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Canada-Russia
Photo: Petr David Josek - Associated Press
Brayton Wilson
January 06, 2020 - 6:23 am
It was a Golden Sunday for Canada at the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship in Ostrava, Czech Republic as the Canadians claimed their 18th gold medal with a 4-3 win over Russia. Canada faced a 3-1 deficit with 11:14 remaining in the third period, but the Canadians responded with three goals in a...
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Canada-Finland
Photo: Petr David Josek - Associated Press
Brayton Wilson
January 04, 2020 - 3:36 pm
The gold medal round is set at the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship as Russia and Canada will square off in a rematch of the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship gold medal game on Sunday in Ostrava, Czech Republic. That game five years ago went in favor of the Canadians, who won their 16th world...
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Finland
Photo: Petr David Josek - Associated Press
Brayton Wilson
January 02, 2020 - 8:28 pm
Two of the Buffalo Sabres' four prospects taking part in the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship in the Czech Republic will have a chance to medal after wins in the quarterfinal round on Tuesday in Ostrava. Dylan Cozens and Team Canada, as well as Erik Portillo and Sweden are heading to the...
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Canada-Czech Republic
Photo: Ryan Remioz - Canadian Press via Associated Press
Brayton Wilson
January 01, 2020 - 5:25 pm
Unlike previous days of surprising upsets and close matchups at the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship in the Czech Republic, the final day of preliminary action saw a number of games that went in favor of some of the powerhouse countries of the tournament. Perhaps the feature game of the day came...
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USA-Czech Republic
Photo: Jaroslav Ozana - CTK via Associated Press
Brayton Wilson
December 30, 2019 - 7:24 pm
Group B of the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship continues to provide some thrilling finishes as the United States and Canada both come away winners once again in Ostrava, Czech Republic. The day started with Canada taking on Germany with the opportunity to rebound from a 6-0 loss to the Russians...
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Canada-Russia
Photo: Ryan Remiorz - The Canadian Press via Associated Press
Brayton Wilson
December 28, 2019 - 9:06 pm
Day 3 of the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship in the Czech Republic was filled with parity as a pair games in Group B action has changed the complexion of the entire group. The opening game of the day in Ostrava featured the host Czechs looking to get their second win of the tournament as they...
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Canada-USA
Photo: Petr David Josek - Associated Press
Brayton Wilson
December 27, 2019 - 7:19 am
The 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship kicked off on Thursday in the Czech Republic with four games on the docket that featured three of the four Sabres prospects taking part in the tournament. The first game of the tournament featured Matej Pekar and the host Czechs taking on Russia in Ostrava,...
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Photo: Bill Wippert - Buffalo Sabres
Brayton Wilson
December 26, 2019 - 8:15 am
It is one of the greatest annual hockey spectacles every year - the IIHF World Junior Championship. The 2020 World Juniors is slated to be a thrilling tournament this year as for the first time since 2016, the tournament heads back to Europe to take place in the Czech Republic. Group A, that...
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Photo: Petr David Josek - Associated Press
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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Photo: Darryl Dyck - The Canadian Press via AP
Brayton Wilson
January 03, 2019 - 7:27 am
10 teams entered, only four teams remain. Friday kicks off the semifinal round of the 2019 IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship after a wild and crazy quarterfinal round on Wednesday in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The Buffalo Sabres have three of their four prospects...
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