Coronavirus: Hockey equipment manufacturer Bauer planning to create face shields for medical professionals

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, hockey manufacturing company Bauer hadn’t been selling helmets and skates to those playing the sport. Instead, Bauer has decided to make medical shields that can be used by doctors, nurses, and first responders. Bauer CEO Ed Kinnaly told ESPN that 100,000 shields were requested throughout Read more

Coronavirus: 2020 IIHF Men’s Ice Hockey World Championship canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic

The 2020 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Men’s Ice Hockey World Championship has been canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the IIHF Council announced on Saturday. The 16-team tournament was scheduled to take place from May 8-24 in Lausanne and Zurich, Switzerland.  The decision comes after the IIHF canceled Read more

Colorado high school hockey goalie ties national single-game saves record in five-overtime thriller

A Colorado high schooler tied a national record for most saves in a single game on Tuesday as his team competed through five overtime periods for the state hockey championship. Unfortunately for Sam Simon, the accomplishment will remain a hollow one as the Fort Collins High School goaltender’s efforts were Read more

Coaches, players fight as massive brawl breaks out at professional hockey game

Fighting in hockey games always get fans’ juices flowing. A brawl during a recent Federal Prospects Hockey League game took the craziness to another level, though. During Sunday’s game between the Columbus River Dragons and Carolina Thunderbirds, a fight quickly escalated when Thunderbirds coach Andre Niec and River Dragons coach Read more

Peter Laviolette will coach Team USA at world hockey championships for fourth time

Peter Laviolette will return to the bench in May as head coach of the United States men’s national team, the organization announced Wednesday, heading into the IIHF World Championships this summer. This decision comes just seven weeks after the Nashville Predators decided to fire the head coach after five-and-a-half seasons Read more