Category Archives: World Senior Championship

IIHF MWC: USA-Slovakia Preview

Coming into Monday’s match-up, the U.S. Men’s National Team and Slovakia are on opposite ends of the standings. At 1-1-0-0 (W-OTW-OTL-L), Team USA is in third place in the group, just one point behind leaders Finland and Switzerland. Slovakia, meanwhile … Continue reading

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IIHF MWC: USA-Canada Recap

It might have been a little lower profile, but Saturday’s game between the U.S. and Canada was nothing but wall-to-wall thrills. Back and forth the entire game, a late goal to tie it and an overtime game-winning goal was about … Continue reading

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IIHF MWC: USA-Canada Preview

Without the fanfare of USA-Canada games of the World Juniors or Olympics, the North American rivals will square off in Helsinki Saturday on Day 2 of preliminary-round action at the 2012 IIHF Men’s World Championship. While it may not have … Continue reading

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lIHF MWC: USA-France Recap

The U.S. Men’s National Team got exactly the start it wanted with a 7-2 drubbing of France in the opening game at the 2012 IIHF Men’s World Championship. There are a lot of positives that can be taken out of … Continue reading

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IIHF MWC: USA-France Preview

If you want to catch Team USA’s first game at the 2012 IIHF Men’s World Championship, you better be a morning person… or at least getting ready for work early. The U.S. will meet France at 5:15 a.m. ET live … Continue reading

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USofH on the Air: The Gospel of Hockey (5/3/12)

If you’re up for some lunchtime hockey talk, I’ll be joining Matt Gajtka and Larry Snyder on the Gospel of Hockey Podcast at 12:30 p.m. EDT. We’ll be talking about the top prospects and Team USA’s domination at the IIHF … Continue reading

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2012 IIHF Men’s World Championship: Team USA Preview

The IIHF World Championship has not often been kind to the United States. With just two medals in the last 20 years, both bronze (1996, 2004) and no gold since 1933, it’s been a largely forgettable event for American hockey … Continue reading

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2011WMC: Evaluating Team USA After Quarterfinal Exit

The U.S. Men’s National Team dropped a 4-0 decision to the Czech Republic in the quarterfinals, thus ending its run at the 2011 IIHF World Men’s Championship. Despite the final score, the U.S. played hard and battled to the end. … Continue reading

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2011WMC: Team USA Falls to Switzerland, Will Play Czechs in QF

UPDATE: The U.S. Men’s National Team will take on the Czech Republic in the quarterfinals Wednesday at 10:15 a.m. EDT. The game will be carried live on VERSUS. Knowing its fate may have been a big reason for the U.S. Men’s … Continue reading

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2011WMC: Team USA Grabs Hard-Earned Point Against Canada

In black and white, the U.S. Men’s National Team lost to Canada today, 4-3, in a shootout. However, by forcing overtime, the U.S. earned a point in the standings, which is something to be incredibly happy about. Every point matters … Continue reading

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