Posts Tagged ‘ice hockey’

Meet the United States Youth Olympics Hockey Team

January 13, 2012 Leave a comment

the first ever youth winter olympics start today in Innsbruck, Austria today. I’ll have fairly comprehensive coverage of the proceedings, starting today with a look at the US boys U-16 Hockey Team.


Logan Halladay (Cary, North Carolina) – Halladay plays for the Junior Hurricanes, and took part in the prestigious Strelow Camp last year, where he was reportedly very impressive. He has been described as a very good butterfly goalie who also is great on his skates.

Edwin Minney (Wind Gap, Pennsylvania) – Minney also took part in the Strelow Camp, and had a .928 save percentage at a USA Hockey invite camp in New York. Read more…

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A Respected Journalist On Why College Hockey Is a Big Winner From These Olympics

March 2, 2010 2 comments

OK, so it’s just me. Same thing.

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Athlete Profile: Jamie Langenbrunner

January 12, 2010 1 comment

With just a month to go before the Vancouver games begin, we will be profiling a different athlete each day for the next month. Today is United States men’s hockey player Jamie Langenbrunner

Langenbrunner was born July 24th, 1975 in Cloquet, Minnesota. Langenbrunner averaged more than 2 points a game over his first three high school seasons at Cloquet before forgoing his Senior year of high school to play in the Ontario Hockey League.

Langenbrunner played 76 games and had 29 points in his rookie year with the Dallas Stars, and was a Calder candidate. The next year he played in the 1998 Nagano Olympics.

The next year, Langenbrunner won a Stanley Cup with the Dallas Stars. Langenbrunner won another cup in 2005 with the New Jersey Devils.

Langenbrunner is now the captain of the Devils. He has 545 points in 884 games. He is 34th on the all time scoring list for Americans. Langenbrunner has also been a playoff performer. His 12 game winning goals in the playoffs are tied with Phil Esposito and Mark Messier.

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Penguins Captain Crosby To Carry The Torch

October 27, 2009 2 comments

Sidney Crosby, who captained the Pittsburgh Penguins to the 2009 Stanley Cup, will be a torchbearer in the Vancouver 2010 relay. He will be carrying on November 18th in Halifax, Nova Scotia. According to Bell, a sponsor of the torch relay, Crosby was selected “because of his outstanding achievements in hockey and his unbridled passion for his home city, province and country.”

Crosby is originally a native of Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia.