Ilya Kovalchuk celebrates his goal against CSKA Moscow

Ranking the Top Ten Hockey Leagues

There is no argument that can be made that the NHL is not the best hockey league in the world. With the advent of online streaming services, hockey fans from all […]

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How Well Did Bolts’ Prospects Live up to Hype?

How Well Did Bolts’ Prospects Live up to Hype?

If you’re a fan of the greatest game on earth then you probably realized the World Junior Championship wrapped up its medal games on Monday. What you may not have […]

(John Kenney Montreal Gazette)

Injured Jets and Golden Prospects

The Winnipeg Jets had a plethora of prospects participate in the 2015 World Junior Hockey Championship. It was perhaps the best group of prospects of any of the 30 NHL […]

Darnell Nurse (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Darnell Nurse Key to Canadian 2015 WJC Success

As virtually all know, Canada ended their gold medal drought at the World Junior Hockey Championship with a hard fought 5-4 win over rival Russia on Monday night. The gold medal […]

NHL Standings Using IIHF Point System

NHL Standings Using IIHF Point System

With the 2015 World Junior Championship completed as of yesterday, we once again found ourselves readjusting to the IIHF point system. This point system differs from the NHL’s system in […]

Thatcher Demko has had to make some adjustments in his first NCAA season, but the freshman has stepped in and made a seemingly flawless transition to college hockey. (John Quackenbos/NCAA)

Ranking Canucks Prospects at the WJC

As the World Junior Hockey Championship wrapped up on Monday, the Canucks had to like what they saw from their three prospects playing in the tournament. There is a lot […]

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 […]