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The last column: thank you for the hockey

Image courtesy: www.khl.ru We all come to some turning point in our lives where we change direction and we do that through feelings, interests, and experience. I have come to the point that I want to continue with something other than writing columns about sport and hockey, something that engages me a lot more. During […]

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Key Avalanche Player Out Several Weeks

Credit: nhl.com On Tuesday, Colorado Avalanche head coach Jared Bednar that Center Nathan MacKinnon would be out 2-4 weeks with an upper-body injury. MacKinnon sustained the injury during the second period of  Tuesday’s overtime game against the Vancouver Canucks. The Avalanche lost the game 4-3. The 22-year-old is second in the NHL with 61 points […]

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KHL: The calm before the storm

Ilya Bryzgalov may illustrate the feeling in the article despite that he plays in the NHL. Image courtesy: www,coub.com It seems to be quiet around the lakes Ladoga and Onega and the rivers Lena and Jenisej. Volga and Neva seem to flow peacefully this time of the year. Probably one or two you might be […]

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World juniors: No more Buffalo, please

Poor attendance in Buffalo at the world juniors 2018. Image courtesy: www.mediums.world Perhaps we have been spoiled through the years with venues filled to the brim during this time of the year when the World Juniors take place as one of the best hockey tournaments, if not the best. Unfortunately, that doesn’t take away the […]

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Why is the World Juniors the most entertaining hockey tournament of all?

While the IIHF, the NHL, the KHL, and the other hockey associations are arguing as usual about how to form and make new deals or set up new leagues, the juniors are preparing themselves for a new exciting World Juniors. Before I continue with the juniors, I have to emphasize that the hockey world won’t […]

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Super-Eeli breaks the net

One of the biggest differences among many between the KHL and the other European leagues is that when a player is just a bit above everyone else, it so crystal-clear obvious in Finland, Sweden or Switzerland. In the KHL, there are 50-60 other players at least who possess the same level of skill, and a […]

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The Olympic hockey drops dead if the KHL withdraws

The Olympic logo 2018 Those who remember the hockey tournaments in the Olympics before 1998 know that they were what they were, not the best hockey but far from the worst. At least, it was something you could watch without wanting to shut the TV down, especially when the top-tiers played against each other. Many […]

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The #metoo campaign is the best healthy cure for a rotten world

Women can play hockey too as good as men. Image courtesy: www.radio-canada.ca Human evolution is not all about the technical development we have experienced since the early 18th century when the industrialization expanded. It is certainly also about our inner development, how we think, value and acts according to our thoughts and values. The technical […]

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Drunk or sober during a championship, how to know and trust?

Coach Aravirta try to get the team in shape. Image courtesy: www.mtv.fi Most of you have heard or maybe even know more deeply about hockey players who have been partying before and after the games so much that they could hardly manage themselves.  Or have been trashing hotels, restaurants or whatever has come in their […]

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Lord of the Philadelphia Flyers: The Fellowship of the Sean Couturier

Philadelphia Flyers Sean Couturier Debora Robinson NHLI via Getty Images Photo by Debora Robinson NHLI via Getty Images Philadelphia Flyers Center Sean Couturier helps get hobbits to Mordor and Flyers to the Stanley Cup, in three days.  Soak in an epic analysis and be convinced. If you have been keeping up with your Philadelphia Flyers […]

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