May 15th, 2016 In Arizona Coyotes, International Hockey, News 0 comments

Arizona Coyotes forward Tobias Rieder suffered a knee injury at the 2016 World Championship in Russia and has been sent home by the team. He suffered an injury to the interior ligament of his left knee Saturday after colliding in the neutral zone with Canada's Corey Perry. He'll miss the rest of the tournament, though the Germans managed a...

May 13th, 2016 In International Hockey, Nashville Predators, News, Washington Capitals 0 comments

Washington Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky is joining three other Washington teammates at the 2016 World Championship, where he will play for Team Sweden. He'll be joined by Nashville defenseman Mattias Ekholm. The Swedes currently sit at third place in Group A with a 2-1-0-1 record. Both are scheduled to make his debut in Sunday’s game...

May 11th, 2016 In International Hockey, New York Islanders, News 0 comments

Thomas Greiss didn't sit on his laurels long after the Islanders were eliminated in five games by the Tampa Bay Lightning with Greiss taking the helm in net. He flew to Russia today to join the German national team at the 2016 World Championship, reports Newsday's Arthur Staple. Through three games Germany is 1-0-1-1. They are back at it with a...

May 11th, 2016 In International Hockey, News, Washington Capitals 0 comments

Following a second-round series defeat at the hands of the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday, Alex Ovechkin, Evgeni Kuznetsov and Dmitry Orlov have all accepted an invitation to play for Russia at the 2016 World Championship, already in progress. This will be Ovechkin's 12th time playing in the World Championship. His presence is always a positive...

May 9th, 2016 In International Hockey, New York Islanders, News 0 comments

As the New York Islanders lost the second round playoff series against the Tampa Bay Lightning with a 4-1 score, the Russian Hockey Federation asked forward Nikolai Kulemin to join Team Russia at the 2016 IIHF WC in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia. In the 2016 playoffs, Kulemin scored one goal and four points in 11 games. Kulemin, who will...

May 9th, 2016 In International Hockey, New York Islanders, News 0 comments

Less than 24 hours after his New York Islanders were eliminated from the postseason, the Russian Ice Hockey Federation has announced that Nikolay Kulemin will join Team Russia at the 2016 World Championship in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia. The Isles took a 4-0 Game 5 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday, extinguishing their Stanley...

May 8th, 2016 In International Hockey, News 0 comments

Edmonton Oilers phenom Connor McDavid scored his first points of the 2016 World Championship Sunday when Canada crushed Hungary in a predictable 7-1 rout. In the game, McDavid grabbed a pair of assists, including a secondary assist on a first period power-play goal by Winnipeg's Mark Scheifele. However, the real highlight for McDavid was...

May 7th, 2016 In International Hockey, News 0 comments

Prospective number one overall draft pick Auston Matthews is a part of a very young U.S. team at the 2016 World Championships in Russia. Though he's young, the U.S. never thought he's just be a warm body, he was the first player named to the team. Saturday, the U.S. beat Belarus 6-3, grabbing their first win a day after falling to a NHL-heavy...

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