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

Predators Trio Lead U.S. to Semifinals at IIHF Worlds

The Nashville Predators were one of most represented NHL teams at the IIHF worlds on Thursday. It was the quarterfinals and all seven players representing the franchise made the elimination […]

Available in four-fifths of Yahoo! leagues, Tyler Ennis is playing on his team's first line and putting up some fairly decent numbers. (Jim O'Connor-USA TODAY Sports)

Ennis: ‘Bringing the Winning Attitude Back to Buffalo’

PRAGUE – After two very difficult seasons with the Buffalo Sabres, Tyler Ennis is enjoying his time at the 2015 IIHF World Championship with his Canadian teammates. Once again being […]

Harvard University and Nashville Predators prospect Jimmy Vesey (Photo by Gil Talbot)

USA Stymies Switzerland, Advances to Semifinals

After winning Group B, the United States found themselves paired against a pesky Switzerland team in the quarterfinals of the World Hockey Championships. A hard-working Swiss team played a solid […]

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Why the IIHF Stats Rock

After Canada’s 9-0 hammering of Belarus yesterday in the Men’s Ice Hockey World Championship in Prague, I was curious about the stats of the players on the Canadian team. With their […]

Jaromir Jagr is still searching for his first goal following his NHL return (cr: Platxi64@Flickr)

Czechs Show Their Love For Hockey, Jagr Propels Team to Victory

PRAGUE – In the words of Jon Bon Jovi, “nothing is as important as passion. No matter what you want to do with your life, be passionate.” The people of the […]

Keith Aulie and Tyler Myers celebrate a Jordan Eberle goal at the 2009 World Junior Championships in Ottawa. Photo Courtesy Reuter Daylife, Creative Commons

Canada Routs Belarus, Exposes Hockey’s Growth Problem

PRAGUE – Here we are during the quarterfinals of a sport’s world championship and the game is decided almost immediately after it begins. To be exact, Brent Burns put Canada […]

2015 IIHF World Championship: Four Kings Advance

2015 IIHF World Championship: Four Kings Advance

The last time we checked in on the Los Angeles Kings that have been representing their homeland at the 2015 IIHF World Championships, two nations and four Kings were trending up. […]

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Solid Penalty Killing Leads the Way for USA Hockey

Team USA hockey has turned a lot of heads at the 2015 IIHF World Championships, and one reason has been a great penalty kill. USA Hockey has only given up […]

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A “Canadian” Team Won’t Win the Cup. Why Does it Matter?

The Montreal Canadiens were eliminated from the playoffs last night, the last remaining Canadian-based team in this years’ postseason. No doubt that when the Lightning scored to go-up 3-0, writers […]

Aleksander Barkov and Jussi Jokinen (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

“Other Worldly” Cats

The 2015 IIHF World Championship preliminary rounds came to a close yesterday and all six Panthers have played well thus far. The six that are in the Worlds are: Aaron Ekblad […]

Team USA: 3 Keys to a Gold Medal Victory

Team USA: 3 Keys to a Gold Medal Victory

Ideal Positioning Team USA secured first place in Group B with their 5-4 overtime win against Slovakia yesterday. The victory gave them 17 points in the preliminarily round, one better […]

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Eichel, Team USA Survive Slovakia to Win Group at Worlds

Team USA and Jack Eichel won Group B at the world championships, but it wasn’t easy. The Americans were streaky and sloppy in its 5-4 overtime win over Slovakia to […]

by · May 12, 2015 · 0 comments · International Hockey