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Capitals Prospects Damian Riat, Tobias Geisser And Ludwig Persson Participate In International Tournaments

Photo: Lausanne Hockey Club In North America, November 11 is associated with Veterans’ Day in the United States and Remembrance Day in Canada. But for European hockey players, it is a time typically associated with the first international hockey tournaments … Continue reading

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A Golden Finnish: Team Finland Downs Team Canada in Overtime to Capture Gold in 2022 World Championship

Photo: IIHF While the likes of Team USA and Team Canada are often talked about as hockey superpowers when it comes to international play, the tide has turned in favor of Finland, who captured the 2022 International Ice Hockey Federation’s World … Continue reading

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Report: IIHF President Luc Tardiff Will Not Lift Evgeny Kuznetsov’s Suspension For Olympics

Russian media outlets reported on Thursday that Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov will not be permitted to play for the Russian national team at the 2022 Olympics.

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Report: NHL Will Not Cover COVID-19 Insurance For Players At 2022 Winter Olympics

Photo: Bleacher Report According to the New York Post’s Larry Brooks, the NHL Players’ Association has told players that the NHL will not pay for COVID-19 insurance at the 2022 Winter Olympics or Olympic Qualifiers in Beijing, China in February.

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Team USA Defeats Team Canada 2-0 to Capture Fifth World Junior Championship; First Gold Medal Win Since 2017

USA Hockey While NHL training camps have been heating up, all eyes on Tuesday night, January 5, 2021 were placed firmly on the Gold Medal game of the 2021 World Junior Championships, where Team USA defeated their neighbors, Team Canada … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals’ Prospect Connor McMichael Records Goal in Team Canada’s 5-0 Victory Over Russia In World Junior Semi-Finals

Hockey Canada Now in the first week of January 2021, the 2021 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championships will soon be wrapping up. With a roster filled with many talented young players, the 2020 defending champion Team Canada took … Continue reading

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IIHF Cancels World Championship Due To Coronavirus

Photo: Sporting News The IIHF announced on Saturday that they have canceled the 2020 World Championships in May due to the coronavirus. They were supposed to take place in Zurich and Laussane.

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Capitals’ 2019 First-round Pick Connor McMichael Helps Rally Team Canada To Gold Medal In 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship

Already having a banner season with the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League, the Washington Capitals’ 2019 first-round pick Connor McMichael added to his impressive 2019-20 campaign with a goal that helped Team Canada capture the Gold Medal in the … Continue reading

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Martin Hugo Has Records Three Points In Czech Republic’s 4-3 Loss To Germany At World Juniors

Photo: Washington Capitals Washington Capitals prospect, Martin Hugo Has, scored a goal and picked up two assists in the Czech team’s second game of the 2020 World Junior Tournament in the Czech Republic. They fell 4-3 to Team Germany.

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The Russians Are Coming!: A Look at the Influx of Russian Goaltenders in the Metropolitan Division

Photos: KHL “The Russians are Coming, The Russians are coming!” was a cry from an old movie during the Cold War era. Today in a hockey context, the saying could be used to describe the bevy of Russian goaltenders that … Continue reading

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