Team USA

USA-Czech Republic
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Brayton Wilson
December 30, 2019 - 7:24 pm
Group B of the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship continues to provide some thrilling finishes as the United States and Canada both come away winners once again in Ostrava, Czech Republic. The day started with Canada taking on Germany with the opportunity to rebound from a 6-0 loss to the Russians...
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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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USA-Germany
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Brayton Wilson
December 28, 2019 - 10:49 am
What started off as a nail-biter for the United States ended up being a much-needed 6-3 win over Germany in Day 2 of the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship in Ostrava, Czech Republic. After coming off a 6-4 loss to Canada in the opening day of action, the U.S. needed to right the ship with a win...
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Paul Hamilton
May 21, 2019 - 5:40 pm
(WGR 550) - Team USA finished group play on Tuesday at the World Championship losing to Canada 3-0. Sabres forward Jack Eichel was held off the scoresheet for the first time all tournament. Eichel had his best chance on the power play, one timing one from the left circle. He also sent in James van...
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Paul Hamilton
May 19, 2019 - 3:07 pm
(WGR 550) - Team USA clinched a quarterfinals birth at the World Championship on Sunday thanks to a 3-1 win over Germany. The game was 1-1 midway through the third period, but goals by Sabres forward Jack Eichel and Dylan Larkin Det. clinched the win. Eichel had another strong game, getting stopped...
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Paul Hamilton
May 12, 2019 - 2:04 pm
(WGR 550) - Team USA evened its record at 1-1 at the World Championship by dominating France 7-1. Jack Eichel had one assist in the game, playing 13:22. Eichel won 13-of-18 faceoffs and had four of Team USA’s 42 shots. The Americans had lost 4-1 to Slovakia with Eichel getting an assist in that...
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Paul Hamilton
April 18, 2019 - 12:18 pm
(WGR 550) - On locker room cleanout day, Jack Eichel said he wasn’t sure if he was going to play at the IIHF World Championship. Team USA announced on Thursday that Eichel will be a participant, joining Western New York’s Pat Kane. Eichel played in this tournament in 2015 and had two goals and five...
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Joe DiBiase
March 20, 2019 - 2:49 pm
USA Hockey announced on Wednesday that former Buffalo Sabres forward Chris Drury has been named the general manager of the 2019 U.S. Men's National Ice Hockey Team. He will select the coaching staff and the roster for Team USA in the upcoming 2019 IIHF World Championships in Slovakia. Team USA at...
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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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