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  1. Predicting the Olympic medal round - NHL

    Matthew Coller and Ryan Wagman

    Matthew Coller and Ryan Wagman break down the Olympic playoff round games, providing a key matchup for each. He also predicts Russia to win the gold medal.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2014
  2. NHL - Previewing the preliminary round of Olympic hockey

    Matthew Coller

    Matthew Coller of Hockey Prospectus examines the projections for all the Olympic hockey teams and looks at a key matchup will determine their fates in qualifying for the medal round.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2014
  3. NHL - Previewing and projecting the lower-tier Olympic teams

    Timo Seppa

    To preview the Olympic men's hockey tournament, Hockey Prospectus looks at the teams competing in Sochi. In this edition, the lower-tier teams are projected; will a dark horse emerge to surprise with a medal?

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2014
  4. Edmonton Oilers prospect missing, feared drowned

    Police say an Edmonton Oilers prospect has been reported missing and is feared drowned.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2013
  5. Final Olympics berths set this weekend

    Pierre LeBrun

    Team USA and Team Canada will find out who fills out their respective Olympic preliminary groups for Sochi, Russia, after qualification tournaments wrap up across the pond Sunday. Olympic qualifying tournaments in Germany, Latvia and Denmark that ...

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  6. Buffalo Sabres sign first-round draft pick Zemgus Girgensons

    The Sabres signed forward Zemgus Girgensons, one of their two first-round draft selections, on Friday to a three-year, entry-level contract.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2012
  7. Zemgus Girgensons, potential top 10 pick, follows Internet to USH...

    Doug McIntyre

    Doug McIntyre writes that four years ago, playing hockey in America began with an Internet search for Zemgus Girgensons. Now, the 18-year-old is on the cusp of being a top-10 pick in the NHL draft.

    Blog | Conversation | January 19, 2012
  8. Latvia mourns hockey legend Karlis Skrastins

    About 20,000 Latvians said farewell Friday to former NHL player Karlis Skrastins, who died last week in a plane crash that wiped out an entire Russian team.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2011
  9. Islanders' Radek Martinek ruled out of worlds after concussion

    The New York Islanders defenseman Radek Martinek has been ruled out of the world hockey championship after sustaining a severe concussion in the Czech Republic's opening game against Latvia.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2011
  10. Coyotes beat Dinamo Riga in final exhibition game

    Petr Prucha scored the go-ahead goal with two seconds left in the second period and the Coyotes went on to beat Dinamo Riga 3-1.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 06, 2010
  11. E.J. Hradek: Team USA needs fast start versus Switzerland

    E.J. Hradek

    E.J. Hradek breaks down each of Wednesday's Olympic matchups, including Team USA versus Switzerland and what should be an epic clash between Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin ... er ... Canada and Russia.

    Blog | Conversation | February 23, 2010
  12. Sweden first team to win worlds, Olympics same year

    Sweden shut out defending champion Czech Republic 4-0 Sunday to win hockey's world championship, becoming the first country to win that title and Olympic gold in the same year.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2006
  13. Finland blanks Canada for bronze at worlds

    Fredrik Norrena made 37 saves to earn the shutout as Finland routed Canada 5-0 on Sunday in the bronze medal game at the world championships.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2006
  14. Sweden, Czech Republic to meet in worlds title game

    The Czech Republic and Sweden will meet in the gold medal game of the world hockey championships.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2006
  15. Slovakia to host World Championships in 2011

    Slovakia has been selected to stage the 2011 world championships.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2006
  16. Irgl lifts Czechs in OT; Finns blank Belarus

    Zbynek Irgl's goal late in overtime gave the Czech Republic a 4-3 victory over Russia on Thursday, sending the defending champions into the world championship semifinals.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2006