

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Russia’s Tarasov Speaks

This week the Russian National Hockey team will begin a Canadian tour in which they will engage a variety of opponents.  The team arrives in Canada tomorrow and will play […]