Columbus D-man to play big role at World Cup[more]
Seth Jones, pictured against Denmark’s Jesper Jensen, won bronze with the U.S. at the 2015 Worlds. How far will he go with Team North America at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey? Photo: Richard Wolowicz / HHOF-IIHF Images
Recently, few young American defencemen have competed better internationally than Seth Jones of the Columbus Blue Jackets. Will he shine again in September?
The 21-year-old will need to shine if Team North America is to have a shot at going deep in the 2016 World Cup of Hockey in...
Next Antropov turning heads
Kazakh legend’s son takes road less travelled[more]
Danil Antropov during Hockey Canada’s U17 camp. Photo: Thomas Higgins / Hockey Canada
CALGARY – At 15 years of age, Danil Antropov is a well-travelled young man. The majority of his minor hockey career has been played in his hometown of Toronto but the game has...
Working the World Cup
On-ice officials assigned for exhibition games[more]
Tobias Bjork (right, with Czech player Michal Kempny at the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship) will be one of the referees for the World Cup of Hockey pre-competition games. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
ZURICH – Eight on-ice officials from Europe and four from the NHL will call the pre-competition games taking place in Europe before the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.
Olympic Qualification, World Cup, NHL on agenda[more]
Tobias Rieder played his last game at the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship with the German national team. Next on his agenda is the Final Olympic Qualification. Photo: Minas Panagiotakis / HHOF-IIHF Images
Seldom before has summer been so busy for Tobias Rieder. The German is one of up to 12 players who are expected to play for their national teams in the Final Olympic Qualification...