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Your Anaheim Olympic Update

Good news everyone! Every Duck in the Olympics is undefeated after their first game. We’ve seen some pretty strong showings thus far, while some are still unclipping their wings after […]

by · February 13, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · 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 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics
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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
Brunner was a healthy scratch to open the season (Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports)

Damien Brunner: A Bright Spot in the Devils Dismal Start to Season

The New Jersey Devils season started two weeks ago and yet they are still searching for their first win. With a 0-3-3 record (3 points) they have struggled to find […]

by · October 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils
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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
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The Emergence Of Raphael Diaz

Who would have thought that after three games, the Montreal Canadiens’ leading scorer would be sophomore defenseman Raphael Diaz? That’s right, nobody! Diaz is currently leading the team in scoring […]

by · January 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens, Player Profiles
Sven Andrighetto is off to a nice start for the Huskies

The Next Undrafted Gem? Sven Andrighetto

Sven Andrighetto DOB: March 21, 1993 NHL Rights: N/A Draft Status: Undrafted Height: 5’10″  Weight: 175 lbs Position: Right Wing Shoots: Left Current Team: Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL)       […]

When Lino Martschini came into the OHL in 2010, he showed that he played bigger than his 5'5", 125-pound frame.  He finished third in team scoring with 58 points in 61 games, including 20 goals, becoming an instant fan favourite in Peterborough.  Photo courtesy of Aaron Bell/OHL Images

Martschini, Trutmann Say Goodbye to OHL

Since 1980, when the OHL separated from the Ontario Hockey Association, several European countries have had representation in the league as import players. One country with significantly lower numbers than […]

Stories from the 2012 WJHC:  The Relegation Diaries

Stories from the 2012 WJHC: The Relegation Diaries

Contrary to popular belief, there are two sets of meaningful games at the World Junior Hockey Championships in Calgary.  The medal round is full of glamour as every team feels […]

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 […]

The Next Ones – Sven Bartschi – 2011 Draft Prospect Profile: Swiss Rising

The Next Ones – Sven Bartschi – 2011 Draft Prospect Profile: Swiss Rising

Please “Click Here” for “Notes Up Front” and the “Legend” for various topics covered below in my “Live Updated” NHL 2011 Draft Preview article – The Next Ones. Sven Bartschi […]