Post Tagged with: "KHL"

KHL Play-offs in Progress with New Stars and a Handful of Surprises

KHL Play-offs in Progress with New Stars and a Handful of Surprises

With the KHL quarterfinals well underway, the HockeyWriters have addressed Oleg Mosalyov, twice best KHL-TV anchorman, for comment and analysis of the regular season and the finals. THW: Let’s speak […]

2014 NHL Draft: Top Draft-Eligible Prospect Goalies (Europe)

2014 NHL Draft: Top Draft-Eligible Prospect Goalies (Europe)

Back in January, CSS released its midterm rankings of the best North American and European skaters and goalies. While familiar names such as Samuel Bennet, Aaron Ekblad, and Sam Reinhart […]

by · March 24, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Ilya Kovalchuk (syume/Flickr)

2014 Winter Olympics – Roster Breakdown by Club Team

For two weeks in February, the sporting world will converge upon Sochi, Russia for the 2014 Winter Olympics, and the hockey world is no exception. The 2014 Winter Olympic hockey […]

by · January 8, 2014 · 1 comment · Olympics
Rob Davison with the European Trophy cup (RedBull/GEPA-pictures)

Hockey Champions League Not Worthwhile for NHL

There have been renewed rumblings about a hockey Champions League tournament in the vein of UEFA’s soccer Champions League. The idea is not new, having been discussed many times in […]

KHL Power Rankings – Weeks 5 & 6

KHL Power Rankings – Weeks 5 & 6

KHL Power Rankings – Weeks 5 & 6 We are about 1/5th of the way through the season and there is definitely some separation between the best and the worse […]

by · October 10, 2013 · 0 comments · KHL, Power Rankings
KHL Power Rankings – Week 3/4

KHL Power Rankings – Week 3/4

First off, an apology on this late post.  The plan is to put this out there weekly on Tuesdays, but with only two games a week it is difficult to […]

by · September 24, 2013 · 0 comments · KHL, Power Rankings
A. Palovaara (The Lion Chronicle)

Analyzing Jokerit’s Move to the KHL

As the KHL continues its quest for global dominance, one of Finland’s most renown franchises is slated to join the Russian-based league for the 2014-15 season. The controversial move has […]

by · September 19, 2013 · 0 comments · International Hockey, KHL
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KHL Power Rankings – Week 2

The season is officially one week over, but most teams have only played two games.  Record is important in how the teams move, but their first ranking also played into […]

by · September 10, 2013 · 0 comments · KHL, Power Rankings
The Emergence of the KHL is Good for Hockey

The Emergence of the KHL is Good for Hockey

With the Kontinental Hockey League season now in full swing, now is as good a time as any to revisit the discussions surrounding the Russian-based professional league. While there has […]

by · September 8, 2013 · 0 comments · International Hockey, KHL
KHL Power Rankings – Week 1

KHL Power Rankings – Week 1

The KHL 2013-2014 season kicks off today with a rematch between last year’s two finalists:  Dynamo Moscow and Traktor Chelyabinsk.  St. Petersburg SKA grabbed the first edition top spot as […]

by · September 4, 2013 · 1 comment · KHL, Power Rankings
Alan Letang - KHL Medvescak Zagreb (Bourcier)

Differences in North American and European Players: Truth or Myth

I sat down with KHL Medvescak Zagreb Coach Mark French and captain Alan Letang to discuss the differences between playing and coaching in North America and Europe.  French was at […]

by · August 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, KHL
Rebuttal: Hockey Will Stagnate Without the KHL

Rebuttal: Hockey Will Stagnate Without the KHL

If there is a silver lining in this cross-pond chess match, it is that the league and the union now have a common enemy. So wrote my colleague Ian Dunham […]

by · August 12, 2013 · 4 comments · KHL, News/Commentary