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Kalamazoo to Host 2025 ECHL Hockey Heritage Weekend

The Kalamazoo Wings will host the 2025 ECHL Hockey Heritage Week from January 17–18, 2025, to celebrate the 2024–2025 season which will be the franchise’s 50th anniversary. The Wings, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks, will work with Discover Kalamazoo on the event along with FireKeepers Casino Hotel. It will be the 15th […]

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NHL Olympic Agreement Hockey
Canada forward Sidney Crosby, left, scores a goal past Sweden goaltender Henrik Lundqvist during the second period of the men's gold medal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. It was the last time NHL players participated in the Olympics. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

NHL Players will Return to Olympic Winter Games in 2026

The best hockey players in the world will again participate in the Winter Olympic Games, beginning with the 2026 Games in Milano-Cortina, Italy, the National Hockey League announced, as well as adding another international event to the calendar that will see an exclusive group of nations participate. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman made the announcement in […]

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NHL Combine Tkachuk
United States forward Brady Tkachuk celebrates a goal during the second period in the bronze medal game of the 2018 world junior hockey championships against the Czech Republic in Buffalo, New York. The world junior event will return to the United States in 2026 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

World Junior Hockey Championships Heads to Minneapolis/St. Paul in 2026

Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, will host the 2026 world junior hockey championships, the International Ice Hockey Federation and USA Hockey officially announced on Friday after multiple reports indicated as much on Wednesday. The 50th anniversary of the tournament will have 10 international teams featuring some of the world’s best young players under 20 playing […]

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Premier Ice Prospects 200×85

Premier Ice Prospects Joins Forces with 200×85 to Elevate Girls Youth Hockey Experiences

Premier Ice Prospects and 200×85 have announced a strategic merger aimed at developmental opportunities for girls youth hockey players at the grassroots and elite levels. Upcoming programming for both separate organizations will remain consistent and future programming announcements will be made at a later date. Premier Ice Prospects focuses on development programs and elite-level tournaments […]

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PWHL
PWHL Board Member Billie Jean King, center left, and PWHL Executive Jayna Hefford drops pucks between Toronto captain Blayre Turnbell, left, and New York captain Micah Zandee-Hart for the ceremonial faceoff before the first game of the new league in Toronto on New Year's Day, 2024. Frank Gunn/The Associated Press

Air Canada Partners With Professional Women’s Hockey League

The Professional Women’s Hockey League, with six teams in two countries and two highly-anticipated games already in the books, also scored a victory off the ice before the inaugural game with Air Canada becoming an inaugural Premier Partner of the PWHL and official airline for the league’s first six teams. Air Canada is granted intellectual […]

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Sphere
The Sphere in Las Vegas will host the 2024 NHL Draft. Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images

NHL Plans 2024 at Las Vegas Sphere, Floats 2025 International Tournament

Commissioner Gary Bettman said the National Hockey League will hold its 2024 draft at the Sphere in Las Vegas and could organize a four-nation, in-season tournament in 2025. Bettman revealed details of his future plans Tuesday during Day 2 of the NHL Board of Governors meeting in Seattle. The draft would be held in late […]

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Rivalry Series 2022
The 2022–2023 Rivalry Series between USA Hockey and Hockey Canada included a game at Dollar Loan Center in Henderson, Nevada, on December 15, 2022. USA Hockey photo

Tempe Ready to Host 2024 U.S. vs. Canada Hockey Rivalry Series

Hockey with a backdrop of palm trees and 80-degree temperatures in November would be jarring even now for purists. But Tempe, Arizona, is changing that narrative and the latest big hockey event takes place in the desert. The Rivalry Series between the women’s teams from USA Hockey and Hockey Canada was introduced in 2018 to […]

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Hockey Commissioners Associataion

2024 Ice Breaker Tournaments Heading to Columbus, Las Vegas

The 2024 Ice Breaker Tournaments will be held in Orleans Arena in Las Vegas for the men and at the OhioHealth Ice Haus in downtown Columbus, Ohio, for the women, the Hockey Commissioners Association has announced. The men’s tournament will be October 11-12, 2024, with Minnesota, Air Force, Massachusetts and Omaha competing. The women’s tournament […]

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ADKSC

Adirondack Sports Council to Organize 2024 IIHF Women’s World Championship

The Adirondack Sports Council has been named as the local organizing committee for the 2024 IIHF Women’s World Championship in Utica, New York. The ADKSC will team with Oneida County and USA Hockey to market, promote and organize the tournament from April 3–14. The 2024 IIHF Women’s World Championship tournament will include 29 games in […]

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ACHA St Louis

ACHA Chooses St. Louis as National Championship Host in 2025, 2027, 2028

The American Collegiate Hockey Association, the governing body for non-varsity collegiate hockey in the United States, has selected St. Louis as the site for the ACHA National Championships in 2025, 2027, and 2028 with an option to bring the event to St. Louis in 2026. “Based on discussions with team representatives at the recent ACHA […]

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