Category Archives: International Hockey

Team Canada Reveals Men’s Olympic Hockey Roster

When a Leafs fan sees the names Mason Raymond, Ben Scrivens and Brandon Kozun lumped together in one place it is usually followed by an uncomfortable shiver and a remembrance of past negative experiences. But this is a much different set of circumstances. With Canada set to march into the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea on February 9th, Hockey

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World Junior Prospect Portfolio – Which Young Guns Blossomed in Buffalo?

As we recover from the yuletide turkey coma and the post new year hangover we are left enjoying another holiday tradition: The World Junior Championship. While success in this tournament does not guarantee prosperity at the NHL level it does serve as a great platform for one to boost their draft stock and audition for their NHL team. Nico Hischier

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The Candidates for Team Canada in Pyeongchang: The Best of the Rest

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about Canada’s KHL options for the upcoming Olympics in Pyeongchang. This latest entry looks at the other candidates from Sweden and Switzerland, to college and junior hockey. Full disclosure, the list is a bit of a doozy. But this is still a fun exercise for the hockey-mad Olympics fans out there. Also, with

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The Candidates for Team Canada in Pyeongchang: KHL Edition

With the World Juniors around the corner and Olympics closely following, Canadian hockey fans are waiting on bated breath to see who will represent us in Pyeongchang… Without the NHL’s participation in the Olympics, one of the most anticipated international hockey tournaments of the year will likely turn into the Spengler Cup with better media coverage. There is real doubt

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