Evgeny Kuznetsov Envisions Bright Future For Russian Hockey

They swarmed their goaltender almost before his mask had settled on the ice after the shootout, hugging and smiling and celebrating something none of them have seen often in their young lives — a big Russian win at the world junior championship. They played through intense fatigue against a well-rested opponent on Monday, emerging with

Tim Erixon & Sweden Ready For Russia

Make no mistake, those players representing the Swedish Junior National Team were carefully selected. No longer is the Federation solely interested in having the quickest and most prolific point producers from the country on the roster. Yet, coach Roger Ronnberg, who has been one of the most outspoken coaches of this year’s IIHF World Junior

Tim Erixon has chance to shine during 2011 WJC

This year, in the SEL, Erixon is on pace for a career high in points, with three goals and twelve assists. He’s averaging 19:52 of ice time a game, a career high, and plays on the top pairing for Skellefteå AIK alongside the awesomely named David Round Leaf (I think- I had trouble finding this,