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USA Hockey Mandates Neck Protection For All U18 Players

The USA Hockey Congress approved a rule on Sunday that will require all players under the age of 18 to wear neck protection in both games and practices. This policy also extends to 19-year-old players in the boys, girls, and junior levels, as well as on-ice officials under 18. The policy officially goes into effect […]

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Opinion: Mike Richter and The Hockey Hall of Fame

With the 2023 Hockey Hall of Fame Inductions now behind us, I wanted to take this time to take a look at a goaltender who I think will continue to get passed by. That goaltender is former New York Ranger great Mike Richter. Richter, a Rangers’ lifer who has been eligible for the Hall of […]

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An Interview With USA Olympian Bill “Buzz” Schneider

During the 1980 Winter Olympics, The US pulled off a “Miracle on Ice,” beating the Soviet Union, a team who hadn’t lost a game in the Olympics since 1968 and had won the last four gold medals, lost to the Americans 4-3 in one of the most historic hockey games in history as the Americans […]

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Logan Cooley: The Savior Of The Arizona Coyotes

When Jeremy Roenick signed with the Philadelphia Flyers on the second day of free agency on July 2nd, 2001, the then Phoenix Coyotes lost the only true number-one center they had in franchise history. Since 2001, the Coyotes have tried all sorts of band-aid attempts to plug the giant hole in their lineup. Some worked […]

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Red Wings Among 16 Teams to Interview NHL Draft Prospect Cutter Gauthier

For the first time since 2019, the KeyBank Center in Buffalo held the NHL Scouting Combine from May 30th to June 4th, after being postponed the previous two drafts. The event brings 85 draft-eligible players across North America and Europe to participate in fitness testing while meeting with NHL team representatives before the NHL Entry Draft in […]

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Drew Commesso

Opinion: Blackhawks Drew Commesso is the next Jake Oettinger

Jake Oettinger had a masterful performance in Dallas’s game seven loss to the Calgary Flames. Oettinger’s historic performance saw him stop 64 of the 67 shots he faced. Oettinger looks to be one of the top young goalies in the NHL. Jake Oettinger is twenty-three years old and was drafted with the twenty-sixth pick in […]

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Swayman Added to U.S. Men’s National Team

After completing his first full NHL season that saw the rookie goaltender make five postseason starts, Swayman will continue to get valuable experience. Swayman finished the season with a 23-14-3 regular-season record and a 3-2-0 postseason record. He logged a 2.41 GAA, a .914 save percentage throughout 43 regular-season games, and a 2.63 GAA and […]

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Golden Knights back after a busy week away

While Vegas hasn’t been in action since last Tuesday’s shootout loss to Toronto, it was a busy week in terms of news for the franchise. The most exciting of which was the new addition Jack Eichel finally hitting the ice for practice. The superstar center’s much-anticipated debut sent social media abuzz as soon as he […]

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USA Hockey unveils New Jersey’s ahead of 2022 Winter Olympics

After sharing a teaser on Twitter around 4 pm yesterday, letting the fans know to keep their eyes peeled today at 10:00 EST, sure enough, at 10 am, they posted on time. Would it be safe to say they delivered? Well, that’s up to the fans. Personally, in the hype video leading up to the […]

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