The NHL's Central Division guaranteed final standings

  Central Division The Stanley Cup Champions should not have any problems winning this division and the Conference. The loss of oft-injured Dave Bolland, part-timer Viktor Stalberg and hard working Michael Frolik should be not too overwhelming to replace with their plethora of young talented forwards in their system.     Decent mix of talent, [...]

The lion's road to Sochi begins now

Source of photo:  The lion’s road to Sochi begins now. It’s a tough task for Erkka Westerlund to lead this team through this year. A lot of questions need answer. Will they come or will more questions appear? No need really for the lions to win these games in Czech against the home nation, [...]

"We don't like Jokerit" says Helsinki IFK supporter Adam from England

Until for some days ago I imagined somehow that I’ve heard almost everything about fans from places like Indonesia or Africa who support this and that team in any kind of league elsewhere. Much because that we can today find any sort of information about any team, any time at the day twenty-four-seven, thanks to [...]

Eric Perrin & Ramzi Abid: Two different routes to happiness

Eric Perrin hold’s “Kanada-malja” (The canada-bucket) after winning the Finnish championship 2011-12. A true high light in his career.  A lot would agree that NHL is the best hockey league we have today in the world, a league where most players want to be. On the other hand, it is not said that exactly every [...]

European Trophy: It's a long way to the top if you wanna rock & roll

One Finnish team is left to play the second round of the European Trophy; Oulun Kärpät. They’ve went down to Hamburg to face Hamburg Freezers. Difficult games in any kind of way also important game for survive of the tournament. They have to win to get a hang on a top position in their group [...]

European Trophy: Wake up call for the Finnish liiga-teams

The rest of the European Trophy started yesterday (read Tuesday 13/8)which means that hockey season started for real over here. It also means that 32 teams who are invited to this tournament have to be ready from scratch. Ready to compete every single second, every single moment. I am not sure if Jokerit Helsinki was [...]

European Trophy

The European Trophy has started with a few games already. On Tuesday the rest will go into the tournament. By this the hockey season will start for real here in Europe. Last year the SHL-team Luleå Hockey won by defeating their league-rivals Färjestad BK from Karlstad. 32 teams will participate in the trophy-tournament this year [...]

Campaign for hockey on twitter

The Euro trophy tournament will begin next week. 32 teams will compete about the Et-cup. Last year the SHL-team Luleå Hockey won after defeating their league-rivals from Karlstad, Färjestad BK. A lot of hockey leaders around Europe have the idea to let it grow to a Champions league tournament for hockey teams, which is a [...]

The lion Chronicle: Who said that the off-season is boring?

Source of photo: weather  The 1st august… Leafs are falling from the birches to the ground already. The rowan berries blossoms to a deep-red color. A lot of them mean a cold winter. The opposite means a mild winter. The fall is here with other words and that means for us hockey lovers that soon…very [...]

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