• September 21, 2021

Tag: World Junior Hockey

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Canada forced to settle for silver as stifling U.S. team wins world juniors

Canada forced to settle for silver as stifling U.S. team wins world juniors

Team Canada was the steamrolling, bullyboy juggernaut of the world junior hockey championship until they ran into a pugnacious U.S. team Tuesday that knocked them off 2-0 to win gold. The U.S. players poured over…

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Canada cruises past Russia, advances to gold medal game at world juniors

Canada cruises past Russia, advances to gold medal game at world juniors

Canada will play for gold at the world junior hockey championship in Edmonton after defeating Russia 5-0 in semifinal action Monday. Alex Newhook returned from injury to put Canada on the board just 59 seconds…

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Canada renews rivalry with Russia in world juniors semifinal

Canada renews rivalry with Russia in world juniors semifinal

It seems like Canada’s road to gold at the world junior men’s hockey championship often runs through Russia, given each country’s hockey pedigree. The two adversaries square off in Monday’s semifinal in Edmonton for the…

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Canada beats Finland to finish 1st in pool at world juniors

Canada beats Finland to finish 1st in pool at world juniors

Dylan Cozens applied grit and goals to Canada’s 4-1 victory over Finland at the world junior men’s hockey championship on Thursday. The Canadian co-captain scored twice, including a hard-working empty-net goal. The host country went…

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Unusual world juniors in Edmonton set to open as Canada defends gold

Unusual world juniors in Edmonton set to open as Canada defends gold

A world junior men’s hockey championship like no other opens Friday in Edmonton with zero audiences and teams walled off from the general public because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The world under-20 tournament at Rogers…

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Canada´s Alexis Lafreniere status remains unclear after knee injury

Canada´s Alexis Lafreniere status remains unclear after knee injury

Alexis Lafrenière’s knee injury will keep him out of Canada’s next match at the world junior hockey championship, but the star winger hasn’t been ruled out for the rest of the tournament. The 18-year-old was…

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Dale Hunter set to lead Canada at world juniors for 1st time

Dale Hunter set to lead Canada at world juniors for 1st time

Canada opens its world junior-hockey championship Thursday against the U.S. in the Czech Republic. Olivier Rodrigue looked like the odds-on favourite to be Canada’s No. 1 netminder back in the summer, but the country’s crease…