World Cup Announcements: Team Europe Roster Features Diversity

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Team Europe was the fifth team to announce their roster for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey on Wednesday. General manager Miroslav Satan, a Slovakian ex-NHLer, released the names of the first 16 players who will be a part of the European team. World Cup Announcements: Team Europe Roster This team selection is very effective […] READ MORE



Norway Women Struggle, But Ready To Face England

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After a solid but unconvincing win against Ivory Coast, Norway will now face England’s finest ladies in the World Cup round of 16. The Norwegians will be quite happy to face the English in this match, as the draw could have seen them face France at this stage. France are ranked much higher than England, […] READ MORE


Women’s World Cup: Norway Frustrate Germany

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Norway’s display against Germany in the Women’s World Cup was enough to earn a draw. Facing the highly rated German team, this must be considered a very good result for the Norwegian girls. German goalkeeper Nadine Angerer stated that Norway were a very annoying side to play against, with the Norwegians’ cynical style of play […] READ MORE


Norwegian WNT Cruise Against Energetic Thailand

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The 2015 Women’s World Cup kicked off on Sunday for Norway’s WNT, with their opponent being first time participants Thailand. Norway were such high favourites for this match, it was not even possible to bet on Norway as winners before the game. Needless to say, Norway went into the match expecting little or no opposission […] READ MORE



Keys to the English Winning Streak

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England has become the team that pines for success in football, yet just seems to fumble out of the rubble and misery as gluttons for punishment. Since their disastrous World Cup bid in Brazil, the team has no doubt felt rather sore about how they attacked the tournament; Roy Hodgson, the beaten, tousled boss to constantly […] READ MORE


Zuccarello Out Indefinitely With A Fractured Hand

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It has now been confirmed that Norwegian forward Mats Zuccarello suffered a non-displaced fracture in his left hand during the Sochi Olympics. An MRI on Wednesday confirmed the injury.  He will be assessed by Rangers team doctors back in New York on Thursday. Zuccarello injured his hand during the Norwegians third game of the tournament, a […] READ MORE


No Need to be Nervous After Canada's Narrow Win over Norway

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The moment that the groups for the 2014 Sochi Olympic hockey tournament were announced I wrote an article on how they would negatively affect Canada. At the time my reasoning was that the lack of competition would mean Canada wasn’t adequately battle tested when they reached the medal rounds. While this reasoning remains true, there […] READ MORE


The Tragic Figure Of Ice Skater Tonya Harding

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It is hard to believe that the events surrounding the attack on Nancy Kerrigan – the Tonya Harding ice skating scandal – just weeks before the Olympic Games in Norway are over 20 years old.  ESPN Films will debut a new “30 for 30” documentary, The Price of Gold, on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at […] READ MORE