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The do-or-die games for Team Canada start against an unexpected challenger in this afternoon's quarterfinal, Team Latvia.Team Latvia shut down a Switzerland roster with eight NHL regulars in yesterday's qualification round, leaning heavily...
The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

GROUP A Team USA Olympic Roster Goalies: Jimmy Howard, Ryan Miller, Jonathan QuickDefensemen: John Carlson, Justin Faulk, Cam Fowler, Paul Martin, Ryan McDonagh, Brooks Orpik, Kevin Shattenkirk, Ryan SuterForwards: David Backes, Dustin Brown, Ryan Callahan, Patrick...

Happy Boxing Day, hockey fans!It's a great day for hockey here in Leafland.  The World Junior Championship Tournament, featuring the Leafs' highly-touted Nazem Kadri, officially gets underway this afternoon as Canada takes on Latvia....

With the imposition of the salary cap taking some clout away from the financial Super Powers (or so they say), the "new" NHL focuses upon the importance of successful drafting and a constant flow of young players on cheap, entry-level contracts. With scouts now being dispatched to all corners of the globe, it's getting to be quite a small world. The boundaries of the Hockey Community are ever-growing, and we're starting to find ourselves with a neat little global village forming in the NHL. Aside from the G8 (Canada, United States, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Czech Republic and Slovakia) which comprise nearly 90% of all players' nationalities, we are also privileged to enjoy the best of what...