Tag Archives: 2019 IIHF World Championships

“I Left The Room” – Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov Addresses Video Allegedly Showing Him With Suspicious Substance

After a bronze medal run with Team Russia at the 2019 International Ice Hockey Federation’s World Championships, Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov found himself under intense social media speculation on Monday when a video surfaced showing the Caps’ superstar center sitting … Continue reading

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Russia Beats Czech Republic 3-2 In Shootout, Takes Bronze Medal

Photo: Team Russia And just like that, the final day of the 2019 IIHF World Championship was upon us. It was medal day in Bratislava, Slovakia. In the first game of the day, Team Russia beat the Czech Republic 3-2 … Continue reading

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Canada Crushes Czech Republic, 5-1, At IIHF World Championships

Photo: Sports Interaction Blog Canada advanced to the Gold Medal game against Finland with a 5-1 victory over the Czech Republic in the World Championship semifinal on Saturday afternoon. Washington Capitals forward Jakub Vrana drew back into the lineup for … Continue reading

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Finland Tops Russia, 1-0, In IIHF World Championship Semifinal

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, center Evgeny Kuznetsov, and defenseman Dmitry Orlov’s hopes of winning the IIHF World Championships were shut down on Saturday when Finland came on top in a 1-0 victory over Russia in the Semifinal. Finland will … Continue reading

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Jakub Vrana, Czech Head Coach Address Vrana’s Healthy Scratch Against Germany; His Chances to Play Against Canada In Semi Final

Photo: iDNES.cz We first reported Thursday morning that the potential for Jakub Vrana being a healthy scratch in the Czech’s quarterfinal game against Germany Thursday evening was a real possibility. As it turned out, Vrana was indeed a healthy scratch, … Continue reading

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Tracing The History Of Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin As Teammates, Linemates And Roomates; A Long And Winding (And Sometimes Bumpy) Road

Photos: Sports.ru The 2019 IIHC World Championship is well underway in Slovakia, and since the tournament’s start, the Russian team has been bombarded with the question: “Can Malkin and Ovechkin play on the same line?”  

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Team Russia Beats Team USA 4-3, Will Face Team Canada in Semi-Finals

Thursday was the start of the elimination round in this year’s IIHF World Championship, and as luck would have, opened with a heavyweight battle, as Team USA and Team Russia renewed acquaintances at Ondrej Nepela Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia. This … Continue reading

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Jakub Vrana: A Hot Start But Cool Finish May Mean A Scratch Against Germany [Translated Interview]

Jakub Vrana came to the IIHF World Championships expecting to be one of the Czech Republic’s top scorers. In the first game on May 10 against Sweden, Vrána scored two goals.  But since then has added only two goals in … Continue reading

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Caps Leading the Way: Capitals’ Dmitry Orlov and Martin Fehervary Lead World Championships as The Hardest Shot and Fastest Rookie

Photo: Matt Zambonim/HHOF-IIHF Many of the Capitals at the International Ice Hockey Federation’s World Championships in Slovakia have certainly been having an impact, with Alex Ovechkin, Dmitry Orlov, and Evgeny Kuznetsov having success with Team Russia and prospect Martin Fehervary … Continue reading

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Team USA vs. Team Russia: USA vs. Ovechkin, Kuznetsov and Orlov

The preliminary round is complete, with the final eight teams set. Now it’s “win or go home” time in this year’s IIHF World Championship.  The elimination round will get started with possibly the premier matchup of the tournament, as Team … Continue reading

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