The United States was upset 3-0 by Switzerland in the semifinals of the ice hockey world championship Saturday.
The Swiss will face Sweden in Sunday's final after the Swedes defeated co-host Finland 3-0 in the earlier semifinal. Switzerland is guaranteed its first medal in 60 years.
Nino Niederreiter, Julian Walker and Reto Suri scored for the Swiss, who emerged as the surprise...
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from John Sanful of IIHF.com,
They did it. In a semi-final game featuring two teams challenging history, Switzerland defeated Team USA 3-0 to advance forward to their first opportunity for gold since 1935.
Whatever the outcome in the final game against Sweden will be, it will be the first World Championship medal for the Swiss in exactly 60 years.
from Andrew Podnieks of IIHF.com,
Reto Suri's second goal of the shootout, in the eighth round, gave Switzerland a 3-2 victory over Canada. It was their second win in the tournament after defeating Sweden on the opening day.
It was also just the second win for the Swiss in 28 all-time meetings with Canada stretching back to 1934.
"The key to our win was defense...
According to Katie Strang of ESPN New York, 2010 fifth-overall pick Nino Niederreiter has seen enough of the Islanders.
#Isles Nino Niederreiter's camp is seeking a trade from the Islanders, a source tells ESPNNY. Unhappy with current situation
— Katie Strang (@KatieStrangESPN) January 22, 2013
Niederreiter has been the most consistent point producer for the...
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The Islanders are taking on the Pittsburgh Penguins at the CONSOL Energy Center tonight and are doing so without the services of 2010 fifth overall selection, Nino Niederreiter, for the second straight game.
No Niederreiter isn't hurt, but rather wasting away the first year of his entry-level contract up here in the luxury box with us healthy scratches. This isn't new to...
New York Islanders right wing Nino Niederreiter has been diagnosed with a concussion following a brutal hit from Dallas Stars defenseman Mark Fistric in Saturday's game.
The fifth overall pick of the 2010 draft, Niederreiter exited the contest after his first shift. The 19-year-old did not return.
Niederreiter has collected one goal and two penalty minutes in six games this season.
Nino Niederreiter was the victim of an illegal hit midway through Saturday night’s game against the Dallas Stars. As Niederreiter moved the puck up the ice by near side boards Dallas’s Mark Fistric laid out Niederreiter with a hit to the head that injured the 19-year-old Swiss forward.
The hit was a clear and apparent hit to the head, Fistric can be clearly seen...
New York Islanders 2010 first-round pick Nino Niederreiter will make his season debut in Tuesday's game against the rival New York Rangers.
The 19-year-old right wing recently joined the club following a two-week conditioning stint in the AHL. He had suffered a groin injury during training camp.
Niederreiter, the fifth overall pick in 2010, had a goal and an assist in nine...
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Nino Niederreiter, the 5th overall pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, has been listed as day-to-day after suffering a groin injury in the preseason. The Islanders have been patient with Neiderreiter’s groin injury to this point. Nino participated in his first full practice with the team yesterday and has been skating for the past week or so. Nino probably won’t be ready...