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Close Battle Leaves Canes Down 3-0

RALEIGH- The Carolina Hurricanes hosted the Boston Bruins for Game Three of the Eastern Conference Finals at PNC Arena. After two losses in Boston, Carolina was looking to shift the momentum of the seven game s...

Injury-Plagued Squads Make Changes Heading to Game Five

If you’ve watched any of the the Carolina Hurricanes and Washington Capitals series in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, you know it’s been a physical series. The Hurricanes have out-hit the Capitals...

Cardiff Wins English Elite League Playoffs

The English Elite Ice Hockey League championship game began precisely at 4pm Nottingham time on Sunday, with the national anthem of Wales. And not “God Save the Queen” for the Northern Ireland team.What? A hock...

The British Get Hockey

Championship Sunday dawned cold in Nottingham, and probably early for many fans, who had filled the pubs and clubs of the city centre the night prior. Even what looked like traditional British pubs were often t...

Reason to Be Here

The first folks I spied when I arrived at the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham were exactly the sort I wanted to find: passionate fans all decked out in costume, and looking unlike anything I’ve found in an NHL a...

The Architecture of British Hockey

Up at the crack of dawn, down to the Oxford train station, through Birmingham to Derby. Change of trains for the express to Nottingham. Walk to the Motorpoint Arena, a twenty-year-old facility that seats about ...

A Flames-Devils Final?

Since the 1930s, people have been playing professional ice hockey in England. It took Inside Hockey until now to decide to post someone to cover the finals of the current league, the Elite Ice Hockey League, fo...

Devils Win the 2019 Draft Lottery

The most exciting hockey playoff preview show you can imagine. That was the scene on Tuesday night as the NHL's draft lottery concluded in dramatic fashion--two of the top-three teams knocked out, while the ...

What’d You Learn, Coach?

The Vancouver Canucks came into Anaheim Wednesday night with not-unreasonable hopes for the playoffs. They were two points behind Minnesota in the wildcard race, though they were a mediocre 4-4-2 in their last ...