Beats Austria in inline hockey qualification final[more]
The Latvian players are celebrating a goal and will return to the IIHF Inline Hockey World Championship next year. Photo: Carita Lohtander
STEINDORF, Austria – The qualifiers for the 2017 IIHF Inline Hockey World Championship are known. After Brazil and New Zealand, Latvia became the winner of the third regional qualification event to return to the top-16 inline hockey nations.
Latvia stayed undefeated at the 2016 IIHF...
Pierre-Luc Dubois, selected third overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets, Auston Matthews, selected first overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs, and Patrik Laine, selected second overall by the Winnipeg Jets. Photo: Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images
BUFFALO – Auston Matthews was the consensus No. 1 pick for much of the hockey season and on Friday night the Toronto Maple Leafs used the first selection to draft the 18-year-old...