2017 IIHF World Championship Report (Quarter-Finals)

The playoffs are here and as they started there was some potential for interesting games although that all gave way to the typical top teams who will be back competing for the medals for another year.

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2017 IIHF World Championship: Group B Preview

Group B is another one with favourites but with only two major powers there is a lot more up in the air as the group could see a big battle for the playoffs with more than a few teams in the hunt.

2016 World Cup of Hockey Report (Day 3)

To ensure a tournament that was quick and had no boring games the teams are limited and so far the strategy is working out as the games get more intense with playoff implications already on the line.

2016 World Cup Preview: Group A Preview

Group A may not be as unpredictable as Group B but there are still some great teams that will need to be watched in the battle for a playoff spot.

2016 IIHF World Championship: Group A Preview

Group A in the World Championship will see an all-European group that will get plenty of attention as they all look to be named the best in the world.

2016 World Juniors: Group B Preview

The Russians try to continue their World junior medal streak but firs they have to get by the home team in Group B.

2015 World Juniors Report: Quarter-Finals

The first round of the playoffs in the World Juniors featured plenty of great rivalries and a few surprises. Quart-Finals day began with a battle of two teams looking to stay in the top tier and that series itself had a surprise participant. The Swiss started the tournament well enough and looked to be safe in earning a wuart0final spot while the Danes struggled. Then it all got a little muddy as the Danes won a game and the Czechs struggled leaving a three-way fight to stay out of last place. When everything was set and done the Swiss landed in last place with a date with the Germans as they tried to remain in the top tier.

2015 World Juniors Report: Day 5

One day is left in the round robin as the playoff spots are coming down to the wire but in Day 5 it was one team that had their hopes on the line. The Danish Junior team had only ever been in the top tier of the tournament twice before and had yet to earn a win. After a great performance in Division I in 2014 the Danes had earned their way to the top tier for a third time.

2015 World Juniors Report: Day 4

The round robin is beginning to wind down as teams have limited games left before the playoff rounds begin. Day 4 in the tournament marked a tie for teams to separate themselves and clear up the playoff picture before New Year’s Eve. December 31st marks the final day of the round robin and often marks the biggest games of the tournament. These New Year’s Eve games are generally between the two biggest teams in each group.

2015 World Juniors Report: Day 2

Day 2 in the World Juniors tournament saw top teams solidify themselves as medal hopefuls while the rest of the pack fought it out. As the tournament continues on there are a handful of teams that look to be true contenders for the gold medal. So far Sweden and Canada have planted themselves on the top of each group. They were expected to be near the top alongside the Americans and Russians but the latter two have struggled to start their tournament.

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