Back-to-back titles and 13 overall for Czech club[more]
Kometo Brno celebrates winning the Czech Extraliga title with its fans on the road in Trinec. Photo: Jiri Grulich / hc-kometa.cz
They had waited more than half a century to win the title in 2017, and just a year later Kometa Brno has repeated as Czech Extraliga champions, defeating Ocelari Trinec in five games in the finals. Trinec won the first game on home ice before Kometa won four straight, culminating in a 4-1 victory...
Lafreniere OT hero, Canada to face Czechs in QF[more]
Canada's Chase Wouters #22 celebrates with teammates after scoring on team Sweden during preliminary round action at the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship. (Photo by Steve Kingsman/HHOF-IIHF Images)
Alexis Lafreniere scored in overtime to give Canada a 3-2 win over Sweden and first place in Group A. Canada faces the Czechs in the quarter-finals on Thursday. [more]