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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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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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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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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 01, 2018 - 1:07 pm
Preliminary game action has wrapped up at the 2018 IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship, and the field is set for the quarterfinal round set to begin on Tuesday at KeyBank Center and HarborCenter. It was almost another collapse from the United States on Sunday at KeyBank Center, but thanks to...
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Brayton Wilson
December 31, 2017 - 12:45 pm
Canada has clinched Group A of the 2018 IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship, and will play the fourth seed of Group B in the quarterfinal round of the playoffs. This was accomplished on Saturday night at KeyBank Center when Canada shutout Denmark 8-0, finishing their group play with a 3-0-1-0...
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Brayton Wilson
December 28, 2017 - 8:57 pm
It is arguably one of the biggest upsets at the IIHF World Junior Championship in recent memory. Slovakia, coming in losers of their first game to Team Canada on Wednesday, knocks off the United States 3-2 on Thursday night at KeyBank Center in Buffalo. It was Samuel Bucek who played the hero as he...
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