Olli Rising
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Why one NHL expert believes Maatta is incomparable[more]

Olli Maatta (right, with Jussi Jokinen) starred at the 2014 Olympics already as a 19-year-old. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
The ever-increasing accolades used to describe Olli Maatta make the rookie sound more like a 10-year veteran and less like an NHL newcomer.

Maatta’s unpretentious stance toward life – driving a non-flashy Jeep Grand Cherokee, enjoying mushroom soup and naming the English Dictionary his... [more]

USA shuts down Czechs

U18: Goaltender Nedeljkovic perfect in second game[more]

Alexander Nedeljkovic and the U.S. defence were in fine form in Saturday's U18 preliminary round game against the Czech Republic. Photo: Richard Wolowicz / HHOF-IIHF Images
LAPPEENRANTA – After falling 4-2 to Switzerland in the opening game, the United States got back on track with a 3-0 win over the Czech Republic. Goaltender Alexander Nedeljkovic... [more]

No surprises on Day 2

U18: Slovaks defeat Germany, Czechs smash Danes[more]

The Czechs' win sets up a big game against the United States tomorrow. Photo: Richard Wolowicz / HHOF-IIHF Images

LAPPEENRANTA/IMATRA – Following Switzerland’s opening game upset of the USA yesterday at... [more]

Rebooting the eagle

Austria looks for fresh start after sour note in Sochi[more]

Manny Viveiros hopes to bring Austria back to the elite nations after Olympic Winter Games with mixed feelings. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
GOYANG – It was labelled the “game of the century” for the Austrian national team, but the playoff qualification game in Sochi to Division I rival Slovenia ended in a 4-0 whimper.... [more]

Team USA adds three

McDonald, Miele and Murphy go to Worlds[more]

COLORADO SPRINGS, USA – Forwards Colin McDonald (New York Islanders) and Andy... [more]

Danish player suspended

Jensen to miss two more games[more]

LAPPEENRANTA – The IIHF Disciplinary Panel has issued a suspension to Denmark... [more]

Coaches’ Conference

19-21 May in Vierumäki[more]

Coach Development = Athlete Performance? Does developing as a coach influence... [more]

Latvian U18 back

Baltic country succeeds at Mediterranean Sea[more]

NICE, France – Already before the last day undefeated Latvia cannot be... [more]



Canada names 20 players

Sweden falls to Canada

Swiss stunner

Ready for Gagarin Cup test

Tippett to lead Team Canada

Young and restless

Anything for the team

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