Out for revenge?

Canada plays Russia for first time since 7-3 win at Olympics[mehr]

 
SAP Arena Mannheim  GermanyCanada's Chris Mason makes the save during game action against Sweden at the 2010 IIHF World Championship. Photo: Matthew Manor / HHOF-IIHF Images
COLOGNE – If Ilya Kovalchuk had his way, he’d play Canada for the gold medal at the IIHF World Championship rather than the quarterfinals on Thursday. “Russia-Canada, it is too bad we meet in the quarterfinals but it will be a big match for us,” says Kovalchuk, the skilled and savvy captain of... [mehr]

For gold: History favours...

From 1954 to 2009, a look back at this great, political rivalry[mehr]

The biggest game of the modern rivalry between the Czechs and Russians was won by the Czechs, 1-0, in the gold-medal game in Nagano 1998. Photo: IIHF Archive
COLOGNE – The first time Russians played Czechs was on March 2, 1954, at the World Championship in Stockholm, Sweden. It was so long ago that the countries then were called Soviet... [mehr]

Russia puts team first

Superstars come together – to win as a team[mehr]

Lanxess Arena Cologne  GermanyTeam Russia is not about one, two, three, or even four superstars, it's about the team, players say. Photo: Jukka Rautio / IIHF-HHOF Images
COLOGNE – Russia has the strongest roster in the tournament, there’s no doubt about that. The team that has a Evgeni Malkin, a Conn Smythe Trophy winner, a two-time Hart Trophy... [mehr]

Lovin’ every minute of it

Vokoun looking to win his second world championship[mehr]

Lanxess Arena Cologne  Germany"Our guys make it pretty easy for me," says Tomas Vokoun. Photo: Jukka Rautio / HHOF-IIHF Images
COLOGNE – When Tomas Vokoun joined the Czech team in Stockholm a week before the World Championship, it had been four weeks since the Florida Panthers goalie had practiced with a... [mehr]

“Hard work, not a miracle”

Uwe Krupp’s joy on the ice, and suffering away from the rink[mehr]

COLOGNE – German national team coach Uwe Krupp has not always had a good time... [mehr]

Jagr still strong

Veteran forward front and centre, but Czechs are more than him[mehr]

COLOGNE – Jaromir Jagr still has that presence. The beard may have more gray in... [mehr]

There's a Monster in town

Jonas Gustavsson is ready for the Czechs, Jagr[mehr]

COLOGNE – Some nicknames are good because they seem to fit the person better... [mehr]

“A dream comes true”

Marcus Vinnerborg will be the first European referee in the NHL[mehr]

COLOGNE – It’s not every day a hockey referee fields phone calls and text... [mehr]

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