Austria vs Slovenia in Sochi 2014 (ÖEHF)

Beware of the Lynx: an Introduction to Slovenian Hockey

Slovenia, a mountainous country lying between Austria, Italy and Croatia, is mostly remembered for its magnificent Baroque architecture, its green forests and beautiful ski resorts, not forgetting a narrow stretch […]

Challenge Cup of Asia - Day 2 - IIHF

Challenge Cup Day 2 Results: Oman and Kuwait Dominate

In the International Ice Hockey Federation’s Challenge Cup of Asia, three matches were played on Day 2. The first game went to shootout, the second match saw the winning team […]

by · April 20, 2015 · 0 comments · International Hockey
Justin Pogge Ready For NHL Return?

Justin Pogge Ready For NHL Return?

Justin Pogge back in the NHL? Despite how ridiculous this question may seem, it could quite possibly become a reality in the near future. Best known to hockey fans as […]

Omar v. India Match at Championship Cup of Asia

Challenge Cup of Asia Day 1 Results: Penalties, Scoring Sprees and Shootouts

The first day of the IIHF’s Ice Hockey Challenge Cup of Asia, Division 1, in Kuwait City, Kuwait saw a match where one player scored all 5 of his team’s goals, a […]

by · April 19, 2015 · 0 comments · International Hockey
Team India

How Crowdfunding is Helping Hockey in India

Until a couple of days ago, it looked like only five of the six countries who signed up to play at the International Ice Hockey Federation’s Challenge Cup of Asia would actually […]

by · April 14, 2015 · 0 comments · International Hockey
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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire? Italy’s “Serie A”

“Italy an ice hockey country? You must be kidding!” Well, I’m not, dear friends of mine. In this article I will tell you something about Italy’s top league, called (as […]

Curry as a member of the Hamburg Freezers of the DEL in Germany. (der boche/Flickr Creative Commons)

When Ice Hockey Turns Into Eishockey: the DEL and the German Ice Hockey System

Among European ice hockey leagues, Germany is often forgotten, or not so frequently cited as much as its fellow German-speaking or Nordic counterparts: this despite having a very competitive and […]

Czech goalie Vladimir Dzurilla, best in tournament.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Canada Humiliated

Canada suffered the worst loss in its international hockey history yesterday when they were lambasted 8-0 by Czechoslovakia.  After four straight victories to start the world championship tournament, the Canadians […]

Canada's national team 1964

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Canada Downs U.S. 5-2

Canadians unimpressive The Canadian National Hockey Team defeated the United States squad 5-2 yesterday in a generally unimpressive game at the world championships in Tampere, Finland. Former NHL’er Allan Johnson […]

Ken Broderick' recorded his second consecutive shutout.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Canada Off to Good Start

The Canadian National Hockey team opened the World Hockey Championships in Tampere Finland yesterday with a 4-0 win over the host team.  But it wasn’t all good news for the […]

Alexander Radulov (Photo: Konstantin Konopelchev - HC Atlant)

KHL Business: 25 million Dollars To Win Regular Season Title

25 Million Dollars is what CSKA Moscow spent this year to win the Regular Season title in the KHL, according to, who in turn used the public information archives […]

Miracle Men – Reviewing “The Boys of Winter”

Miracle Men – Reviewing “The Boys of Winter”

The second book in my year long quest to read and review one hockey book a month is The Boys of Winter: The Untold Story of a Coach, a Dream, […]

by · February 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey Books, Olympics