Capitals News – Bettman Rules on Kuznetsov

Today NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has rendered his decision on Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov who was recently suspended for four years by the IIHF for testing positive for cocaine.   Per the League announcement that was rendered this morning Kuznetsov has been suspended for the first three regular season games of the 2019-20 season … Continue reading Capitals News – Bettman Rules on Kuznetsov

TXHT Opinion – Kuznetsov, We Have A Problem

On Friday, August 23rd, 2019 the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) suspended Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov for four (4) years for a violation of World Anti-Doping Code Article 2.1 (Presence of a Prohibited Substance). Per the IIHF statement the following was released: The case concerns a test indicating a prohibited substance, cocaine, according to … Continue reading TXHT Opinion – Kuznetsov, We Have A Problem

2019 IIHF World Championships: Day 4 Recap

Today was Day 4 of the 2019 IIHF World Championships from Slovakia.   In Group A action from Kosice, there were two games in action today:   United States v. Finland Slovakia v. Canada   The United States would defeat the team from Finland with a 3-2 overtime win.   https://twitter.com/IIHFHockey/status/1127981176591912960   In the second … Continue reading 2019 IIHF World Championships: Day 4 Recap

2019 IIHF World Championships: Day 3 Recap

Today in Day 3 of the IIHF World Championships, there were six contests.   There will be a quick recap of the contests that took place in Day 3 action.   In Group A action from Košice, you had the following games taking place:   United States v. France Denmark v. Germany Great Britain v. … Continue reading 2019 IIHF World Championships: Day 3 Recap

2019 IIHF World Championships: Day 2 Recap

Earlier today, in Day 2 of the IIHF World Championships, there were six games on the schedule.   Steel Arena (Košice): Denmark 5, France 4 (SO) Germany 3, Great Britain 1 Slovakia 4, Finland 2 Ondrej Nepela Arena (Bratislava): Switzerland 9, Italy 0 Latvia 5, Austria 2 Czech Republic 7, Norway 2 To start off … Continue reading 2019 IIHF World Championships: Day 2 Recap

2019 IIHF World Championships: Day 1 Recap

Yesterday the 2019 IIHF World Championships kicked off action with four games taking place.   Steel Arena (Košice): Finland 3, Canada 1 Slovakia 4, United States 1   Ondrej Nepela Arena (Bratislava): Russia 5, Norway 2 Czech Republic 5, Sweden 2   In the first contest taking place in Košice yesterday, Team Finland would knock off … Continue reading 2019 IIHF World Championships: Day 1 Recap