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Despite the late arrival of All-Star Alexander Ovechkin to the 2015 IIHF World Championship, Team USA was able to skate with Russia for almost 50 minutes in their semifinal showdown, often controlling the play over long stretches. But a Sergei Mozyakin wrist shot broke the 0-0 deadlock and opened the floodgates to a 4-0 win for Russia. With that, one of the tournament’s oldest teams beat the tournament’s youngest. Read more »
Throughout the 2014-15 season, Hockey’s Future has released a monthly article entitled “Off the Radar”, a look at players who were passed over in previous iterations of the NHL Draft. While these players are often disappointed, being shrugged off in favor of other players, there is still hope in their second, or perhaps third time through the process. Read more »
After several seasons mired in Sweden’s Allsvenskan, the country’s second-highest pro league, the famed Djurgarden program of Stockholm, Sweden was back in SHL action and managed to finish ninth in the league in the 2014-15 season. This was not only a huge success in avoiding any chance of winding up in the relegation, but also of special note due to the fact that the team relied on many young, drafted players to achieve their success. Read more »
As the focus shifts to European goaltending, there are a bevy of top talents available, but a few lingering fan favorites may have an opportunity to hear their name called at the 2015 NHL Draft. Among them, Ilya Samsonov leads the pack, with a pair of talented Czechs not far behind him. Those who attended or watched the 2015 World Junior Championship should recognize fan favorites George Sorensen and Denis Godla, two of a strong list of European options in net in this week’s NHL Draft Primer. Read more »
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