Calgary Flames 2011 fourth-rounder Johnny Gaudreau (Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE)

Five Calgary Flames prospects poised for World Juniors

A few years back, you wouldn’t be shocked to see very few Calgary Flames prospects at the annual IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships. After all, to say that the Flames […]

by · December 24, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames, Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship
Minnesota Wild Prospect Mario Lucia’s Headed to Russia

Minnesota Wild Prospect Mario Lucia’s Headed to Russia

Minnesota Wild prospects Mathew Dumba and Tyler Graovac may not be participating in the 2013 WJHC, but 2011 second-rounder Mario Lucia is.

by · December 23, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Minnesota Wild, Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship
The fantasy hockey playoffs for the podcast league take place next week....so we try to get people ready for what may come for all playoff bound owners. (Josh Smith / THW)

THW Live 15: Merry Christmas Everyone!

  The time has come for our Christmas episode ladies and gentlemen. Josh, Tim, and I are just going to sit back and let you enjoy a special 90 minute […]

by · December 23, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, International Hockey, KHL, World Junior Hockey Championship
Simon Danner.  (eishockey.info)

The Top Ten International Christmas Day Babies

There are several people who have even more reason to celebrate on Christmas. It’s because there are many whose birthdays happen to fall on December 25. Here is a list of ten of the more significant ones.

by · December 22, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, National Juniors, Player Profiles, Top 10 Lists
(Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey Betting Time: Hello 2013 WJC?

    It has come to the time of the year where people may get think enough to wager a little bit on the sports world, even though the NHL is not […]

by · December 22, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, International Hockey, National Juniors, World Junior Hockey Championship
Matteau appears to be a "hot head" (Source: Alarie Photos)

QMJHL Players at the World Junior Championship in Ufa, Russia

With the cancellation by the NHL of regular season games until January 14, 2013, the main hockey event of the Christmas Holidays for crazy hockey fans will be the upcoming 2013 […]

by · December 21, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, International Hockey, QMJHL, World Junior Hockey Championship
Nail Yakupov will be Russia's top gun at teh WJC (OHL Images)

2013 World Juniors: Edmonton Oilers Edition

The 2013 World Junior Hockey Championships are less than a week away and the Edmonton Oilers are sending one of the more impressive complements over to Ufa, Russia. The Oilers […]

by · December 21, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, International Hockey, World Junior Hockey Championship
Dougie Hamilton (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

World Juniors 2013: Team Canada – The Defencemen and Goaltenders

Rise and shine, Canada. Given the defensive talent on this team, Team Canada should be worth getting up bright and early for. Let’s take a look at Canada’s defencemen and goaltenders in the second article of a two-part series.

by · December 21, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, World Junior Hockey Championship
Mikael Wikstrand was chosen 196th overall by the Ottawa Senators.  He is a smooth-skating, two-way defenceman who is looking to prove himself yet again with Mora IK of the Allsvenskan in 2012-13.  Wikstrand was a teammate of Mika Zibanejad at the 2011 World Under-18s.  (dalademokraten.com)

Mikael Wikstrand: The Lone Senators Prospect in Ufa

With the NHL lockout on the verge of dragging into 2013, one of the events that has been circled on the calendars of starved hockey fans for some time is […]

by · December 20, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Ottawa Senators, Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship
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Breaking Down Canada’s WJC Roster

Canada’s roster for the World Junior Championships was announced last week and has named the 23 junior players that will travel to Ufa, Russia over  Christmas. As with every year […]

Nathan MacKinnon and Jonathan Drouin: the Halifax Mooseheads dynamic duo. (Mike Dembeck)

World Juniors 2013: Team Canada – The Forwards

Rise and shine, Canada. Given the offensive talent on this team, they should be worth getting up bright and early for. Let’s take a look at Canada’s forwards in the first article of a two-part series.

by · December 18, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, International Hockey, OHL, QMJHL, WHL, World Junior Hockey Championship
Anaheim Ducks Boast Impressive History at World Juniors

Anaheim Ducks Boast Impressive History at World Juniors

Ducks fans are going to want to keep a very close eye on Team Sweden at this year’s World Junior Hockey Championships. In total, three Ducks prospects will be suiting […]

by · December 17, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks, National Juniors, World Junior Hockey Championship