Finland’s young lionesses defeated Russia to take the bronze medal in the 2019 World Women’s Under-18 Ice Hockey Championship in Obihiro, Japan.The Finnish juniors trounced their eastern neighbours 3-0 to take third place after an impressive run in the tournament.The first period of the game was scoreless as each team took the measure of the opposition. However Finland opened the scoring in the second period when Viivi Vainikka and Elli Suoranta found the back of the net within half a minute of each other.Later in the match, Julia Liikala found herself facing an open goal and did not miss the opportunity to settle the outcome for the young Finns.Goalie Erica Jaskari proved her mettle by engaging in acrobatics to deny the Russians a chance to score, especially in light of penalties awarded to the other side in the third period.The bronze is only Finland’s second in the women’s under-18 tournament. On Sunday Canada and the USA face off to battle for the gold. … [Read more...] about Finland’s young lionesses nab world ice hockey bronze
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PUBLISHED: 12:01 05 January 2019 Jacob Ranson The 2007/08 Romford Hurricanes team Archant Watching a former opponent Brendan Perlini in the NHL Winter Classic was a surreal experience that brought back memories Ice hockey loving children dream of going out onto a frozen pond and playing their beloved sport, in the UK we don’t get that chance too often, but it is always a fond memory of any player or fan.The NHL’s Winter Classic has become a landmark day in the calendar for hockey fans, due to feel of an outdoor game, even for the little loyal community in the UK.Although it may not be the biggest sport in our country, there is still a hardcore of fans which follow it religiously.And this year there has been plenty to cheer about and the New Year’s Day outdoor match continued that movement of British players making their mark on the big stage and triggered some good memories of my own.Under-12 stats from 2006/07 seasonI sat down to watch … [Read more...] about Ice hockey: Surreal to see Perlini hitting heights at Winter Classic
A LYNEMOUTH schoolboy selected to play ice hockey for England is calling on local businesses to support his ambition to become an international sports star. Mark Nicholson, 13, of Park Road, has been selected to play for England Under 14s ice hockey team following high-scoring success with local sides. The teenager, a pupil at Hirst High School, Ashington, is a member of European champions the Morpeth Mohawks Roller Hockey, team who play at Hartlepool. He also holds the record for the most goals scored in any one game for the Morpeth club after he bagged 15. Mark was signed up by Whitley Bay ice hockey club in January 2002. "Mark has only been playing ice hockey for one year, so his selection for England is an amazing achievement," said his mother Susan. "Mark is the highest goal scorer in both roller hockey and the Whitley Bay Mohawks ice hockey team, and his coaches say he has the ability and determination to be one of the best players for his age. "His ambition is to be a … [Read more...] about Ice hockey star Mark’s help plea
BROOKS KOEPKA won the 2017 US Open with the joint lowest ever score, and then incredibly repeated the feat again a year later, backed all the way by girlfriend Jena Sims. And following his two successive victories in the competition the USA know they'll need him in top form to secure Ryder Cup glory. Who is Jena Sims? Sims, 28, competed in the Miss Teen USA beauty pageant in 2007, but failed to place, and has since went on to become an actress and a model. Films she has starred in include the lead role in Attack of the 50 foot Cheerleader, a comedy horror movie filmed in 2012. Jen stars as science student Cassie Stratford who takes a drug that makes her grow until she is a 50ft giant. 'FAKE NEWS' Cristiano Ronaldo posts video blasting claims he raped woman in Las Vegas hotel WIDOW'S AGONY Tragic fireball crash footie ace Jlloyd Samuel had secret SECOND wife in Iran Blooper Sunday Cardiff vs Burnley is today's only 'Super Sunday' game.. and fans are fuming breast … [Read more...] about Who is Brooks Koepka’s girlfriend Jena Sims? How long has USA Ryder Cup golf ace been dating model and actress?
Young Queenstown ice hockey players showed their passion for the sport during a rare training session with Team USA and Canada stars ahead of their big match tonight. Players from both teams landed in Queenstown just before noon on Tuesday to prepare for the highly anticipated Ice Hockey Classic match. They later met Queenstown Ice Hockey Club players, aged 5-17, for the one-off training session at Queenstown Ice Arena, where the teams will go head to head. ''New hockey players - I love it. Enthusiasm and work ethic, it is so much fun,'' Team Canada player Eric Neilson said. ''You can see the passion. These kids want to learn. They are hungry. ''We are getting ready for the big game on Thursday night. It's the biggest rivalry in hockey, ever.'' Other players at the training session included brothers Shane and T.J. Brennan, Michael Budd and Ed Gale from Team USA, and Peter Holland representing Canada. After the session, Shane Brennan said they had just got off the ice with ''some future … [Read more...] about World-class ice hockey players pass on some tips