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Sterner becomes first European-trained player in league[more]

Swedish centre Ulf Sterner was the first European-trained player to play games in the NHL, in 1965 with the New York Rangers. Photo: Hockey Hall of Fame
50 years ago to this day NHL history was written when the New York Rangers used Swedish forward Ulf Sterner in their game against the Boston Bruins.

In 1965 the NHL was still as Canadian as maple syrup when it came to player participation, despite four of the “Original Six” teams being... [more]

Danish girls get it done

U18 team wins first-ever IIHF tournament[more]

Denmark has achieved promotion to Division I in its first year participating at the women's U18 level. Photo: Michal Chwieduk
KATOWICE – The Danish U18 women’s national team has taken a big step forward in its development, winning the 2015 IIHF U18 women’s World Championship Division I... [more]

The Dragons of Dunedin

China’s U20 team wins promotion[more]

China returns to the Division IIB Worlds in 2016 after a one-year stint in Division III. Photo: Mason Osborne
DUNEDIN – The red flag with the yellow stars flew over the Dunedin Ice Stadium on Sunday, as China closed out a dominant performance at the 2015 IIHF U20 World Championship... [more]

World Cup of Hockey returns

Eight-team competition set for September 2016 in Toronto[more]

Canadian forward Vincent Lecavalier attempts to score on Czech goalie Tomas Vokoun during the 2004 World Cup of Hockey. Photo: Jeff Vinnick / Getty Images
The World Cup of Hockey will return in September 2016 in Toronto, Canada when eight teams, comprised of the world’s best hockey players, compete for a best-on-best international... [more]

Media accreditation

Form online for Krakow, Lucerne, Zug[more]

ZURICH – The media accreditation form for the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey... [more]

From foes to friends

100-year-old link between New Zealand and Turkey[more]

DUNEDIN, New Zealand – The Dunedin Ice Stadium was the battle ground between... [more]

Dine&View in Zug

Hospitality packages at U18 Worlds[more]

Enjoy international junior hockey and a first-class, five-course dinner in Zug... [more]

A rose by any other name

Chengde is giving big boost to Chinese ice hockey[more]

DUNEDIN, New Zealand – A name change may be the catalyst that lifts Chinese ice... [more]



Summer no obstacle

EWCC schedule

Only 100 days to go

Lulea to host final

Jalonen replaces Jortikka

Pietta tabs 10-year deal

Skopje celebrates on ice

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