All posts tagged "ice hockey"

  • Canadian ice hockey players Michael Swift, left, and Brian Young smile as they hold up Korean citizenship papers earlier this year. (Yonhap)
    KOC to ask gov’t to naturalize two more Canadian-born hockey players

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The country’s top sports body said Thursday it will ask the government to naturalize two Canadian-born hockey players, with an eye on improving the national team for the next Winter Olympics. The Korean Olympic...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • Ahn Jin-hui, left, and Kim Won-joon. (Courtesy of the Korea Ice Hockey Association)
    3 South Korean players to attend NHL Development Camp

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Three South Korean hockey players will report to a summer training camp for prospects run by the world’s top competition, the sport’s national federation said Friday. The Korea Ice Hockey Association said forwards Ahn...

    • Posted June 26, 2015
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  • Csaba Kovacs, left, falls as he exchanges blows with Ahn Junghyun of South Korea during their ice hockey Four Nations Tournament first round match in Budapest, Hungary, Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/MTI, Tamas Kovacs)
    Ex-Stanley Cup champ makes successful debut as national coach

    By Nam Hyun-woo Jim Paek effect? Maybe. Korea’s national men’s ice hockey team under the two-time Stanley Cup champ’s leadership exceeded expectations in their Euro Ice Hockey Challenge (EIHC) tournament outing during the past weekend, winning against...

    • Posted November 10, 2014
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  • Richard Park played his final season with the Pittsburgh Penguins. (Korea Times file)
    Ex-NHLer Richard Park to Join Jim Paek’s Korean National Team Staff

    (Yonhap) — Richard Park, the second South Korean native to play in the National Hockey League (NHL), will serve as an assistant coach to Jim Paek, the first Korean-born NHL player who was named the head coach of...

    • Posted August 11, 2014
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  • Bree Doyle, who was adopted by a U.S. family when she was a baby, returned to Korea in June to represent her birth country as a hockey player.  (Korea Times photo by Nam Hyun-woo)
    Korean adoptee Bree Doyle returns to play ice hockey for her birth country

    By Nam Hyun-woo Representing one’s country as an athlete is a great honor, but for American Bree Doyle, it could mean even more. The Korean adoptee wants to play for the country where she was born. “My...

    • Posted August 9, 2014
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  • (INTERNATIONAL ICE HOCKEY FEDERATION PHOTO)
    [HOT LINKS]Ex-NHLer Jim Paek eyes Korean miracle on ice

    When Jim Paek’s family left South Korea for Toronto in 1968, it was to pursue a better life. While Canada provided that, it also stoked Paek’s passion for hockey. So now the tables are turning....

    • Posted August 2, 2014
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  • (INTERNATIONAL ICE HOCKEY FEDERATION PHOTO)
    You can go home again

    Korean ice hockey, in danger of becoming the first host nation to miss its own Winter Olympics, hired Jim Paek, who won two Stanley Cups with the Pittsburgh Penguins, as its head coach.    By Lee Kyutae...

    • Posted July 24, 2014
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