Forward Matti Hagman, the first Finnish born and trained player to ever play in an NHL game, passed away in Espoo yesterday at the age of 61, after a long illness. 244 more words
Tags » Canada Cup
Editor’s note: We fully intended to write a World Cup of Hockey preview two weeks ago, but life got in the way. Nevertheless, here we are gearing up for the final series between the presumptive favorite Canada and the unexpected geezer castoffs of Europe. 706 more words
The Hockey Hall Of Fame today announced the newest members that will join as the Class of 2016 on November 14, with Eric Lindros, Sergei Makarov, Rogatien Vachon and Pat Quinn getting the call, bringing their professional and international accolades (along with their International Hockey Lineal Championship reigns) to the famed Hall in Toronto. 453 more words
The seventh bi-annual International Wheelchair Rugby Canada Cup is just about ready to go at the Richmond Olympic Oval in British Columbia.
Canada’s wheelchair rugby team is looking to come out on top for the first time in the tournament’s 12-year history. 383 more words
From time to time, TheIHLC.com will feature detailed recaps and boxscores of some of the most legendary games in international hockey history, considered to be “IHLC Classics.” Today, in honour of Russia Day (and of the upcoming World Cup of Hockey), we look back at the Soviet Union’s convincing victory at the 1981 Canada Cup, their first (and so far only) title in the tournament. 66 more words