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USA-FIN-SF – Olympic – International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF

The U.S. grabbed a 2-0 first-period lead and never looked back in a 5-0 semi-final win over Finland on Monday to advance to the 2018 Olympic gold medal game. The U.S. will face the winner of the Canada-Olympic Athletes from...

OGwomen presser – Olympic – International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF

Korea's unified hockey team has won many hearts in PyeongChang - and now there are hopes that it could continue to compete in international competition. The Unified Korean women’s hockey team could be more than a one tournament wonder –...

Smith: “Athleticism is key” – Olympic

Colourful, contrarian, complex. Call him what you want, but Ben Smith has never wavered in his desire to do his duty for USA Hockey. He’s worn every hat. His first Olympic experience came 30 years ago as an assistant coach...

WSF preview – Olympic – International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF

Conventional wisdom says that the women’s final is destined to pit Canada against the USA once again. But don’t mention that to Finland or OAR. Historically, Canada and the USA have dominated the women’s gold medal game. Only once, in...

Playoffs set – Olympic – International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF

The preliminary round is over. Sweden, the Czech Republic, the Olympic Athletes from Russia and Canada earn a quarter-final bye. The teams ranked 5th to 12th remain in medal contention but will have to play a qualification playoff game on...

swe-fin – Olympic – International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF

Patrik Zackrisson's goal midway through the third broke a 1-1 tie and gave Tre Kronor a key victory over Finland. Zackrisson made a diving stab at a loose puck at 8:53 of the final period, smacking it in before goalie...

CAN-KOR – Olympic – International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF

Host Korea played with heart, but just couldn’t find the range against Canada in a 4-0 loss on Sunday. Canada moves on to the quarter-finals. The Canadians will face the winner of the Finland-Korea qualification playoff game at the Gangneung...

How the Koreas came together – Olympic

Reuniting a divided peninsula isn’t easy. Unifying its hockey players to work together on the ice, however, is a great step toward a peaceful direction. After a recent team practice the players of the unified Korean women’s ice hockey team,...

CZE-SUI – Olympic – International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF

A well-organized Czech Republic edged Switzerland 4-1 in a tight game, solidly executed by both teams, with the Czechs again demonstrating their patience. In a short tournament, finding cohesion is critical. And the Czechs again proved to be a...

SWE JPN – Olympic – International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF

An overtime thunderbolt from Ayaka Toko secured Japan its second win of the 2018 Games, making it the most successful in the country's hockey history. Japan followed up its Group B victory over Korea with an overtime success against Sweden....

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