September 11th, 2016 In Columbus Blue Jackets, Top Stories, World Cup 0 comments

Our Blue Jackets Sunday Feature is back for another season. Every Sunday throughout the 2016-17 season, we will highlight a positive story from around the world of the Blue Jackets. Last time, we honored three outstanding people and their contributions in the world of art. Today, we shift our attention to the World Cup of Hockey. Columbus hosted...

September 10th, 2016 In International Hockey, News 0 comments

After spending the 2015-16 campaign in the Arizona Coyotes' system, German goalie Niklas Treutle is heading back to Europe. He signed a one-year deal with Finland Liiga's KooKoo, according to the team's official site. The team had to find another goalie after their starter Juha Järvenpää suffered a serious injury that will likely force him out...

September 10th, 2016 In Tampa Bay Lightning, World Cup 0 comments

The Tampa Bay Lightning are sending an NHL-leading dozen players to Toronto to compete in the 2016 World Cup of Hockey being held for the first time since 2004. The tournament’s exhibition schedule opened on Thursday, with games in Canada, Finland and Russia. Preliminary tournament games will begin on Sept. 17 and the finals are set to conclude...

September 9th, 2016 In International Hockey, News, Top Stories, Women's Hockey 0 comments

44 players have been invited by Hockey Canada to the 2016 fall festival, the first step on the road to naming the country's national team roster for the 2017 IIHF Women's World Championship. The camp will feature the group split into two teams playing eight games over a seven-day period at the Markin MacPhail Centre in Calgary,...

September 8th, 2016 In News, Top Stories, World Cup 0 comments

Connor McDavid has been named the captain of Team North America at the World Cup, the team announced on Thursday. Sean Couturier and Aaron Ekblad were named alternate captains. https://twitter.com/TeamNA_WCH/status/774016933188501504 McDavid, 19, is considered to be the favorite to wear the "C" with the Edmonton Oilers beginning in 2016-17--...

September 8th, 2016 In Montreal Canadiens, World Cup 0 comments

It was almost a year ago, when the Montreal Canadiens opened up the NHL season with a historic 9-0 run. They looked unstoppable. Carey Price picked up right where he left off from his MVP campaign. P.K. Subban was leading the way on the blueline. Everything was clicking. But then, it all came crashing down. What appeared to be shaping up as a...

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