Despite tournaments being cancelled left and right due to the COVID-19 pandemic, USA Hockey has confirmed that they plan on hosting the 2020 World Junior Summer Showcase in Plymouth, Michigan this summer, although Hockey Canada has already confirmed they will not be attending. Continue reading →
The International Hockey Lineal Championship saw seven different champions hold the belt over the course of 21 games in 2019, including the end of the 2019 World Juniors and the start of the subsequent 2020 tournament. Continue reading →
The game started with a four-goal first period as Finland and Sweden netted two goals apiece. Sweden’s Samuel Fagemo starting the scoring 7:44 into the frame when he converted a 2-on-0 break over the shoulder of Finnish netminder Justus Annunen. Continue reading →
The U.S. nearly opened the scoring six minutes in when Trevor Janicke skated down the left wall and fired a shot on goal that rolled over the shoulder of Finnish goaltender Jasper Patrikainen and fell inside the backside of his jersey before crossing the goal line. Continue reading →
The International Hockey Lineal Championship stayed with Team USA for the majority of 2017, with the 2017 World Junior champions holding the IHLC for eight of a possible twelve games in 2017, including carrying the title into the medal round of the current 2018 tournament. Continue reading →
The International Hockey Lineal Championship saw its usual see-saw between Canada and the United States on the women’s side, trading back and forth over a 15-game span in 2017, with both teams working to build momentum for the upcoming Olympics in PyeongChang. Continue reading →
Adam Fox scored twice and David Farrance netted the game-winner with 6:10 to play as Team USA erased a two-goal deficit to beat Finland, 4-3, here tonight at the 2017 World Junior Summer Showcase at USA Hockey Arena. Continue reading →
Three different U.S. players scored and both Logan Brown and Casey Mittelstadt had multi-point games for the second-straight night as Team USA earned a 3-2 victory over Sweden here today at the World Junior Summer Showcase. Continue reading →
The Germans have made an impressive splash here in Plymouth, but in tonight’s semi-finals they weren’t up to the task of competing with the reigning champions.
The final score of 11-0 was suitable representation of what transpired tonight. Kendall Coyne had two goals and an assist for the U.S., while four teammates had a goal and two assists and Brianna Decker and Amanda Kessel each had three assists. Continue reading →
The Americans may have been a few practises shy of being fully game ready, but they showed no signs of rust, and their rivalry with Canada was just the ticket.
Nicole Hensley stopped all 18 shots from Canada in only her second career start in World Women’s Championship play, backstopping the host United States to a huge 2-0 win over Canada to start the tournament for both countries. Continue reading →
In a good news story after weeks of bad blood between the U.S. Women’s National Team and USA Hockey, a new four year agreement has been agreed upon by both parties, ensuring that the U.S. team will suit up for the Women’s World Championships, which begin in just three days time in Plymouth, Michigan. Continue reading →
A cloud of uncertainty and tension hangs over Plymouth, Michigan this week, with the biggest story leading up to the 2017 Women’s World Championships being told off the ice, as to whether Team USA will end up attending, or continue their boycott against USA Hockey over unequal treatment. Continue reading →
In a shocking development less than a month before the 2017 Women’s World Championship in Plymouth, Michigan, the U.S. women’s national team today announced, in solidarity, that they will sit out the Worlds in protest of a lack of support from USA Hockey, the culmination of a year’s worth of legal proceedings with the American hockey body. Continue reading →
Unlike 2015, which was “the year of Team USA” in women’s hockey, there was a little more parity in the later months of 2016, with Canada finally striking multiple blows to Team USA’s dominance, ultimately ending the calendar year with the International Hockey Lineal Championship. Continue reading →