Author Archives: Chris Peters

About Chris Peters

Editor of The United States of Hockey. Contributor to CBSSports.com, USA Hockey Magazine and more. Former USA Hockey PR guy. Current Iowan.

Team USA 2019 WJC Roster: Breaking down the camp invites

Back for a limited time only, I’ll be providing some thoughts on Team USA in the build-up to the 2019 World Junior Championship starting today with the camp roster. Team USA’s bid to improve on a bronze-medal finish and extend … Continue reading

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USA beats Slovakia, advances to Quarterfinal: Recap, analysis, stray thoughts

Every coach who has ever coached an international tournament as at one point or another told his team that it is all about getting better in every game you play. The U.S. can’t say they’ve gotten better each time out, … Continue reading

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2018 Olympics: USA falls to OAR, 4-0: Recap, analysis, stray thoughts

Coming into the game, if you looked at the two rosters, you’d have expected the Olympic Athletes from Russia to be the better team and they were. The U.S. dropped a 4-0 decision to OAR and despite a shot counter … Continue reading

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2018 Olympics: USA beats Slovakia — Recap, analysis and stray thoughts

Team USA bounced back in a big way from their shocking loss to Slovenia with a 2-1 win over Slovakia. With the win, the U.S. has four points in the standings and holds sole possession of first place in the … Continue reading

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2018 Olympics: USA falls to Slovenia — Recap, analysis, stray thoughts

If you’re an American, you were probably like me sitting there with your mouth agape as Jan Mursak was left all alone in front and sent a shot past Ryan Zapolski to give Slovenia a shocking 3-2 overtime win over … Continue reading

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On Will Butcher signing with the Devils and the debate we’re still having about NCAA UFAs for some reason

Will Butcher, the most coveted in a class of former collegiate players who let their own draft rights lapse or were not signed by their drafting team, has signed a two-year deal with the New Jersey Devils. The Hobey Baker … Continue reading

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The many challenges of building the 2018 U.S. Men’s Olympic Hockey Team roster

It was never going to be easy. No one would have argued that, given the NHL’s decision to keep players out of the 2018 Olympics. But building the 2018 U.S. Olympic Men’s Hockey Team roster is going to be far … Continue reading

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