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Get To Know The New Champions Hockey League

On August 21st the new Champions Hockey League will kickoff with 15 games – the first of which will be a clash between the Czech side Viktovice and German team […]

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World Juniors: 5 Players That Won’t be Available for Canada

With Canada just finishing up their one week summer evaluation camp, it gives everyone a preview of what the potential team could look like. 41 players, 11 returnees from 2014, were […]

Alexander Godynyuk has been promoted to Head Coach of Team Ukraine

Godynyuk Promoted to Head Coach of Ukraine

Ukraine’s Ice Hockey Federation promoted Alexander Godynyuk to Head Coach on 5 August 2014. The decision of the Federation came after the resignation of Andrey Nazarov, who had asked for […]

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The 5 Greatest Defenders of Communism

In recent years, more complete records for Soviet league scoring, World Championship scoring and awards voting, and Soviet MVP voting have emerged, allowing hockey historians to more accurately judge Soviet […]

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THW’s Massive List of Former NHLers Playing Overseas

Turns out, Teemu Selanne might not be hanging them up after all.

The 44-year-old Finnish Flash is reportedly contemplating a contract offer back home.

by · August 4, 2014 · 0 comments · International Hockey
Dmitry Lisov: Captain of Russia’s National Sledge Hockey Team

Dmitry Lisov: Captain of Russia’s National Sledge Hockey Team

#478911201 / In this article originally appeared on the “Afisha” journal written by Maria Komandnaya, Dmitry Lisov tells his story, from the childhood to the 2014 Paralympics at home, […]

by · July 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Olympics
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Valeri Kharlamov: The Most Overrated Player in History

If you were to ask a hockey fan from Russia who the greatest Russian/Soviet player ever was, the answer, without hesitation, would be Valeri Kharlamov. In Russia, Kharlamov enjoys legendary […]

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Moscow Hilarious after Russia’s Victory at 2014 World Championship

More than a month has passed after Team Russia won the 2014 ice hockey world championship in Minsk (Belarus). THW’s interviewee Oleg Mosalyov commented on the championship’s games in one […]

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The World Cup, Hockey & The American Way

A throng of casual fans tightly pack together and surround the television screens inside their local gastropub. As the pace of the game accelerates, so too do the heartbeats of the anxious […]

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The Ukrainian HC Donbass Faces Severest of Difficulties

Ice hockey club Donbass from the Eastern Ukrainian city of Donets’k is into big trouble this year. Its Druzhba (English: Friendship) arena has been plundered and damaged by the separatist […]

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NHL and the Olympics: Everyone Benefits

The Winter Olympics are a special event that only happen every four years and attract the best players from every league across the globe. The NHL began letting players participate […]

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Jonathan Huberdeau Dumps Sophomore Slump

It’s no secret  Jonathan Huberdeau’s sophomore season left more to be desired. Just one year removed from a rookie campaign that found him winning the Calder Trophy for the NHL’s […]