When Henrik Lundqvist isn’t backstopping the New York Rangers to wins during the NHL season, he’s still saving the day in his home country of Sweden. The veteran netminder recently tweeted out that he had donated 60 sets of equipment to players in Sweden recently, and was “thrilled” to do so.
It's Friday night in the suburbs of Beijing and the scene isn't that different from any Canadian city. Some 50 children, mostly under 12 years old, have come to play hockey. Canadian coach Mark Simon, at the board, is on the ice.
When I was first approached by CARHA to be the official photographer of the 2016 World Cup, I thought to myself, “sounds like a nice little tournament.” Boy, was I wrong. There was nothing little about it. This tournament was first class all the way.