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The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

Olympic Men’s Hockey Rosters

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...

12 Burning Questions: Will Tomas Kaberle Be Able To Focus On The Game?

In part eight of his 12 burning questions series, Derek Harmsworth takes a look at the past year that has been for Tomas Kaberle, and whether he can put it all behind him and...

Bits & Pieces: Nonis, Cervenka

Dave Nonis on his new two-year contract extension with Toronto: "I'm very lucky. I have more to say about our team than some GMs do," said Nonis of his unique position as Brian Burke's right...

Draft Candidates: Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson

Player Profile Name: Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson Position: LW Shoots: Left Height: 6-1 Weight: 200 lbs Birthdate: 1991-04-12Background & Player Description:"Member of Sweden's bronze medal-winning team at the 2008 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament...played for Sweden at the 2008 Men's Under-18s...Represented Sweden at...

Schenn, White to play for Team Canada

It's not yet time to pack away the sticks and skates for some of the Leafs players. A pair of Maple Leaf defensemen, Luke Schenn and Ian White were informed on Saturday night that...

A Dynamic Duo on the Horizon – Part Two

In the first column of this two-part series, we took a quick look at Leaf prospect Jiri Tlusty's breakout campaign in the American Hockey League this season. Entering a season where expectations were tempered and hope and...

Game 1: Canada vs. Czech Republic

Game Overview:2 Words: Total Domination.Canada is ready to kick off the tournament in just a few minutes time and John Tavares is happy to have his lines set. “I like the guys I’m playing...

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

The school break for Kindergarteners to University students; holiday vacation time for the employed; Christmas celebrations; and finally, the start of the IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships. December never feels the same without it.I’ve...

Exhibition 3: Canada vs. Slovakia

Overview:Canada did all the right things in tonight’s game. They played a great cycling game in the offensive zone and have gotten more creative in their passing plays. They continued their crash-the-net tactics...

Take the Good with the Bad

As expected, the injured Dana Tyrell has been replaced with the WHL’s Evander Kane, and Team Canada prepares for their second exhibition game tonight against Team Finland.Evander Kane of the Vancouver Giants was a...

Late Night Musings: Chris Gratton? Update: Gratton clears

Hey folks, couldn't sleep, so I decided to grab a glass of milk and pop on the computer for a few minutes and was privy to some late night "breaking news". There are unconfirmed...

International Flavor in the NHL

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...