• CHL Hands Four Game Ban to Kristoffer Mohr

    Kristoffer Mohr of the SønderjyskE Vojens has been assessed a four game suspension by the Champions Hockey League after kneeing Mikko Lehtonen on Saturday. With less than a minute remaining in Saturday’s contest, Mohr lunged out and took down Lehtonen, playing for Skelleftea AIK, with him. As a result, Mohr will miss the remaining games of the group stage that Vojens will compete in. […]

    CHL Hands Four Game Ban to Kristoffer Mohr
  • Five Former NHLer’s to Watch at Champions Hockey League

    For many players, the thought of moving overseas during the latter stages of the career is a very enticing option. Beautiful cities, solid paycheck…oh, did I forget to mention fantastic hockey? For these five players, either near the end of the careers or just looking for a second chance, the Champions Hockey League will benefit from having the skill and […]

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  • Three Players Suspended at Champions Hockey League

    It didn’t take long for the first three players to receive the ban-hammer at the inaugural Champions Hockey League tournament, with all three getting called for the same action. According to the CHL, Niklas Arell of Färjestad has received a 1-game timeout for checking to the head and neck area. A no tolerance action by the IIHF, he will miss his […]

    Smashing someone's brains out doesn't exactly work in today's hockey/
  • Elite League Preview

    With just two weeks remaining until the start of the new season, the British Elite League’s ten teams are putting the final touches to their rosters in preparation for the new campaign. Defending league champions Belfast retained the bulk of their squad for the new season, with the biggest changes coming off the ice. Former player and Coach Steve Thornton […]

    Elite League Preview
  • CHL Game of the Day: Tappara Erase 3-0 Lead to Demolish Stavanger

    For a single period, it looked as though the first major stunner of the Champions Hockey League was upon us. That wouldn’t end up being the case, as Tappara Tampere would survive a horrendous opening twenty minutes to take home the 7-3 victory over the Stavanger Oilers. Before the game even begun, the Finnish victors looked like the favorites from the […]

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  • Five Draft Prospects to Watch at Champions Hockey League

    After months of waiting, the Champions Hockey League is finally here. For many players, it’s a chance to bask in the national spotlight, while for others, it’s time to get their career kick-started. For these five players, an impressive performance can help their draft stock massively over the next two years, but is it too much to expect out of […]

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  • Champions Hockey League Schedule (Eastern Timezone)

    The Champions Hockey League is a 44 team European Hockey tournament set up by the IIHF to find the best team in Europe. The regulation round will begin on August 21st, 2014 and will conclude on October 8th, 2014. Once the rankings are determined, the playoffs will begin November 4th and will run until February 4th.

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  • Five NHL Prospects to Watch From the Champions Hockey League

    With the rebirth of the Champions Hockey League beginning this Thursday, many North American hockey fans have began to show a bit of interest in the event. The first time around, back in 2008, was a smaller scale event and despite fantastic hockey action, fans were left with more to desire. Thanks to the IIHF, Europe will play host to a […]

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  • THHenwick IIHF Junior Ranking System: August 1st, 2014

    Every year, I hear the same old arguments about the IIHF ranking system: “Canada won the Olympics, they’re the best”, “Oh yeah, but Sweden is always the most consistent, so wouldn’t that make them the best?”, “Th3$3 r@nkennigs suk”, etc., etc. After a while of agreeing with the system the IIHF employs, I decided to come up with my own […]

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  • Canada Wins Ivan Hlinka for Seventh Straight Time

    Team Canada have defeated the Czech Republic 6-2 to win gold at the under-18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup for the seventh consecutive year and 19th time in 24 total tournaments. Erie Otters forward and upcoming NHL draft prospect Dylan Strome opened the scoring at 3:34 into the first period, only to have Lawson Crouse make it a 2-0 game a […]

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Masterton Nominee Paul Ranger Signs With Genève-Servette

July 15, 2014 at 11:31 am

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Former Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Paul Ranger has reportedly signed a two-year contract with the defending Spengler Cup champions, HC Genève-Servette. In...

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Five Former NHLer’s to Watch at Champions Hockey League

August 23, 2014 at 8:50 am

Phillip MacCallum/Getty Images North America For many players, the thought of moving overseas during the latter stages of the career is a very enticing option. Beautiful...

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CHL Hands Four Game Ban to Kristoffer Mohr

CHL Hands Four Game Ban to Kristoffer Mohr

August 24, 2014 at 7:20 pm

Kristoffer Mohr of the SønderjyskE Vojens has been assessed a four game suspension by the Champions Hockey League after kneeing Mikko Lehtonen on Saturday. With less than...

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Ukraine Withdraws as Hosts of 2015 Division IA World Championships

August 15, 2014 at 6:25 pm

Photo: Valeri Dudush Due to the political tensions in the country, Ukraine has withdrawn their status as hosts of the  2015 IIHF Division I Group A World Championships...

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CHL Hands Four Game Ban to Kristoffer Mohr

CHL Hands Four Game Ban to Kristoffer Mohr

Kristoffer Mohr of the SønderjyskE Vojens has been assessed a four game suspension by the Champions Hockey League after kneeing Mikko Lehtonen on Saturday. With less than a minute remaining in Saturday’s contest, Mohr lunged out and took down Lehtonen, playing for Skelleftea AIK, with him. As a result, Mohr will miss the remaining games of the group stage that Vojens will compete in. […]

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Phillip MacCallum/Getty Images North America

Five Former NHLer’s to Watch at Champions Hockey League

For many players, the thought of moving overseas during the latter stages of the career is a very enticing option. Beautiful cities, solid paycheck…oh, did I forget to mention fantastic hockey? For these five players, either near the end of the careers or just looking for a second chance, the Champions Hockey League will benefit from having the skill and […]

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Smashing someone's brains out doesn't exactly work in today's hockey/

Three Players Suspended at Champions Hockey League

It didn’t take long for the first three players to receive the ban-hammer at the inaugural Champions Hockey League tournament, with all three getting called for the same action. According to the CHL, Niklas Arell of Färjestad has received a 1-game timeout for checking to the head and neck area. A no tolerance action by the IIHF, he will miss his […]

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Elite League Preview

Elite League Preview

With just two weeks remaining until the start of the new season, the British Elite League’s ten teams are putting the final touches to their rosters in preparation for the new campaign. Defending league champions Belfast retained the bulk of their squad for the new season, with the biggest changes coming off the ice. Former player and Coach Steve Thornton […]

Read more ›
Vaxjo Lakers/Champions Hockey League via Getty Images

CHL Game of the Day: Tappara Erase 3-0 Lead to Demolish Stavanger

For a single period, it looked as though the first major stunner of the Champions Hockey League was upon us. That wouldn’t end up being the case, as Tappara Tampere would survive a horrendous opening twenty minutes to take home the 7-3 victory over the Stavanger Oilers. Before the game even begun, the Finnish victors looked like the favorites from the […]

Read more ›
HÅKAN NORDSTRÖM / TT

Five Draft Prospects to Watch at Champions Hockey League

After months of waiting, the Champions Hockey League is finally here. For many players, it’s a chance to bask in the national spotlight, while for others, it’s time to get their career kick-started. For these five players, an impressive performance can help their draft stock massively over the next two years, but is it too much to expect out of […]

Read more ›
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Champions Hockey League Schedule (Eastern Timezone)

The Champions Hockey League is a 44 team European Hockey tournament set up by the IIHF to find the best team in Europe. The regulation round will begin on August 21st, 2014 and will conclude on October 8th, 2014. Once the rankings are determined, the playoffs will begin November 4th and will run until February 4th.

Read more ›
IIHF Photo

Five NHL Prospects to Watch From the Champions Hockey League

With the rebirth of the Champions Hockey League beginning this Thursday, many North American hockey fans have began to show a bit of interest in the event. The first time around, back in 2008, was a smaller scale event and despite fantastic hockey action, fans were left with more to desire. Thanks to the IIHF, Europe will play host to a […]

Read more ›