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  1. 2014 Sochi Olympics - Canada's defense-first mindset delivers win...

    Pierre LeBrun

    With an all-world defensive effort, the Canadians finally put to rest the criticism that they couldn't win on the big ice, writes Pierre LeBrun.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2014
  2. 2014 Sochi Olympics - Canada, Sweden to battle for gold medal

    Pierre LeBrun

    Sure, Canada has the deepest, most talented roster in hockey, but the Swedes have a few advantages of their own heading into the gold-medal game.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  3. 2014 Sochi Olympics - Sweden leans on Henrik Lundqvist as injurie...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Injuries continue to pile up and Sweden's gold-medal hopes now rest on the shoulders of goalie Henrik Lundqvist, who stood tall in a shutout of the dangerous Swiss team, Pierre LeBrun writes.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  4. 2014 Sochi Olympics - Canada's slow start against Norway is nothi...

    Pierre LeBrun

    The Canadians are usually slow starters at the Olympics, but they eventually got things going against Norway on Thursday, writes ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2014
  5. 2014 Sochi Olympics - Sweden and Czech Republic meet in men's hoc...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Sweden-Czech Republic is a great opener in the men's Olympic hockey tournament, featuring loads of talent, writes Pierre LeBrun.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2014
  6. 2014 Sochi Olympics - Team-by-team hockey breakdown (Sweden)

    Pierre LeBrun

    Given their strong defense and goaltending and their experience on big ice, the Swedes are a strong bet for Olympic gold, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2014
  7. We bring you Canada's second squad

    Pierre LeBrun

    The parity in international hockey has never been greater. So despite all its talent, Team Canada isn't an overwhelming favorite to win gold in Sochi -- but it is certainly among the favorites along with Russia, Sweden and the United States, in parti...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  8. Rumblings: Olympic deadline and trade talk

    Pierre LeBrun

    IIHF President Rene Fasel stood firm during an IIHF council meeting Tuesday in Zurich that the Dec. 31 Olympic roster deadline would not be altered, a source told ESPN.com. Top European countries such as Russia, Sweden, Finland and the Czech Repub...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  9. Swedish club Djurgarden to sign Calder Trophy winner Gabriel Land...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Gabriel Landeskog, last season's Calder Trophy winner as NHL Rookie of the Year, has agreed to join Djurgarden of Sweden's second division, his agent Peter Wallen told ESPN.com on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  10. Lindback steps up for Preds against hero

    Pierre LeBrun

    DETROIT -- In the childhood bedroom of Anders Lindback in his hometown of Gavle, Sweden, was a poster of Nicklas Lidstrom, a hero to many in his native country. Facing the legendary blueliner, along with Swedish star Henrik Zetterberg, for the fir...

    Blog | December 08, 2010
  11. Lindback steps up for Preds against hero

    Pierre LeBrun

    DETROIT -- In the childhood bedroom of Anders Lindback in his hometown of Gavle, Sweden, was a poster of Nicklas Lidstrom, a hero to many in his native country. Facing the legendary blueliner, along with Swedish star Henrik Zetterberg, for the fir...

    Blog | December 08, 2010
  12. 2010 Winter Olympics -- Final four is set as Slovakia stuns Swede...

    Pierre LeBrun

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- The final four was set late Wednesday night with one of the most shocking upsets of the men's Olympic hockey tournament. Slovakia dethroned defending champion Sweden with a 4-3 quarterfinal win and advanced to the semi...

    Blog | Conversation | February 25, 2010
  13. Swedish team agrees to join KHL next season

    Pierre LeBrun

    Russia's KHL, in its second year of operation, announced Thursday it has signed a letter of intent with AIK Stockholm that would see the Swedish club join its league next season.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2009
  14. Checking in with the champion Swedes

    Pierre LeBrun

    Russia is the team to beat in Vancouver, according the GM of the defending Olympic hockey champions. "I think the Russians, in my opinion, are fairly heavy favorites," Swedish Olympic team GM Mats Naslund told ESPN.com this week. "But otherwise, I t...

    Blog | Conversation | February 12, 2009
  15. Hedman or Tavares? With latest draft rankings, it's still a tough...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Sweden's Victor Hedman or Canada's John Tavares? The NHL's midseason scouting rankings did nothing to help solve that 2009 draft-day question since the league always separates North American and European skaters. That's always annoyed us. So we loo...

    Blog | Conversation | January 12, 2009
  16. Hockey fans, meet the new Dany Heatley

    Pierre LeBrun

    Hockey fans, meet the new Dany Heatley. Not just a 50-goal man, but a leader and a more complete player. Two games into the 2008-09 season, it's impressive.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2008