Hartnett: USA Hockey Couldn't Have Done A Worse Job Building This TeamUSA Hockey went all-in on grit, toughness, nastiness and jam – but that's not a recipe that wins games against the world's elite.
US Fail On International Stage Again, Eliminated From World Cup Of Hockey After 4-2 Loss To CanadaThe United States has been eliminated from contention at the World Cup of Hockey after a 4-2 loss to Canada on Tuesday night that featured a clinical, dominant performance by the tournament favorite.
Hartnett: Team USA Faces Mission Impossible Against Dominant CanadaThe cards are heavily stacked against the United States staying alive at the World Cup of Hockey.
Hartnett: Tortorella, Lombardi In Dark Ages With This Team USA RosterHockey has changed a lot in the 20 years since the U.S. last won the World Cup. Someone should tell John Tortorella and Dean Lombardi.
Halak, Team Europe Stun United States In World Cup OpenerWhen the United States filled out its roster for the World Cup of Hockey, it looked heavy on grit and physicality and light on skill and scoring.
Hartnett: World Cup Of Hockey Preview And PredictionsThe World Cup of Hockey will get underway this weekend in Toronto. The teams have been playing exhibitions leading up to the start of round-robin play, whetting the appetite of rabid NHL fans.
Hartnett: Loaded Team North America Could Play Spoiler At World CupThe players that make up the Team North America roster at the upcoming World Cup of Hockey are speedy and possess quick-strike ability. They are flat-out scary.
Hartnett: 10 NHL Players Who Could Star At World Cup Of HockeyThe World Cup of Hockey will return on Saturday after a 12-year absence. A number of exhibition games leading up to the tournament have been hard-fought and some have been downright nasty.
Hartnett: Motivated Lundqvist Is A Great Thing For Sweden, RangersThe formula is simple. Henrik Lundqvist plus adversity equals an extremely motivated goaltender determined to recapture his best form.
Hartnett: Tavares Has Unfinished Business On International StageMore than two years ago, a serious injury forced John Tavares to accept his Olympic gold medal dressed in a suit and tie under his Team Canada jersey.
Hartnett: Devils' Schneider Gives U.S. Best Chance At World Cup Of HockeyThe United States will need exceptional goaltending if it stands any chance of medaling at the upcoming World Cup of Hockey. Cory Schneider is totally capable of providing it.