Tag Archives: IIHF

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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“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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