CHL Final is worth the watch tonight

There is an important game that will be played tonight and it won’t be played in North America — despite one of the teams having a controversial American nickname — but will be held in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Champions Hockey League final will have defending champion Frolunda Indians host Sparta Prague. This will be Frolunda’s…

Arena: Tipsport Arena, Prague

With a capacity of 13, 150, the Tipsport Arena has housed hockey and other events in Prague since 1962. Since its opening, hockey club Sparta Praha have called it home till last season. While the youth teams still play there regularly, the men’s team now plays in the larger O2 Arena. Over its life, the…

KHL’s HC Slovan Bratislava money troubles

According to Sport.SK, KHL club HC Slovan Bratislava has not been paying its players which is another black eye for the financially struggling KHL. On November 14, ESPN posted on how the KHL is considering a reduction in the number of teams next year due to financial difficulties. And with Bratislava’s newly founded issues, the KHL’s…

NHL to the Olympics – change the date

What if the ice hockey events at the 2018 Winter Olympics were to be held at a different date? The NHL and IIHF have yet to reach a decision as to whether NHL players will attend the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. There have been many reports and discussions about this decision (see…