World Junior Championships

Team Canada Projected Roster for 2015 World Juniors

Team Canada Projected Roster for 2015 World Juniors

So, the 2015 World Juniors are set to begin in just about a month’s time, and with that, comes roster projections. The tournament will be hosted by Canada this year, […]

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The Growth of Hockey in New Jersey

Along with USA Hockey, hockey in the state of New Jersey has grown tremendously. There are more high school teams across the state today then there were 10 years ago. […]

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CHL Super Series a Measuring Stick for World Juniors

The Subway Super Series has become a staple for the Canadian Hockey League over the past number of years and draws to everyone’s attention that the World Junior Championships are […]

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2014 Subway Super Series: Team WHL Preview

Bring on the Ruskies! It’s that time of the year again, time for the Subway Super Series — a six-game exhibition showcase with Canadian Hockey League all-star teams representing the […]

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World Juniors: 5 Players That Won’t be Available for Canada

With Canada just finishing up their one week summer evaluation camp, it gives everyone a preview of what the potential team could look like. 41 players, 11 returnees from 2014, were […]

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Minnesota Wild Prospect Mathew Dumba Faces Uncertain Future

What’s next for Wild Prospect Mathew Dumba? The return of Mathew Dumba to the Minnesota Wild may be put on hold until next season despite his return to the Twin […]

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Former Maple Leafs Dominate Tournaments of Old

It’s finally time to unveil the top five former Toronto Maple Leafs to play at the World Junior Hockey Championships. This short list of players includes no current Leafs and might […]

by · January 11, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs, World Junior Hockey Championship
Valeri Nichushkin has earned praise from Lindy Ruff as of late, and the rookie winger has certainly justified such sentiments with his play. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Valeri Nichushkin Continues To Ascend

Roughly one year ago, on January 5th, 2013, Russian forward Valeri Nichushkin dealt a crushing blow that resonated throughout the Canadian hockey world. Nichushkin, playing for Russia’s 2013 World Junior […]

by · January 10, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars, International Hockey, Olympics, World Junior Hockey Championship
Jack Eichel is just one of highly coveted prospects available for the 2015 NHL Draft.  (USA Hockey/Ellen DeLuca)

5 Ways to Lose a World Juniors Tournament

While many will look to the Finns as a blueprint for World Juniors success, we can also learn a lot from the likes of Russia, the United States, Canada and […]

by · January 7, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Top 10 Lists, World Junior Hockey Championship
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2014 World Juniors: Top 5 Most Disappointing Performances

2014 World Juniors Make no mistake, a player’s performance at the 2014 World Juniors is far from a guarantee about what his NHL future could look like.  For most fans, […]

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Leafs’ Budding Stars at World Junior Hockey Championships

So far, we’ve looked at the bottom ten of the top 20 former and current Toronto Maple Leafs who have contributed to their country’s success at the World Junior Championships. […]

by · January 6, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs, World Junior Hockey Championship
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The Demise of Canadian Goalies

Patrick Roy.  Jacques Plante.  Martin Brodeur.  Ken Dryden.  Glenn Hall.  The list of superstar Canadian goalies of the past could go on forever.  It could be argued that nine of […]