Post Tagged with: "Team Canada"

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Canada Avoids Trap Game to Advance to WJHC Medal Round

By defeating the United States on the final day of preliminary play Canada secured the top spot in Group A to end up facing the lowest qualifier of Group B […]

by · January 3, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, World Junior Hockey Championship
A Bird’s Eye View: A Firsthand Look at the WJHC Prelims Through Tweets

A Bird’s Eye View: A Firsthand Look at the WJHC Prelims Through Tweets

Here’s a firsthand look via Twitter at the preliminary round of the 2014 World Junior Championship that included upsets, superb special teams and exceptional hockey. Canadian & Swedish Fans Create […]

by · December 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, World Junior Hockey Championship
Petan is a superb play maker (WHL.ca)

Nic Petan Clutch for Canada, Cashes in with Jets

December 30th, 2013 is a day Nic Petan won’t forget anytime soon. He was the hero for Team Canada at the World Junior Championship and hours later agreed to his […]

by · December 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Winnipeg Jets, World Junior Hockey Championship
Underdogs Show Their Bite at World Juniors

Underdogs Show Their Bite at World Juniors

While many fans may have been anticipating the major New Year’s Eve matchups, the fifth day of the 2014 World Junior Championships provided fireworks a day early for Malmö by […]

by · December 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, World Junior Hockey Championship
Simon Says Czech Mate: Canada Gets Upset at WJHC

Simon Says Czech Mate: Canada Gets Upset at WJHC

The 2014 World Junior Championship had its first upset as the Czech Republic defeated Canada 5-4 in a shootout. A Quick Start as the Catalyst What doomed the Czech Republic […]

by · December 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, World Junior Hockey Championship
Anthony Mantha [photo: David Chan]

A Surprising Start to 2014 World Juniors

Chances are not many people had a Germany defenseman scoring the first goal of the 2014 World Junior Championship. However, that’s exactly what happened. The feat was shortly lived as […]

by · December 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, World Junior Hockey Championship
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Taylor Hall Making Case for Team Canada

Taylor Hall has been a name known to hockey fans since he stepped on to the ice in junior with the Windsor Spitfires. He’s had Memorial Cup and World Junior […]

by · December 6, 2013 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers, Olympics
Jonathan Drouin could be a future dream linemate of  Steven Stamkos [photo: David Chan]

Canada Announces WJC Selection Camp Roster

Hockey Canada announced it’s selection camp roster today for the upcoming World Junior Championships in Sweden. With Brent Sutter back behind the helm, there’s a new sense of optimism as […]

by · December 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship
Josh Morrissey was one of the top puckmoving defenseman available for the 2013 NHL draft. [photo: David Chan]

Morrissey, Petan Named to Team Canada’s Selection Camp

There were a couple of surprises when Hockey Canada announced its selection camp roster for the 2013-14 World Junior Championship Monday, but the inclusion of a couple Winnipeg Jets prospects […]

by · December 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Winnipeg Jets, World Junior Hockey Championship
Marc-Andre Fleury Should Make Team Canada

Marc-Andre Fleury Should Make Team Canada

Marc-Andre Fleury should make the Team Canada roster for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. Before you bash me for thinking I’m a Pittsburgh Penguins’ homer, hear me out. As I wrote […]

by · November 26, 2013 · 5 comments · Olympics, Pittsburgh Penguins
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Team Canada Olympic Roster: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not?

There were plenty of surprises when the Team Canada Olympic Roster of 47 players  was announced back in August, and no doubt GM Steve Yzerman will have a couple more […]

by · November 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics, Previews and Predictions
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Marc-Edouard Vlasic: The Best Defender You’ve Never Heard Of

If I were to ask an average NHL fan who the best defensemen in the league are, what answers would I likely get?  Of course there’s Chara and Suter, big […]