Over 20,000 fans gathered to celebrate end of seven lean years[lisää]
Thousands of fans celebrate the Swedish World Champions at Kungsträdgården. Photo: 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Organizing Committee
STOCKHOLM – Apparently there were a handful Swedes who had full confidence in their team before Sunday’s final. One of them was Carl XVI Gustaf. The real king of Sweden.
“I was pretty calm,” His Majesty told the players when the newly-crowned world champions paid a visit at the Royal...
A whole new world?
As 2013 shows, underdog nations must be taken seriously[lisää]
Although losing to Sweden in the final hurt, Swiss captain Mathias Seger (with Swiss President Ueli Maurer, IIHF President René Fasel) and his team proved their country is a true hockey nation. Photo: Andre Ringuette /HHOF-IIHF Images
STOCKHOLM – There’s an saying: “It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” The 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship proved just how true...
Silver that’s worth gold
Swiss hope to build on momentum, exploit long-awaited medal[lisää]
Swiss hockey fans fill the Zurich Airport to welcome their heroes on the day after the end of the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship. Photo: Thomas Oswald / hockeyfans.ch
ZURICH – The Swiss national team wrote history many times this month. Only Sweden was able to stop the Cinderella story in the gold medal game. The Swiss now hope to capitalize on...
Tre Kronor ends home-ice curse
Incredible Swiss fall, 5-1, settle for historic silver after nine wins[lisää]
Swedish players celebrate the nation's 9th World Championship gold medal. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
STOCKHOLM – Switzerland scored first, but hosts Sweden dominated the last 55 minutes to become the first home team to win gold since 1986. It is the nation's ninth World...
Defenceman Josi impresses at Worlds and in Nashville[lisää]
BERNE, Switzerland – Silver-medal winning Switzerland did not only write...
Josi named MVP
Enroth best goalkeeper, Kontiola best forward[lisää]
STOCKHOLM – Switzerland’s Roman Josi won three honours at the 2013 IIHF Ice...
Sweden tops World Ranking
Switzerland, USA move up too; 2014 Worlds seeding known[lisää]
STOCKHOLM – After making the gold medal game, Sweden moved from fourth to first...
Simpson’s Red Machine
Team ticking like Swiss watch, aiming for historic gold[lisää]
STOCKHOLM – History will be written today when either Sweden will end the...