World Hockey Championship Roundup: The Medal Round Begins

Only two games on the schedule today but they were big ones. The medal round started today with two of the four quarter-final games. Belarus looked for a Salt Lake City-sized upset of Russia while Finland and the US battled in a barnburner. Continue reading

World Hockey Championship Roundup: Don’t Get Relegated

After meeting the qualification round teams yesterday, we saw got our first taste of the Relegation Round (Group G) today.  Elsewhere, we had two more games with teams dreaming of a gold medal. Continue reading

World Hockey Championship Roundup: Scandinavian Delight

Day six of the tournament brought us the final day of the preliminary round. After the final four games, we’d know who would be in the qualification round and who would fight for their lives in the relegation pool. And it was a hell of a day. 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