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
(Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Hitting in Girls’ & Women’s Hockey: Why Not?

Many rules and regulations in sports differ depending on which gender is on the playing field. In volleyball, the net is lower for women (7 feet, 4 inches) than it […]

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
Miracle on Ice! (photo by Wikipedia)

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

Ukraine Launches Championship as Hopes for Peace Rise

Ukrainian Ice Hockey Federation has finally managed to start the much delayed national championships. The first games in the competition were played at the very days when the nation was […]

by · February 15, 2015 · 0 comments · International Hockey
(RIA Novosti/Dmitri Donskoy)

“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. […]

Luleå Win the Champions’ Hockey League Cup

Luleå Win the Champions’ Hockey League Cup

The Swedish Luleå are the European Cup holders and winners of the IIHF’s Champions’ Hockey League 2014-15. The team won the finals against Frölunda Gothenburg last Tuesday, 3 February 2015. […]

by · February 6, 2015 · 0 comments · International Hockey
John Gibson and Frederik Andersen might be unproven as an NHL goalie tandem, but they will have to be on top of their game in order for the Ducks to remain competitive in the Western Conference. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

North American Young Stars Will Excite But Can They Stop the Puck?

Its official, the World Cup is back and it’s coming to Toronto in 2016. That’s not the only announcement Gary Bettman made over all-star weekend. There is a new 8 […]

Hockey in Distant Places

Hockey in Distant Places

Hockey is always referred to as a global game, and given the World’s shrinking boarders of today, that couldn’t be a truer statement. While North America and Northern Europe usually […]

by · January 26, 2015 · 0 comments · International Hockey
Anze Kopitar (BridgetDS/Flickr)

2016 World Cup Of Hockey: European All-Star Roster Predictions

With the 2016 World Cup of Hockey officially announced today by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman during All Star weekend in Columbus, the inclusion of a European All-Star team and North […]

Luleå and Frölunda will play in the CHL final on 3 February 2015 in Luleå.

Luleå and Frölunda to Play in the CHL’s Final

Two Swedish teams, Frölunda Gothenburg and Luleå Hockey, have paved their way into the final of the IIHF-led Champions Hockey League, an international competition of the European countries’ top teams. […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · International Hockey

Interview With Rangers Prospect Igor Shestyorkin

In this translated interview, originally appearing on the popular Russian portal allhockey.ru, New York Rangers prospect Igor Shestyorkin recalled the WJC finals. – Igor, you are an alumni of the […]