December 15th, 2015 In Column, Fantasy, Keeper Leagues, World Junior Hockey Championship 0 comments

Fantasy Hockey Mailbag is a weekly column, answering your questions every Tuesday. No question is too big or too small, so if you want advice or feedback on any topic related to fantasy hockey, just ask away in the comments below. Bad news, the Mailbag is essentially empty this week. But, wait, don’t leave. Normally I wouldn’t...

December 14th, 2015 In News, World Junior Hockey Championship 0 comments

In addition to the official announcement that Noah Hanifin won't play at the 2016 World Junior Championship, the U.S. team had more bad news in the early going. 2015 2nd round draft pick Paul Bittner will not be participating in the tournament either, USA Hockey announced. Bittner was ruled out after having hip surgery over the weekend. No...

December 14th, 2015 In Carolina Hurricanes, News, World Junior Hockey Championship 0 comments

The Carolina Hurricanes announced on Monday that they will not be loaning rookie defenseman Noah Hanifin to the U.S. team for the 2016 World Junior Championship, according to Chip Alexander of the Raleigh News & Observer. There had been some speculation that Hanifin would get loaned with the Hurricanes outside the playoff race and Hanifin...

December 13th, 2015 In Colorado Avalanche, News, World Junior Hockey Championship 0 comments

Colorado Avalanche prospect Mikko Rantanen is going to get the opportunity to play for his home country when they host the World Junior Championship this month. The Avs and Joe Sakic announced that they will loan the 6-foot-3 winger to Team Finland, according to Mike Chambers of the Denver Post. The 10th overall draft pick in the 2015 draft...

December 13th, 2015 In News, Vancouver Canucks, World Junior Hockey Championship 0 comments

The Vancouver Canucks announced Sunday evening that they will be loaning 19-year-old power forward Jake Virtanen to Team Canada for the 2016 World Junior Championship. The news comes amid the first round of cuts from selection camp on Sunday, which included 2014 5th overall draft pick Michael Dal Colle and one of the top prospects for the 2016...

December 13th, 2015 In International Hockey, News, World Junior Hockey Championship 0 comments

The first cut from Hockey Canada's World Junior Selection Camp came down on Sunday, with 2016 draft eligibles Pierre-Luc Dubois and Jakob Chychrun, as well as Isles draft pick Michael Dal Colle, and Kings prospect Spencer Watson getting cut following Canada's 5-0 win over the CIS Stars, according to TSN's Mark Masters. Dubois isn't an entirely...

December 13th, 2015 In News, Toronto Maple Leafs, World Junior Hockey Championship 0 comments

Toronto Maple Leafs prospect and Toronto Marlies forward Kasperi Kapanen will be given the opportunity to win gold on home soil at the 2016 World Junior Championship. The Maple Leafs announced on Sunday that the forward has been assigned to Team Finland for their World Junior Championship Selection Camp, where he's expected to make the...

December 10th, 2015 In International Hockey, World Junior Hockey Championship 0 comments

The small skiing town of Megève, France, is about to welcome fans from around the world as the Under-20s Ice Hockey World Championships gets underway this weekend. Teams battling for the promotion spot are the host nation France, Ukraine, Poland, Slovenia and Team Great Britain. One of teams, who have already made a name for themselves by...

December 10th, 2015 In CHL, Editor's Choice, International Hockey, Top Stories, World Junior Hockey Championship 0 comments

Justin Trudeau will be faced with several difficult decisions, as Canada’s new Prime Minister. Ditto for Dave Lowry, as the new head coach and spiritual leader of the national under-20 men’s team for the upcoming World Junior Hockey Championship. While Trudeau has his hands full with regards to refugees and legalizing marijuana,...

December 10th, 2015 In International Hockey, Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship 0 comments

There wasn't the same level of shock and controversy as when USA Hockey announced their 2016 World Junior Selection Camp roster, but Hockey Canada is keeping things interesting with some major changes already on the way with their own camp. It's just been a week since Hockey Canada announced the initial World Junior camp roster and there have...

December 9th, 2015 In Jets Prospects, Winnipeg Jets, World Junior Hockey Championship 0 comments

Team USA has been shut out of the medals the last two years at the World Juniors since winning gold in 2013, and yesterday, they seemed to take the first steps to making it three straight years. Last week, I wrote the first of what was supposed to be two posts about Winnipeg Jets' prospects at the World Juniors.. Yesterday, Team USA released...

December 8th, 2015 In International Hockey, News, World Junior Hockey Championship 0 comments

Russia has named the roster for their 2016 World Junior Selection camp. Head coach Valeri Bragin invited 30 players to selection camp and most likely they'll try to get down to 23 after the exhibition game against Team Denmark on December 24th. That 23-man roster will be comprised of three goaltenders and 20 skaters. The WJC will be held in...

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