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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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Brayton Wilson
December 04, 2018 - 10:26 am
On Monday, three Buffalo Sabres prospects were named to the preliminary roster for their respective home countries for the upcoming 2019 IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship in Vancouver, British Columbia. Goalie prospect Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen and defenseman Oksari Laaksonen were both named to...
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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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February 21, 2018 - 1:10 am
Kyle Powell reporting @DatDude_KP The United States men's ice hockey team was sent packing on Wednesday afternoon in a heartbreaking thriller. The Czech Republic ends up sweeping away the Americans, 3-2 in a shootout in the quarterfinal round at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South...
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February 20, 2018 - 12:34 am
Kyle Powell reporting @DatDude_KP The United States men's ice hockey squad took care of business in their do-or-die matchup with Team Slovakia in the qualification round, coming away with a 5-1 victory on Tuesday afternoon in PyeongChang, South Korea. This was the second meeting between these two...
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Brayton Wilson
January 05, 2018 - 7:51 pm
It was not the outcome that the United States had expected heading into the 2018 IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship, but they still come away with some hardware in the end. After a disappointing loss for the Americans in the semifinals to Sweden on Thursday night, they bounce back with a 9-3...
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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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Brayton Wilson
January 03, 2018 - 12:14 pm
Thursday's semifinal round at the 2018 IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship is set as four teams will compete for the chance to play for the gold medal on Friday night at KeyBank Center. The United States, Canada, Sweden and the Czech Republic each punched their ticket after capturing wins in...
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Brayton Wilson
January 02, 2018 - 11:18 am
The 2018 IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship rolls along on Tuesday with the quarterfinal round set to begin at 12 p.m. at KeyBank Center and HarborCenter. One of the stand-out teams from the preliminary round was the Czech Republic, who went 3-0-0-1 in four games with wins over Russia, Belarus...
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