It’s Iceland week! Mike, Tommy and Kevin discuss the rise of Icelandic hockey, Wolf Stansson’s coaching, the best Iceland player not named Gunnar Stahl, the controversial Russia game that was the fall of the dynasty and more.
According to Hockey Reference, no person born in Iceland has played in the NHL.
If you’re unfamiliar with the Danny Almonte situation.
This podcast was recorded at an earlier date, so the IIHF World Championships are over. Iceland does indeed have a national team. They are in Division II and they finished second to Estonia at the most recent Division II Tournament with one win, three overtime wins and no losses.
The Jamaican Ice Hockey Federation started in 2011 and was accepted into the IIHF in 2012.
The turn by Gunnar at the end of the movie:
At certain point we got into Julie the Cat’s exploits with Scooter, the goalie from D3. Mike and Kevin thought there Julie and Scooter went beyond just a kiss on the cheek. They were wrong. Tommy was right. Here’s the only action between the two at the end of D3.