Dubbed, “The Paralyzer” by Craig Laughlin for his dazzling shootout performances, Matt Hendricks certainly made an impression in his three seasons in the District.
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In preparation for writing this piece, I went looking for key posts written on this site over the last season on Matt Hendricks. 516 more words
It’s been seven years of bad luck for Jordan Eberle and Taylor Hall since the last time they won anything of significance together. 1,453 more words
Canada used a different formula in Saturday’s semi-final against host Czech Republic, but the end result was the same, another Canadian victory. After rolling up 58 goals in their first 8 contests, the red maple leaf could muster just 2 against the Czechs, but a staunch defensive effort buttressed by solid netminding from Mike Smith made it stand up for a 2-0 win to earn a date in Sunday’s gold medal game against an old rival, Russia. 1,163 more words
Moving day at the 2015 IIHF World Championships saw the two group winners from North America, Canada and USA, both move on with relatively routine wins, while the four European superpowers faced off in a pair of barnburners. 1,603 more words
It was a bit of a mixed day for Team Canada today, and especially for the two representatives of the Edmonton Oilers who are representing the red maple leaf. 1,057 more words
One of the great side benefits to NHL teams who lend their players to play at the World Championships every spring is the developmental opportunities the event provides, especially for younger players. 1,952 more words