Post Tagged with: "2014 Olympics"

Oshie's thrilling 4-for-6 shootout was a moment for the ages (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

The Five Biggest Surprises in Sochi

With group play in Men’s Hockey wrapping up Sunday, the 2014 Olympics will be moving on to the knockout round starting Tuesday.  Despite the early start times for those of […]

by · February 17, 2014 · 1 comment · International Hockey, Olympics
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5 Burning Questions Facing the Blackhawks

With 10 members of the Chicago Blackhawks focused on winning Gold for their home countries, five questions facing the Blackhawks continue to linger. Whether they’re participating in Sochi, or taking […]

by · February 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
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Team USA: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not?

  See Also: Kessel, Kane, and Team USA’s Chances At The Sochi Winter Games Team Canada: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not?   With the men’s hockey tournament just getting underway at […]

by · February 12, 2014 · 0 comments · International Hockey, Olympics
At 4,692 years old, Teemu Selanne is still one of the top forwards in the NHL (Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports)

An Inside Look at the Olympic Bound Ducks

Though the Olympic ceremonies begin tomorrow night, Men’s hockey action doesn’t kick off until next Wednesday. A total of seven Ducks will be making the trip to Sochi, which is […]

by · February 7, 2014 · 1 comment · Anaheim Ducks, Olympics
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Switzerland: Olympic Hockey Dark Horse Has Momentum On Their Side

As the 2014 Winter Olympic Games draw near, the spotlight on the men’s hockey tournament intensifies. Canada and the United States are both gunning for a repeat of their thrilling […]

by · February 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Olympics
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Team Canada: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not?

It has been a little over three weeks since Team Canada was announced for the 2014 Winter Olympics. Within seconds of the announcement, hockey fans all over North America raced […]

by · January 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Olympics
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Road to Sochi: Top Prospects to Watch At 2014 Winter Olympics

Going into the 2014 Winter Olympic, there are several young prospects who will be given the opportunity to represent their country. While most of the leading nations have built star-studded […]

by · January 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Olympics, Prospects
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5 Players Who Shouldn’t Waste Their Time in Sochi

On frozen ponds across Massachusetts, countless peewees have lived vicariously through a heroic Winthrop native. Time and time again youngsters take the form of Mike Eruzione and slide one past […]

by · January 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Olympics
Vanek is definitely a featured piece in the trade deadline shuffle. (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

To Whom It May Concern (Specifically Thomas Vanek)

Dear Thomas Vanek, I know you have a lot on your plate right now, with how you’re dealing with a move to Long Island with your family and beginning to […]

by · January 23, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
Michael Grabner stepped up his play after returning from the Olympics, but has been sidelined lately due to a concussion. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

Team Austria Eager to Surprise at the Olympics

Ice-hockey enjoys great and ever growing popularity in Austria Team Austria is one of the outsiders of the Olympic ice-hockey tournament. This fact is recognized by the Austrian ice-hockey community […]

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Montreal Canadiens Ready to Impress in Sochi

In just over a month, Men’s Hockey will hit the ice at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.  With the help of nearly 150 NHLers, 12 teams will be vying for […]

by · January 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Olympics
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The Demise of Canadian Goalies

Patrick Roy.  Jacques Plante.  Martin Brodeur.  Ken Dryden.  Glenn Hall.  The list of superstar Canadian goalies of the past could go on forever.  It could be argued that nine of […]