Category: Team Canada

Olympic Hockey: Canada-USA to clash in Sochi

Sidney Crosby, Olympic Hockey.

Not surprisingly, Team Canada and the U. S. will square off in a one-game decider at the 2014 Winter Olympic hockey tournament in Sochi. Quite unfortunately, the meeting will occur in the semi-finals, rather than the gold medal game. At…

Olympic Hockey: Don’t worry about Sidney Crosby

Sidney Crosby, Team Canada's roster.

Despite Team Canada’s best Olympic preliminary round showing with NHL players, some have decided to question the defending gold medalist Canadians after three preliminary round games in Sochi. Canada went 3-0 in round-robin play, defeating its opponents by a combined…

Olympic Hockey: Team USA on collision course with Team Canada in Sochi

Patrick Kane, Team USA.

Four years ago, it was Canada and the United States who warred for gold in Vancouver. At the 2014 Winter Olympic hockey tournament in Sochi, Russia, a gold medal game rematch between hockey’s two North American powerhouses is not possible.…

Team Canada earns bye to Olympic hockey quarterfinals

Shea Weber, Team Canada.

Chalk it up to another close game between Team Canada and Finland. With 1st place overall on the line, all either side needed to do was defeat the other in regulation. It turned out that such an accomplishment was not…

Team Canada’s 5 most concerning questions after 2 games in Sochi

Roberto Luongo, Team Canada.

With two games in the history books, Team Canada has yet to be tested in Sochi. Today, defending bronze medalling Finland is on the docket in what will be Canada’s one and only real challenge before the elimination games begin…

Team Canada takes the ice for first practice in Sochi

Sidney Crosby, Team Canada's roster.

Today, the highly anticipated Canadian Olympic national team took to Russian ice for its first practice, after arriving in Sochi less than 24-hours prior. Quick news and notes: Jeff Carter will replace the injured Steven Stamkos on Canada’s top line…

Martin St. Louis Named To Team Canada

Martin St. Louis, Tampa Bay Lightning, 1,000 games.

It was announced yesterday that Tampa Bay Lightning sniper Steven Stamkos will not be joining his fellow Canadians at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Less than twenty-four hours later, Team Canada’s brass, headed by Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman,…

Crosby and Stamkos to lead Team Canada’s offence in Sochi

Sidney Crosby, Penguins

In our celebrity obsessed society, it is always interesting when one icon reveals his/her thoughts about another. In Canada, there are few hockey players more popular than Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay…

Sidney Crosby named captain of Team Canada in Sochi

Sidney Crosby, Team Canada's roster.

Less than a month from now, the National Hockey League will send some of its most talented players to Sochi, Russia, to participate in the hockey tournament portion of the 2014 Winter Olympics. Team Canada announced its final roster on…