Canada is thinking about the larger ice surface as it picks its team for the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
The National Hockey League is riding high and as Craig Custance writes, planning extends from outdoor games to Champions League to the sale of the Coyotes.
T.J. Oshie had two goals and an assist and David Backes got the go-ahead score early in the third period of the St. Louis Blues' 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Friday night.
No prospect will go into the NHL draft coming off a performance quite like Cody Hodgson's. And that performance raised the draft stakes for the Brampton Battalion forward.
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.
The Czech Republic and Sweden will meet in the gold medal game of the world hockey championships.
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.
Mika Hannula scored a hat trick in Sweden's 6-0 quarterfinal win over the United States at the ice hockey world championship on Wednesday.
Dustin Brown scored his team-leading fifth goal Tuesday to lead the United States over the Czech Republic 3-1, setting up a quarterfinal meeting with Olympic champion Sweden at the World Ice Hockey Championship.
Finland blanked the United States 4-0 to stay unbeaten at the hockey world championships, while Sweden also closed in on a quarterfinal spot by beating Belarus 4-1.
Russia defeated Belarus 3-2 with a pair of third-period goals on Monday, and Switzerland beat Ukraine 2-1 to advance at the World Ice Hockey Championship.
Olympic champion Sweden beat Ukraine 4-2 behind Fredrik Emvall's two goals Saturday night in an opening qualification-round game at hockey's world championships.
The 10-team round-robin junior world hockey tournament begins with a matchup between defending champion Canada and Finland.
The United States and Russia are considered the teams to beat at the world junior hockey championship starting Monday in Vancouver, Kamloops and Kelowna, British Columbia.
Last time the NHL failed to award the Stanley Cup was 1919, the year after the Red Sox won the Series. Boston won last year and -- yep -- no Stanley Cup.
Petr Vrana's overtime goal gave the Czech Republic a 3-2 win over the United States for the bronze medal in the World Junior Hockey Championship.