Tag Archives: 2011

U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2011

USA Hockey has announced the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2011 and the five new inductees are: Chris Chelios, Gary Suter, Keith Tkachuk, Mike Emrick and Ed Snider. The five new members will be formally installed into the US … Continue reading

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Americans shine at the 2011 NHL Awards

This year’s NHL Award show was exciting for all fans of hockey and most of all it was a testament to how far hockey has come in the U.S. over the years. Five American born players and one American born … Continue reading

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2011 U.S. National Junior Evaluation Camp Roster

The invite list for the 2011 USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp has been announced and out of the 40 names more than a few stick out. Eighteen of the 40 invited skaters participated in last year’s camp and it’s no … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup, Conn Smythe… and Michigan?

With the Stanley Cup Finals getting underway tonight between the Boston Bruins and the Vancouver Canucks, I wanted to take a look at two American born players that play vital roles for their respective clubs. Michigan natives, Ryan Kesler (VAN) … Continue reading

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Czech-mate, USA ousted by Czechs in a 4-0 loss at Worlds

The Czech Republic defeated USA 4-0 to knock the American men from the 2011 World Championship in Slovakia. The U.S. team played a very inspired first period, but ended up on the short end of the stick off of a … Continue reading

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Shaky U.S. team falls to the Swiss 5-3 at Worlds

The opening minutes of this game were definitely not forth telling of how this game would end. The U.S. controlled the pace of the game and had numerous attempts at the Swiss net causing the Swiss to scramble in their … Continue reading

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USA tops France 3-2 at Worlds

France opened the scoring in the first period, but the Americans answered with less than four minutes remaining in the period on a four-on-four goal by Blake Wheeler (Robbinsdale, MN). Team USA went up by two goals in the second … Continue reading

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