India vs Pakistan Schedule: Preview, Time, Date and Venue of Hockey World League Semifinal Match

India vs Pakistan clashes have always been a match that cannot be missed by any hockey fan.   IANS Image Source.. Hockey fans around the world would have circled 26 June, 2015 on their calendar as soon as the Hockey World League semifinals schedule was released, as India and Pakistan were set to lock horns against one another at Antwerp, Belgium. The anticipation has already built up for this mega…

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Can Jack Eichel become the first American ‘generational’ hockey talent?

Image Source.. The word “generational” has been thrown around a lot this year in the hockey world. Both Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel have had their names attached to the label. As in, these are generational talents we’re talking about here. As in, it’s no coincidence that tanking became a hot topic in 2014-15. McDavid — like Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux, Bobby Orr, Gordie Howe, Maurice Richard, and most of…

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UMaine women’s ice hockey team to welcome large, talented class

University of Maine head coach Richard Reichenbach and his wife, assistant coach Sara Reichenbach, pictured during a 2013 practice, have brought in a promising group of eight players for the 2015-16 women’s ice hockey season. Image Source.. University of Maine women’s ice hockey head coach Richard Reichenbach is looking for improvement next season and said his incoming eight-member recruiting class is “by far, the best class we’ve recruited since I’ve…

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Hockey World League: India beat Poland 3-0 to notch second win

Indian men have taken the lead against Poland in the Hockey World League Semifinal. (AP Photo) Image Source.. India produced a much-improved show than their opening match as they post a facile 3-0 victory over Poland to notch up their second consecutive win in the Hockey World League Semifinals in Antwerp, Belgium, on Tuesday. Walmiki brothers, Yuvraj (23rd minute) and Devinder (52nd) got their names on the scoresheet with flash…

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India Seek Better Show Against Poland in Hockey World League Semis

Indian hockey player Jasjit Singh (left) in practice during Hockey World League semis. Image Source.. Antwerp: After an unconvincing 3-2 win over France, India seek an improved performance as they face Poland in a pool A contest of the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final at the Brasschaat Municipal Park here on Tuesday. World No.9 India required Ramandeep Singh’s 59th minute goal to edge past world No.18 France on Saturday. Their…

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Hockey community voices concerns over potential McMorran land swap

Image Source.. Near 20 kids in hockey jerseys and a slew of parents filled the meeting room at the Port Huron City Council meeting Monday night. The local hockey supporters were there to share their thoughts on the potential land swap between Port Huron and St. Clair County Community College involving McMorran. The potential land swap includes SC4 becoming the owners of the McMorran Pavilion, the McMorran Tower and Murphy…

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India’s former hockey skipper Shashi Bala dies in road accident

  New Delhi: Former Indian women hockey captain Shashi Bala passed away along with her son following a road accident in Punjab yesterday. Shashi Bala’s 15-year-old son Agrim Thakur was with her and was also fatally injured in the accident which happened at Ropar -Nawanshahr-Phagwara area. “Hockey India is deeply saddened by the untimely demise of former India Women Team captain Shashi Bala and her 15-year-old son Agrim Thakur. Image…

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Hockey World League: Manpreet can be our surprise drag-flicker – Jagbir Singh

India just about managed to avoid a French embarrassment on Saturday, pulling off a 3-2 win in the dying minutes of their opener in the FIH Hockey World League semi-finals in Antwerp. But what grabbed the most eyeballs was Manpreet Singh stepping up in the drag-flicker’s position and score. India, who are carrying just one penalty-corner specialist to Belgium, chose not to avail the services of Rupinder Pal Singh, which…

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Watch Hockey World League 2015 Live: India vs France Live Streaming information

Sardar Singh will play an important role for team India in the competition. Image Source.. India will head into the first match of the Hockey World League Semi-Final 2015 in Belgium as a confident side after coming up with a string of impressive performances in their practice matches. They defeated teams such as the US, Great Britain and France and lost only to Belgium in a close encounter. India open…

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Warroad hockey legend shares story of cultural discovery at event in Fargo

FARGO—Former Minnesota North Stars player and Warroad hockey legend Henry Boucha’s life took a turn for the worst when he suffered an injury that ended his young professional hockey career. Boucha was in Fargo on Friday at the Touchmark at Harwood retirement home to share his story and to promote his book. He wrote the book “Native American Olympian” in 2013. The book is about his life and how he…

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Hockey shootout heartbreak for Ireland women

The Ireland women’s hockey team react to their penalty shootout defeat to China Image Source.. Ireland 1-1 China (China win 4-3 in the shootout) Ireland’s women’s hockey team were left devastated as they fell to China following a shoot-out in their World League Round 3 after normal time ended 1-1 in Valencia. Darren Smith’s side made most of the running throughout, running up 15 penalty corners, while there was also…

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India vs Pakistan the showstopper at FIH Hockey World League semis

Leading up to Rio next year, Indian sports fans will keep a close eye on hockey – a sport that has promised but never delivered at the Olympics since Moscow 1980. The proud associated with eight Olympics medals and an unbeaten run from 1928 to 1956 is slowly withering away. The argument that a switch from natural to artificial grass has killed Indian hockey is gaining strength with every failure….

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