Category: Winter Olympics

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 Heartbreak: Russia ousted on home ice by Finland

Pavel Datsyuk, Team Russia

There will be no gold for the Russian men’s Olympic hockey team in Sochi. With the proposition of tournament life or death hanging in the balance, Finland and Russia squared off in the most high profile matchup of the Olympic…

Olympic Hockey: Opportunity knocks for Team USA’s Phil Kessel

Phil Kessel, Team USA.

Criticism and Phil Kessel are as synonymous as tape and hockey sticks. And despite all the shots taken at number 81 of the Toronto Maple Leafs, it’s the shots he takes, on the ice, that continue to win over his…

Olympic Hockey: The Russians are (maybe) coming

Pavel Datsyuk, Team Russia

The 2014 Winter Olympic hockey tournament has been surprising so far, to say the least. Defenceman Drew Doughty leads Team Canada in scoring, two-time Cup winner Patrick Kane called Phil Kessel the best player he’s ever played with, and the…

Watch Malkin and Ovechkin singing in Olympic music video

Evgeni Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals showed off their singing skills in a recent promotional video for the upcoming 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. It’s unclear whether the two NHL Hart trophy winners are lip-syncing, but the video is entertaining nonetheless.

*Former NHL players Pavel Bure and Alexei Yashin can also be spotted wailing away

 

 

 

P. K. Subban is a ‘long shot’ to make Team Canada

Canadiens defenceman P. K. Subban. Image Courtesy of Flickr. Photograph by Margaret.

He is the reigning Norris trophy winner and current leader in points by defencemen. That being said, according to information gathered by TSN Insider Darren Dreger, P. K. Subban of the Montreal Canadiens is a ‘long shot’ to play for Team Canada…

Tobias Enstrom won’t play for Sweden at the 2014 Winter Olympics

Winnipeg Jets defender Tobias Enstrom. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Winnipeg Jets defender Tobias Enstrom announced yesterday that he will not suit up for the Swedish National Team at the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The Swedish roster is stacked. No Enstrom is bad news but not necessarily devastating.…