European Qualifiers on Sky: Finland vs Italy and Spain vs Faroe Islands

Previews and team information before the European Qualifiers of Sunday, including Spain, Italy and more. Finland team information: Markku Kanerva’s side will need to make do. Italy team information: Italy will likely be missing prohibited Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti for this contest, although besides that have a fully-fit group from which to choose from.…

Capitals star Evgeny Kuznetsov banned from international play for four years after he tested positive for cocaine

(CNN) — The International Ice Hockey Federation has suspended Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov for testing positive for cocaine. The drug is prohibited under the World Anti-Doping Code. “Recently, the IIHF told me, due to a positive test for a banned substance, I’d be suspended from international competition for several decades,” Kuznetsov said in a…