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50 Years Ago in Hockey – Russians Embarrass Our Nationals

Russian’s national hockey machine (and make no mistake, their club is exactly that) embarrassed the Canadian National Hockey Team yesterday by blanking them 4-0 in an exhibition game at Maple […]

by · December 14, 2014 · 1 comment · Hockey History, International Hockey
Connor McDavid is the consensus number one prospect for the 2015 NHL Draft early in the season. (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Canada’s Camp Full Of Quality Forwards

Depth, as always, will be a strength for Canada at the upcoming world junior tournament. That pertains to every position, but especially up front, with the plan to roll four […]

Zach Fucale [photo: David Chan]

Fucale vs. Comrie: Canada’s Goaltending Duel

Team Canada’s World Junior camp is well underway now with less than two weeks until Boxing Day. Though the team is waiting for decisions on some eligible players in the NHL, […]

Canada’s Defence To Be WHL Heavy

Canada’s Defence To Be WHL Heavy

Josh Morrissey and Madison Bowey were paired together on the opening day of Canada’s selection camp for the upcoming IIHF World Junior Championship. They may stay a tandem for the rest […]

Viktor Konovalenko was steller in goal for Russia in the first period.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Russians Edge Junior Habs

The Russian National Hockey Team finally got its wish of playing against professionals last night, albeit it was the Montreal Junior A Canadiens, a team augmented by pros from North America’s […]

by · December 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History, International Hockey
Picks like Sam Reinhart will now get tested at the combine in Buffalo the next two seasons. (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Will Another Buffalo Sabre Become a World Junior Hero?

Last year was the year of Rasmus Ristolainen, as he upset host nation Sweden with an overtime goal in the gold medal game. Could another Buffalo Sabres player rise to […]

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50 Years Ago in Hockey – Russia’s Tarasov Speaks

This week the Russian National Hockey team will begin a Canadian tour in which they will engage a variety of opponents.  The team arrives in Canada tomorrow and will play […]

Frank Mahovlich shoots on Glenn Hall

50 Years Ago in Hockey – The Big M to Return Tomorrow

Frank Mahovlich, the Toronto Maple Leafs star left winger who has been out of the lineup since November 11 with an undisclosed illness, is all set to return tomorrow night […]

The Canucks traded to get Bo Horva but he still needs some AHL time.t (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey Canada Can Forget about Getting Bo Horvat for WJC

Rookie Bo Horvat is too Valuable to Lend The Canucks never expected 19-year-old rookie Bo Horvat to explode into the NHL the way he did this year. Early in the […]

Zach Fucale is the top ranked goaltender for the NHL Entry Draft  [photo: David Chan]

2015 World Juniors: Canada Goaltending Needs A Return to Greatness

There will be few tournaments in recent memory that will have the kind of pressure than what Canada will face this holiday season. Canada has not won gold at the […]

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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 […]

Keith Aulie and Tyler Myers celebrate a Jordan Eberle goal at the 2009 World Junior Championships in Ottawa. Photo Courtesy Reuter Daylife, Creative Commons

2015 World Junior Hockey Championship: Canadian Roster and Analysis

On Monday, the first of December 2014, the Canadian World Junior selection camp roster was officially announced. Based on the players announced, it appears that this years Canadian team will have […]