Can a Finnish Olympic ice hockey legend change this Chinese team’s fortune? | The Z Team

Hey! Hennessy! Yeah, yeah, yeah! Shoot the puck! Ice hockey is a fast-growing sport in China with new teams springing up all over the capital. But the Huijia Green Dragons, the most recent addition to the Beijing Junior Ice Hockey League, are a team in trouble. Right, come on! Crack coach Jiri Novak’s been drafted […]

Behind the Scenes at the PyeongChang 2018 Ice Hockey Tournament w/ the Swiss Team | Winter Tales

The Olympics is the dream. If you’re not looking at your television, now’s the time. A true definition of happiness, of friendship, of honor. It doesn’t happen to all athletes in the world. GANGNEUNG HOCKEY CENTRE All eyes are watching PyeongChang right now. You don’t wanna be out there and just let it go by. […]

A surprising Ice Hockey tradition in the south | Olympic Outposts

Australia is a sport loving nation. Rugby, cricket, Aussie rules football dominate this country. Ice hockey is probably the last thing you’d think you’d see here, but they’ve been playing it for over 100 years and actually have one of the oldest hockey federations in the world. Even after all that time, it’s a long […]

First Pro Trans Athlete Faces A Crossroads After Coming Out Publicly | Identify

(IN 2016, THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE RULED (THAT TRANSGENDER ATHLETES COULD COMPETE (WITHOUT UNDERGOING SURGERY.) (THIS POLICY MADE HISTORY IN THE SPORTS WORLD, WELCOMING (A NEW GENERATION OF ATHLETES INTO THE OLYMPIC FAMILY.) (HARRISON BROWNE IS THE FIRST PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE (IN TEAM SPORTS IN NORTH AMERICA (TO COME OUT PUBLICLY AS TRANSGENDER.) (HE HAS RECENTLY […]

Ice Hockey Stories to Watch at PyeongChang 2018 | Olympic Winter Games

Pyeongchang 2018: Stories To Watch. Ice hockey. Ice hockey made its debut at the 1920 Summer Olympics, which were held in Antwerp, Belgium, during the temperate month of April, but it has been a Winter Games staple since the first was held in Chamonix 1924. A women’s tournament was added in Nagano 1998. Six players […]

Figure Skating vs Ice Hockey | Who Will be Best at the Other Sport? | Sports Swap Challenge

(SPORTS SWAP) I’m Herberts Vasiljevs, Latvia, ice hockey. Herberts Vasiljevs! I love fast-paced hockey, the challenge, the competition and when a goal is scored, it’s unbelievable! (3-TIME OLYMPIAN, (TURIN 2006, VANCOUVER 2010, SOCHI 2014) I’m Valentina Marchei and I’m a figure skater from Italy. The good thing about our sport is there are no copies. […]

Anatomy of an Ice Hockey Player: the Strength and Recovery of Jenn Wakefield

We’ve taken six of the world’s top athletes to find out what it takes to make a true Olympian… That’s it, come on! ..as we push their bodies to the max. (ANATOMY OF AN ICE HOCKEY PLAYER) Ice hockey is a team game really like no other. They come onto the ice at 100%, they […]

Shot Power Exercises for Ice Hockey ft. Hillary Knight | Workout Wednesday

Hi. I’m Hilary Knight. I’m an Olympian and I’m going to show you a couple of medicine ball exercises that are going to help you improve the strength of your shot. In today’s game, it’s really important to continuously work on the strength of your shot, because you need to be able to shoot from […]

Team GB Win Surprise Ice Hockey Gold in 1936 | The Olympics On The Record

Great Britain is NOT a major team in international ice hockey. The national side has not qualified for the Olympic Games for decades, their last appearance coming in 1948. Since world rankings were introduced in the 1980s, their ranking has never reached higher than 21st. You have to go back to the 1920s and 1930s […]