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Led by Kevin Lankinen, Finland takes gold at World Championships

As it turned out, nobody had better team chemistry than Finland. It didn’t matter that they lacked proven NHL stars. Suomi more than made up for it with good overall play and stellar goaltending from hero Kevin Lankinen. That was … Continue reading

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Disappointing tournament for Lundqvist worrisome for Rangers

Nobody likes to be the harbinger of bad news. Especially when it comes to a star player who’s clearly seen their better days. Great players break down. It’s a hard reality for fans to accept. Even the legendary Willie Mays … Continue reading

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Jack Hughes has best game in Team USA elimination at Worlds

It was quarterfinal day at the World Championships in Slovakia. Two of the four games went to overtime. Three were decided by a goal. That included Team USA against Russia. A game won by the more skilled Russians, 4-3. It’s … Continue reading

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Kaapo Kakko leads Finland to 3-1 win over Denmark

Kaapo Kakko continues to roll in the IIHF World Championships. The 18-year old right wing led Finland to a 3-1 win over Denmark in Slovakia earlier today. He was involved in all three goals. After Mortin Madsen put Denmark ahead … Continue reading

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Kaapo Kakko shows off skills in Finland overtime loss to USA

Earlier today in Slovakia, Team USA defeated Finland 3-2 in overtime at the IIHF World Championships. Dylan Larkin got the winner with a nice snipe from the right circle during three-on-three. He took full advantage of a missed interference call … Continue reading

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Kaapo Kakko is lighting up the Worlds

The World Championships is only two days old. Already, Kaapo Kakko is taking it by storm. The projected number two pick has scored five goals in two Finland wins. He followed up a two goal performance in a 3-1 Suomi … Continue reading

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Devils can’t contain excitement over Jack Hughes

The World Championships haven’t officially started yet. They’re still in the exhibition stages. However, that hasn’t stopped the Devils from showing their enthusiasm for a certain American prospect wearing a number six Team USA jersey. What an assist by Jack … Continue reading

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Rangers sign Fox, Kravtsov and Shesterkin

Over the past two days, Rangers GM Jeff Gorton has been busy. He took care of business by getting Adam Fox, Vitali Kravtsov and Igor Shesterkin signed to entry level contracts. In signing all three prospects, Gorton guaranteed that next … Continue reading

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