Articles By: Steven Ellis

Good luck, Hamburg.

Hamburg Freezers Lose Christoph Schubert to Knee Injury

Hamburg Freezers defenseman Christoph Schubert will miss close to six weeks of the Champions Hockey League schedule due to a knee injury. Schubert played over 300 games in the NHL for the Atlanta Thrashers and Ottawa Senators from 2005–2010. After not gaining any interest from the top North American league, Schubert joined Frölunda HC in Sweden for a short stint before getting let go due to […]

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Finland likes their junior hockey events.

Finland Wins 4 Nations Tournament In Jönköping

Led by World Junior stars Jesse Puljujarvi (who led the tournament with 6 points), Ville Husso and Artturi Lehkonen, Team Finland managed to win gold at the 4 Nations Tournament in Jönköping on Sunday. Finishing the record with a 2-1 record, Finland finished with a goal differential of 9 goals, the best in the tournament. At the other end of the spectrum were […]

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The Mustangs are the 2014 AIHL Champions.

Melbourne Mustangs Win First Ever AIHL Championship

After an exciting Semi-Finals the day before, one thing was certain: Melbourne was going to win the Australian Ice Hockey League’s Goodall Cup. But which team? The Mustangs or the Ice? Despite just squeaking by the Sydney Ice Dogs in an incredible semi-final match-up, the Mustangs would be crowned champions for the first time in the team’s history. In fact, this was […]

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THHenwick IIHF Junior Ranking System: August 31st, 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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The AIHL is Awesome: A Canadian Perspective

Let’s see a show of hands, how many people knew or cared about hockey in Australia twelve months ago? If you’re a North American, the chances are low. The mentality, up until recently with hype growing about the new Champions Hockey League, has been to almost solely focus on NHL games. I can’t blame you there, it’s the greatest hockey […]

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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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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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