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Canada-Russia
Photo: Petr David Josek - Associated Press
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
Photo: Petr David Josek - Associated Press
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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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: Darryl Dyck - The Canadian Press via AP
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
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
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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