WJHC: Pastrnak Reports; Nylander Injured

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The Boston Bruins have made forward David Pastrnak available to join his countrymen in the IIHF World Junior Championships, effective (almost) immediately. After dropping their opening match versus Team Russia, Czechoslovakia squares off against Slovakia on Monday, however, Pastrnak will not suit up for the Czech club until Wednesday versus Belarus, as the NHL roster […] READ MORE


2016 World Juniors Players to Watch – Pool B

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The pre-tournament games are in the books, and teams are making their final preparations for the 2016 World Juniors taking place from December 26, 2015 through January 5, 2016 in Helsinki, Finland. Today we take a look at players to watch in Group B.  Group B includes the host Finns, and thus will be playing in […] READ MORE


Brayden Point Leads Canada to Showcase Win

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The following is a press release from Hockey Canada Brayden Point Leads Canada to Showcase Win CALGARY, Alta. – 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship gold medallists Brayden Point (Calgary, Alta./Moose Jaw, WHL) and Jake Virtanen (Abbotsford, B.C./Calgary, WHL) put on a show at the Markin MacPhail Centre on Tuesday, combining for eight points in a […] READ MORE


The Chances of Czech Women at Wimbledon

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The ascendancy of Czech athletes on the WTA Tour is nothing new to fans who have followed the tour over the past few years. Their growing presence in the sport has been evident in the domination of the Fed Cup, winning three out of the last four titles, and being the favorite to make it […] READ MORE






2015 NHL Draft Profile #28: Filip Chlapik

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Hockey Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players.  Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2015 NHL Draft.  Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word […] READ MORE