MacTavish named Canada head coach for Worlds POSTED: Mar 24, 3:44p ET | UPDATED: Mar 24, 3:44p ET By International Ice Hockey Federation Craig MacTavish has been named as Canada’s head coach for IIHF World Championships
Germany, Team Canada General Manager Mark Messier announced on March 24. Messier also named a management staff comprised of Doug
Risebrough, Michel Goulet and Doug Messier. MacTavish, 51, will be coaching Canada in international
competition for a fifth time, and second time as a head coach.
Hanlon to coach Slovakia hockey POSTED: Mar 24, 3:04p ET | UPDATED: Mar 24, 3:04p ET Former NHL player Glen Hanlon is the new head coach of Slovakia's ice
hockey team. The Slovak Ice Hockey Federation said Wednesday that Hanlon has been
given a four-year contract until the 2014 Sochi Olympics. He replaces Jan Filc, who led Slovakia to fourth place at the Vancouver
Olympics and to its only world championship title, in 2002.
Obama sends Molson beer to cover hockey bet POSTED: Mar 19, 10:12a ET | UPDATED: Mar 19, 2:14p ET By Associated Press President Barack Obama followed through on his hockey bet with Canada,
sending beer to the prime minister.
Gold-medal puck found, sent to Hall POSTED: Mar 16, 1:36p ET | UPDATED: Mar 16, 5:53p ET The gold-medal puck is going to the Hockey Hall of Fame. Sidney Crosby used it to score the game-winner in the 3-2 overtime
thriller against the U.S. in the Olympic final on Feb. 28. It will be displayed at the Hall in Toronto.
Yes, Crosby's 'got a little destiny to him' POSTED: Feb 28, 9:21p ET | UPDATED: Feb 28, 9:52p ET As the crowd screamed his name, Sidney Crosby raised his right hand, sheepishly acknowledging the rollicking, raucous sea of red and white. Then he looked down at the gold medal dangling from the pale blue ribbon around his neck.
Miller claims MVP, despite U.S. OT loss POSTED: Feb 28, 8:11p ET | UPDATED: Mar 1, 12:11p ET U.S. goaltender Ryan Miller was voted the most valuable player of the Vancouver Olympics hockey tournament despite his team's 3-2 overtime loss to Canada in Sunday's gold-medal match.
Canada wins men's hockey gold on Crosby OT goal POSTED: Feb 28, 5:58p ET | UPDATED: Mar 1, 8:25a ET Sidney Crosby scored 7:40 into overtime and Canada beat the United States 3-2 on Sunday to earn its second men's hockey gold medal in the last three Olympics.
Canada won't dare think of another U.S. loss POSTED: Feb 27, 11:48p ET | UPDATED: Feb 28, 3:11p ET That possibility of the Canada men's hockey team taking silver sends shivers through the 33 million residents of the world's most hockey-obsessed nation. Especially when as many as half of them are expected to be watching, expecting a victory over the upstart Americans in Sunday's gold-medal game.
Canada-U.S. hockey tickets going for sky-high prices POSTED: Feb 27, 8:54p ET | UPDATED: Feb 28, 1:00p ET It's hard to say if Olympic records are being set, but tickets for Sunday's Canada-U.S. gold medal hockey match may be the hottest in the history of Canadian sports.
U.S. must top Canada again for Olympic gold POSTED: Feb 27, 4:00p ET | UPDATED: Feb 28, 2:00p ET Neighborhood rivals Canada and the United States will meet Sunday for the gold medal in men's hockey, the home favorite against the surprise top seed looking for its first Olympic title since the Miracle on Ice in 1980.