Miroslav Satan has been one of Slovakia's top players, and hopes to win his second IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship today against Russia. Video: Paul Romanuk
HELSINKI – Things didn't work out last year when the Slovaks hosted the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship, and this year not many people gave them much of a chance. However, they will take to the ice in the championship game against the Russians as a team that has been on a mission and feels they...
Balanced teams closely matched
Sweden and Czech Republic battle for place in semis[more]
When the puck drops today, Sweden and the Czech Republic will meet for the tenth time since 2000. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
STOCKHOLM – Tonight's quarter-final game brings together two long-time rivals in Sweden and the Czech Republic. When these teams met twelve days ago, Sweden won 4-1. Since 2000,...
Finland v U.S. – Round II
For Americans it's not about stars. It’s about the team.[more]
Jack Johnson is captain of the U.S. team playing for a spot in the medal round. In 2010, he was captain of a team playing for its spot in top division. Photo: Jeff Vinnick / HHOF-IIHF Images
HELSINKI – “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get,” said Forrest Gump's mother. Team USA is a little like a box of chocolates, too.