Officially an Olympic medallist: Nicklas Backstrom (in the middle) accepts the silver medal from IIHF Council Member Christer Englund (right) and Swedish national coach Par Marts (left). Photo: Brynas IF
GAVLE, Sweden – Half a year after the Sochi Olympics Nicklas Backstrom was finally able to hold his first Olympic medal in his hands on Thursday evening at the arena in his hometown of Gavle.
The 26-year-old played his second Olympic Winter Games this year but the final day he will not...
From left to right: Martin Urban, General Secretary of the Czech Ice Hockey Association, and Horst Lichtner, General Secretary of the International Ice Hockey Federation, visit the CEZ Arena in Ostrava. Photo: Organizing Committee
The 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship will start in eight months but preparations are underway. Recently the IIHF held a site visit in the Czech Republic.
Demko got his biggest assist from the internet[more]
Thatcher Demko represented the United States in the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship in Sochi, Russia. Now he battles for a roster spot for the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship in Toronto and Montreal. Photo: Matthew Murnaghan / HHOF-IIHF Images
LAKE PLACID, USA – How to become a great goalie with few hockey opportunities in your area and no goalie coach around? Thatcher Demko helped himself with the internet and videos....
Keenan looks back on Gagarin Cup, discusses future[more]
Mike Keenan (right) celebrates with the Gagarin Cup. Photo: Alexei Kudenko / RIA Novosti
When the New York Rangers vied for their first Stanley Cup since 1994, the coach of that team, Mike Keenan, had become the first man to win both the NHL’s top prize and the...
Paek draws optimistic picture
Former Stanley Cup winner, new Korean coach returned to Seoul[more]
SEOUL – “Korea has great potential for development in men's hockey and has a...