NHL Pulls Plug On Beijing Winter Olympics

The NHL has decided not to send its players to compete in the Beijing Olympics due to the new variant and a global rise in infections. The league announced last September that it would press pause on its regular season so as to allow the world’s top men’s ice hockey ….

Black Sticks To Play Australia After Long Break

New Zealand’s Black Sticks are finally due to make a long-anticipated return to international hockey, and back home, no less, when both the men’s and the women’s sides take on Australia in four games each in Palmerston North. The games to be played will form the totality of the Trans-Tasman ….

Pakistan and Malaysia End Game in Draw

Four-time champions Pakistan played a hard game against Malaysia that ultimately ended in a 1-1 draw for their Pool D match as both teams remained in the hunt for a knock-out round for the Men’s Hockey World Cup. After being unable to break the deadlock for a time, Pakistan managed ….

New Zealand Beats France in Men’s Hockey World Cup

Stephen Jenness and Kane Russell helped their team beat France 2-1 in the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018. The Blacks Sticks managed to outscore France in their opening game played at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneswar. The first quarter saw neither goals scoring at all. The second quarter saw ….

Dutch Make Strong Start At World Cup

Team Netherlands, the defending champions from last season’s Hockey World Cup managed to score three goals within the first 9 minutes of the opening pool of this year’s tournament. The Netherlands finished off with a 7-0 against South Korea, giving them a solid head start as the bulk of the ….

Capitals’ Devante Smith-Pelly On Potential White House Visit

The Capitals are just one win away from the Stanley Cup trophy, and while the team has said that they are not ready to think about celebrations, one player in particular has told reporters about what his thoughts are on a championship tradition. Forward for the Capitals, Devante Smith-Pelly stated ….

Connor McDavid To Captain Canada For IIHF World Champs

The official, national Canadian team that are to playing in the IIHF World Championships recently announced that Connor McDavid will be taking the reigns as the captain of the team. This comes with the news that the team intends to take gold again, which could be their third gold in ….

Head Coach Znarok Steps Down As From Position

Russia’s national ice hockey team Head Coach, Oleg Znarok has stepped down temporarily after leading his team to gold in the Winter Olympic Games, as reported by the RIHF President Vladislav Tretiak. In his place, Ilya Vorobyov will take up the reigns as temporary Head Coach, and will lead the ….

Russian Red Machine To Skip The IIHF Championship

Ilya Kovalchuk, gold medallist from the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, and player for the Continental Ice Hockey League, has decided to pull out from the IIHF World Championship, according to the Russian Ice Hockey Federation press service. The RIHF has since released a statement regarding Kovalchuk’s choice for not attending, ….

A Super Decade Of NHL Winter Classics

Celebrating 10 Years Of NHL Winter Classics In the run up to the 2018 NHL Winter Classic, scheduled for New Year’s Day 2018 for the first time in New York City, we take a look at the history of what has become a highlight on the annual NHL calendar.  2018 ….