Washington Capitals wing Alex Ovechkin and Vezina Trophy-winning goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky will lead Russia in the world ice hockey championship starting in Minsk, Belarus, on Friday.
Russia routed Germany 7-0 Saturday for its third straight victory at the junior ice hockey world championships.
How are the Blackhawks and Panthers hanging tough? Should women be inducted into the Hall? Scott Burnside digs in on this and more in this week's 5 Things.
The United States got goals from six different scorers to open the ice hockey world championships on Friday with a 6-2 thrashing of Austria.
Instead of opting for Hall of Famers or heavyweights to coach its world championship team, Canada stuck with its roots.