Category: 2013 World Championships

One Puck Short Podcast: 2013 World Championship Recap

One Puck Short Podcast: 2013 World Championship Recap

Earlier this week, I joined British ice hockey goalie and editor of One Puck Short Rob McGregor, as well as Premier Sports Bob Ballard for an International Hockey Special of the One Puck Short Podcast. In part one of a three part show, we took a look at the exciting 2013 World Hockey Championships. You can listen or download it from the OPS […]

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Sweden Wins Gold At Home: World Hockey Championship Final Recap

Sweden Wins Gold At Home: World Hockey Championship Final Recap

USA 2, Finland 0 Both USA and Finland had disappointing 3-0 losses yesterday during the semi’s, as the Americans fell to the Swiss and the Finns lost to the Swedes. Bronze wasn’t exactly what either club was looking to play, especially with how successful the tournament was for both teams in blue and white, but that’s how it had to be. It […]

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Finals Matchup Set: World Hockey Championship Semi-Final Recap

Sweden 3, Finland 0 This was a perfect match-up that clearly had fantastic fan support. The two hosts of the 2013 World Hockey Championships took to battle in the first semi-final of the day, a game that saw pure domination by Sweden’s top line of Loui Eriksson, Daniel and Henrik Sedin. With the win, Sweden advanced to Sunday’s gold medal game […]

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Alex Edler Suspended For Remainder Of World’s

Alex Edler Suspended For Remainder Of World’s

  The IIHF has suspended Swedish defenseman Alexander Edler for the remainder of the World Championships for a knee-on-knee hit against Canadian forward Eric Staal. The incident occurred at 15:52 of the first period when Edler collided with Staal at centre ice. Staal immediately fell down to the ice, favoring his leg and visibly in pain. Edler had joined the Sweden national team […]

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Germany, France To Co-Host 2017 World Championships

The 2013 IIHF Annual Congress have awarded the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship to Cologne, Germany and Paris, France. A joint bid by Paris and Cologne beat out rival candidate Copenhagen and Riga, Latvia, by a vote of 63-45 among federation delegates at the annual congress in Sweden. Germany recently held the 2010 World Hockey Championships, but France hasn’t […]

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World Championship Quarterfinal Recap

USA 8, Russia 3 So clearly the Russians weren’t interested in playing after today. Despite beating the Americans earlier in the tournament, Russia proved to be no match for USA, who easily won the match 8-3. Alex Ovechkin, who arrived yesterday after his Washington Capitals were eliminated by the New York Rangers, managed to score, but it wasn’t enough to make […]

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World Hockey Championship Day Twelve Recap

Slovakia 4, USA 1 Slovakia needed a win to gain in a birth in the quarter-finals, and that’s exactly what they did. It was clear throughout the match that the Slovaks were the more desperate team, and with the Americans already in the quarter’s, it didn’t mean anything to them if they lost or not. Slovakia did the same thing last year, […]

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Ovechkin Joins Russia For World Championships

The Russian national team confirmed today that Alex Ovechkin will be joining the squad for their playoff push at the 2013 World Hockey Championships. Ovechkin’s Washington Capitals lost in game 7 of the Stanley Cup playoffs’ first round on Monday night against the New York Rangers, prompting him to join Russia. This will be his ninth World Championship for Russia. He helped […]

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