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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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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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Brayton Wilson
January 02, 2019 - 10:44 am
The preliminary round of the 2019 IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship has wrapped up in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The Buffalo Sabres will have all four of their prospects playing in the tournament taking part in the quarterfinal round, which gets underway on Wednesday...
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Brayton Wilson
December 26, 2018 - 6:19 am
The day after Christmas always kicks off the opening day of the IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship, which takes place this year in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Last year, Canada re-claimed the title in Buffalo with a 3-1 win over Sweden in the gold medal game. It was the...
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June 13, 2018 - 5:00 pm
The World Cup will be coming back to North America in eight years. On Wednesday, a trio bid (also dubbed the "United 2026") of the United States, Mexico and Canada out-bid Morocco to earn the rights to host the 2026 World Cup. According to FIFA's bid evaluation report, United 2026 earned a score of...
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February 23, 2018 - 10:29 am
Joe DiBiase reporting @DiBiaseWGR Coming into Friday's semifinal matchup at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, many had thought it would take a miracle for Germany to ever beat Canada, even without NHL players actively on the roster. However, the Germans pulled off the upset,...
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Brayton Wilson
February 15, 2018 - 8:04 am
The United States and Canada added another chapter to their women's ice hockey rivalry at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. While it was just a preliminary game, the U.S. and Canada gutted out another competitive game against one another, but it was the Canadians skating off the...
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Brayton Wilson
February 13, 2018 - 11:08 am
The International Ice Hockey Federation has reportedly named the locations for the next 14 Under-20 World Junior Championships, with the United Stats next scheduled to host the 2025 tournament and the 2030 tournament. The news was first tweeted out by TSN's Gord Miller. World Junior news, the IIHF...
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Brayton Wilson
January 06, 2018 - 1:49 am
Winning the gold medal for Team Canada at the IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship is a dream come true for many young hockey players growing up in Canada. On Friday, 22 players lived that dream at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York. With 1:40 left to play in a 1-1 tied hockey game, Canada...
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Brayton Wilson
January 04, 2018 - 11:56 pm
For the second straight year, Canada will play for gold at the IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship. The Canadians managed to clinch a spot in the gold medal game with a 7-2 throttling of the Czech Republic at KeyBank Center on Thursday night. The Czechs gave Canada a scare right away as 2018...
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