Oshie is widely considered the best player in the world at the shootout (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

Americans Should Care More About IIHF Worlds

Maybe we Americans need to care more about the IIHF Worlds. First and foremost, I want to congratulate the American hockey team for capturing the bronze medal. It was the […]

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Sidney Crosby and Internationals

Sidney Crosby and Internationals certainly go together well. Crosby with a new mantel piece #IIHFWorlds #CanadaIsGold pic.twitter.com/tcMIMQKVcG — Joseph Vito DeLuca (@joevitodeluca) May 17, 2015 The 27-year-old Pittsburgh Penguin has captained […]

Mike Smith could be an Oilers free agent target (Ric Tapia/Icon SMI)

Smith, Ekman-Larsson Excel at IIHF World Championship

The 2015 IIHF World Championship concluded last weekend in Prague as Team Canada defeated Team Russia in the Gold Medal Game. Several members of the Arizona Coyotes participated in this […]

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Amazing Avalanche Gather Gold With Canada

View image | gettyimages.com It was a terrific and historic 2015 IIHF World Championship in Prague, Czech Republic. In the midst of it all saw the amazing Avalanche gather gold […]

Jason Spezza joined the Stars via trade over the summer (Credit: Texas Stars Hockey)

Spezza Impressive in World Championship

The season may be over for the Dallas Stars, but Jason Spezza gave Stars fans something to cheer for with an impressive performance in the IIHF World Championship. Spezza joined […]

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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

PRAGUE – If you think you had a tough week, try being Alexander Ovechkin. After yet again failing to win a Game 7  –after having his team lead 3-1 in […]

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Team USA Wins Bronze, Nobody Cares

The Successful Run After a 3-0 win against the Czech Republic on Sunday, Team USA finished the IIHF World Championship with a bronze medal victory. The squad ended the tournament […]

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Jack Eichel: destined to be the number two selection in the 2015 NHL Draft; American superstar potential (Photo: Dan and Margaret Hickling )

Jack Eichel Takes Home More Than Bronze

PRAGUE – Jack Eichel may be coming home from the Czech Republic with a bronze medal, but what he’s taking away from the 2015 IIHF World Championships is far more […]

Alexander Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby will have to battle it out with John Tavares for this year's Hart Trophy. (Tom Turk/THW).

Crosby vs. Ovie in a Matchup You Didn’t Expect

Artemi Panarin set the stage for the latest chapter in the USA-Russia hockey odyssey when he proclaimed, “We’re in a fighting mood to play the Americans. We need to teach […]

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Gold, Cash, History Await Canada

PRAGUE – In a matchup against the home favorite and the actual favorite, there wouldn’t be much reason to cheer for the crowd inside the O2 Arena, as Team Canada defeated […]

Jokerit Plays against Ak Bars on 11 December 2014 in Kazan, Russia.

Predators Trio Lead U.S. to Semifinals at IIHF Worlds

The Nashville Predators were one of most represented NHL teams at the IIHF worlds on Thursday. It was the quarterfinals and all seven players representing the franchise made the elimination […]

Available in four-fifths of Yahoo! leagues, Tyler Ennis is playing on his team's first line and putting up some fairly decent numbers. (Jim O'Connor-USA TODAY Sports)

Ennis: ‘Bringing the Winning Attitude Back to Buffalo’

PRAGUE – After two very difficult seasons with the Buffalo Sabres, Tyler Ennis is enjoying his time at the 2015 IIHF World Championship with his Canadian teammates. Once again being […]