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: 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: Where Heroes Are Born

The qualification round got under way today at the World Ice Hockey Championships.  The top 3 teams in preliminary round Groups B & C form qualification Group E while the top 3 teams from Groups A & D are now part of Group F. 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