The best players of their teams on Day 1. USA’s Jack Combs (right) scored four goals against Slovakia, three of them against Slovak goalie Vladimir Neumann (left). Photo: Rene Miko
BRATISLAVA – Thanks to his four goals and an assist in Team USA’s 8-1 against host Slovakia, Jack Combs has become the scoring leader after Day 1 of the 2017 IIHF Inline Hockey World Championship in his first international game.
But the 29-year-old is not a rookie of the game. He just...
Czechs edge Sweden
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Sweden's Jesper Kokkonen with a scoring chance in front of Czech netminder Dominik Frodl. Photo: Rene Miko
BRATISLAVA – Last year’s finalists Canada and Finland started the 2017 IIHF Inline Hockey World Championship with wins as did Team USA against host Slovakia. The last game was the...
More than half of the European players came from Sweden and Finland. Pictured are early picks Lias Andersson (SWE, 7th, NY Rangers) and Miro Heiskanen (FIN, 3rd, Dallas). Photo: Francois Laplante / HHOF-IIHF Images
Over the last two days some 217 young men who hope to play in the NHL one day were assigned their teams through the Entry Draft. Europeans accounted for nearly 42 per cent of that...