IIHF World Junior Championship

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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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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 04, 2018 - 11:04 pm
For the first time since 2014, Sweden will compete for a gold medal at the IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship. Sweden punched their ticket to the gold medal game on Thursday at KeyBank Center with a 4-2 win over the defending gold medalists, the United States. The last time that Sweden had...
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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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Photo: Mark Blinch - The Canadian Press via AP
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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