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Japan names venue for Olympic Pre-Qualification[more]

Ukrainian forward Dmytro Tsyrul attempts to score on Japanese goaltender Masahito Haruna at the 2008 IIHF World Championship Division I Group B in Sapporo, Japan. Photo: Seinosuke Uchigasaki
TOKYO – Group J of the Olympic Pre-Qualification for the 2018 Olympic men’s ice hockey tournament will take place in Sapporo, Japan, 11-14 February 2016.

The proposed game days are 11th, 13th and 14th February 2016.

In the Olympic Qualification the highest-seeded team of... [more]

New President in Hungary

Nemeth resigns, Kovacs voted interim President[more]

Csaba Kovacs was elected as President by the general assembly of the Hungarian Ice Hockey Federation. Photo: Laszlo Mudra
BUDAPEST – Hungarian hockey has been riding on a high note since they earned promotion to the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship. However, on the side leadership there was a... [more]

“I still enjoy hockey”

Q&A with Slovak defenceman Visnovsky[more]

Lubomir Visnovsky talks to the media after a World Championship game. Photo: Matthew Manor / HHOF-IIHF Images
Slovak defenceman Lubomir Visnovsky had yet another great season with the NHL’s New York Islanders. Despite being 38 years old, his club still wants him on the team, but a new... [more]

Lidstrom heads Hall list

Pronger, Fyodorov, Housley, Ruggiero to be inducted[more]

Swedish defenceman Nicklas Lidstrom (left) battles with Finland's Niko Kapanen at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. Photo: Jukka Rautio / HHOF-IIHF Images
TORONTO – Gordie Howe was known as Mr. Hockey. Glenn Hall was known as Mr. Goalie. Nicklas Lidstrom was known as Mr. Perfect. Well, Perfect joins Hockey and Goalie in the Hockey... [more]

Paul Ambros passes away

Represented Germany in three Olympics[more]

FUSSEN, Germany – Former German national team defenceman Paul Ambros passed... [more]

Asian milestones

From King Kwong to PyeongChang[more]

ZURICH – With Chinese U18 national team defenceman Andong Song drafted by the... [more]

Changes in Olympic Qualification

Spain hosts for Serbia; game in Bulgaria moved[more]

ZURICH – Two changes will be performed in Olympic Qualification play in October... [more]

Draft Day 2 with surprises

First Chinese, first Dutch-born player picked[more]

SUNRISE, USA – A couple players from non-traditional hockey countries made... [more]



International Flavour

Hockey graduates in Harbin

With Ratushny to the future

Nemecek carries on

2015 NHL awards handed out

From Vierumaki to Vilnius

Canada names 40 players

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