Slovakia avoids upset; defeat Kazakhstan 3-1

JD Gaetan

  There is no secret that Samuel Hlavaj was going to be heavily relied on to stay in games through the IIHF World Juniors. One game Slovakia did not expect it to be needed was game one  against Kazakhstan. Although Kazakhstan put up a battle against Switzerland, Slovakia was still […]

A wins a win: USA beats Germany


  I’m going to start this one off with some thoughts first. This USA team has been very underwhelming for 4 periods and has performed well for 2 periods. Their big guns like Oliver Wahlstrom, Cole Caufield, and Alex Turcotte have a combined 3 points. Wahlstrom and Turcotte both took […]

Switzerland’s Expected Win Over Kazakhstan, 5-3

Ethan Yarbro

Switzerland came out of the first game of the tournament as victors over Kazakhstan. The final score was five to three and the amount of shots on goal reflect the score with Switzerland’s 34 shots versus Kazakhstan’s 19. I would love to say that this was a clean win for […]

IIHF World Junior Championships: Czech Republic Stuns Russia 4-3

Matt Kenyon

A capacity crowd filled the Ostravar Arena for the World Junior Championship opener, cheers for the Czech Republic echoed through the building, as the hosts kicked off their Group B schedule looking for an early upset against Russia.  It was not a start the Czechs, and more importantly forward Jakub […]

WJC | Russia (3) – Czech Republic (4)

Arik Krause

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 […]