Post Tagged with: "Team Canada"

Jonathan Drouin could be a future dream linemate of  Steven Stamkos [photo: David Chan]

Canada Announces WJC Selection Camp Roster

Hockey Canada announced it’s selection camp roster today for the upcoming World Junior Championships in Sweden. With Brent Sutter back behind the helm, there’s a new sense of optimism as […]

by · December 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship
Josh Morrissey was one of the top puckmoving defenseman available for the 2013 NHL draft. [photo: David Chan]

Morrissey, Petan Named to Team Canada’s Selection Camp

There were a couple of surprises when Hockey Canada announced its selection camp roster for the 2013-14 World Junior Championship Monday, but the inclusion of a couple Winnipeg Jets prospects […]

by · December 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Winnipeg Jets, World Junior Hockey Championship
Marc-Andre Fleury Should Make Team Canada

Marc-Andre Fleury Should Make Team Canada

Marc-Andre Fleury should make the Team Canada roster for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. Before you bash me for thinking I’m a Pittsburgh Penguins’ homer, hear me out. As I wrote […]

by · November 26, 2013 · 5 comments · Olympics, Pittsburgh Penguins
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Team Canada Olympic Roster: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not?

There were plenty of surprises when the Team Canada Olympic Roster of 47 players  was announced back in August, and no doubt GM Steve Yzerman will have a couple more […]

by · November 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics, Previews and Predictions
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Marc-Edouard Vlasic: The Best Defender You’ve Never Heard Of

If I were to ask an average NHL fan who the best defensemen in the league are, what answers would I likely get?  Of course there’s Chara and Suter, big […]

Should Team Canada Leave Kris Letang Off Olympic Roster?

Should Team Canada Leave Kris Letang Off Olympic Roster?

Should Team Canada leave Kris Letang off their Olympic Roster? If they did, most hockey fans would be stunned. Letang has every tool in his arsenal to become a Hall of […]

by · September 25, 2013 · 1 comment · Olympics, Pittsburgh Penguins
Drew Doughty and the Los Angeles Kings are within one win of the Stanley Cup (Matt Kartozian-US PRESSWIRE)

Team Canada 2014: Chemistry Will Be Key In Sochi

In addition to balancing the various roles and needs of the 2014 Olympic hockey team’s roster, Hockey Canada’s management will be required to balance 25 individuals with various comfort levels […]

by · August 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics
JVR's forced his friend to miss his flight so he could watch the gold medal game. (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

2010 Gold Medal Game: Where Were You When it Happened?

It’s been three and a half years since the United States and Canada battled on the sport’s biggest stage.  Families tuned into their TV’s with 28 million pairs of eyes […]

by · August 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Olympics
The villain Subban. (Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports)

Team Canada 2014: Big Games and Big Pressure

In the pantheon of sports, the gold medal game of the Winter Olympics men’s hockey competition sits up there as one of the most prestigious – and pressure-packed – situations […]

by · August 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics
Sidney Crosby is one of many Team Canada hopefuls high on talent, but low on international ice experience. (VancityAllie/Flickr)

Team Canada 2014: Will Big Ice Experience Factor In?

The hockey world descended in on Canada Olympic Park in Calgary on Sunday as planning for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia began in earnest. Prime on the agenda? […]

by · August 26, 2013 · 3 comments · Olympics
Indisputable Number One: Martin Brodeur

Jagr to Brodeur – Gems from the 1990 Entry Draft

It is with incredible irony that from the 1990 NHL Entry Draft, two of the NHL’s longest serving players, Czech forward Jaromir Jagr and Canadian goaltending legend Martin Brodeur, are […]

by · July 31, 2013 · 1 comment · Hockey History
Corey Perry (Icon SMI)

Nine Ducks Given Mighty Opportunity

The lists of Olympic Camp Invitees were announced on Monday, and there was no shortage of Ducks.  In total, nine Ducks were invited, spanning across the five rosters, including three […]

by · July 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks, International Hockey, Olympics