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Korea to have men's, women's hockey teams at 2018 Winter Olympics

The men’s and women’s hockey teams of host nation South Korea have been granted automatic berths into the 2018 Winter Olympics hockey tournament, the International Ice Hockey Federation announced on Friday.

‘Red Army’ Trailer: Playing Hockey Behind the Iron Curtain

With the official start of the 2014-2015 NHL season just around the corner, there’s no better time to revisit a powerhouse force from the sport’s past. Red Army chronicles the tale of the former Soviet Union’s national hockey team through the tumultuous ’70s and ’80s, honing in on moments both tragic and hilarious. Show More Summary

The CRTC’s Future of TV Hearing: “There is No Such Thing as Too Much Choice”

Rogers Communications unveiled its plan for streaming more than 1,000 National Hockey League games on the Internet last week. Having invested billions of dollars to obtain the Canadian broadcast and Internet rights to NHL hockey, the...Show More Summary

“There is No Such Thing as Too Much Choice”

Appeared in the Toronto Star on September 6, 2014 as The Takeaway for the CRTC’s Future of TV Hearing Rogers Communications unveiled its plan for streaming more than 1,000 National Hockey League games on the Internet last week. Having...Show More Summary

Awww… Mike Mann’s summer vacation was ruined by the ‘spectre of climate change’

Hockey stick” conjurer Michael Mann’s recent article bemoaned how, even on vacation, he couldn’t get away from his work. He traveled to Glacier National Park and was confronted with the “spectre of climate change” in the form of melting glaciers. Climatologist David Legates, on the other hand, points out that those glaciers have been melting…

Top 5 Washington Capitals Training Camp Battles to Watch in 2014

Any time a head coach is hired in the National Hockey League, it's inevitable that there will be jobs up for grabs as the incoming bench boss attempts to leave his mark on his new team. When the Washington Capitals begin training camp...Show More Summary

Jamaica is holding national hockey team tryouts in Canada

File this in the "so crazy, it just might work" folder. Jamaica is holding hockey tryouts in Toronto this weekend for the country's first national squad. Graeme Townshend, the NHL's first Jamaican-born player and head coach of this venture, admits the team is likely eight to 20 years away from being competitive in the Olympics. Show More Summary

Ice Hockey - Giguere hangs up mask after 16 seasons

4 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

- Jean-Sebastien Giguere, a Stanley Cup-winning goaltender with Anaheim in his 16 National Hockey League seasons, announced his retirement Thursday after spending last season as a reserve for the Colorado Avalanche. The 37-year-old Montreal...Show More Summary

Bouchard, Raonic make final push to summit at U.S. Open

4 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

The Maple Leaf has been waved by a Masters champion and produced most valuable players in the National Basketball Association, National Hockey League and Major League Baseball. Faced with some Everest sized hype, Canadians Eugenie Bouchard and Milos Raonic have set up base camps within sight of that lofty goal and head into the U.S. Show More Summary

NHL - Better odds to better teams in draft lottery revamp

4 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

- A revamped National Hockey League Draft Lottery format announced Wednesday by the league will offer lower odds for the five worst clubs in a season to land the top pick. The move rewards superior performance while still giving the best chance at claiming the top choice to the teams that need it the most based upon futility, a move made the help create parity.

One-On-One With Pakistan's First Hockey Olympian, Aziz ur Rehman Khan

The man who brought a lot of glory to our nation, Aziz-ur-Rehman Khan was amongst the squad of the national hockey team which represented Pakistan for the very first time in the XIVth London Olympiad. Delhi-born, Aziz-ur-Rehman, an Olympian...Show More Summary

Russian teen girl hockey player snaps stick on American rival's head during game

Looks like the Cold War has hit ice. A Russian teenager brought her nation’s frosty relationship with the U.S. to a hockey game when she snapped her stick on an American rival’s skull.

Kate Middleton & Prince William Are Anything But Common at Commonwealth Games!

Prince Harry, Prince William, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (aka Kate Middleton) make the perfect royal trio while attending the 20th Commonwealth Games at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre on Monday (July 28) in Glasgow, Scotland. The royals watched Scotland take on Wales during the game. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Kate Middleton [...]

NHL Jumps on the Global Warming Bandwagon

America’s National Hockey League has become the latest organisation to claim that global warming threatens its future. Despite the fact that most of its rinks are indoors, it is maintaining that rising temperatures may melt frozen lakes, thus making it difficult for young people to start playing the sport. Show More Summary

NHL To Climate Change Deniers: We Need Winter Weather!

Rallying around the "we need winter weather" flag, the National Hockey League is going head to head with climate change deniers in its newly issued 2014 NHL Sustainability Report. NHL To Climate Change Deniers: We Need Winter Weather!...Show More Summary

NBCSN doubles down on late games, rivalries for 2014-15 NHL season

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

For the first time in a long time, the NHL’s national television partner is showcasing that the state of California is as relevant a place for hockey as say, Pennsylvania or New York. While NBC might suggest the headline to their 103 scheduled games is a Winter Classic in Washington, a high 14 games on […]

NHL Reports Carbon Reduction Efforts

The National Hockey League reduced its greenhouse gas emissions 28 percent, from 533,433 metric tons in 2011-12 to 385,912 metric tons in 2012-13, according to the NHL’s 2014 Sustainability Report. The report, produced with the Natural Resources Defense Council, is the first of its kind by a professional sports league. The NHL says it will […]

Pro-Hockey Releases Sustainability Report

Today, the National Hockey League released the first Sustainability Report ever issued by a professional sports league. Based on years of data collected from NHL arenas, the NHL's Sustainability Report represents what is arguably the...Show More Summary

Russian President Vladimir Putin gave a Mercedes to each member of Russia’s national hockey team

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

Russian President Vladimir Putin may not have the best reputation when it comes to keeping his word in the political world, but when it comes to hockey, it seems the steely-eyed leader always delivers on his promises. After Russia’s national hockey team took home a victory at the 2014 ice hockey world championship in Belarus in […]

Is Wayne Gretzky bringing a hockey team to Seattle?

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

Move over Starbucks, there might be a new franchise coming to town courtesy of hockey legend Wayne Gretzky. The New York Post reports: “Wayne Gretzky has joined a group of investors hoping to bring a National Hockey League team to Seattle, The Post has learned.” Gretzky’s group is one of three who are looking to […]

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