Some of the champions: Swedish champion Skelleftea AIK, Stanley Cup winner Los Angeles Kings, Asia League winner Nippon Paper Cranes Kushiro, the Toronto Furies of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League, KHL champion Metallurg Magnitogorsk, Czech Extraliga winner PSG Zlin. Photos: Skelleftea AIK, Gary A. Vasquez / USA Today Sports / Reuters, Nagayama Reiji, Brandon Taylor / CWHL, Alexei Filippov / RIA Novosti, Pavel Hrabovrsky / Zlin Press
ZURICH – With the season due to start in many top national leagues of the northern hemisphere, let’s have a look at our annual list of national champions from no less than 55 countries.
During the weekend two more national champions will be known from the southern hemisphere as the...
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.
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...
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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....
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