Qualification host Bulgaria played in Innsbruck 1976[more]
Bulgarian defenceman Georgi Iliev and goalie Petar Radev can’t prevent Czechoslovak star Vladimir Martinec from netting a goal in the Czechoslovaks’ 14-1 win at the 1976 Olympic Winter Games. Photo: Jiri Krulis / CTK
SOFIA – The qualification process for the three open spots in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament starts this weekend in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
The Winter Palace will host the qualification game between Bulgaria and Georgia. The winner will advance to...
Planning the future
Ratushny hopes to build a contender in Austria[more]
Ratushny presented a short and long-term development plan to Austrian hockey to the next level. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
In July 2014 Daniel Ratushny started his job as the head coach of the Austrian National Team.
His views of how to play successful ice hockey had a huge impact on...
The numbers of Russians transferring to the NHL – pictured Artemi Panarin against Sweden’s Filip Forsberg – has gone up while the Swedish numbers has decreased. Photo: Richard Wolowicz / HHOF-IIHF Images
The National Hockey League season is set to start on Wednesday with cross-Atlantic transfers remaining constant over the last few years. However, there have been significant...