IIHF World Junior Championship

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January 08, 2019 - 7:10 pm
Since the Buffalo Sabres' 10-game winning streak in November, the season has taken a bit of a turn in the opposite direction. In an 18-game stretch, the Sabres have gone 6-8-4, and have started to slide down the standings with other teams behind them playing well. In addition, the Sabres have...
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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 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
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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Paul Hamilton
May 17, 2018 - 1:16 pm
(WGR 550) - Team USA blew a 2-0 lead, but was able to hold on and beat the Czech Republic 3-2 at the World Championship. Patrick Kane (CHI) leads the tournament in scoring and ripped home his seventh and eighth goals to help win it. The U.S. sat back in the third period and let Keith Kinkaid (NJ)...
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Paul Hamilton
May 02, 2018 - 10:00 am
(WGR 550) - Rasmus Dahlin is one of the Swedish players suspended by the International Ice Hockey Federation Disciplinary Board for conduct during the World Junior Championship in Buffalo. Dahlin has been suspended for the first two games of the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship. Since...
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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 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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