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2016 World Cup of Hockey: Canada defeats Europe 3-1 in Game 1 of World Cup of Hockey final

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2016 World Cup of Hockey: Canada defeats Europe 3-1 in Game 1 of World Cup of Hockey final

By Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther)  TORONTO — Even with a poor performance beyond the first line and in net, it was business as usual for Team Canada as they defeated Team Europe 3-1 in Game 1 of the World Cup best-of-three finals. In front of an Air Canada Centre crowd that seemed far from sold out, the undefeated Canadians […]

2016 World Cup of Hockey: Marchand scores twice, Canada beats Russia 5-3, advance to World Cup final

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2016 World Cup of Hockey: Marchand scores twice, Canada beats Russia 5-3, advance to World Cup final

By Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther) TORONTO — There was a moment, ever so brief, of fear near the end of the 2nd period in the Air Canada Centre. Forward Evgeny Kuznestov had given the highly-skilled Russian squad a 2-1 lead with 3:36 to go in the period. Canada was losing for the first time in the […]

US, Canada Rivalry Shows in Exhibition Game

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US, Canada Rivalry Shows in Exhibition Game

While hockey is back on your television screens, the World Cup of Hockey doesn’t officially begin until the 17th. Until then we have some “pre-tournament” action. And what better way to start the season than a heated rivalry between countries? In the first day of pre-tournament hockey, an exhibition game between the USA and Canada felt more […]

Hockey Canada World Junior Cuts are a Sham

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Hockey Canada World Junior Cuts are a Sham

By David Malinowski (@dmmm14) It’s the time of year where snowflakes are lackadaisically falling down to Earth outside, gathering closely together in the corners of the window, while the steamy smell of  hot chocolate and marshmallows fills the inside of a house, a family happily together for the holidays. It’s supposed to be the happiest […]

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Montreal Canadiens Spotlight: Habs players WHC bound

By James Stephan (@J_Habs) Since the Montreal Canadiens disappointing playoff elimination by the Ottawa Senators, the Habs players have wasted no time by joining the fight for the gold medal at the World Hockey Championships. Danny Kristo – Team USA 7gp, 1g-2a       Newly signed prospect Danny Kristo was part of the group of players […]

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Canada’s 2013 World Junior Hockey Team

CALGARY, Alta. – Hockey Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Hockey League (CHL), announced Thursday the 23 players that will make up Canada’s National Junior Team at the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championship in Ufa, Russia. The announcement comes at the conclusion of Canada’s National Junior Team selection camp, which ran from Dec. 10-13 at […]

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2010 Olympic Games: The Semifinals

[Today I am joined by WCBSTV.com Senior Sports and News Producer Jeff Capellini (@GreenLanternJet). We will break down the two semifinal match-ups for the Olympic Games. Jeff will talk about the Finland vs. USA game and I will touch base on the Canada vs. Slovakia game. Hope you enjoy.] For all of its perceived prowess […]

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Alas, Your Favorite Puck Buddy Has Arrived

This tweet catch you off-guard? “Team Sweden over USA in the Gold Medal game, Canada over Russia for the Bronze. You heard it hear first. #Olympics” There’s a method behind my madness. Top two favorites entering the 2010 Olympics; easy: Russian and Canada. Here’s why they’ll battle for the Bronze medal and not the Gold […]