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
THW Remembers The Forgotten Miracle

THW Remembers The Forgotten Miracle

The NHL and NBC missed a golden opportunity to celebrate not only the 35th anniversary of the 1980 “Miracle On Ice” team, but also the 55th anniversary of USA’s 1st […]

by · February 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Olympics
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Do You Believe in Reliving Miracles? Yes!

Sunday, February 22, will be 35 years to the day when a group of unknown college kids beat the dominant Soviets in a win that shocked the world at the […]

by · February 17, 2015 · 1 comment · Hockey History, Olympics
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“Of Miracles and Men” Offers Rare Glimpse From Soviet Union

When I first heard about ESPN’s latest 30 for 30 documentary, “Of Miracles and Men,” I counted down the days until I would get to relive the Miracle on Ice. […]

Canada to Blame for USA’s Meltdowns

Canada to Blame for USA’s Meltdowns

Team USA saw their World Juniors hopes come to an end Friday after losing their quarterfinal match to Russia 3-2. The game was close and ultimately decided by a fluky […]

Three Surprising Members of IIHF Hall of Fame

Three Surprising Members of IIHF Hall of Fame

On Thursday via the organization’s website the International Ice Hockey Federation announced the class of seven individuals who will be inducted into their Hall of Fame at a ceremony in […]

by · December 19, 2014 · 0 comments · International Hockey, Olympics
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Brian Rafalski U.S. Hockey Hall Of Famer

From small things mama, big things one day come. Brian Rafalski of Dearborn, Michigan, used every inch of his 5-10 frame and parlayed his way into the U.S. Hockey Hall […]

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

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

#478911201 / gettyimages.com 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 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics
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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 […]

by · June 25, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Olympics, The Business of Hockey
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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 […]

Austria vs Slovenia in Sochi 2014 (ÖEHF)

Team Austria’s Crisis During the Olympics

Team Austria has definitely not fared well in the recent Sochi Olympics. This is obvious not only because the team has not qualified for the quarterfinals. The team has also revealed […]

by · March 10, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Olympics
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Tweet for Gold: The Seven Best NHL Tweets Sent From Sochi

Twitter gave the world a special look at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia—and the view wasn’t always pretty. The Twitter handle @Sochi_Problem documented all of the Olympic’s “whoopsie” moments, […]

by · March 1, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Humor, Olympics