Pronger, Fyodorov, Housley, Ruggiero to be inducted[more]
Swedish defenceman Nicklas Lidstrom (left) battles with Finland's Niko Kapanen at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. Photo: Jukka Rautio / HHOF-IIHF Images
TORONTO – Gordie Howe was known as Mr. Hockey. Glenn Hall was known as Mr. Goalie. Nicklas Lidstrom was known as Mr. Perfect. Well, Perfect joins Hockey and Goalie in the Hockey Hall of Fame. The legendary defenceman is just the fourth player from Sweden to be so honoured, following Borje Salming,...
Chinese U18 national team captain Andong Song, who was drafted by the New York Islanders, defends against Romanian forward Robert Timaru at the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division II Group B. Photo: Dejan Balan
ZURICH – With Chinese U18 national team defenceman Andong Song drafted by the New York Islanders, the country hit the media in hockey countries while hockey hit the media in China...
Changes in Olympic Qualification
Spain hosts for Serbia; game in Bulgaria moved[more]
Spain’s Guillermo Betran and Serbia’s Nenad Rakovic battle for the puck. Photo: Jan Humski
ZURICH – Two changes will be performed in Olympic Qualification play in October and November.
Due to a schedule conflict with the Continental Cup, the Qualification...
Draft Day 2 with surprises
First Chinese, first Dutch-born player picked[more]
Andong Song, selected 172nd overall by the New York Islanders, became the first player from China to be drafted by an NHL team. Photo: Bruce Bennett / Getty Images
SUNRISE, USA – A couple players from non-traditional hockey countries made history on Day 2 of the NHL Draft including the first-ever Chinese player drafted by an NHL team. [more]