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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 […]

Alex Nedeljkovic moved up in CSS's final draft rankings, and there is good reason for the higher listing. (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

US WJC Evaluation Camp: Guessing the Goalies

In the first week of December, USA Hockey typically announces their selections for the evaluation camp used to pick the USA WJC roster. The roster will be evaluated through a […]

Pat Quinn at the World Junior Championships

Quinn and Tikhonov: The Hockey World Grows Smaller

On Sunday, the hockey world lost two recognizable figures with the passing of legendary Soviet coach Viktor Tikhonov and former NHL player and coach Pat Quinn. The 84-year-old Tikhonov passed […]

Team Canada Projected Roster for 2015 World Juniors

Team Canada Projected Roster for 2015 World Juniors

So, the 2015 World Juniors are set to begin in just about a month’s time, and with that, comes roster projections. The tournament will be hosted by Canada this year, […]

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Remembering Viktor Tikhonov: A Hockey Legend

Most North American hockey observers remember Viktor Tikhonov as a harsh taskmaster, who ruled over his players like a drill sergeant, barking out orders and letting them know who was […]

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Across The Pond: 5 Best Players Outside Of North America

As the sport of hockey continues to grow and expand worldwide, so too do the professional leagues where the sport is played. The National Hockey League is, without question, the […]

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The Growth of Hockey in New Jersey

Along with USA Hockey, hockey in the state of New Jersey has grown tremendously. There are more high school teams across the state today then there were 10 years ago. […]

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CHL Super Series a Measuring Stick for World Juniors

The Subway Super Series has become a staple for the Canadian Hockey League over the past number of years and draws to everyone’s attention that the World Junior Championships are […]

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Sam Reinhart of the WHL's Kootenay Ice will be expected to lead the way offensively and is also a candidate to captain Team Canada at the 2015 world juniors.

2014 Subway Super Series: Team WHL Preview

Bring on the Ruskies! It’s that time of the year again, time for the Subway Super Series — a six-game exhibition showcase with Canadian Hockey League all-star teams representing the […]

Team Germany wins Deutschland Cup 2014

Team Germany Wins Deutschland Cup 2014

Team Germany has won its domestic Deutschland Cup 2014 in Munich. It took only two games out of three for the winners to get to the title of their dreams. […]

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Pictures from the friendly international game between the Dutch National Team and the French National Team (3-1) of Saturday 8 Feb 2014 in Eindhoven, The Netherlands (NIJB)

Dutch Hockey: Building the Game From the Inside Out

After taking a look at hockey’s early history, Dutch leagues and the national governing body in part one of our series on hockey in the Netherlands, we’ll examine the country’s challenge […]

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