Canada and the U.S. renew what American coach Dan Bylsma calls the biggest rivalry in hockey, meeting in the semifinals in Sochi four years after Sidney Crosby’s overtime goal lifted the Canadians past their North American neighbors for the Olympic gold medal in Vancouver.
The Czechs and Slovaks play tonight for a spot in the men’s ice hockey quarterfinals at the Sochi Winter Games, as the countries attempt to regain some of their glory in what could be the last Olympics for top players.
A decision on whether National Hockey League players will participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, could come within the next six months, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said today.
The Chicago Blackhawks had the hottest start to a season in National Hockey League history, recording a point in a record 24 straight games. They ended it with a second Stanley Cup title in four years.