World Hockey Championship Roundup: Collision Course

The second pair of quarter-finals was on the schedule at the world championships today. Latvia looked for a monumental upset of Canada while Sweden was battling the Czech Republic for a birth in the final four. Continue reading

World Hockey Championship Roundup: Moving Day

For the first this tournament, there were six games on the schedule. Four teams from each of the three groups were in action. Teams in Group E and Group F were looking to stay in medal contention while teams in Group G were looking to avoid relegation. Continue reading

World Hockey Championship Roundup: Rivalry Day

More qualification round action was in the books today in Switzerland. France needed a win to stay alive while Latvia was dreaming of a medal round birth. The US and Russia were battling for tops in Group E. The Czechs and Slovaks renewed their rivalry. To top things off, Finland and Belarus battled in a classic. Continue reading

World Hockey Championship Roundup: Scandinavian Upset

Tomorrow, the games get serious. Today, however, we still have a series of preliminary round mismatches. Or at least that’s what we were supposed to think. Continue reading

World Hockey Chamionship Roundup: Blowouts Abound

In the second day of action, eight more teams got underway. Four of the powerhouse teams had relative tune-up games with the USA, Sweden, Finland, and Czech Republic trying to get off to strong starts. Continue reading