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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 […]

Minsk Arena and Belarus give home to the 2014 IIHF World Hockey Championships (IIHF)

Russia Wins Gold, Finland’s Silver Bittersweet

The 2014 IIHF World Championships in Mink (Belarus) has been closed by Russia winning the golden medals. Their rivals, the Finnish team, could keep the pace with the future champs […]

Minsk Arena and Belarus give home to the 2014 IIHF World Hockey Championships (IIHF)

Finns, Russians to Meet in the 2014 IIHF World Championships Finals

2014 IIHF World Championships has had tremendous semifinals today, on 24 May 2014: Russia defeated Sweden, the current champions, and Finland struggled hard and got victorious out of the game […]

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Elimination Round Starts at the 2014 IIHF World Championship

After the extremely intensive and interesting preliminary round games the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Minsk (Belarus) goes into its elimination stage. The teams are to play four […]

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World Championship A Confidence Boost For Buffalo Sabres

While most attention in Buffalo Sabres-land has turned to who the team will pick with the second overall selection at the NHL Draft, June 27-28 in Philadelphia, many forget that […]

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Should NHL Owners Ban International Play?

With the news of Alexander Ovechkin’s leg injury, at the IIHF World Championship, it makes you wonder when NHL Owners and General Managers will finally wise up and forbid their […]

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Minsk Arena and Belarus give home to the 2014 IIHF World Hockey Championships (IIHF)

World Championships in Belarus Enjoy Intense Preliminary Round Competition

IIHF’s World Championships in the city of Minsk, Belarus’ capital, can boast incredibly interesting competition in preliminary games. The elimination games, which are to start on 22 May 2014, promise […]

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Dan Church: How To Grow Women’s Hockey

The rise of women’s hockey has gained great publicity over the past decade culminating in it’s celebration at the Olympics every four years. But what we don’t see are the […]

KHL Play-offs in Progress with New Stars and a Handful of Surprises

KHL Play-offs in Progress with New Stars and a Handful of Surprises

With the KHL quarterfinals well underway, the HockeyWriters have addressed Oleg Mosalyov, twice best KHL-TV anchorman, for comment and analysis of the regular season and the finals. THW: Let’s speak […]