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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.

Based on an agreement between the NHL and IIHF Officiating management staff, the four exhibition games will be officiated in... [more]

Busy summer for Rieder

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... [more]

GB hopes for KHL

What British think about a team in London[more]

First glimpse of KHL in Great Britain: Medvescak Zagreb's Thomas Larkin (white) is sandwiched by Cardiff player-coach Andrew Lord (left) and David Brine during one of the two exhibition games. Photo: Andy Potts
CARDIFF, Great Britain – Reports earlier this summer suggested that the KHL’s next expansion franchise might go to London – potentially launching the Russia-based league into the... [more]

KHL gets underway

Znarok at SKA, Mozyakin chasing records[more]

Магнитогорск  РоссияMetallurg Magnitogorsk forward Sergei Mozyakin (right) is followed by CSKA Moscow’s Ivan Telegin. The two teams will meet again on Monday after last spring’s Gagarin Cup final. Photo: Alexander Ovcharov / RIA Novosti
The puck drops on the start of the ninth KHL season when last year’s champion Metallurg Magnitogorsk starts its defence of the title against runner-up CSKA Moscow on Monday.... [more]

Job vacancy

IIHF looking for Asian Program Coordinator[more]

ZURICH – The International Ice Hockey Federation is currently looking for an... [more]

New coach for Russian girls

Bobariko to lead U18 women’s national team[more]

MOSCOW – The Ice Hockey Federation of Russia named Yevgeni Bobariko as new head... [more]

Marin passes away

Former Soviet medallist was only 51[more]

MOSCOW – Former Soviet national team goalie Alexei Marin passed away at the age... [more]

Jim Setters in Lithuania

Will coach U20 national team[more]

VILNIUS – Jim Setters, the long-time head coach of the German U20 and U18... [more]




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