Russia (0-0-0-0) @ Czech Republic (0-0-0-0) It’s time for Russia to prove themselves, it’s the beginning of the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championships and they will be facing the home nation on opening day. This could be a sneaky difficult game for the Russians as the Czech Republic always play […]
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As we wait with anticipation for the 2020 World Junior Tournament to kick off, we reflect on last year’s results and analyze on the current status of the teams playing.
Two cycles ago Switzerland’s U20 ice hockey team was best-known for a viral fail.
There may not be another team that has as much riding on their success at the 2020 World Junior Championship as Team Sweden. It has been eight years since the nation has had its hands on the gold medal, and are coming off a recent heartbreaking loss to Team Slovakia […]
It all starts tomorrow.
It really couldn’t have gone any better for the Fins in Vancouver last year. A 3-2 win of the Americans secured their fifth World Junior Championship. What’s even crazier is how only two years earlier they were one loss away from being relegated to Division A. I’m sure that thought […]
Slovakia has only two medals to show from the World Junior Hockey Championships, and repeating the feat of a 2005 Bronze Medal performance seems out of reach barring any sort of holiday miracle.
The most important position on a team is the goaltender, in the words of Alain Vigneault “If my goaler is better than your goaler, I win, if your goaler is better than my goaler, you win.”
After four years of battling for a promotion, the nation of Germany is making its return to the World Junior’s top division for the first time since 2015. While countries like Canada, Sweden, Russia and the United States have come to expect success at this event, Germany has acquired the […]
Coming off a perfect 4-0-0 round-robin last year at the World Junior Championship before being bounced by the United States in the semifinals, they managed to grab the bronze medal after not medalling at all in 2018, the first time since 2010 that the Russians left the tournament without any […]
Canada has won gold in two of the last three World Junior Championship tournaments in the Czech Republic.
The 2019-2020 World Junior Squad for the US will definitely have a lot of new faces on it.
The IIHF World Championships are a fertile landscape for Cinderella bids. Played on Olympic-style ice (for now) in a setting called “quirky” by NHL fans and “ice hockey” by the rest of the civilized world, the tournament gives Finnish, Swedish, and Swiss-league pros a fighting chance against the class of […]
The puck is set to drop for the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship on December 26 in Ostrava and Třinec Czech Republic. With their country hosting the tournament for it’s fourth time, Team Czech Republic will look to make a bigger push into the medal rounds after last year’s finish. […]
The Canadians should roll the 2019 Spengler Cup.
The NHL season is already three weeks old. Some teams are off to hot starts and some teams are off to slow starts. The NHL season is not a sprint, it is a marathon. Who are the Top 10 teams entering the third week of the NHL regular season? 10. […]
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Forward Patrick Laine signed a 2-year deal worth $6.75 million per season with the Winnipeg Jets. Laine was a restricted free agent all summer and there was some concerns that he was not going to be signed by opening night. Patrik Laine should now be ready when the season starts […]