Top draft candidates for today: USA’s Auston Matthews (right) and Finland’s Patrik Laine (left) during the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship. Photo: Minas Panagiotakis / HHOF-IIHF Images
BUFFALO – Marc Crawford expected growing pains for Auston Matthews when he decided to turn pro at the age of 18 and join the ZSC Lions Zurich in the Swiss National League A. However, Matthews was quick to adapt to playing against men, and finished the regular season with 24 goals and 46 points in...
New coach for Russian women
Alexei Chistyakov takes over after bronze win[more]
Russian coach Alexei Chistyakov during the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship. Photo: Jana Chytilova / HHOF-IIHF Images
MOSCOW – The Ice Hockey Federation of Russia named Alexei Chistyakov as new head coach of the women’s national team. He will take over from Mikhail Chekanov, who was coaching the...
Start with history
FYR Macedonia gets first win in inline qualification[more]
The players from the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia listen to their national anthem. In their 11th IIHF-sanctioned game they earned their first win, 11-5 against neighbouring country Bulgaria.
STEINDORF, Austria – The 2016 IIHF Inline Hockey Qualification Europe has started after Brazil and New Zealand had previously been determined as qualifiers from the other regions...