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Canada beats Russia to win gold medal at world jun

A Golden day for Canada at the World Juniors

Akil Thomas scored with 3:58 left in the third period to cap a furious comeback and secure a 4-3 victory for the Canada's 18th title at the annual under-20 tournament.
Early domination propels Canada into WJC final as

Canada Goose. 5 - 0 shutout win earns Team Canada a chance for gold

Before people had a chance to sit down Ostravar Arena, the Canadians unleashed an offensive attack on Finland. It led to a semifinal win and a date against Russia in the gold medal game on Sunday.
Russia beats Switzerland to reach semis at world j

Russia powers their way to victory over Switzerland

Dmitri Voronkov scored two power-play goals and Russia beat Switzerland 3-1 at the world junior hockey championship on Thursday to become the first team to reach the semifinals.
Canada's Lafreniere to return from knee injury vs.

Canada gets a Happy New Year present with the return of Lafreniere

Alexis Lafreniere is expected to make his return from a left knee injury for Canada when it faces Slovakia in their quarterfinal matchup on Thursday, according to's Guillaume Lepage.
Russian forward Nikita Rtishev suspended one game

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.
Lafreniere's injury less severe than anticipated,

Some positive news from Canada's dismal day

Team Canada forward Alexis Lafreniere's injury at the World Juniors doesn't appear to be as bad as initially expected as the projected No. 1 overall pick could return to action at some point in the tournament.
Canada's Joe Veleno suspended one game at world ju

Canada down one for their next game versus Germany

Team Canada centre Joe Veleno has been suspended one game at the World Junior Hockey Championships for head butting. The 19-year-old will miss Canada's game against Germany on Monday.
Canada faces big questions after Lafreniere's inju

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.