In the hockey world, there are few accomplished 19-year-olds with a lot to prove at the junior level. This is what makes Ryan Murphy such a rarity. After watching the World Junior Championships from home the last two seasons, Murphy’s talent—at least relative to his fellow teenage countrymen—has been called into question on many occasions, despite the fact that he was a recent first round draft pick in the NHL. But finally, after three long years of waiting, Murphy has been given the chance to show just how good he is on the international stage.
World Junior Championships
Tonight, Team Canada trimmed their roster down to the 23 players needed for the Ufa, Russia tournament to be held later this month. Amongst the final cuts was goaltender Laurent […]
Thirty-six players entered camp on Wednesday morning with bright hopes. Thirty-one headed to bed on Wednesday evening glad they were still in contention for a roster spot. The big event […]
CALGARY – From the onset of Team Canada’s selection camp, the atmosphere at the stunning Markin MacPhail Centre has been electric. 31 players remain at camp vying for the 23 roster […]
Belligerence. Pugnacity. Truculence. They’re what Brian Burke seeks in a hockey player. In Tyler Biggs, a first-round selection of the Leafs in 2011, all three can be found.
It was officially announced on Wednesday night that 2011 Minnesota Wild 7th round pick Tyler Graovac was among the first cuts from Team Canada’s U-20 WJHC roster. The Ottawa 67’s […]
Victoriaville Tigres center and Blackhawks prospect Phillip Danault was named the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s (QMJHL) first star of the week after amassing eight points in just two games. […]
Last year the feel good story for Canada at the World Junior Championships, and in junior hockey for that matter, was Tanner Pearson. The Barrie Colts forward who had been passed over […]
Thirty-six of the nation’s best teenage hockey players descended upon Calgary’s WinSport complex at Canada Olympic Park on Tuesday to kick off World Junior selection camp. By the end of […]
Anaheim Ducks prospect and current Norfolk Admirals rookie defenseman Hampus Lindholm left Norfolk to represent his country, Sweden, in the 2012 U-20 World Junior Championships. Lindholm was drafted in the […]
Sven Andrighetto DOB: March 21, 1993 NHL Rights: N/A Draft Status: Undrafted Height: 5’10″ Weight: 175 lbs Position: Right Wing Shoots: Left Current Team: Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL) […]
A week and a half ago, I started a two-part article about the Minnesota Wild prospects eligible for the 2013 World Junior Hockey Championship. After the bombshell of Wild goaltender […]