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Coaching legend takes over Italian national team[more]

 
Lou Vairo, a former head coach of the United States’ men’s and U20 national teams, will coach the Italian national team in the new season. Photo: IIHF Archive
MILAN – The Italian national team will eye for promotion to the top division with some celebrity in the coaching staff. Lou Vairo was named as new head coach and technical coordinator of hockey at the Italian Ice Sports Federation and will be assisted by Ivano Zanatta, Stefan Mair and Roberto... [more]

Building on Olympic momentum

Only female professional league seeks more of the spotlight[more]

Canadian forward Rebecca Johnston (right, against Team USA’s Amanda Kessel) of the Calgary Inferno is the first scoring leader of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League with three goals in two games. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
Brenda Andress received a lot of angry e-mails in the weeks following the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

The anger wasn’t directed at Andress, though. The commissioner of... [more]

Krikunov to coach Belarus

Salt Lake City “wizard” returns to lead national team[more]

The time-out before the sensation is perfect: Vladimir Krikunov and the Belarusian national team in the quarter-final against Sweden in the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. Photo: Gerry Thomas
MINSK – Vladimir Krikunov was named new head coach of the Belarusian national team. He succeeds Glen Hanlon, who left to coach the Swiss national team.

For the... [more]

Officials nominated

Referees, linesmen named for World Championship program[more]

The four officials look on during the national anthem after a game of the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
ZURICH – The International Ice Hockey Federation has named the referees and linesmen who will officiate in the various tournaments of the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship... [more]

Czech pioneer dies

Goalkeeper Jan Vodicka was 82[more]

CESKE BUDEJOVICE – Former Olympian Jan Vodicka died after a short, serious... [more]

New President for Belarus

Rachkovski to succeed Vorsin[more]

MINSK – Igor Rachkovski was unanimously elected as new President of the... [more]

Bremerhaven takes Group B

Also second-placed Belfast Giants advance in Continental Cup[more]

BREMERHAVEN, Germany – On the third day of some grueling and often very... [more]

Gonzalez elected

IIHF Council member to lead Spanish Ice Sports Federation[more]

BARCELONA – The assembly of the Spanish Ice Sports Federation (FEDH) elected... [more]

 

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