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Dutch women’s unique centralization in men’s league[more]

Savine Wielenga (left) and Mieneke de Jong (right) celebrate a goal of the Netherlands against China. Photo: Christophe Moreau
EINDHOVEN – It was overlooked in most domestic and international media, but something unique unveiled in the third-tier league of the Netherlands this season. The 2014/15 season saw the Dutch women’s national team participate a full season in a men’s league.

Not many women’s teams in... [more]

Samuelsson retires

Triple Gold Club member leaves the rink[more]

Torino  ItalyMikael Samuelsson won both the Olympic Winter Games and the World Championship with Sweden in 2006. Photo: Jukka Rautio / Europhoto
STOCKHOLM – Mikael Samuelsson has hung’ em up. The 38-year-old member of the Triple Gold Club announced his retirement in Stockholm today.

The Mariefred native returned... [more]

Siberians shoot for summit

Outsider Sibir Novosibirsk determined not to stop yet[more]

The Sibir Novosibirsk players and head coach Andrei Skabelka celebrate after eliminating Metallurg Magnitogorsk to reach the final series of the KHL’s Eastern Conference against Ak Bars Kazan. Photo: Alexander Kryazhev / RIA Novosti
The KHL’s short history has produced no shortage of surprising contenders for the Gagarin Cup, with outsiders like MVD Balashikha, Atlant Mytishi, Traktor Chelxabinsk and Lev... [more]

WW Top 25 Stories: #11

15-year-old Martin leads Sweden to bronze[more]

Change of the guards: Swedish teenage goalie Kim Martin (left) replaced Annica Ahlen (right) during the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City and led her team to a bronze medal. Clive Mason / Getty Images
21 February 2002. Kim Martin may have saved women’s hockey in Sweden, although that’s an enormous responsibility to give, even in retrospect, to a teenager.

But the... [more]

15 bronze medallists return

Switzerland names roster for Women’s Worlds[more]

MALMO – The final Swiss roster was named after two exhibition games in Malmo... [more]

Campbell & kids ready for action

Canada adopts “in with the new” policy[more]

TORONTO – When Canadian women’s national team coach Doug Darraugh announced his... [more]

Czech legends die

Josef Mikolas, Stanislav Pryl won medals in ‘60s[more]

Former Czechoslovak national players Josef Mikolas and Stanislav Pryl passed... [more]

Two Koreans naturalized

Testwuide eligible for Division IB in Eindhoven[more]

ZURICH/SEOUL – Two North American-born ice hockey players have obtained Korean... [more]



WW Top 25 Stories: #12

Ljoljic passes away

Canada names junior coach

Finland without Raty

WW Top 25 Stories: #13

Steelers claim emotional triumph

Vauclair retires from national team

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