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Canada-Russia
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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
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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
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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
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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-Russia
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Brayton Wilson
December 30, 2019 - 1:49 pm
The United States grabbed its second win of the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship on Sunday with a 3-1 win over Russia in Ostrava, Czech Republic. The win for the Americans gives them their fifth consecutive win over the Russians at this tournament, which dates back to the 2017 IIHF World Junior...
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Canada-Russia
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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: 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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Brayton Wilson
January 06, 2019 - 10:43 am
For the third time in six years, Finland captures gold at the IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship. The Finns wrapped up the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship on Saturday, stunning the United States with a late 3-2 win at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. After a scoreless...
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Brayton Wilson
January 05, 2019 - 10:23 am
For the second time in three years, the United States will play for the gold medal at the IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship. On Saturday night, USA Hockey will go for the program's fifth ever gold medal as they get set to face Finland in the final game of the 2019 World Juniors in Vancouver,...
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