A World Hockey Championship Worth Celebrating

Team Canada celebrates after crushing Russia in the IIHF World Championship gold medal game at O2 Arena on May 17, 2015 in Prague, Czech Republic. (Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Team Canada celebrates after crushing Russia in the IIHF World Championship gold medal game at O2 Arena on May 17, 2015 in Prague, Czech Republic. (Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Canada captured its 25th IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship gold by thumping Russia 6–1 in the tournament’s final game this past Sunday. It was an...

  • Punjab-A goalie makes a great save during their Holland Cup Semi-final match against HKFC-A at Hong Kong Football Club on Sunday April 26. Punjab-A won the game 8-5 to move into the final against SSSC-A on May 10, 2015. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    Punjab-A and SSSC-A Through to Holland Cup Final

    Hong Kong—The HKHA Men’s Cup Semi-finals of the Holland Cup were held last Sunday April 26 with wins for Punjab-A and SSSC-A. Punjab-A played HKFA-A... Read more

  • Matt Beleskey of the Anaheim Ducks takes a slashing penalty on Josh Jooris of the Calgary Flames as Johnny Gaudreau looks for the puck in regular season NHL action on Jan. 21, 2015 in Anaheim, California. (Harry How/Getty Images)

    Flames Need More Magic to Beat Ducks in NHL Playoffs

    The Anaheim Ducks and Calgary Flames meet in a second-round matchup featuring a contrast of styles—the size and strength of the Ducks against the speed... Read more

  • Winnipeg Jets fans do the wave in Game 3 against the Anaheim Ducks at the MTS Centre on April 20, 2015 in Winnipeg. (Marianne Helm/Getty Images)

    An Emotional Roller Coaster in Winnipeg

    WINNIPEG—Nineteen years is a long time to wait. Between 1996 and 2015, there were many painful spring days where Winnipeggers watched with envy while other... Read more

  • Marc-Andre Fleury

    Teams Headed in Different Directions Clash

    NEW YORK—The previous time they met in the postseason, the New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins were headed in different directions. They still are. When... Read more

  • Henrik Sedin of the Vancouver Canucks plays the puck off the back of the net to elude the check of T.J. Brodie of the Calgary Flames on Jan. 10, 2015 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. The two Canadian division rivals are slated for an interesting battle in the first round of the NHL Playoffs. (Rich Lam/Getty Images)

    Canucks Hold Slim Edge Over Flames

    The Vancouver Canucks have a slight statistical advantage going into their first-round NHL Playoffs matchup against the Calgary Flames. But don’t sell the Flames short... Read more

  • Carey Price stops the puck in front of Tom Gilbert and Mark Stone at the Bell Centre on Dec. 20, 2014 in Montreal, Canada. Montreal and Ottawa renew their rivalry in the NHL Playoffs starting Wednesday, April 15. (Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

    Three Keys to Canadiens-Senators NHL Playoffs Series

    The Montreal Canadiens’ reward for the second best record in the NHL is a rivalry renewal against the Ottawa Senators, the league’s hottest team in... Read more

  • Khalsa gain a narrow 1-goal victory against a high class, motivated HKCC team to become Champions of the men’s Super 6s competition at Hong Kong Football Club on Sunday April 5, 2015. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    Khalsa Wins Men’s Hockey Super 6s

    Hong Kong—Khalsa won the Hong Kong Hockey Sixes organized and run by the Hong Kong Football Club and held at Sports Road during the Saturday... Read more

  • Montreal Canadiens’ P.A. Parenteau is congratulated by teammates after scoring a second-period goal against the Florida Panthers on April 5, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

    Looking at Montreal Canadiens’ Possible First-Round NHL Playoff Matchups

    It’s been a banner year for the Montreal Canadiens. The playoffs are just around the corner and the Habs have a nice three-day break prior... Read more

  • Goalie Eddie Lack is congratulated by teammates Radim Vrbata and Kevin Bieksa after the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Winnipeg Jets on March 24, 2015 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. (Rich Lam/Getty Images)

    Canucks’ Season of Transition Fast-Tracked With Right Coach, Right Moves

    Usually when an NHL team cleans out its front office and coaching staff, it takes a few years until that team contends again for a... Read more

  • New York’s Jesper Fast celebrates his goal against Anaheim on March 22, 2015 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The New York Rangers defeated the Anaheim Ducks 7–2 in a battle of Presidents’ Trophy hopefuls. (Elsa/Getty Images)

    NHL Presidents’ Trophy Race Could Be Tightest Ever

    This year’s race to the Presidents’ Trophy looks to be tighter than any other in history, but when all’s said and done, winning the award... Read more

  • New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist and right wing Mats Zuccarello (36) defend the net against a shot at goal by Montreal Canadiens right wing Brandon Prust (8) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 at Madison Square Garden in New York.  The Canadiens won 1-0. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Rangers’ Lundqvist Back at Practice, Closer to Game Ready

    NEW YORK—Henrik Lundqvist practiced with his Rangers teammates Tuesday for the first time since he was forced from the lineup by a neck injury in... Read more

  • Dustin Byfuglien is seen in action against the Ottawa Senators at the MTS Centre on March 4, 2015 in Winnipeg. The big defenseman suffered an upper-body injury in that game and hasn’t yet returned to action. (Marianne Helm/Getty Images)

    Byfuglien More Than a Big Loss for Winnipeg Jets

    There’s little doubt that Dustin Byfuglien has been the MVP for the Winnipeg Jets this season. Not to discount the excellent season Bryan Little is... Read more

  • Hong Kong Tycoons celebrate winning the playoff final in the CIHL at Mega Ice on Saturday March 14, 2015. (Patrick Calkins)

    Overtime Win for Tycoons in Playoff Final

    HONG KONG—The Playoff Final in the CIHL at Mega Ice on Saturday March 14, went down to the wire. The glass was shaking from the... Read more

  • Cam Talbot, Derick Brassard, Dave Bolland

    Rangers Backup G Talbot Shining Through Lundqvist’s Absence

    NEW YORK—If someone said the New York Rangers would be without star goalie Henrik Lundqvist for more than a month during a crucial stretch, their... Read more

  • Ottawa Senators' goalie Andrew Hammond makes a save against the Buffalo Sabres in Ottawa on March 6, 2015. (The Canadian Press/Justin Tang)

    Surging Ottawa Senators Eye Final Playoff Spot

    The Ottawa Senators are playing their best hockey of the season and have put themselves in position to compete for the final wild card spot... Read more

  • Director Gabe Polsky (R)  and the crew of the documentary film, "Red Army," filming on location in Red Square, Moscow. Polsky’s film tells the story of the Soviet Union’s relationship with its famed national hockey team through the eyes of Slava Fetisov, the Hall of Fame defenseman who later won two Stanley Cup titles with the Detroit Red Wings. (AP Photo/Sony Pictures Classics/Red Army Doc LLC, Silvia Zeitlinger)

    Documentary Tells Gripping Story of Red Army Hockey Team

    LOS ANGELES—Gabe Polsky wouldn’t stop pestering him, so Viacheslav “Slava” Fetisov grudgingly promised 15 minutes to the American making a documentary about the Soviet Union... Read more