Krakow's brand-new arena will be the site of the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division I Group A. Photo: PIHF
TENERIFE – Krakow, Poland has been confirmed as the new host of the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey Division I Group A World Championship. The re-allocation was made during the 2014 IIHF Semi-Annual Congress, which opened on Thursday on the Spanish island of Tenerife. [more]
Hockey community growing
Almost 1.8 million registered players worldwide – plus 8.5%[more]
Which are the countries with the highest five-year growth in hockey? Guess from the picture or find out more in our story. Photo: Fatima Al Ali
ZURICH – The number of registered ice hockey players has grown to 1,779,911 according to the International Ice Hockey Federation’s annual Survey of Players that includes 68...
More Europeans to NHL
Cross-Atlantic movement increases; Swedes set record[more]
German forward Leon Draisaitl is Europe’s top NHL prospect from the draft class of 2014. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
ZURICH – 62 European rookies either moved to or signed with NHL teams – that’s a 13 per-cent increase compared to last year. Sweden set a new record with its contingent of 29...
Hockey heads back to Sochi
KHL opens its doors in the Olympic city for the first time[more]
HK Sochi captain Andrei Pervyshin, guarded by SKA St. Petersburg’s Jimmie Ericsson, in his club’s KHL debut. Photo: Igor Russak / RIA Novosti
MOSCOW – Hockey returns to Sochi’s Bolshoy Ice Dome on Monday night as the Olympic city’s KHL team plays its first home game of the season. Here’s the low-down on the newly-formed...