World Junior Championships

Mathew Dumba (Darren Aucoin/Flickr)

Matt Dumba Cut From 2013 WJHC Roster

Tonight, Team Canada trimmed their roster down to the 23 players needed for the Ufa, Russia tournament to be held later this month. Amongst the final cuts was goaltender Laurent […]

by · December 13, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Minnesota Wild, Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship
Team Canada World Junior Selection Camp Diary, Day Two

Team Canada World Junior Selection Camp Diary, Day Two

Thirty-six players entered camp on Wednesday morning with bright hopes. Thirty-one headed to bed on Wednesday evening glad they were still in contention for a roster spot. The big event […]

by · December 13, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · National Juniors, Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship
Nathan MacKinnon and Jonathan Drouin: the Halifax Mooseheads dynamic duo. (Mike Dembeck)

World Junior Journal – Team Canada Needs MacKinnon, Drouin and Shinkaruk

CALGARY – From the onset of Team Canada’s selection camp, the atmosphere at the stunning Markin MacPhail Centre has been electric. 31 players remain at camp vying for the 23 roster […]

Tyler Biggs (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Maple Leafs Prospects: Tyler Biggs Displays Pugnacity

Belligerence. Pugnacity. Truculence. They’re what Brian Burke seeks in a hockey player. In Tyler Biggs, a first-round selection of the Leafs in 2011, all three can be found.

by · December 13, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, OHL, Player Profiles, Prospects, Toronto Maple Leafs, World Junior Hockey Championship
Potential top ten NHL Draft pick Mathew Dumba showing off his Bardown apparel.

Team Canada Makes First Cuts, Wild Prospect Eliminated

It was officially announced on Wednesday night that 2011 Minnesota Wild 7th round pick Tyler Graovac was among the first cuts from Team Canada’s U-20 WJHC roster. The Ottawa 67’s […]

by · December 12, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Minnesota Wild, World Junior Hockey Championship
Phillip Danault is hoping to capture a spot on Team Canada's World Junior Championship roster. (HockeysFuture Photo)

Can Phillip Danault Eventually Replace Dave Bolland for the Blackhawks?

Victoriaville Tigres center and Blackhawks prospect Phillip Danault was named the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s (QMJHL) first star of the week after amassing eight points in just two games. […]

by · December 12, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, QMJHL, World Junior Hockey Championship
Kamloop Blazers forward JC Lipon hopes to duplicate Tanner Pearson in getting drafted for the first time in his third year of eligibility (WHL.ca)

JC Lipon This Year’s Tanner Pearson?

Last year the feel good story for Canada at the World Junior Championships, and in junior hockey for that matter, was Tanner Pearson. The Barrie Colts forward who had been passed over […]

by · December 12, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, International Hockey, Player Profiles, Prospects, WHL, World Junior Hockey Championship
Team Canada World Junior Selection Camp Diary, Day One

Team Canada World Junior Selection Camp Diary, Day One

Thirty-six of the nation’s best teenage hockey players descended upon Calgary’s WinSport complex at Canada Olympic Park on Tuesday to kick off World Junior selection camp. By the end of […]

by · December 12, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · National Juniors, Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship
Hampus Lindholm Headed To The WJHC

Hampus Lindholm Headed To The WJHC

Anaheim Ducks prospect and current Norfolk Admirals rookie defenseman Hampus Lindholm left Norfolk to represent his country, Sweden, in the 2012 U-20 World Junior Championships. Lindholm was drafted in the […]

by · December 12, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks, World Junior Hockey Championship
Sven Andrighetto is off to a nice start for the Huskies

The Next Undrafted Gem? Sven Andrighetto

Sven Andrighetto DOB: March 21, 1993 NHL Rights: N/A Draft Status: Undrafted Height: 5’10″  Weight: 175 lbs Position: Right Wing Shoots: Left Current Team: Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL)       […]

(Marilyn Indahl-US PRESSWIRE)

More Minnesota Wild Prospects Eligible for the 2013 WJHC

A week and a half ago, I started a two-part article about the Minnesota Wild prospects eligible for the 2013 World Junior Hockey Championship. After the bombshell of Wild goaltender […]

by · December 9, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Minnesota Wild, Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship
Ten International Players to Watch at Other World Juniors

Ten International Players to Watch at Other World Juniors

The 2013 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships are coming up quickly.  The six tournaments which comprise the entirety of the World Juniors will be taking place from December 9, 2012, […]