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The Case For Trading Nail Yakupov

Given he has just come off one of his better performances internationally in a bronze-medal winning game over Canada at the 2013 World Juniors, it may seem preposterous that someone […]

Spott is facing much criticism following Canada's 4th place finish (Nathan Denette/CP)

Team Canada: Epic Failure or Unrealistic Expectations?

Going into the 2013 World Junior Hockey Championships, many teams were going in with high expectations.  None more so than Canada, loaded with a number of potential NHL calibre players and […]

by · January 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship
Alex Galchenyuk (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Montreal Canadiens: Should Alex Galchenyuk play in the NHL this season?

Now that the NHL and the NHLPA finally managed to conclude a deal and agree to a new collective bargaining agreement yesterday morning, NHL training camps are slated to open […]

World Juniors Journal: 30 Final Thoughts

World Juniors Journal: 30 Final Thoughts

The ending of the dreadful NHL lockout will result in a shift in focus for the majority of hockey fans and followers, leaving marvelous memories from the 2013 World Juniors […]

Malcolm Subban looks to join his older brother, PK, as a NHL draft pick (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Highs and Lows for Boston Bruins Prospects at the World Juniors

After ten days, four Boston Bruins properties head home after the IIHF 2013 World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia. Only one future-Bruin earned a medal in the competition – Alex […]

by · January 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, International Hockey, Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship
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2013 WJCs: Individual Winners and Losers

With a dramatic close of the curtain, the 2013 World Junior Hockey Championships from Ufa, Russia, are at an end. The terrific brand of hockey that these ten nations displayed couldn’t have […]

by · January 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, World Junior Hockey Championship
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John Gibson Golden as Team USA Wins 2013 World Junior Championship

John Gibson and his mesmerizing play carried Team USA to a 3-1 gold medal victory over Team Sweden in the 2013 World Junior Championship Saturday morning. Team USA won their […]

by · January 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, National Juniors, World Junior Hockey Championship
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World Juniors 2013: Florida Panthers Prospects Grades

As the anthems are being sung and medals handed out, the hockey world celebrates the accomplishments of all nations involved at this years WJHC. Among these nations, five Florida Panthers’ prospects participated and played hard in this year’s tournament. Here is how your future Florida Panthers fared.

by · January 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Florida Panthers, Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship
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WJHC: Team USA An All-Around Talent Showcase

With the NHL lockout dragging on and on and fans growing increasingly frustrated with the “business” of hockey, the World Junior Hockey Championships couldn’t be a more welcome diversion.

by · January 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship
Behind Hockey Betting Lines: USA vs. Sweden

Behind Hockey Betting Lines: USA vs. Sweden

It has come down to this. Two teams will battle early in the morning for the 2013 World Junior Championship. Some will be hearty enough and wake up really early for the […]

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2013 WJC: Canada’s Loss To Team USA Alarming

In what was supposed to be an epic battle, the United States easily dismissed Team Canada at the 2013 World Junior Championships today, embarrassing head coach Steve Spott and the […]

by · January 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, 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.

Translating Ryan Strome’s Success at the World Juniors

After scoring six points in Team Canada’s first five games, Islanders fans must be wondering if Ryan Strome will crack New York’s roster if the NHL lockout is lifted. Excelling […]