Canada's Women's Team Preparing for Olympics Under Unique Circumstances
Olympic years are never easy. Throw in a global pandemic and it gets even tougher. Canada's women's team has been busy in its preparation for Beijing, and its next step has taken them to Ottawa for a new challenge.
IIHF Meets to Review Olympic Eligibility of Chinese Players
The International Ice Hockey Federation council held a call Friday to review the Olympic eligibility of Chinese men’s national team players, with more still to come as to the host's status.
Will Connor Bedard Make Canada's World Junior Team?
Connor Bedard is one of the top 2023 NHL draft prospects and has an impressive resume at such a young age. But will it be enough to make him earn a spot on Canada's World Junior Championship roster next month?
Team Canada Announces Spengler Cup Management, Coaching Staff
Team Canada announced its coaching staff and management staff for the upcoming Channel One and Spengler Cup, with Claude Julien and Shane Doan set to lead the way. It might have some Olympic ramifications, too.
Prospect Roundup: Top Europeans Shine Through During International Break
Another international break is in the books, and a host of top drafted and future prospects stood out in recent junior hockey events across Europe.
Five Players Forcing Their Way Onto the 2022 Olympic Roster Bubble
These players have turned so many heads with their early-season play that they could be fringe contenders to make their nations' squads at the 2022 Beijing Winter Games.
Czech Republic, Denmark, Sweden Advance to Women's Olympic Hockey Tournament
Sweden, Denmark and the Czech Republic will finalize the group of 10 women's hockey teams participating in the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, China after qualification tournament wins over the weekend.
Mental Health is Crucial – In Hockey, and in Life
Sometimes, the joy of hockey is overshadowed by the anguish that takes place in the real world. Sometimes, the competitive bubble of sport is blown apart by the unpredictable. That's what the Bratislava Capitals are faced with now after a double tragedy.
China Will Participate in Men's Olympic Hockey Tournament
After months of speculation, the Chinese men's national hockey team will play in Beijing, with IIHF president Luc Tardif confirming the decision on Tuesday.
The Hockey News Podcast: Time for the Maple Leafs to Panic?
How worried should Toronto be about its slow start? Are the Blackhawks doomed? How many points does Connor McDavid get this year? And more.
Puerto Rico Wins Gold in First Women's Hockey Tournament
On Thursday, Puerto Rico beat Chile for its first win in its first game. Three days later, they were crowned champions at the Amerigol Latam Cup in Florida.
As Olympics Draw Closer, Concerns About China's Men's Hockey Team Continue
The participation of China's men's hockey team at the 2022 Olympics is still in question, with a decision set to be made by the end of October. As time ticks down, the challenges continue for the 32nd-ranked team in the world.
A New Dane: Denmark's Journey to its First Men's Olympic Tournament
It took a hockey miracle, but 75 years after joining the IIHF, the Danish men’s national team came out of nowhere to secure a berth in the Winter Olympics. It wasn't an easy ride.
If NHLers Go to the 2022 Olympics, Which Nations are the Favorites?
A deal to send NHL players to the 2022 Beijing Games is imminent. Based on an early look at the players most likely to represent each country, how do the nations rank in terms of medal odds?