The 5 Biggest Chokes of the WJC

The 5 Biggest Chokes of the WJC

In Monday’s gold medal game, Canada survived a nail-biter to win their first gold since 2009. The 2015 tournament ended up being a very low-scoring, tight defensive one compared to […]

5 Things That Led to Canada’s Gold

5 Things That Led to Canada’s Gold

When the final buzzer sounded at the Air Canada Centre Monday night, it was barely heard as fans cheered uncontrollably as Canada had won their first gold medal since 2009. […]

Montreal a Disappointing Host City

Montreal a Disappointing Host City

The World Juniors have come to an appropriate end. Canada ended its five-year gold drought last night with a 5-4 win over the Russians in the WJC final. And to […]

Vladislav Kamenev at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft - Photo: Sarah Fuqua

Vladislav Kamenev’s Silver Medal Highlights Predators at WJC

Of four Nashville Predators prospects at the 2015 World Junior Championship, the only to medal was Russia’s Vladislav Kamenev. Russia fell to Canada 5-4 in the gold medal match, despite […]

The 5 Biggest Surprises of the WJC

The 5 Biggest Surprises of the WJC

In Monday’s gold medal game, Canada survived a nail-biter to win their first gold since 2009. The 2015 tournament ended up being a very low-scoring, tight defensive one compared to […]

(John Kenney Montreal Gazette)

WJC Attendance: A Tale of Two Cities

The 2015 World Junior Hockey Championship comes to a close Monday night and already there seems to be some uncertainty about the International Ice Hockey Federation’s 2017 edition of the […]

Canada-Russia: Gold Medal Game Prediction

Canada-Russia: Gold Medal Game Prediction

On the final day of the 2015 World Junior Championships, the medals will be handed out to the deserving teams. It’s been a very interesting tournament so far to say […]

Dallas Stars WJC Prospect Update

Dallas Stars WJC Prospect Update

Stars prospects Julius Honka and Aleksi Makela represented their home country of Finland at the 2015 WJC.  Despite their efforts, rival country Sweden eliminated Finland 6-3 in the Quarterfinals on […]

Canada to Blame for USA’s Meltdowns

Canada to Blame for USA’s Meltdowns

Team USA saw their World Juniors hopes come to an end Friday after losing their quarterfinal match to Russia 3-2. The game was close and ultimately decided by a fluky […]

Oskar Lindblom at Philadelphia Flyers development camp. [Photo: Amy Irvin]

WJC is Oskar Lindblom’s Coming Out Party

The World Junior Championships always start with a few exhibition games. Sweden first faced Canada on December 21st where they were outplayed in a 5-2 loss. Things didn’t get any […]

Alex Tuch (Photo: Tom Sorensen)

Explaining USA’s Pathetic WJC Performance

In their quarterfinal matchup against Russia, the US fell by a score of 3-2 to be the first team eliminated from the tournament. For a team that was thought to […]

Spengler Cup Davos: Vaillant Arena and Ice Stadion

HC Gèneve-Servette Defends Spengler Cup Title

HC Gèneve-Servette has managed to defend its Spengler-Cup title in the last day of the year 2014. Thus, the team coached by Chris McSorley won all the games in the […]

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