Japan’s goal is to go up
Yuji Iwamoto has taken over as the head coach of the Japanese national team and wants to get his young squad focused and pull in the same direction.
Lithuania finishes second in home tournament
Three of the teams participating in the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division I Group B had their first tests of the season in November 2017.
Plays first game for native country Lithuania
Long-time NHL defenceman Darius Kasparaitis for the first time represented his native country Lithuania on Friday in an exhibition game against Estonia.
Second ever Lithuanian to grace the KHL
Following in the footsteps of his hometown hero, the KHL becomes the next step in the ascending career of Lithuanian blueliner Nerijus Alisauskas.
Federation puts hope on home-grown leadership
The Japanese Ice Hockey Federation named Yuji Iwamoto head coach of the Japanese men’s national team.
Hosts celebrate instant return to Division I
A disciplined Romanian team barged ahead to win the top spot at the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division II Group A on home ice in Galati.
Medvescak Zagreb plans to switch leagues
Croatia’s leading hockey club, Medvescak Zagreb, is set to compete in Austria’s cross-border EBEL next season after four campaigns in the KHL.
Lithuania’s second city offers big venue
Lithuania will host the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division I Group B and selected nothing less than the biggest arena of the Baltic countries.