Profile: Vicky Sunohara

One of the most prominent Canadian hockey players of all time, Sunohara has won 2 Olympic gold medals and 7 World Championship gold medals. Sunohara was born in Scarborough, ON in 1970 and is a second-generation Japanese-Canadian. Playing primarily as a centre, she spent two years at Northeastern University from 1988-1990, winning an ECAC championship… Continue reading Profile: Vicky Sunohara

2019 World Juniors Recap: Jason Robertson

The United States won silver at this year's World Juniors, with Robertson (DAL) an integral cog of the American attack. He played right wing on team USA's top line with Josh Norris (OTT) and Joel Farabee (PHI) as well manning the point on the top American power-play unit. Roberson started the tournament strong, posting a… Continue reading 2019 World Juniors Recap: Jason Robertson

2019 World Juniors Recap: Pavel Shen

Russia won the bronze medal at this year's tournament, and Shen (BOS) played an important role scoring 3 goals and 1 assist while playing on both the power play and the penalty kill. The third-generation Chinese-Russian was also relied upon as a faceoff specialist, posting a 61.47 faceoff percentage, which was good for fifth in… Continue reading 2019 World Juniors Recap: Pavel Shen

2019 World Juniors Recap: Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan participated in the World Juniors for the first time since 2009 and managed to stay in the top group for another year by sweeping Denmark in the relegation round. Promoted after winning the 2018 Division 1A Championships, the team was primarily made up of players from Snezhnye Barsy Astana, a Kazakh team in the… Continue reading 2019 World Juniors Recap: Kazakhstan

2019 World Juniors Recap: Nick Suzuki

For the first time since the inception of the World Juniors, Canada will be without a medal when hosting the tournament after a heart-breaking 2-1 overtime loss to Finland in the quarterfinals. Overshadowed by the dramatic finish in Vancouver, Nick Suzuki had a solid tournament for the Canadians. The Montreal Canadiens prospect made numerous outstanding… Continue reading 2019 World Juniors Recap: Nick Suzuki

First Goals: Yamamoto, Pu, and Ang

2018 saw a number of firsts for players of Asian descent, including Kailer Yamamoto's first NHL goal and first AHL goals for Cliff Pu and Jonathan Ang. A first-round draft pick of the Edmonton Oilers in 2017, winger Kailer Yamamoto scored his first NHL goal on October 18th against the Boston Bruins. Yamamoto received a… Continue reading First Goals: Yamamoto, Pu, and Ang