April 28th, 2016 In International Hockey, News, World Junior Hockey Championship 0 comments

USA Hockey has announced Bob Motzko as the head coach of the 2017 U.S. National Junior Team. He'll lead the National Team into the 2017 tournament, being held in Montreal and Toronto starting on December 26, 2016. He'll look to lead the U.S. to another medal finish after they grabbed bronze at the 2016 edition of the tournament with Ron Wilson...

April 27th, 2016 In Boston Bruins, International Hockey, News 0 comments

Final NHL roster additions are swarming in for the 2016 World Championship. Added to the list are Tomas Plekanec and David Pastrnak, who will play for the Czech National Team. Despite an incredible season, 44-year-old Jaromir Jagr will not be taking part in the tournament, despite receiving an invite, according to Zdenek Janda, who reports...

April 27th, 2016 In International Hockey, Minnesota Wild, News 0 comments

The U.S. National Team has added another forward, USA Hockey announced Wednesday. Minnesota Wild winger Jordan Schroeder will join the team for the upcoming 2016 World Championship in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia. Schroeder is representing his country on the international stage for the sixth time in his career, which includes some very...

April 27th, 2016 In International Hockey, News, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

The Finnish National Team is inviting 18-year-old budding star Patrik Laine to play at the 2016 World Championship, reports Jouni Nieminen. Laine is just one day removed from winning the Jari Kurri Trophy for the best player in the Finnish Elite League postseason. He lead the postseason with 10 goals and tied for third with 15 points. Laine...

April 25th, 2016 In International Hockey, News 0 comments

With the NHL's first-round exits all but solidified -- Chicago or St. Louis will join the ranks Monday night, Anaheim or Nashville will follow soon after -- Team USA has added three more players to their 2016 World Championship roster. Detroit forwards Dylan Larkin and Luke Glendening will be headed to Russia, as will New York Rangers...

April 24th, 2016 In International Hockey, News, Olympics 0 comments

NHL participation in the 2018 Olympics just hit a major speed bump. The situation was difficult to start with, but Saturday, IIHF President Rene Fasel told Inside the Games that the situation has become “even more difficult.” The International Olympic Committee (IOC), according to Fasel, will not contribute to transportation and insurance...

April 24th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, International Hockey 0 comments

With the first-round of the NHL post-season nearing its conclusion, the countdown to the start of the 2016 IIHF World Championship in Russia is well under way. While we will see a handful of players who have been bounced from the playoffs be added  to Team Canada's lineup over the coming days, the Edmonton Oilers trio of Taylor Hall, Connor...

April 21st, 2016 In Buffalo Sabres, International Hockey, News 0 comments

USA Hockey announced Thursday that they are adding 20-year-old Sabres forward Hudson Fasching to the U.S. World Championship roster. He's yet another very young player added to a roster that lacks the name-brand fire power of teams like Canada. Fasching joined the Buffalo Sabres on March 21, when he signed his first pro contract, forgoing...

April 18th, 2016 In College Hockey, International Hockey 0 comments

If you talk to him for more than a minute, you’ll definitely get the impression that highly sought recruit Tyson Jost is very excited to be joining the University of North Dakota Hockey team for the 2016-17 season. While Jost's future teammates were playing in the Frozen Four, he was watching the game on TSN. Jost was impressed with his future...

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