Tagged: ‘Russia’

World Cup of Hockey 2016 Weekend Recap
September 19th, 2016 at 7:28 AM
The World Cup of Hockey 2016 opened with Team Europe defeating Team USA 3-0 at Air Canada Centre on Saturday. Jonathan Quick made 14 saves for Team USA, while Marian Gaborik, Leon Draisaitl and Pierre-Edouard Bellemare scored, and Jaroslav Halak made 35 saves for Team Europe. "I think our play with the...

Mats Zuccarello Has a Fractured Hand, Timetable for Return Uncertain
February 19th, 2014 at 2:16 PM
***PHOTO1***Hope for the best, be prepared for worst. That was the motto amongst New York Rangers' fans when Mats Zuccarello appeared in Sochi yesterday morning with his left hand wrapped in a bandage. Turns out, it's the worst, or pretty close to it at least. An MRI taken in Russia revealed today the...

Mats Zuccarello Injured, Misses Norway’s Game Against Host Russians
February 18th, 2014 at 1:37 PM
***PHOTO1***As if Norway wasn't a big enough underdog in their do-or-die qualification round match this morning with the host Russians, they went into the game down their lone NHL player, Mats Zuccarello. Norway lost 4-0. But the bigger story now becomes the status of the New York Rangers' Zuccarello. The Hobbit...

The Better Late than Never Olympic Hockey Predictions
February 13th, 2014 at 8:47 PM
***PHOTO1***Just about every Olympic hockey tournament has an underdog team that ends up medaling unexpectedly. 2010 in Vancouver had two: USA and Finland, neither of which was considered an odds-on favorite headed into the games.  This year may well be an exception. With the 2014 games in Sochi underway, four powerhouses--USA,...

New York Rangers Prospect J.T. Miller Has Eventful January
January 28th, 2013 at 6:16 PM
***VIDEO1*** The month of January sure was nice to New York Rangers prospect J.T. Miller. The 19-year-old started the month by helping Team USA defeat Sweden for the gold medal at the world junior hockey championship on Jan. 5 in Ufa, Russia. The month was capped by the young center being named...