Articles By: Steven Ellis

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IIHF Announces Six End of Season Suspensions

USA’s Justin Abdelkader and Kazakhstan’s Nikolai Antropov will be suspended from their teams respective tournaments at the the 2015 IIHF World Championships following end of the year reviews by the International Ice Hockey Federation. Team USA forward Justin Abdelkader was suspended three games for a check to the head of Czech player Vladimir Sobotka during the USA/Czech Republic quarter-final contest [...]

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UFA Brett Beebe Gives USA Their First Ever Douglas Webber Cup Championship

Following an overtime thriller in the fifth and final game of the tournament taking place in Australia, the United States have won the Douglas Webber Cup for the first time. The game started off fairly strong for the Canadians. At 1:56 into the first, Bryan Cameron converted a nice passing play between David Rutherford and Josh Brittain into the contest’s [...]

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THHenwick Men’s World Hockey Ranking System: July 26th, 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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Jim Paek Joins Korean National Team With Massive Pressure On His Shoulders

Jim Paek Joins Korean National Team With Massive Pressure On His Shoulders

Former NHL defenseman Jim Paek has been named coach of the South Korea men’s national team after spending nine seasons as an assistant coach with the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL. “The idea of coaching the national team in the Olympics is one of my dreams. I’ve always wanted to help develop Korean hockey,” Paek said via the IIHF website. “I’ve returned [...]

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Former NHLer Patrick Côté Sentenced to 30 Months in Jail

Former NHLer Patrick Côté Sentenced to 30 Months in Jail

Former NHL winger Patrick Côté has been sentenced to 30 months in jail after confessing to a pair of bank robberies in Quebec. The 39-year old was arrested back in May when the car he was driving was reported stolen back into Ontario. During the questioning stage, Côté admitted to investigators that he’d robbed a CIBC branch in Brossard in [...]

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THHenwick IIHF Junior Ranking System: July 22nd, 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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French National Team Extends Coach Henderson’s Stay

Canadian born coach Dave Henderson, who has coached the French national team in some capacity since 2000, has signed on as the coach of the men’s team until at least 2016 following two successful campaigns at the World Championships. Prior to finding a job as a full time bench boss, Henderson became a player-coach at several levels before retiring at [...]

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Nepal, Country Famous For Mount Everest, Announces Ice Hockey Association

The Nepal Ice Hockey Association was formally announced on Wednesday, just months after fellow Asian country Oman became an official member of the IIHF. According to the Association’s President Lok Bahadur Shahi, the organization is already recognized by the International Ice Hockey Federation. While funding and player support is next on the agenda for the country, it is certainly a good step in the [...]

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