Women’s ice hockey has started in Kuwait and a national team has been formed for the first time for this season. Video: Olympic Channel
KUWAIT CITY – For the first time ever women play ice hockey in Kuwait. The ladies from the Gulf state prepare for their international debut in a tournament in Bangkok and hope to join IIHF tournaments in the future after their first experiences.
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Head coach Andrejs Zakis and the Latvian team celebrate a 2-0 win against Norway at the 2007 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division I in Nikko, Japan. Photo: IIHF Archive
RIGA – Andrejs Zakis, a long-time official on and off the ice in Latvia, former goalie and former head coach of the Latvian women’s national team, passed away on Friday. He was 61...
Seventh heaven for Jaros
Kosice D-man first Slovak NHL rookie of 2017/18[more]
Ottawa prospect Christian Jaros won a surprising bronze with Slovakia at the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship in Canada and captained the U20 team one year later. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
When Ottawa Senators defenceman Christian Jaros made his NHL debut, it was a bigger moment for Slovak hockey than it would have been 15 years ago.
Jenny Potter (with IIHF President Rene Fasel) was the captain of the U.S. women’s national team that won gold at the 2011 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
BRATISLAVA – Former world-class player Jenny Potter will coach the Slovak women’s national team. She will be assisted by Robert Marton and Jan Bezdek.