Tag Archives: IIHF

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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“He’ll get through it…We have his back”: Tom Wilson and Brett Connolly Show Support For Evgeny Kuznetsov After IIHF Suspension

The announcement from the International Ice Hockey Federation that Capitals’ center Evgeny Kuznetsov had been suspended four years from international play lit a firestorm around the hockey world, with fans, analysts, and players reacting to the news, which Kuznetsov and … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov, Capitals Release Statements on Suspension by International Ice Hockey Federation

The announcement from the International Ice Hockey Federation that Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov was suspended for four years from participating in international play after testing positive for a banned substance was a big one that rippled through the hockey world. … 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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Capitals Prospects Set to Participate in IIHF World Championship

It’s May 4th, 2018, which means this year’s IIHF World Championship is officially underway. Some of the best hockey players from around the world will represent their countries in this tournament, including NHL and AHL players whose teams are not involved … Continue reading

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Nike Unveils 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Jerseys​

On Sunday morning, the Hockey News revealed the jerseys for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, which will take place in Pyeongchang, South Korea. 13 countries will participate in the event: the United States, Canada, Slovenia, Slovakia, Switzerland, South Korea, Japan, … Continue reading

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Statement from Alex Ovechkin on 2018 Winter Olympics

Washington Capitals’ star winger Alex Ovechkin said in a statement released Thursday night that he is disappointed in the decisions reached by the IOC, IIHF and NHL regarding the NHL’s ruling not to send players to the 2018 Winter Olympics … Continue reading

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