Category Archives: WJC

Game #41: The dead of winter for Rangers in ugly 5-0 loss to howling Coyotes

Let’s face facts. This season is quickly becoming exactly what was anticipated. How low can they go? The Rangers have been so bad that I cannot even watch without it becoming cringe worthy. I was already distracted by a very … Continue reading

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Keeping track of the WJC 2019

In case you’re not up to speed, the 2019 World Junior Championship is here. Three days of preliminary action have already been completed. This year’s marquis hockey prospect event is taking place in Vancouver. Games can be seen on NHL … Continue reading

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Tis The Season: Christmas brings the World Junior Championship

Ho Ho Ho! Merry Christmas you filthy animal! That part in Home Alone is epic. Whatever you celebrate, tis the season. Falalalalalala LaFontaine! Speaking of which, legendary Buffalo Sabres broadcaster Rick Jeanneret is doing okay following a scare during the … Continue reading

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Why not let Chytil play in the World Junior Championship?

As the Rangers prepare for the Coyotes in Game #33 of 82 later at MSG, I can’t help but wonder if Filip Chytil would be better served playing in the upcoming World Junior Championship. The IIHF Under-20 WJC is a … Continue reading

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Sweden the better team in semifinal 4-2 win over USA

HOW SWEDE IT IS: Sweden scores three goals in just over 2:30 in the third period en route to a 4-2 victory over USA to advance to the gold medal game at the #WorldJuniors. https://t.co/V5jJQ7TxRg #TSNHockey pic.twitter.com/TXdy03DySB — SportsCentre (@SportsCentre) … Continue reading

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World Juniors rolls on with dramatic USA shootout win over Canada outdoors

The 2018 World Junior Championship is underway in host city Buffalo at KeyBank Center. As usual, it consists of two groups comprising of five countries totaling 10. In round robin play, the top four in each group advance to the … Continue reading

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WJC2017: USA wins gold in a 5-4 shootout win over Canada

Originally posted on Hockey Prospects Plus:
American Glory: Team USA takes the championship photo after edging Canada in a memorable final prevailing 5-4 in a shootout at the IIHF U20 World Junior Championship in Montreal. AP Photo via Getty Images…

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A Preview of USA vs Canada

Tonight at 8 PM on the East coast up in Montreal, USA takes on Canada in the U20 World Junior Championship for gold. If the past is any indication, it should be memorable. It’s all on the line at Bell … Continue reading

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WJC2016: USA defeats Sweden 8-3 to take bronze

Team USA came away with the bronze in a 8-3 win over Sweden. Matthew Tkachuk led the way with 2 goals and a assist. Continue reading

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WJC2016: USA falls to Russia 2-1 in semis

There won’t be gold for Auston Matthews and Team USA in Finland. Instead, they’ll play for the bronze tomorrow against Sweden after falling to Russia in the semifinals 2-1 at the Under 20 World Junior Championship. Russia advances to the … Continue reading

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