Hockey is Canada’s sport – so it should be no surprise this team is the heavy favourite going into the tournament. They’re the tallest team in the competition and second heaviest so that provides advantages for bigger hits and scuffles at the crease. 338 more words
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(CBS) Blackhawks star Jonathan Toews has been named an alternate captain for Team in the World Cup of Hockey.
Penguins star Sidney Crosby is Team Canada’s captain. 68 more words
The Hawks bade farewell to a few hometown favorites in Andrew Shaw and Teuvo Teravainen this off-season. Bryan Bickell was another Hawk who would be leaving the team which I think came a little late. 512 more words
If you think Jonathan Toews is adventurous on the ice for your Chicago Blackhawks, wait till you see him on vacation!
Since he generally doesn’t clue us in on his vacation plans, we went to his… 39 more words
Elo ratings were created by the Hungarian-born American physicist Arpad Elo in order to compare the strengths of chess players. The idea in it’s simplest form is that Chess players should get large ratings boosts if they beat a really tough opponent, who we’d expect them to lose to, and lose rank if they lost against a relatively weak opponent. 2,737 more words
In the hockey season, players are slaves to their schedule.
On an almost daily basis, they are told where to be and when, based on practices, off-ice training and games. 831 more words