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Poll

Who's the most valuable player of the 2009 Worlds?
Jack Johnson (USA)
Niko Kapanen (FIN)
Ilya Kovalchuk (RUS)
Andrei Mezin (BLR)
Martin St. Louis (CAN)
Shea Weber (CAN)


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Preview: Canada vs. Latvia

May 7, 16:15 at PostFinance Arena, Berne[more]

 
Will Canada's Martin St. Louis score again against Latvia goalie Edgars Masalskis, as in the 2008 Worlds? Photo: Jukka Rautio / HHOF-IIHF Images
CANADA What to watch What’s impressive about Canada is that every year they bring a team that has limited experience playing together but once the first puck is dropped at the World Championships, they look like they’ve been functioning as a team for years.... [more]

Preview: Sweden vs. Czech Republic

May 7, 20:15 at PostFinance Arena, Berne[more]

Quebec City Quebec CanadaThe Swedes and Czechs should give each other a tough battle. Photo: Matthew Manor / HHoF-IIHF Images.
SWEDEN What to Watch
This has been a rough ride for Sweden. That they’ve come this far is something, but then again we are talking about... [more]

Belarus keeps it close

Under Canadian coaches, team has been competitive even in defeat[more]

Zurich  SWITZERLANDBelarus has been in four one- or two-goal games this year--and won them all! Photo: Matthew Murnaghan / HHoF-IIHF Images.
BERNE--Upon returning to the top division in 2005, Belarus hired Glen Hanlon to coach its national team at that year’s World Championship in Austria. At the time, it was a strange... [more]

Preview: Russia vs. Belarus

May 6, 16:15 at PostFinance Arena, Berne[more]

Quebec City Quebec CanadaRussia's Sergei Mozyakin battles with Belarusian Vladimir Denisov in the 4-3 shootout win last year. Photo: Matthew Manor / IIHF-HHOF Images
RUSSIA What to watch While Belarus has played exceptional hockey thus far at the 2009 IIHF World Championships, Russia has been better. The... [more]

He’s got Moo-ves

Cooly, the famous World Championship cow reveals all[more]

There’s no doubt about it. The biggest star at this year’s World Championship... [more]

Trans-Atlantic trophy triumphs

Only a few take top honours in both NHL and Worlds[more]

BERNE – With the NHL announcing its 2009 individual trophy finalists in recent... [more]

DEN-AUT – this is it!

One team goes to Germany; one team gets relegated[more]

ZURICH-KLOTEN – There is a seldom-used rule that has come into play in... [more]

The stats man cometh

The best and worst, most and fewest so far[more]

ZURICH-KLOTEN – If scoring is a problem in today’s game someone has forgotten... [more]

 

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