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Russian Heritage Night Is More Than Just a Special Event

A few NHL teams like the Florida Panthers (who had a night with Aleksander Barkov) and the Washington Capitals are hoping to have a night are what is probably just the start of something big. Alex Braverman and CEO Steven Wong are hoping for a lot more as they lead

Sam Morin is Trying To Switch Positions in 2021

Having been around Sam Morin for many years now, pre-draft, as a member of the Phantoms and Flyers, I have rarely met a guy who is 100% optimistic all the time. He’s rehabbed from some terrible injuries. He hasn’t played in a while, and yet, when his coach, Alain Vigneault,

Team USA Has Work To Do

Fans can celebrate the 7-0 win against the Czech Republic, but the team won’t be patting themselves on the back for winning a game that they were supposed to win. Sure, they scored seven goals, but this team has a lot of work to do if they want to win

Brett Berard Adds A Few Elements To Team USA

Brett Berard didn’t make the USA roster because his coach at Providence, Nate Leaman, is the head coach of the 2021 World Junior Championship squad, it happened because he never takes a shift off, and he can create situations out on the ice. “He’s a great coach, and I’ve enjoyed playing

How Igor Larionov Expects To Transform Team Russia

Everyone involved in hockey, or was a fan of the game, or even a casual observer knows the name, Igor Larionov. There’s no point in going over his accomplishments as a player, or an agent, all that matters right now is Larionov, the head coach, and can he guide his

2020 Book Reviews and Gift Ideas

The first one is a terrific tome “1919, The Search For Mankind’s Greatest Killer”. This book deals with Habs star, Newsy Lalonde, and a serious injury he incurred on the ice. This book is cringeworthy at times and skillfully written. Oh, and it deals with the Spanish Flu pandemic and

Alex Carpenter Named WHL Women’s MVP

KRS Vanke Rays’ American international forward Alex Carpenter was voted the MVP for the Women’s Hockey League’s 2019/2020 season. Carpenter dominated scoring in the regular season, plundering 53 (21+32) points in 27 games before adding 7 (3+4) in five playoff outings as the Rays won the cup at the first

The Detailing of a 2020 NHL Draft Selection

I’m always hearing people say, and I’ve said it, how did that player slip into the sixth or seventh round of an NHL draft? This year I’ve identified one that has a promising future, and that is Alex Young, and the San Jose Sharks selected him with the 196th overall

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