It had been well over 3 and a half years since Helenius first (and only) AHL shutout.
There are reports coming out that the New Jersey Devils signed JYP left winger Harri Pesonen to a one year entry level contract. This post explains who Pesonen is as official confirmation is being sought out.
Finnish hockey has been quietly producing some of the best hockey players in the world. Here are 4 lessons about Finnish hockey for you.
The 2010-11 European hockey club season is over. Here's a brief summary of the winners of the top leagues across the continent.
The Battle of Helsinki continues as HIFK ties up the series with an OT win, while the Conference Finals begin in the KHL. Meanwhile, the DEL quarterfinals begin in Germany, and the major junior playoff season is about to begin across North America.
The Continental Cup winning Avangard Omsk has been eliminated from the Gagarin Cup playoffs in the KHL, while HIFK gets back into the Helsinki derby in Finland's SM-Liiga. These stories and more European hockey playoff action is part of our daily recap at Puck Worlds.
There was lots of action around the hockey world over the weekend, with the high priced talent of SKA St. Petersburg getting knocked out in Game 7 OT by Atlant Moscow Oblast headling the KHL playoff picture. The Canadian Hockey League wrapped up their regular season, and the Elitserien wrapped up their quarterfinals as well.
The Kanada-malje playoffs got underway in Finland, with the Helsinki derby showing some nastiness early as star forward Mikael Granlund was injured on a big hit. Read about that and all your playoff news outside of the NHL in the morning recap on Puck Worlds.