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U18 national team to be centralized in MHL[more]

Arena Lucerne Lucerne  SwitzerlandRussia’s Kirill Kaprizov skates with the puck in front of Team USA's Jack Roslovic. This season the Russians hope to emulate the Americans’ success with a centralized U18 national team. Photo: Matt Zambonin / HHOF-IIHF Images
MOSCOW – The United States have had tremendous success in the U18 World Championships thanks to their National Team Development Program (NTDP) with centralized U17 and U18 teams. Now Russia is planning to go a similar route for the upcoming season.

The Ice Hockey Federation of Russia... [more]

Changing values

Economics place league purchasing power in flux[more]

Changing spending power: Since Metallurg Magnitogorsk challenged the New York Rangers for the 2008 Victoria Cup, the Russian Ruble has dropped by over 50 per cent to the U.S. Dollar. Photo: Vladimir Rys / Bongarts / Getty Images
What do currencies have to do with hockey business? Quite a lot actually, the best hockey players are paid with money in many countries on three continents, and no salary is... [more]

“I want to win the Cup again”

Slovak star Hossa brings NHL trophy to Trencin[more]

Marian Hossa hoists the Stanley Cup in his hometown of Trencin. Photo: David Istok
TRENCIN, Slovakia – Marian Hossa brought the Stanley Cup to Trencin for the third time in six years. Even as a 36-year-old he is willing to win the Cup once again. spoke... [more]

Gronborg to coach Sweden

Marts’ successor for 2016/2017 season found[more]

Rikard Gronborg coaches the U20 national team at the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship on home ice in Malmo. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
STOCKHOLM – The Swedish Ice Hockey Federation named Rikard Gronborg, Johan Garpenlov and Peter Popovic as coaches for the 2016/2017 season including the 2016 World Cup of Hockey... [more]

Marty twins retire

Swiss women’s national team loses two greats[more]

ZURICH – 27-year-old twin sisters Julia and Stefanie Marty retire from the... [more]

Media accreditation

Information on Youth Olympics[more]

Media accreditation for the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer,... [more]

Always moving forward

International female officials put to test at camp[more]

MAGGLINGEN, Switzerland – 33 female game officials from 16 countries spent... [more]

Russia issued fine

Disciplinary action following incident at Worlds[more]

ZURICH – The Ice Hockey Federation of Russia was fined CHF 80,000 due to an... [more]





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