Although they dominated Russia for most of the game, Sweden just barely came away with a 3-2 win in what was their biggest test of the tournament so far. Andrei Vasilevski of Russia stopped 29 of 32 shots by the Swedes and allowed his team to climb back to tie the game after going down 2-0. Though it wouldn’t stop [...]
Russia will enter the 2014 World Junior Hockey Championships with lots of big game experience already. With names like Andrei Vasilevski, who will compete in his third world juniors, Mikhail Grigorenko, who will also compete in his third tournament after the Buffalo Sabres loaned him out, as well as Igor Ustinski, Andrei Mironov and Anton Slepyshev, who will all compete in their [...]
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This is perhaps the easiest one of the lot and pretty much a carbon copy of the SSS if all three are healthy. Team Russia will go with the duo that got them the Silver last year. Andrei Vasilevski and Andrei Makarov. Once again I feel the two will split the starts to see who is the hotter of the goalies.
The Buffalo property Makarov despite his struggles for the Blades has shown...
Hey guys. I know there is very little televised hockey back in North America and not everybody is interested in international leagues.
The SSS enters game four after an excruciating wait from November 8 to the 12. It's on now and features some prominent players.
Andrei Vasilevski (Tampa Bay)
Dougie Hamilton (Boston)
Ryan Strome (New York Isles)
Nikita Zadorov (2013 Eligible...
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By Todd Cordell (@ToddCordell)
Over the past few weeks there has been a lot of speculation surrounding several goaltenders who currently play in the Ontario Hockey League or who’s rights are owned by an OHL team. Will Andrei Vasilevski come to Mississauga? Will any NHL team take a chance on Michael Houser? Today, those questions and more were...