Recently it was announced that the Super Series was going to be coming to the UK and the FlyDSA Arena in Sheffield. The game? Canada vs USA! We at Chasing the Puck got an exclusive invitation to the official press conference at the Arena today (5th February). Exciting, right?
At the press conference was former German league star Kerry Goulet, Coventry Blaze’s Kevin Noble and the Sheffield Steel Kings chairman Jake Oakley.
For those that don’t know what the Super Series is, don’t panic, don’t worry. Let me explain. For the last four years, The Ice Hockey Classic has taken place in New Zealand and Australia, offering ice hockey fans the opportunity to see well-known players from various leagues around the world play in an exhibition game all in the name of charity.
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Sometimes you need a bit of luck to win a hockey game, and Finland found that out in their quarterfinal matchup with Canada in the World Junior Championships.
With the group stage over, its knockout time. Denmark and Kazakhstan are fighting each other to stay in the top group for next year (Kazakhstan currently have a 1 – 0 lead in the relegation rounds after a 4 – 3 win in game one which saw Denmark finally score a goal), and for the rest of the competition a loss see’s them out of the tournament.
Continue reading A bit of luck helps Finland past Canada
You can catch up with day one action of the WJC here, and if you want to see what happened on day two just click here.
It’s been two great days to open up the World Juniors, and a lot of teams grabbed a rest with just two games on the schedule.
Continue reading World Juniors Day 3 Recap: Russia edge out the Czech Republic
With the World Juniors starting tomorrow, a lot of eyes around the hockey world will be glued to the tournament that see’s 10 nations send some of the best prospects in the world to Victoria and Vancouver, British Columbia, as Canada play hosts of the tournament, eying up their 18th title at the World Junior Championships.
There will be some big name players who have already been through the draft process before, but some teams will be sending some key names to keep an eye on ahead of the 2019 NHL Draft, so we’re going to do our best to highlight some of the key names to watch.
Continue reading Draft eligible prospects to watch at this years World Juniors