Tag "Finland"

World Juniors Cancelled amid COVID Outbreak

Despite only getting underway just days ago, the IIHF officially canceled this year’s World Juniors this afternoon. This is happening as a result of Omicron COVID-19 cases rising not just in general, but among participating players as well.

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2022 IIHF World Juniors Preview: Finland

Looking at Finland’s finalized roster for the 2022 World Junior Championship, we find a few players returning from last year’s bronze medal team. However, they will be without Anton Lundell, who led the team in points in last year’s tournament.

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New York Islanders 2021 NHL Draft Recap

The Islanders made the third round of the playoffs in consecutive seasons with a ton of help from their deadline acquisitions. They have had to sacrifice many draft picks because of this, so when the entry draft came this summer, general manager Lou Lamoriello had more time on his hands than most of his counterparts.

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Five Players For France To Watch Out For At Euro 2020

Euro 2020 begins in less than two weeks. All 24 squads are confirmed. The tournament was due to take place last summer, however, it was delayed one year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Analyzing France’s 2022 World Cup Qualifying Group

The draw for the 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign for European nations is complete, and the campaign begins in March of next year. The 2022 World Cup takes place in Qatar and will take place in November rather than during the summer.

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Colorado Avalanche: Mikko Rantanen Contract Holdout

Training Camp for the Colorado Avalanche kicks off Sept. 13, and they will take the ice without one of their best player: Mikko Rantanen. The 22-year old Finnish right winger is still holding out, awaiting for a long-term contract from

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