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15-2, 15-4, And The Danes Don't Score. Well, Almost.....

15-2, 15-4, And The Danes Don't Score. Well, Almost.....

Team Canada looked nothing like the nervy, erratic side that laboured through three pre-tournament games last week, as the Canadians rollicked Denmark 14-0 to open the World Junior Championship on Wednesday.
Oh Slo Close. U.S. Hangs On To Top Slovakia 2-1

Oh Slo Close. U.S. Hangs On To Top Slovakia 2-1

β€œ#TeamUSA opens up #WorldJuniors preliminary round play with a 2-1 victory over Slovakia! Evan Barratt, named U.S. Player of the Game, had the game-winning goal in the third period. #USAWJCπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έβ€
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.
Jack Hughes Is Worth Watching at WJHC

Jack Hughes Is Worth Watching at WJHC

A player who has dominated at every level, consensus 2019 No. 1 Jack Hughes has NHL scouts drooling. This is how he became a potential generational talent.
U.S. Looks Solid In Final Tune-Up

U.S. Looks Solid In Final Tune-Up

Oliver Wahlstrom scored twice less than four minutes into the game as the United States went on to down the Czech Republic 6-2 on Saturday in an exhibition tune-up ahead of the world junior hockey championship.
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.
Embracing The Challenge Is Nothing New To Tim Hunter

Embracing The Challenge Is Nothing New To Tim Hunter

On a level ice surface, Canada should beat nearly everyone at hockey. This is what makes coaching Team Canada at a world junior championship, played in Canada, almost thankless.
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.
Top 3 Players By Team At 2019 World Junior Championship

Top 3 Players By Team At 2019 World Junior Championship

There are a lot of players to follow annually at the WJC and to get you prepared for this event, Sportsnet junior hockey and NHL Draft insider Sam Cosentino gives you three players to focus on for each team in the tournament.
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.
2019 World Junior Championship Group B Preview

2019 World Junior Championship Group B Preview

Many anticipate Jack Hughes of the United States being the most-watched player at the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship.