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Heavy Medal Archive: Ice hockey

UPDATE: It's official; U.S. downs Finland, 6-1, advances to gold medal game

The United States closed out its semifinal victory over Finland, 6-1, to advance to Sunday's gold medal game against the winner of Friday night's Canada-Slovakia game. The U.S. made the game a foregone conclusion quickly. The Americans chased goalie Miikka...

By from news services  |  February 26, 2010; 4:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Ice hockey , Vancouver 2010  
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U.S., Canadian spokesmen wager bet on hockey

It's a friendly wager that could leave White House press secretary Robert Gibbs wearing the colors of Canada. Gibbs and his counterpart to the north, Dimitri Soudas, bet on the results of Thursday's gold medal women's hockey contest. Both teams...

By news services  |  February 25, 2010; 6:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Ice hockey , Politics , Vancouver 2010  
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Alex Ovechkin, Russia go out with a thud

Here's an update from Slava Malamud of Russia's Sport-Express: The dominating performance of Team Canada in Wednesday night's quarterfinal against Russia provided perhaps one of the most anticlimactic moments of the Games. Not only did the expected Dream Final not...

By Slava Malamud  |  February 25, 2010; 12:17 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (32)
Categories:  Alex Ovechkin , Ice hockey , Vancouver 2010  
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Tretiak on Canada's goalie switch: 'I'd go with Brodeur'

Vladislav Tretiak, 57, knows what it feels like as a goaltender to get upset by the underdog Americans. (Shaun Best/Reuters) Here's a quick post on the Canadian goalie situation from Sport-Express' Slava Malamud, who will be blogging for us...

By Slava Malamud  |  February 23, 2010; 8:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Ice hockey , Vancouver 2010  
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Fetisov on Ovechkin's skill, toughness

It was a who's-who-in-Russian-hockey Sunday night in Vancouver as the very top people in the hierarchy of the sport visited the Winter Olympics. I ran into two of them outside Bosco Bar, which is an offshoot of the famous Russia...

By Slava Malamud  |  February 22, 2010; 9:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
Categories:  Alex Ovechkin , Ice hockey , Vancouver 2010  
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U.S. hockey team shocks host Canada, 5-3

When U.S. Olympic hockey player Jamie Langenbrunner scored in the final period Sunday night, a shot ricocheting off his skate blade into the net, he about jumped out of the arena. This wasn't exactly a miracle on ice, but elements...

By Amy Shipley  |  February 21, 2010; 10:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Ice hockey , Vancouver 2010  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Alex Ovechkin's hit helps Russia win, Lindsay Applebaum , February 21, 2010
Russia's new top line: Ovechkin, Malkin and Semin, Slava Malamud , February 20, 2010
Alex Ovechkin annoys announcers, Tracee Hamilton , February 19, 2010
Olympic hockey: Slovakia surprises Ovechkin, Russia, Slava Malamud , February 19, 2010
Michael Phelps drops in on USA vs. Norway, The Associated Press , February 18, 2010
Olympic hockey: Catching up with Tomas Fleischmann, Slava Malamud , February 18, 2010
Ovechkin sends support to Plushenko via text, Amy Shipley , February 16, 2010
U.S. tops Switzerland in hockey, 3-1, Barry Svrluga , February 16, 2010
Ovechkin, Semin, Datsyuk on top line for Russia, Slava Malamud , February 16, 2010
Alex Oveckin: We're not the favorites, Tracee Hamilton , February 16, 2010
Alex Ovechkin, Russia hold first Olympic practice, Slava Malamud , February 15, 2010
Yzerman: Russia, not Canada, is the favorite, Lindsay Applebaum , February 13, 2010
Angela Ruggiero could join IOC athletes' commission, Matthew Rennie , February 4, 2010
U.S. Olympic hockey loses another defenseman, Matthew Rennie , February 4, 2010
Coaching U.S. women, Johnson needs no miracle, Matthew Rennie , February 2, 2010
U.S. hockey team loses defenseman Martin, Matthew Rennie , February 2, 2010
Olympic roundup: Figure skating lacks star power, Lindsay Applebaum , January 21, 2010
Ovechkin fights -- almost, John Kiernan , January 13, 2010
Ovechkin and the key to D.C., John Kiernan , January 11, 2010
Ovechkin: D.C.'s most popular athlete?, John Kiernan , January 2, 2010
Ovechkin's mother was in the Olympics, Jon DeNunzio , January 2, 2010
 
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