Post Tagged with: "Swiss Hockey"

Nino Niederreiter (Patxi64/Flickr)

Switzerland Dominating IIHF World Championships

The IIHF World Championships 2013 in Sweden and Finland have so far been a dream for Switzerland. The Swiss, led by Canadian head coach Sean Simpson, have so far dominated […]

by · May 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, New York Islanders
Nino Niederreiter might have been down on his luck in Long Island, but he has certainly found a home on Minnesota's top line this season. (Icon SMI)

Swiss Hockey Players Making The News

For the past few months Swiss hockey news focused on North American players in the Swiss NLA. Now that the the lockout is over, let’s focus some attention on Swiss […]

by · January 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, News/Commentary
Mark Streit – Isles Around The World

Mark Streit – Isles Around The World

December 11th is Mark Streit’s 35th birthday.  The final year of his contract with the New York Islanders, the captain has found you can go home again as he’s kept himself […]

by · December 11, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, New York Islanders
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Canucks Goaltender Cory Schneider Joins Ambri In The Swiss League

Ambri Piotta of the top-tier Swiss NLA hockey league has signed Canucks goaltender Cory Schneider until the end of December with the option of a longer deal depending on the […]

by · November 28, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Trades Contracts and Transactions, Vancouver Canucks
The ZSC Lions Sign Ex-NHL Players And Coaches For New NLA Season

The ZSC Lions Sign Ex-NHL Players And Coaches For New NLA Season

Last April the ZSC Lions wrote a remarkable Hockey story, coming off a difficult regular season where they finished 7th overall, they swept championship favourites HC Davos and EV Zug […]

by · August 26, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Trades Contracts and Transactions
The ZSC Lions Win Swiss NLA Championship In Dramatic Fashion

The ZSC Lions Win Swiss NLA Championship In Dramatic Fashion

The ZSC Lions have won the Swiss Championship in a frantic finish to the playoff final series, taking Game 7 against SC Bern with a Steve McCarthy goal 3 seconds before […]

Swiss NLA Hockey Playoffs: ZSC Lions Reach Final

Swiss NLA Hockey Playoffs: ZSC Lions Reach Final

The NLA playoffs in Switzerland usually provide some surprises and 2011/2012 has been no different. The ZSC Lions, who finished 7th overall in the regular season with 27 wins and […]

by · March 25, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Nashville Predators, NHL Rumors
Swiss Juniors Make Headlines In Alberta, Davos Wins Spengler Cup

Swiss Juniors Make Headlines In Alberta, Davos Wins Spengler Cup

WJC Though 1 Loss, 1 SO Loss and 1 Win might not look like a great World Junior’s record,  the Swiss are getting a lot of media coverage for their […]

by · December 31, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, International Hockey, Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship
Fribourg Setting Early Pace In Swiss NLA- Scoring Race Heats Up

Fribourg Setting Early Pace In Swiss NLA- Scoring Race Heats Up

  With the Swiss hockey season around 20 games into a 50 game schedule, the NLA has an unlikely leader in Fribourg-Gotteron. The French-Swiss team who play out of the […]

Jeff Tambellini's brother Steve may go high in this year's 2013 NHL Draft (Euro TV/File Photo)

Ex-NHL Players Lighting Up Switzerland- Tambellini Shines

Did the Vancouver Canucks make a mistake by not offering Jeff Tambellini a contract for the new season? If his stats for the first two games of the season in […]

Swiss Hockey – An Analysis Of The Swiss NLA

Swiss Hockey – An Analysis Of The Swiss NLA

Swiss hockey is becomming a big deal. The NHL sets the bar high as far as talent and wages go but hockey is also a serious business throughout Europe. The […]

The Canucks' offensive weapons have had little to celebrate in this series, their top-three scorers have produced just two points (Photo by Chassen Ikiri).

Jeff Tambellini, Come Back Soon

  My ode to an underrated player. Much travelled former Canucks player Jeff Tambellini has made the move to Europe. The versatile winger registered 17 points with the Canucks last […]