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Denmark Grabs Surprise Point in Loss to Russia

Denmark got into penalty trouble early on, with star forward Nikolaj Ehlers getting saddled with a tripping call only a few minutes into the game. However, the Danish penalty kill was on its best behaviour, effectively forcing the Russians into mistakes by playing tight to their men. Two straight penalty kills by the Danes helped the team get their legs early on, while the Russians...
Via The Hockey House
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Denmark WJC Preview: Ehlers Highlights Newly Promoted Danish Team

IIHF.comGoalies: George Sørensen may perhaps be known best for scoring an empty-net goal at the 2013 Division 1B U18 World Juniors, but the young netminder should be known more for his play. All he ever seems to do when he puts on the Danish jersey is win. While it’s almost guaranteed that he won’t be winning anything at the 2015 World Juniors, he did help Denmark win the 2014...
Via The Hockey House
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Nikolaj Ehlers Scores Three Against Russia in Denmark’s 4-2 Win

Denmark will head into the semi-finals thanks to a 4-2 victory against Russia at the World Junior A Challenge on Monday. The Russians needed just seven minutes to score their first goal. After a couple of Danish efforts went unsuccessful, 17-year-old Mikhail Vorobyov picked up a pass from Denis Guryanov in the corner and beat George Sorensen below the blocker to break the ice. There...
Via The Hockey House
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Halifax Star Nikolaj Ehlers Leads Denmark to 3-2 Win Over Canada West

The Danish junior team, featuring players that will compete at the upcoming top division World Junior tournament, began the World Junior A Challenge off strong, defeating Canada West by a score of 3-2. It’s not every day that a Danish hockey team is favoured over a Canadian team, but in a tournament where Denmark features players from a higher level of hockey, it’s not crazy...
Via The Hockey House
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The Future is Coming Soon To A Rink Near You

Nikolaj Ehlers is the next one. This Great Dane as he is often referred to in his early hockey career could be the greatest Dane of them all. There is Lars Eller for Montreal he is a Great Dane, then you have Janik Hansen he also is a Great Dane, then you have…the rest of the team who are just average muckers. If he wears number 8 he could be a Great Eight Dane. All that aside...
Via Winnipeg Whiteout
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets Draft Skill In Nikolaj Ehlers

#451342352 / For the team’s ninth overall 2014 NHL Draft selection, the Winnipeg Jets found a first round pick in Nikolaj Ehlers. The 18-year-old was the first player from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League to be selected in the 2014 draft. In his 63 games with the Halifax Mooseheads this last season, Ehlers was fourth in the league, scoring 49 goals and a total...
Via Beyond The Benches
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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