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  • Winter Olympics 2018 predictions: Nordic Combined

    Winter Olympics 2018 predictions: Nordic Combined

    Heading into the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, nordic combined is the answer to an interesting trivia question. What is the only sport at the Olympic Winter Games competed only by men? Nordic combined, which encompasses ski jumping and cross-country skiing, has been on the Olympic stage...
  • Winter Olympics 2018 predictions: Short Track Speed Skating

    Winter Olympics 2018 predictions: Short Track Speed Skating

    Short track speed skating has been on the Olympic program since the 1992 Olympic Winter Games in Albertville. The United States has won 19 Olympic medals in short track speed skating, the fourth most medals all-time behind South Korea, China and Canada. Among the American short track speed skating...
  • Winter Olympics 2018 predictions: Freestyle Skiing

    Winter Olympics 2018 predictions: Freestyle Skiing

    The United States has won the most medals all-time in the history of the Olympic Winter Games in freestyle skiing with 21. Since freestyle skiing joined the Olympic program at the 1992 Olympic Winter Games in Albertville, the United States and France are the only nations to have earned at least one...
  • Winter Olympics 2018 predictions: Cross-Country Skiing

    Winter Olympics 2018 predictions: Cross-Country Skiing

    Cross-country skiing has been on the Olympic program since the 1924 Olympic Winter Games in Chamonix, however the United States has only come away with one medal. That came in 1976 when Bill Koch won a silver medal in the men's 30 km at the 1976 Olympic Winter Games in Innsbruck. Koch was credited...
  • Winter Olympics 2018 predictions: Luge

    Winter Olympics 2018 predictions: Luge

    With five medals, the United States has won the eighth most medals in the history of luge at the Olympic Winter Games. However, it should be noted that the United States has yet to win an Olympic gold medal in luge and their entire Olympic medal success has come only in the last two decades. Even...
  • Winter Olympics 2018 predictions: Biathlon

    Winter Olympics 2018 predictions: Biathlon

    Never before in the history of the Olympic Winter Games has the United States earned a medal in the sport of biathlon. Things have the potential to change at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. At 36 years of age, Lowell Bailey is set to participate in his fourth Olympic Winter Games. A...
  • Former LA Kings defenseman Slava Voynov to represent O.A.R. at the 2018 Winter Olympics

    Former LA Kings defenseman Slava Voynov to represent O.A.R. at the 2018 Winter Olympics

    Former Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov will represent the Olympic Athletes of Russia at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. Voynov played four seasons with the Kings from 2011 to 2015.  Voynov was the Kings' second round draft pick, 32nd overall, in the 2008 National Hockey...
  • Former LA Kings left winger Ladislav Nagy to play for Slovakia at 2018 Winter Olympics

    Former LA Kings left winger Ladislav Nagy to play for Slovakia at 2018 Winter Olympics

    Former Los Angeles Kings left winger Ladislav Nagy will represent Slovakia at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. Nagy played the 2007-08 season with the Los Angeles Kings after playing two seasons with the St. Louis Blues, six seasons with the Phoenix Coyotes and one season with the...
  • Winter Olympics 2018 Predictions: Speed Skating

    Winter Olympics 2018 Predictions: Speed Skating

    With 67 medals, the United States has won the second most speedskating medals in the history of the Olympic Winter Games (only the Netherlands with 105 medals has won more). Two of the greatest American speed skaters of all-time were Eric Heiden, who won five gold medals in speed skating at the 198...
  • Two former LA Kings to play for Sweden at 2018 Winter Olympics

    Two former LA Kings to play for Sweden at 2018 Winter Olympics

    Two former Los Angeles Kings will represent Sweden at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. They are goaltender Jhonas Enroth and right winger Oscar Moller.  Moller was the Kings' second round draft pick, 52nd overall, in the 2007 National Hockey League Entry Draft. He played three seasons...
  • Scrivens and Vey to represent Canada in men's hockey at 2018 Winter Olympics

    Scrivens and Vey to represent Canada in men's hockey at 2018 Winter Olympics

    Two former Los Angeles Kings will represent Team Canada in men's hockey at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. They are right winger Linden Vey and goaltender Ben Scrivens.  Vey was drafted by the Kings in the fourth round, 96th overall, in the 2009 National Hockey League Entry Draft. He...
  • Kings join forces with California ski industry to offer cool prize

    Kings join forces with California ski industry to offer cool prize

    The Los Angeles Kings have aligned with the California skiing industry to offer an outstanding prize to a lucky winner. In a very interesting draw, the Kings have developed a contest where the winner receives two free hockey tickets and two passes for unlimited skiing this year at Mammoth Mountain...
  • Is Fisher completely retired?

    Is Fisher completely retired?

    Nashville Predators captain Mike Fisher of Peterborough, Ontario announced his retirement from hockey on Thursday at the age of 37. But has the man who is best known for marrying country music star Carrie Underwood officially retired or is there a possibility that he has one year left in him but...
  • Kotsenburg retires from competitive slopestyle snowboarding

    Kotsenburg retires from competitive slopestyle snowboarding

    On Tuesday it was reported that American Olympic gold medalist Sage Kotsenburg of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho has decided to retire from competitive slopestyle snowboarding at the age of only 23. Kotsenburg won the gold medal in the event at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.  Kotsenburg has decided...
  • Jeremy Abbott 

    Jeremy Abbott retires from figure skating

    Olympic bronze medalist Jeremy Abbott of Aspen, Colorado has retired from competitive figure skating at the age of 32 on Thursday. Abbott has decided not to attempt to make the American national men's singles figure skating team for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang in February.  Abbott...
  • Steven Holcomb 

    American Olympic gold medalist Steven Holcomb dies at age 37

    Steven Holcomb of Park City, Utah, considered as one of the very best American bobsledders ever, passed away at the age of 37 in Lake Placid on Saturday. The current possible cause of death is pulmonary congestion. Holcomb won three Olympic medals in his career including the gold medal in the four...
  • Robb Stauber named head coach of U.S. National women's hockey team

    Robb Stauber named head coach of U.S. National women's hockey team

    Robb Stauber of Duluth, Minnesota has been named the head coach for the United States national women's hockey team. The goal for the American team is simple-- a gold medal at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. Stauber was the head coach for the United States at the 2017 International Ice...
  • Bill Tavares 

    Bill Tavares named interim head coach of American luge program

    Bill Tavares of Guam was named the new interim head coach of the American luge program on Monday.  Tavares takes over Miro Zayonc of Czechoslovakia, who resigned because he has Parkinson's disease. The coaching change is taking place nine months from the start of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in...
  • USA finishes pool play unbeaten at World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship

    USA finishes pool play unbeaten at World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship

    The United States have gone through pool play undefeated at the 2017 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. The American team of Rebecca Hamilton of McFarland, Wisconsin and Matt Hamilton of Madison, Wisconsin defeated Canada 8-6 on Thursday to improve to a record...
  • USA continues perfection at World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship

    USA continues perfection at World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship

    The United States have remained undefeated at the 2017 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. The American team of Becca Hamilton of McFarland, Wisconsin and Matt Hamilton of Madison, Wisconsin have a perfect record of six wins and zero losses after the first five...
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