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Smile Japan aims for more glory

/ Feb 17, 2017

Smile Japan aims for more glory

Having achieved its main objective of the season by qualifying for next year’s Olympics, the women’s national ice hockey team, Smile Japan, turns its attention to the Asian Winter Games. On Sunday, the women completed a clean sweep of their final Olympic qualifying pool ...

/ Feb 16, 2017

Legendary Czech left wing Augusta dies at 70

Czech ice hockey legend Josef Augusta, who won three world titles as a coach in 1999-2001, died at the age of 70 on Thursday, the Czech Ice Hockey Association said. Czech media said Augusta had battled pancreatic cancer for years. As a left wing, ...

Japanese women punch ticket for Pyeongchang Games

/ Feb 12, 2017

Japanese women punch ticket for Pyeongchang Games

The Japanese women’s ice hockey team qualified for next year’s Pyeongchang Olympics on Sunday with a 3-1 victory over Germany. Moeko Fujimoto, Shoko Ono and Hanae Kubo scored for Japan, which qualified for its first sport at Pyeongchang next February. Smile Japan will make ...

Sharks' Marleau notches 500th career goal

/ Feb 3, 2017

Sharks' Marleau notches 500th career goal

Patrick Marleau scored his 500th career goal, Chris Tierney tallied twice and the surging San Jose Sharks defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Thursday night. Brent Burns added a goal and an assist for the Sharks, and Martin Jones made 32 saves. San Jose ...

/ Jan 31, 2017

Islanders to leave Brooklyn: reports

Barclays Center, which opened in Brooklyn in 2012, is planning on not being the home of the New York Islanders after the 2018-19 season, according to reports Monday. Bloomberg and the New York Daily News reported that the arena, built as the home of ...

Ovechkin matches Richard on scoring chart

/ Jan 10, 2017

Ovechkin matches Richard on scoring chart

Alex Ovechkin knows Maurice “Rocket” Richard’s name, mainly from the six times he won the trophy named after the Montreal Canadiens’ great as the top NHL goal-scorer of the year. The name came up again Monday night when the Washington star scored career goal ...