Post Tagged with: "Winter Olympics"

Patrick Kane, Anze Kopitar, and Patrice Bergeron sit in on the announcement of 2016's World Cup of Hockey. (Credit: Alex Busch/Staff)

World Cup of Hockey, an Olympic Replacement?

The World Cup of Hockey is returning in 2016 with a bit of a twist. Not only will the tournament be held in one location (Toronto), a pair of hybrid […]

by · January 28, 2015 · 0 comments · News
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Taylor Hall Making Case for Team Canada

Taylor Hall has been a name known to hockey fans since he stepped on to the ice in junior with the Windsor Spitfires. He’s had Memorial Cup and World Junior […]

by · December 6, 2013 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers, Olympics
Taylor Hall was Edmonton's first overall pick in 2010. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

What if Olympic Hockey Went to an Under-23 Format?

The Winter Olympics and the NHL’s participation in them is a hot button topic every four years. Depending who you ask the league’s involvement is seen in both a positive […]

by · November 30, 2013 · 2 comments · Olympics
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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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Can Logan Couture Continue His Fantasy Production?

One hundred thirteen. Hockey fans, we are officially 113 days away from Olympic hockey! In only 16 weeks, the most talented players form around the globe will take to the […]

by · October 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Fantasy, San Jose Sharks
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Anaheim Ducks: Is Teemu Selanne’s Career Finished?

Teemu Selanne has definitely made his mark in the NHL – playing 20 seasons in the league and still holding the NHL rookie record with 76 goals in his first […]

by · August 24, 2013 · 5 comments · Anaheim Ducks
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
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Golden Goalies: Team Finland’s Elite Group of Goalies

Great goaltending can take a team just about anywhere, just look at Cam Ward and Tim Thomas’ Stanley Cup run, and I believe that the Olympics are no different. When […]

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Did Team USA Go Too Young on Olympic Camp Roster?

The Winter Olympics is still months away, but Team USA has announced the roster that will be invited to Olympic camp. There seems to be a trend this time around: […]

by · July 23, 2013 · 1 comment · Olympics
Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin have been compared for years. (Flickr/clydeorama)

Evgeni Malkin vs. Alex Ovechkin: 10 Years Later


It’s often defined as “competition for the same objective or for superiority in the same field.” When comparing Evgeni Malkin and Alex Ovechkin, that sounds about right.

by · February 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals
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Top 10 Moments in Vancouver Hockey History

Canucks fans are proud of their team and its history so, naturally, the best way to rile up a Canucks fan is to mention the lack of a Stanley Cup […]

The case for the World Cup of Hockey

This is a debate that will creep up on us every four years, and fade into oblivion in non-Olympic years. This is the debate on the future of International hockey competition, and whether the National Hockey League needs to commit to Olympic participation, or sneak away from the midseason–usually overseas–schedule and produce their own world tournament, the World Cup?

by · August 23, 2010 · 3 comments · International Hockey, Olympics