May 24th, 2016 In International Hockey, News, Women's Hockey 0 comments

USA Hockey has named 29 players to the women's national team off-ice camp, slated to take place in Colorado Springs, Colorado in June. The roster features 11 players from the National Women's Hockey League (NWHL), which is staking a growing presence on the U.S. national team roster. That number could grow before the camp takes place, with...

May 24th, 2016 In Florida Panthers, International Hockey, News, World Cup 0 comments

With just days before the final roster announcements for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey are due, the Czech Republic is going to have to make plans to go forward without veteran forward Jaromir Jagr. During an interview in May, Jagr said that a spot on the team had been offered, but he was, at that point, undecided as to whether he would...

May 24th, 2016 In International Hockey, Nashville Predators 0 comments

The Nashville Predators may have been late to the party at the 2016 IIHF Worlds, but two players got their hands on medals as Ryan Ellis helped Team Canada take the gold over Juuse Saros and Finland. Canada blanked Finland 2-0 in the gold medal game. Ellis, who had really come into his own this season as a second-pair defenseman with his...

May 24th, 2016 In International Hockey, World Cup 0 comments

Of any national hockey federations, Hockey Canada has some of the toughest decisions to make this week. They, like all of those governing bodies, will have to finish naming their World Cup roster by May 27. For them, that means adding four forwards and three defensemen to the group previously announced. Every team's final roster spots work out...

May 22nd, 2016 In Anaheim Ducks, International Hockey, News 0 comments

With Canada's gold medal win at the 2016 IIHF World Championship, Corey Perry becomes the 27th member of the IIHF's Triple Gold Club. The honor is given to players who have won an Olympic gold medal, a World Championship gold medal and the Stanley Cup. Perry gets the Worlds gold on his third appearance in the annual tournament. His honor also...

May 22nd, 2016 In International Hockey, News 0 comments

Though he didn't get the result he was hoping for in the gold medal match Sunday, 18-year-old Finnish forward Patrik Laine won MVP of the 2016 IIHF World Championship. Laine put up the second most points by a U19 player in history with 12 points in 10 games, just short of Sidney Crosby's 16 points. His seven goals were the most by any player in...

May 22nd, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, International Hockey, News 0 comments

Russian national team coach Oleg Znarok had some unkind things to say about Nail Yakupov following Russia's bronze-medal win over the U.S. on Sunday. Znarok called Yakupov's absence from the national team "addition by subtraction," according to Slava Malamud. Yakupov was not a part of the Russian roster and it was a point of contention. Before...

May 22nd, 2016 In International Hockey, News 0 comments

Connor McDavid opened the scoring in Sunday's gold medal match between Canada and Finland. It was his first goal of the tournament. It was the only scored during the first period, giving the Canadians a 1-0 lead and a 10-7 lead in shots as the two national squads head the locker room in the final game of Worlds 2016. Watch below for...

May 22nd, 2016 In International Hockey, News 0 comments

The home team grabbed hardware, as Russia routed the U.S. 7-2 in the bronze medal game of the 2016 IIHF World Championship. The U.S. came out of the gate furiously, taking six of the first seven shots, looking every bit the team that pushed Canada to the brink Saturday. But it didn't take long for Russia to show the dynamic offensive force...

May 22nd, 2016 In International Hockey, Minnesota Wild, News 0 comments

During the first period of the bronze medal game at the 2016 IIHF World Championship, U.S. winger Jordan Schroeder appears to have suffered a knee injury that sent him back to the locker room. Coming into the offensive zone off the rush, he attempted to cut inside on Russian defender Dmitry Orlov, whose check caught Schroeder just above the...

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