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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 players.

The number of 62 European rookies is the highest since the IIHF started with studies on transfers of... [more]

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... [more]

Miroslav Hlinka passes away

Slovak hockey in mourning as World Champion commits suicide[more]

Miroslav Hlinka played in four IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships between 2000 and 2003. Photo: City-Press
BANSKA BYSTRICA, Slovakia – Former Slovak World Champion Miroslav Hlinka passed away. He was found dead in his hotel room in Banska Bystrica on Sunday afternoon. He was only 42... [more]

Swiss women honoured

National Hockey Award for Sochi heroes; Wick MVP[more]

The Swiss women’s national team poses for a group photo with the Hockey Award while Florence Schelling holds the award for the Hockey Woman of the Year. Photo: Martin Merk
ZURICH – The Swiss women’s national team was honoured with the Hockey Award given for extraordinary international performances at the Swiss Ice Hockey Awards on Sunday.

More milestones for 2014-15

Jagr, other stars will climb all-time lists[more]

Although the NHL season won’t kick off for weeks, history-minded fans are... [more]

Motormen get back

Lada Togliatti starts KHL campaign with new arena[more]

TOGLIATTI, Russia – Togliatti without hockey is like Moscow without the... [more]

New Swedish General Secretary

Tommy Boustedt takes on new challenge[more]

STOCKHOLM – Tommy Boustedt was named as new General Secretary of the Swedish... [more]

New job for Chibirev

Ukrainian Olympian coaches U20 national team[more]

KYIV – Another former Ukrainian national player will assume a coaching... [more]




Coaching in China

Koivu hangs up the skates

Derby opens Women’s Worlds

Miracle man will be missed

Women’s Worlds to Kamloops

Remembering Seth Martin

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