Tag Archives: World Cup of Hockey

Oh, Canada! Is it still Canada’s game?

Lemieux (l) and Gretzky (r) celebrate at Canada Cup

Lemieux (l) and Gretzky (r) celebrate at Canada Cup

Wayne Gretzky? Check. Gordie Howe? Check. Mario Lemiuex? Check.

While these legendary names say hockey and Canada, all it takes is a quick glance up and down any current NHL roster and a check of birth certificates to understand that the game does not belong exclusively to the folks north of the border anymore. Read more

Special Report: NHL To Bring Back World Cup of Hockey; Toronto To Host In 2016

(From left to right) Shane Doan, Joe Thornton & Kris Draper celebrate their 2004 World Cup of Hockey championship together. The event will be back in 2016. Photo credit: HockeyGods.com.

(From left to right) Shane Doan, Joe Thornton & Kris Draper celebrate their 2004 World Cup of Hockey championship together. The event will be back in 2016. Photo credit: HockeyGods.com.

According to Chris Johnston of Rodgers Sportsnet, the NHL and NHLPA have or will agree to bring back the World Cup of Hockey in September 2016. Read more