A winter fairy tale

German goalie Danny aus den Birken looks back

Danny aus den Birken was named the Best Goaltender of the 2018 Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament. Now he looks back to leading Germany to a silver medal.

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“Something I’ll never forget”

Ebbett between Olympic bronze and playoff action

Being done with NHL hockey, Canadian forward Andrew Ebbett didn’t really consider playing for Olympic medals until recently. Now he’s a bronze medallist.

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Win with Olympic trivia

Celebrate Asian Olympics, earn great prizes

If you pride yourself on loving both men’s and women’s Olympic hockey, here’s your chance to test your knowledge and win prizes.

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Happy medal winners

Russians celebrate, Germans proud

The Olympic Athletes from Russia celebrated the gold medals. On the German side the tears were followed by pride for the historic silver medal.

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Fond farewell to Korea

Closing ceremonies feature touch of hockey

Christian Ehrhoff didn’t win a gold medal, but the veteran defenceman did get a silver – and the chance to carry the German flag at the closing ceremonies.

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World Ranking released

Canada remains first, Germany moves up

The Canadian men’s national team had to settle for bronze at these Olympic Winter Games but they defended first place in the new IIHF Men’s World Ranking.

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Kovalchuk MVP

OAR star also All-Star Forward

Following the gold medal game the award winners and All-Star Team has been announced.

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Datsyuk joins TGC

First Russian/Soviet member since 2000

By virtue of winning gold in PyeongChang, Russian forward Pavel Datsyuk is the newest member of the IIHF’s Triple Gold Club. He is the 28th player so honoured.

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Kaprizov gets golden goal!

First gold for team from Russia since 1992

Kirill Kaprizov's overtime goal gave the OAR team a thrilling 4-3 gold-medal win over underdog Germany. It's the first Russian Olympic gold since 1992.

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Gold medal round-table

IIHF writers preview the Olympic men's final

It's a final match-up that nobody expected. So we got three correspondents back to weigh up the key issues ahead of OAR vs Germany for the gold medal.

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Germany’s last medal

Franz Reindl remembers Innsbruck 1976

Franz Reindl hopes for Olympic gold against the Olympic Athletes from Russia. The last time Germany won a medal, he was on the ice in Innsbruck 1976.

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Macek attack

Naturalized Canadian coming through for Germany

Brooks Macek is having fun and making history. That’s a pretty good combo for any 25-year-old, and it’s even sweeter when it happens at the Olympics.

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Canada takes bronze, 6-4

Scoreless second book-ended by crazy goals

Canada and the Czechs tied a record with three goals in 31 seconds in a crazy opening period.

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Germany’s past successes

Gold-medal game rare air for nation

There were no indicators that this might be the year for Germany, not in its recent past, not in its distant past.

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Quiet confidence

What a difference 10 days can make

Pilloried after losing to Slovakia, the Olympic Athletes from Russia are on the verge of glory. What has made such a difference for Oleg Znarok's men?

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Looking back and beyond

IIHF, POCOG meet the press

One day before the men’s gold medal game and closing ceremony the IIHF and the Korean organizers from POCOG met the press to wrap up the ice hockey tournaments.

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The long road to the final

Kink recalls how it all began in Riga

From a late Tom Kuhnhackl goal in Riga to a semi-final shock win over Canada, Germany's Olympic odyssey is not over yet.

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End of an era

Dissecting Canada’s fall from golden grace

In 2014, if someone had told you that Germany would be the country to end Canada’s reign as two-time Olympic champions, you probably would have laughed.

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Traum vom Gold!

Germany beats Canada, 4-3, faces OAR in finals

Germany has defeated Canada for the first time in Olympic hockey history after suffering 15 straight losses dating back to 1932 (including East and West).

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Almond suspended

Swiss to sit out game at 2018 Worlds

Swiss men’s national team forward Cody Almond has been suspended for one game following his check to the head in the qualification playoff game against Germany.

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The next upset?

Germany looking for another “Wunder” vs. Canada

Not many have considered the German men’s team, back after missing out on Sochi 2014, a medal contender. But now they’re among the final four teams.

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Czech dreams die in semis

Russians get chance to end 26-year gold drought

Two second-period goals in 27 seconds sparked the Olympic Athletes from Russia to a 3-0 semi-final win over the Czechs and a berth in the 2018 gold medal game.

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Remembering Nagano

Historic Czech triumph inspires new documentary

The inspiring tale of the Czech triumph in Nagano drops the puck for a new series of Olympic documentaries. 'The Nagano Tapes' premieres on 28 February.

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Inside the Olympic bubble

What it’s like to cover hockey at the Games

“Can I finish writing this game preview before 02:00?” “Is that Alexei Yashin doing sit-ups in the hotel gym?” “Should I try the spicy octopus at breakfast?”

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Familiar foes

Strong KHL accent in OWG semi-final

The Czechs hope Francouz can frustrate; the Olympic Athletes from Russia look to offensive power to reach the Olympic final. Let the battle commence!

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