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Better Now Than Later. Canada Drops Final Exhibition Game

Better Now Than Later. Canada Drops Final Exhibition Game

It's a feeling Canada hopes not to experience again for the rest of the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship.
Slovaks hand Kazakhstan their second loss at World Juniors
11:33pm - 27 Dec 2019

Slovaks hand Kazakhstan their second loss at World Juniors

A late goal by Daniel Tkac helped Slovakia avoid an upset in its opener at the world junior hockey championship.
Trusting Mr. X.......DiPietro To Lead The Way For Canadians

Trusting Mr. X.......DiPietro To Lead The Way For Canadians

Michael DiPietro says that he is not superstitious.Doesn’t talk to his posts. Doesn’t have a pair of lucky socks or underwear. Doesn’t bow to the hockey gods like Carter Hart famo…
Finland pulls off comeback win over Sweden and will face the U.S.A. in the semifinals on Monday
6:04am - Sun 03 Jan

Finland pulls off comeback win over Sweden and will face the U.S.A. in the semifinals on Monday

Roni Hirvonen scored with 25 seconds remaining and Finland edged Sweden 3-2 in quarterfinal action Saturday at the world junior hockey championship.
Do You Believe in ( Jr. ) Miracles?

Do You Believe in ( Jr. ) Miracles?

The U.S. will play for gold after beating Russia 2-1 at the world junior hockey championship on Friday.
U.S. Throws 41 Shots At Czechs To Get The Victory

U.S. Throws 41 Shots At Czechs To Get The Victory

Josh Norris had the eventual winner early in the second period as the United States held off a stubborn Czech Republic for a 3-1 win on Wednesday to advance to the semifinals of the world junior hockey tournament.
Canada is off to a great start
11:27pm - 27 Dec 2019

Canada is off to a great start

Alexis Lafreniere scored seven seconds after the United States tied the game late in the third period as Canada beat its North American rival 6-4 on Thursday in the opener for both countries at the 2020 world junior hockey championship.
2019 World Junior Championship Group A Preview

2019 World Junior Championship Group A Preview

Canada coach Tim Hunter is looking for one attribute more than any other as his team prepares for the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship.
It's a team first mentality for Lafreniere
7:43am - 23 Dec 2019

It's a team first mentality for Lafreniere

Heading into the World Junior Championship with a chance to cement his No. 1 status, Alexis Lafrenière is ready to do anything to help Team Canada win gold.
Survey Says.....

Survey Says.....

The Canadians faced a little adversity for the first time and didn't let bad habits seep in; Sweden's depth shows itself through two games; the Russians don't start the strongest, but history suggests they'll come around; and Kaapo Kakko looks very comfortable.
Not a golden day. Canada lays an egg and loses Lafreniere in the process.
8:14am - 29 Dec 2019

Not a golden day. Canada lays an egg and loses Lafreniere in the process.

It was a historically bad performance for Canada, which had only been defeated by five goals in the tournament three times and been shut out on four occasions, never falling by six or more.
The Stage Is Set For A Golden Finn-USh

The Stage Is Set For A Golden Finn-USh

Like a ketchup bottle, the goals eventually flowed for Finland in a 6-1 win over Switzerland to book its spot in the gold medal game against the United States. And while the Finns are tipped as the underdogs, the Americans aren't buying it.
A Great Effort, But Canada Comes Up Short

A Great Effort, But Canada Comes Up Short

Finland tied the game late then won 2-1 in overtime to eliminate Canada from the World Junior Hockey Championship.
The first cut is the deepest....
7:30pm - 13 Dec 2019

The first cut is the deepest....

Defencemen Braden Schneider, Peter Diliberatore and Thomas Harley were three of nine players released from Canada's world junior selection camp Thursday night as the team trimmed its roster to 24 two weeks before the start of the tournament.
Canada gets back on track and Hofer gets his first win against Germany
11:49pm - 30 Dec 2019

Canada gets back on track and Hofer gets his first win against Germany

Joel Hofer won his first-ever international start at any level, and Canada beat Germany 4-1 at the world junior hockey championship on Monday.
Kazakhs' Take First Game Against Denmark In Relegation Best Of Three Series

Kazakhs' Take First Game Against Denmark In Relegation Best Of Three Series

Artur Gatiyatov scored the winning goal and added an assist and goaltender Demid Yeremeyev made 40 saves as Kazakhstan held off Denmark 4-3 Wednesday in the first game of the relegation round at the world junior hockey championship.
Swedish machine still rolling at World Juniors
11:53pm - 30 Dec 2019

Swedish machine still rolling at World Juniors

Sweden extended its win streak to 51 games in the preliminary round with a convincing victory over Kazakhstan.
Canadian Teams' Prospects At 2019 World Juniors

Canadian Teams' Prospects At 2019 World Juniors

So if you're more interested in keeping tabs on players who may one day wear the jersey of your favourite NHL team, here's a brief rundown of who to watch for, and what you may see from them.
An eye for an eye.....
11:54pm - 30 Dec 2019

An eye for an eye.....

The IIHF has suspended Russian forward Nikita Rtishev one game at the World Junior Hockey Championship for a head-butting incident during Sunday's game against the United States.
The Swiss Miss. Czech Republic Gets OT Winner

The Swiss Miss. Czech Republic Gets OT Winner

David Kvasnicka scored 52 seconds into overtime as the Czech Republic beat Switzerland 2-1 on Wednesday in the opening game of the 2019 world junior hockey championship.
Fiesty Fins' score 4 unanswered goals to seal another comback win and the Bronze Medal
5:48am - Wed 06 Jan

Fiesty Fins' score 4 unanswered goals to seal another comback win and the Bronze Medal

After missing out last year, Finland returned to the podium at the 2021 World Junior Championship, taking down Russia on Tuesday to earn a bronze medal at the tournament.