World Junior Championships

World Juniors 2013: Discipline’s The Key to Canadian Gold

World Juniors 2013: Discipline’s The Key to Canadian Gold

The 2013 World Junior Hockey Championship is just a few days old, but it’s already obvious that physicality will not win this tournament. Through Canada’s first two games, it became clear that playing physical does not bode well for success.

by · December 29, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, International Hockey, World Junior Hockey Championship
Ryan Strome is just one player that will be rising through the Isles' system in the coming years, and there will surely be many more.

New York Islanders Prospects Headline at 2013 World Juniors

A trio of Islanders prospects will be on display at the 2013 WJHC. Ryan Strome and Ville Pokka return to the tournament while Griffin Reinhart debuts.

by · December 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders, OHL, WHL, World Junior Hockey Championship
(Credit: Steve Babineau/Allsport)

World Junior Championship All-Time Leading Scorers

The 2014 World Junior Championship will kick off in dramatic fashion on December 26th in Malmo, Sweden. With NHL hockey on a small holiday break, the eyes’ of the hockey world are […]

by · December 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Archives, International Hockey, Top 10 Lists, World Junior Hockey Championship
2013 World Junior Championship Viewing Guide

2013 World Junior Championship Viewing Guide

It’s the most hockeyful time of the year. Hockey fans look forward to Christmas; Die hard hockey fans look even more forward to Boxing Day and the start of the World […]

by · December 26, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship
Filip Forsberg will undoubtedly be able to better gauge what to expect the next time he dons a Predators jersey and suits up for Nashville. (Elite Prospects)

World Juniors 2013: Three Washington Capitals Prospects To Watch

As World Juniors get underway, Washington Capitals fans should keep their eyes on three future stars for the hockey team in the nation’s capital.

by · December 26, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · College Hockey, Prospects, Washington Capitals, World Junior Hockey Championship
2013 World Junior Roster Breakdown by NHL Team

2013 World Junior Roster Breakdown by NHL Team

The holiday season means mistletoe, turkey and presents, and there’s no greater present that the game of hockey can give to its fans worldwide than the annual IIHF World Junior […]

by · December 25, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship
2013 World Junior Championship Predictions

2013 World Junior Championship Predictions

Check out Shawn Reznik’s predictions for the the 2013 World Junior Hockey Championships. You may be suprised about his gold medal prediction.

by · December 25, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, International Hockey, OHL, QMJHL, World Junior Hockey Championship
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
(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