2019 IIHF Men's World Championship

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Brayton Wilson
May 26, 2019 - 7:43 pm
For the first time since 2011, Finland takes home the gold medal at the IIHF World Championship with a 3-1 win on Sunday over Team Canada in Bratislava, Slovakia. The Canadians took the early lead just 10:02 into the first period as Shea Theodore (Vegas Golden Knights) fired home his second goal of...
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Paul Hamilton
May 23, 2019 - 3:47 pm
(WGR 550) - Team Canada was 0.4-seconds from being eliminated at the World Championship, but somehow escaped Switzerland to advance to the semi-finals. In another quarterfinal game on Thursday, Team USA was knocked out of the tournament by Russia 4-3. Since both games started at the same time, I...
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Paul Hamilton
May 21, 2019 - 5:40 pm
(WGR 550) - Team USA finished group play on Tuesday at the World Championship losing to Canada 3-0. Sabres forward Jack Eichel was held off the scoresheet for the first time all tournament. Eichel had his best chance on the power play, one timing one from the left circle. He also sent in James van...
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Paul Hamilton
May 20, 2019 - 6:32 pm
(WGR 550) - Sam Reinhart didn’t start the World Championship well, but he’s come on strong with two goals in Canada’s 5-0 win over Denmark on Monday. Reinhart now has three goals and two assists for five points in six games. Reinhart’s first goal was a shot he almost never scores on. He came...
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Paul Hamilton
May 19, 2019 - 3:07 pm
(WGR 550) - Team USA clinched a quarterfinals birth at the World Championship on Sunday thanks to a 3-1 win over Germany. The game was 1-1 midway through the third period, but goals by Sabres forward Jack Eichel and Dylan Larkin Det. clinched the win. Eichel had another strong game, getting stopped...
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Paul Hamilton
May 14, 2019 - 12:39 am
(WGR 550) - Team Canada scored a goal with 1.8 seconds left to squeak past Slovakia on Monday, 6-5. Mark Stone Veg. ripped a power play goal short side on Marek Ciliak to win it. It’s the only goal Ciliak gave up in 23:20 of work. He made 10 saves in relief of Patrik Rybar Det. Canada had to come...
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Paul Hamilton
May 13, 2019 - 6:56 pm
(WGR 550) - Team USA went to 2-1 at the World Championship on Monday with a hard fought 3-2 overtime win over Finland. The U.S. has five points thanks to a three-point win and a two-point win. Finland has seven points with two three-point wins and one-point for the overtime loss. Dylan Larkin Det...
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Paul Hamilton
May 12, 2019 - 9:57 pm
(WGR 550) - Canada went to 1-1 at the World Championship over the weekend, blasting Great Britain 8-0 on Sunday. It wasn’t a very eventful game for the two Sabres representatives as both Sam Reinhart and Brandon Montour were pointless for Canada. Reinhart played 14:50 and had a few scoring chances...
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Paul Hamilton
May 12, 2019 - 2:04 pm
(WGR 550) - Team USA evened its record at 1-1 at the World Championship by dominating France 7-1. Jack Eichel had one assist in the game, playing 13:22. Eichel won 13-of-18 faceoffs and had four of Team USA’s 42 shots. The Americans had lost 4-1 to Slovakia with Eichel getting an assist in that...
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