SKA St.Petersburg: Gagarin Cup Champions

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The SKA St.Petersburg are the 2014/2015 season Gagarin Cup Champions. The SKA team has finally accomplished what they tried to for seven seasons, and it looks like the lucky seven is what brought them the luck needed to capture the prize. The team has been desperate, having talent come and go, from now NHL star Vladimir […] READ MORE


NHL Awards Series: Calder Memorial Trophy

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Last Word On Sports is doing our annual awards nominations and predictions. We’ll be giving you our nominations and predictions for the Selke Trophy, Vezina Trophy, Calder Trophy, Norris Trophy, Jack Adams Trophy, and the Hart Trophy. The Calder Memorial Trophy is named in honour of Frank Calder, the former President of the NHL from its […] READ MORE


SKA vs. CSKA – Who Will Advance to the Finals?

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The Army Series have turned into a war! Ilya Kovalchuk and Alexander Radulov are two of the best players currently in Europe and now their teams are facing off in the KHL’s conference finals, with AkBars waiting for their opponent in the finals. SKA vs. CSKA – Who Will Advance to the Finals? The series started with SKA struggling […] READ MORE


IIHF Suspends Ralfs Freibergs For Two Years

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The Disciplinary Commission of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has finally announced its decision in the doping case concerning Latvian defenseman Ralfs Freibergs.  He has been suspended for two years.  With Freibergs indefinite suspension beginning last year, he will get credit for time served and as such is suspended until February 22, 2016. IIHF […] READ MORE


SKA Vice-president Denies Rumors on Kovalchuk Return

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A new rumor did surface surrounding Ilya Kovalchuk, current captain of SKA St. Petersburg. Although he’s well-known for his rather explosive retirement from the New Jersey Devils during the summer of 2013, he is now, or so rumors would have us believe, considering a return to the NHL. The rumor comes from Finnish magazine Iltalehti, […] READ MORE


KHL Coach Mocks Referee With Wallet

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Kontinental Hockey League Disciplinary Committee Chairman Valeri Kamensky had to give his thoughts on a strange situation that occured during the Omsk and Kazan game when Omsk coach Raimo Summanen was caught on camera showing the head referee his wallet. The Omsk Avangard lost 2-0 to the Kazan Ak Bars and lost the series with a four games to one, concluding their season. During the game, Summanen […] READ MORE


Leafs Sign Nikita Soshnikov to Three-Year Contract

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The Leafs made a small move today, going overseas to the KHL to pick up a promising young talent in Nikita Soshnikov. .@SportChek Player Alert: The #Leafs have signed forward Nikita Soshnikov to a three-year entry level contract. #TMLtalk — Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) March 20, 2015 The Leafs released a statement following the signing. […] READ MORE


Tom Coolen returns to coach Latvian national team

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The Buffalo Sabres might not be playing playoff hockey this year, but their fans will have another reason to bond with Latvia as their national team could possibly have two Sabres on the team. While Zemgus Girgensons is a question mark, Tom Coolen will be working with the team as the assistant coach. Weeks ago, […] READ MORE