Category Archives: WJC

WJC Wrap: O’ Canada! Kent Johnson scores golden goal in overtime to lift Canada over Finland 3-2, Mason McTavish makes huge save and wins tournament MVP, USA disappointment

The 2022 U20 World Junior Championships finally concluded in Edmonton at Rogers Place over the past weekend. A prestigious tournament many avid hockey fans follow due to catching a glimpse of the future, they were able to finish up in … Continue reading

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WJC 2022: USA holds on to beat Sweden and win Group B, Berard nets goal, Othmann thumps Jiricek, scores as Canada beats Finland to win Group A, Latvia makes quarterfinals

Less than a week into the rescheduled U20 World Junior Championships at Rogers Place in Edmonton, things are starting to take shape. There’s only a few more preliminary games before the knockout stage. After having no problem with Austria on … Continue reading

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WJC 2022: Othmann and Cuylle connect for Canada in blowout win over Slovakia, Luke Hughes out fast for USA

It’s rare that we have hockey in August. However, Covid Omicron forced the postponement of the 2022 U20 World Junior Championships after Christmas. There were only a handful of games played in Edmonton last winter. The only one people remember … Continue reading

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Three Rangers prospects invited to Canada’s World Junior Championship selection camp

It’s basically the witching hour for hockey fans. In a normal year, there’d be NHL games and a new season underway. However, the new abnormal is upon us due to the pandemic. So, we’re in the off-season with unsigned free … Continue reading

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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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