New Year’s Eve Showdown More Than Just McDavid vs Eichel

New Year’s Eve Showdown More Than Just McDavid vs Eichel

In what has become somewhat of a tradition at the World Junior Championships, there will be a New Years Eve showdown between Canada and the USA to decide first place […]

2015 World Juniors a Success for Denmark

2015 World Juniors a Success for Denmark

After playing their final game of the preliminary round at the World Junior Hockey Championship, the tournament can already be called a success for Denmark. On Tuesday the Danes played […]

Zach Fucale will likely be the first goalie to be picked at this year's NHL Draft. [Mike Demback]

Fucale and Comrie Create Conundrum

Whenever there is international competition, there is bound to be some controversy. Hockey is no different, in fact in junior hockey it might even be more abundant. For example: the […]

Darnell Nurse (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Darnell Nurse a Key Player for Canada at World Juniors

Darnell Nurse and Max Domi were two much debated names for Canada prior to last year’s World Junior Championships. Not for the reason you think. They were two prominent, and glaring, omissions […]

#HereWeGo: McDavid vs. Eichel

#HereWeGo: McDavid vs. Eichel

This is the game everybody has been waiting for: Canada vs. USA. McDavid vs. Eichel. The top two prospects for the 2015 NHL draft — Canada’s Connor McDavid and USA’s […]

Jake Virtanen (Photo by Brad Watson)

Jake Virtanen Flashes Size, Speed, and Skill at World Juniors

The Vancouver Canucks have three prospects playing at the World Juniors: Jake Virtanen, Thatcher Demko, and Gustav Forsling. While the latter two prospects play on the U.S. and Swedish teams […]

Connor McDavid: Will Carolina win the lottery? (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Team Canada Players Who Will Become Full Time NHLers

With Team Canada three games into the round robin, currently sporting a 3-0 record, it’s once again looking like Canada will have a great chance to possibly go on a deep […]

Jokerit Plays against Ak Bars on 11 December 2014 in Kazan, Russia.

Riches, Rubles & Russian Hockey

As the Russian Ruble continues to plummet, the Kontinental Hockey League’s future hangs in the balance. The Russian-based league once considered to rival the NHL is now fighting to stay […]

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Spengler Cup

Spengler Cup 2014 Goes into the Semifinals

Spengler Cup 2014 started on 26 December 2014 and has by now reached its semifinals phase. Five teams arrived to the Swiss mountain town of Davos last week to participate […]

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Team Canada Championship Banners (Dave O: Wikipedia Commons)

Patriotism in Canada Reigns, Ticket Prices Infuriate

Ask, and ye shall receive. Only a couple of days ago I wondered aloud why the attendance has been less than stellar, and it prompted quite a response. One of […]

(John Kenney Montreal Gazette)

Nic Petan. Junior Today, Jet Tomorrow?

There was plenty of talk prior to the 2015 World Junior Hockey Championships on the role Nic Petan would play for Team Canada. Would he play alongside Connor McDavid, the […]

Nic Petan [photo: David Chan]

Nic Petan: Killing Them Softly

Team Canada is only through their first two games of the tournament and already are looking to be a better squad than ones dressed over the past few years. The […]