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Top 5 Players to Watch at the Euro Ice Hockey Challenge

Every year, hockey leagues in Europe go on what’s called an “international break”, allowing players from some of the top European nations to compete in tournaments three times a year. Could you think of anything better to do while on a break? For the second international break of the season, twelve nations will compete in three separate tournaments, taking place in Ljubljana...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NHLer O-K Tollefsen Suspended By CHL by   Steven Ellis

Färjestad Karlstad defenseman Ole-Kristian Tollefsen has received a two game suspension for a head shot penalty against the Vienna Capitals on Saturday. This isn’t the first time Tollefsen has been in trouble for a similar penalty. Tollefsen, one of the best players to ever come out of Norway, received a three game suspension after checking Slovakia’s Ľuboš Bartečko in the...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Team Norway hockey preview: Climbing out from obscurity

Mats Zuccarello took Olympic hockey by storm with Team Norway in 2010. The diminutive forward helped Team Norway hockey play some of the World’s best teams at a surprisingly high level. While Norway is a far cry away from the medal podium, they could ruin the tournament for a team or two. Forwards Zuccarello and former NHLer Patrick Thoresen lead a group of relative unknowns looking...
Via The Sports Bank
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The Norwegian 2014 Olympic Hockey Team

GoaliesLars HaugenSteffen SobergLars VoldenDefensemenJonas Holos Ole-Kristian Tollefsen Alexander BonsaksenHenrik OdegaardHenrik SolbergDaniel SorvikMats TryggForwardsMats Zuccarello, (New York Rangers)Patrick Thoresen Morten AskAnders BastiansenRobin DahlstromKristian ForsbergMads HansenMarius HoltetSondre OldenKen Andre OlimbMathis OlimbMats Rosseli OlsenNiklas RoestMartin RoymarkPer...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ole-Kristian Tollefsen Suspended For Second Time In The Tournament by   Steven Ellis

Ole-Kristian Tollefsen clearly didn’t learn his lesson from earlier in the tournament, as he has been given another one game suspension after an incident in their game against Sweden yesterday. Yesterday’s infraction occurred occurred at 58:37 into the game between Norway and Sweden that saw Sweden win 5-1. The game was paused for icing when Tollefsen, who [...]
Via The Hockey House
May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Is This The Dirtiest Play In Hockey Of All-Time?

Ole-Kristian Tollefsen played for the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Philadelphia Flyers from 2005-2010, while he’s out of the NHL he is now playing for his native Norway in the IIHF World Championships. Tollefsen isn’t a spectacular player and he is best known for being ejected from an Olympic qualifying round game for his massive hit on Slovakia forward Lubos Bartecko which...
Via Next Impulse Sports
May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Norway’s Ole-Kristian Tollefsen and Marius Holtet Suspended by   Steven Ellis

The IIHF have suspended Norway’s Ole-Kristian Tollefsen and and Marius Holtet for one game for two different incidents in yesterday’s game against Denmark. Tollefsen’s incident occurred at the 14:40 mark of the first period when he checked Phoenix Coyotes (he’s playing for Denmark) from behind, slightly injury the Danish player. OKT was given only a two minute boarding minor [...]
Via The Hockey House
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

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