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WJC | Russia (6) – Germany (1)

Arik Krause

Russia (1-0-0-2) @  Germany (1-0-0-2) Both teams fighting for their tournament lives, a win sends you to the elimination round while a regulation loss sends you to the relegation round. There is no room for error anymore, as Yaroslav Askarov would get the start for the Russians. A very high-pressure […]

Sweden dominates; Slovakia looks for positives

JD Gaetan

No hockey team goes into any match up, whether outmatched or not, thinking they are going to lose. There are too many good underdog stories out there which can give any team hope. This rings especially true at the World Juniors.  Slovakia is of course coming to play Sweden looking […]

Missed opportunity for Slovakia

JD Gaetan

This is a game that Slovakia would have circled on their World Junior calendar. We knew going into the tournament this game most likely would decide who will finish 3rd and 4th in Group A. Now that Slovakia and Switzerland have both played two games, both have a win and […]

WJC | Russia (1) – USA (3)

Arik Krause

Russia (1-1-0-0) @  United States (1-1-0-0) Not nearly as a rivalry as Canada/Russia but still two powerhouses coming together between Russia and the United States.  In what has become a very important game for the landscape of Group B with every team being tied at 1 win, 1 loss. Whoever […]

Finland Hammer Slovakia

Liam Horrobin

Team Finland laid down the hammer earlier today dominating Team Slovakia 8-1 following a tough loss to the Swedish on Boxing Day.  The scoring opened on the powerplay for Finland at the 4:54 mark of the first period. The Finnish got the Slovakian netminder – Samuel Vyletelka – moving and […]

WJC | Canada (0) – Russia (6)

Arik Krause

Canada (1-0-0-0) @ Russia (0-1-0-0) It’s probably the most hyped game on this side of the world outside of Canada/USA. Canada and Russia have given us some of the best World Juniors games in the history of the tournament. Canada in their opening game beat the Americans then were awarded […]