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Canada and USA will be the usual favourites, but after them the field is wide open. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
The city of Malmo is getting ready to host its second major IIHF event in as many years. Last year it was the U20, and in just an hour it will be the Women’s World Championship, now celebrating 25 years of play.

Of course, front and centre will be the Canada-United States rivalry. Every... [more]

Swede dreams

Hirano key in familiar surroundings[more]

Japan's Yuka Hirano tried to get the puck past German goalie Viona Harrer at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
MALMO – After nearly winning a championship with AIK Stockholm, Yuka Hirano hopes to cap off her Swedish sojourn on a high with Japan at the Women’s Worlds.

Fresh... [more]

WW Top 25 Stories: #8

15-year-old Wickenheiser makes her debut[more]

A young Hayley Wickenheiser some months before the 1998 Olympic Winter Games in Nagano. Photo: Rich Frishman / Sports Illustrated / Getty Images
11 April 1994. Two decades ago, the name Wickenheiser meant only one thing in hockey, Doug.

He was the first overall draft choice by the Montreal Canadiens in 1980... [more]

Frolik fired up for success

Czech veteran has unusual collection of medals[more]

Winnipeg Jets forward Michael Frolik (left, with Czech Republic and Winnipeg teammate Ondrej Pavelec) won a Stanley Cup with Chicago in 2013, but is still looking for his first gold medal in a Czech uniform. Photo: Matthew Manor / HHOF-IIHF Images
Michael Frolik has collected a lot of hardware in the recent past, and he’s a big part of the future for both the Winnipeg Jets and the Czech national team.

He’s not... [more]

Hunter named U18 coach for Canada

Herbers, Robitaille assistants[more]

Hockey Canada has named Tim Hunter head coach of Canada’s National Men’s... [more]

WW Top 25 Stories: #9

USA finally wins WW gold in 2005[more]

9 April 2005. It was a psychological mountain as much as it was a question of... [more]

Austria mourns Knoll

Former national team player, coach dies[more]

Former Austrian national team player and coach Hermann Knoll passed away at the... [more]

Boost for Croatia

Dekanich, Glumac, Murray to don jersey in Eindhoven[more]

ZAGREB – Croatia will be boosted by three Canada-born players of Croatian... [more]

 

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