You won't have to wait until the Olympics or even the Stanley Cup Final to see the best hockey players in the world playing for a championship.
That's because this year the NHL, in conjunction with its players' association and the International Ice Hockey Federation have resurrected the World Cup of Hockey.
You might remember World Cups taking place in 1996 and 2004, or you might remember the five Canada Cups between 1976 and 1991.
But because NHL players have been playing in the Olympics, the demand for an international tournament has not been as high as it was before the NHL sent its players to the Winter Games. The NHL is trying to change that this year though some...