Post Tagged with: "World Junior Hockey Championships"

World Juniors Journal: 30 Final Thoughts

World Juniors Journal: 30 Final Thoughts

The ending of the dreadful NHL lockout will result in a shift in focus for the majority of hockey fans and followers, leaving marvelous memories from the 2013 World Juniors […]

The Comeback That Wasn’t: Another Canada-Russia Epic at the WJHC

The Comeback That Wasn’t: Another Canada-Russia Epic at the WJHC

In the blink of an eye, the impossible seemed possible. A game that looked like it would end being one of Canada’s most miserable international defeats nearly became one of of […]

by · January 4, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship
Nail Yakupov playing for the Maple Leafs seems like a dream for many Leaf fans (Metcalfe Photography)

2012 WJC: Top 5 Players To Watch In Canada vs. Russia

Even though it will come a game earlier than the gold medal game, the semi-final matchup between Canada and Russia is without question the most highly anticipated game of the […]

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Stone, Strome and Huberdeau: Disecting Canada’s Top Line

Through two games at the 2012 World Junior Hockey Championships, the best line for Team Canada, and in the tournament, has been the line of Mark Stone, Ryan Strome and […]

by · December 29, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship
Mark Visentin

Will Team Canada’s Starting Goalie Please Stand Up

And just like that a decision that wasn’t really a decision at all became, well, a decision. After last night’s 5-3 loss to Sweden in team Canada’s final tune-up for […]

Team Canada: Thirty Years Of The Game At Its Best (Book Review)

Team Canada: Thirty Years Of The Game At Its Best (Book Review)

Team Canada: 30 Years Of The Game At Its Best is an invigorating look at Hockey Canada’s highly successful Program of Excellence.

Charlie Coyle

Charlie Coyle Leaves Boston University, Joins Saint John Sea Dogs

The hockey team at Boston University suffered it’s second major loss this week in what has been a tumultuous four days for the program. Just four days earlier the team dismissed their leading scorer […]

by · December 16, 2011 · 2 comments · CHL, Minnesota Wild, Prospects, QMJHL
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Elation and Dejection: Team Canada Roster Analysis

Hockey Canada announced the 22 players who will represent Canada at the 2012 World Junior Hockey Championships and while those 22 lucky young men are sure to be feeling a […]

Think before deciding who is on your Team Canada. (Photo courtesy Paul Walsh, Flickr)

Di Giuseppe Makes Things Interesting At Team Canada Selection Camp

One of the more unheralded players heading into Team Canada’s selection camp, Phil Di Giuseppe made an excellent first impression on day 1 of the camp. A freshman at the […]

by · December 12, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship
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Connolly and Smith-Pelly To Play For Team Canada

As was being speculated for the past week or so, Brett Connolly of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Devante Smith-Pelly of the Anaheim Ducks have indeed been loaned out by their […]

by · December 9, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks, CHL, Prospects, Tampa Bay Lightning, World Junior Hockey Championship
Ryan Murphy {Photo: Tabercil - WikiCommons}

Ryan Murphy Returns To Action But Will He Crack Team Canada Roster?

After missing 10 games following a check to the head by Niagara forward Tom Kuhnhackl, Kitchener Rangers star defenseman Ryan Murphy has returned to the ice where he and his Rangers […]

by · December 7, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes, CHL, OHL, Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship
Nathan MacKinnon: Hockey Canada’s Latest Snub

Nathan MacKinnon: Hockey Canada’s Latest Snub

What do Tyler Seguin, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nathan MacKinnon have in common? They were all star players who Hockey Canada deemed to be too young and not emotionally and physically […]

by · December 5, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, Prospects, QMJHL, World Junior Hockey Championship