Nikolaj Ehlers [photo: David Chan]

Ehlers and Bjorkstrand: Denmark’s Only Hope

Since the World Junior Championship changed its platform in 1995 from a round robin format to a playoff sequence to determine a winner, Denmark has made two insignificant appearances. The latest […]

Keith Aulie and Tyler Myers celebrate a Jordan Eberle goal at the 2009 World Junior Championships in Ottawa. Photo Courtesy Reuter Daylife, Creative Commons

Canada Has No College Hockey Players for 3rd Consecutive year at WJC

Remember 2007, at the World Junior, when Jonathan Toews scored what seemed like ten shootout goals against American goaltender Jeff Frazee in the Semifinal, leading Team Canada to the finals […]

Canada Loses to Russia but Team Set

Canada Loses to Russia but Team Set

Despite out-shooting the Russians 53-20, the Canadians dropped their first exhibition game 2-1 at the Air Canada Centre Friday night. Canada seemed to dominate the play in the rematch of […]

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Merry Christmas, Team Canada!

 Team Canada received an early Christmas gift Thursday. The Ottawa Senators have announced they will loan Curtis Lazar to the team for the upcoming World Junior Championship. Ottawa’s decision will […]

8 Team Russia Players to Watch For at 2015 World Junior Championships

8 Team Russia Players to Watch For at 2015 World Junior Championships

After two straight Bronze Medals, Team Russia parted ways with coach Mikhail Varnakov to bring back Valeri Bragin, who led the Mother Land to the 2011 Gold Medal and the […]

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William Nylander Gets Chance to Prove Himself to Toronto

The people of Toronto will have the chance to see Team Canada up close and in person when the World Junior Hockey Championship comes to town. However, for Leafs fans […]

Jets Prospects Hope to Fly at World Juniors

Jets Prospects Hope to Fly at World Juniors

The World Junior Hockey tournament is a Christmas tradition that many hockey fans look forward to. It is their chance to  cheer on their home nation while getting a glimpse […]

Alex Tuch (Photo: Tom Sorensen)

USA WJC Camp: Day 1 Report

The United States’ WJC selection camp got underway today at Walter Brown Arena at Boston University. As a BU student, I had the ability to take in the first day […]

Interview With Rinat Valiev On Leafs Rookie Camp, 2015 WJC

Interview With Rinat Valiev On Leafs Rookie Camp, 2015 WJC

In this translated interview, originally appearing in Russian language on the popular portal championat.ru, Maple Leafs prospect Rinat Valiev discussed the Leafs rookie camp, the Subway Super Series and the 2015 […]

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Canada’s World Junior Team Taking Form

Team Canada’s U-20 World Junior team made their first round of cuts this weekend and has their roster starting to take shape. Released Sunday evening were defensemen Travis Sanheim of the Calgary Hitmen […]

Connor McDavid is the consensus number one prospect for the 2015 NHL Draft early in the season. (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Canada’s Camp Full Of Quality Forwards

Depth, as always, will be a strength for Canada at the upcoming world junior tournament. That pertains to every position, but especially up front, with the plan to roll four […]

Zach Fucale [photo: David Chan]

Fucale vs. Comrie: Canada’s Goaltending Duel

Team Canada’s World Junior camp is well underway now with less than two weeks until Boxing Day. Though the team is waiting for decisions on some eligible players in the NHL, […]