Korea headed to the Olympics
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National teams granted entry to PyeongChang 2018[more]

Korea will participate in the Olympic men's and women's ice hockey tournament for the first time since Nagano 1998. IIHF President René Fasel (bottom, right) made the announcement at the 2014 IIHF Semi-Annual Congress. Photo: Soohan Kim
TENERIFE – The Korean men’s and women’s national teams will be competing on home ice at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeonChang, following a decision by the IIHF Congress to grant the country automatic entry into the ice hockey events.  [more]

Poland gets Division IA Worlds

Krakow to host 2015 tournament [more]

Krakow's brand-new arena will be the site of the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division I Group A. Photo: PIHF
TENERIFE – Krakow, Poland has been confirmed as the new host of the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey Division I Group A World Championship. The re-allocation was made... [more]

Hockey community growing

Almost 1.8 million registered players worldwide – plus 8.5%[more]

Which are the countries with the highest five-year growth in hockey? Guess from the picture or find out more in our story. Photo: Fatima Al Ali
ZURICH – The number of registered ice hockey players has grown to 1,779,911 according to the International Ice Hockey Federation’s annual Survey of Players that includes 68... [more]

More Europeans to NHL

Cross-Atlantic movement increases; Swedes set record[more]

German forward Leon Draisaitl is Europe’s top NHL prospect from the draft class of 2014. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
ZURICH – 62 European rookies either moved to or signed with NHL teams – that’s a 13 per-cent increase compared to last year. Sweden set a new record with its contingent of 29... [more]

Great Britain united

Scots say no in independence vote[more]

ZURICH – 55.42 per cent of the voters in Scotland have said no to independence... [more]

Miroslav Hlinka passes away

Slovak hockey in mourning as World Champion commits suicide[more]

BANSKA BYSTRICA, Slovakia – Former Slovak World Champion Miroslav Hlinka passed... [more]

Swiss women honoured

National Hockey Award for Sochi heroes; Wick MVP[more]

ZURICH – The Swiss women’s national team was honoured with the Hockey Award... [more]

More milestones for 2014-15

Jagr, other stars will climb all-time lists[more]

Although the NHL season won’t kick off for weeks, history-minded fans are... [more]



Hockey heads back to Sochi

Motormen get back

New Swedish General Secretary

New job for Chibirev


Coaching in China

Koivu hangs up the skates

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