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Montreal with Seven Prospects at 2018 World Junior Championship

Montreal with Seven Prospects at 2018 World Junior Championship

It’s Boxing Day! For some, this means lots of shopping, but for true Canadians, it means something bigger; the start of one of the most exciting tournaments of the year with many future NHL stars. For the first time in recent years, after fans thought the cupboards were bare, the Montreal Canadiens have seven of their prospects […]

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WRAP-UP: 2017 IIHF World Championship

WRAP-UP: 2017 IIHF World Championship

The 2017 IIHF World Championship wrapped up on Sunday after 64 games over 17 days. The tournament was co-hosted by Paris, France and Cologne, Germany where there was a total tournament attendance of 686,391. On Sunday, Russia defeated Finland in the bronze medal game 5-3 to earn their ninth overall bronze medal (fourth as Russia). […]

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Canadiens at 2017 IIHF World Championship

Canadiens at 2017 IIHF World Championship

The 2017 IIHF World Championship is taking place from May 5th to 21st in Paris, France and Cologne, Germany. The hosts were announced in 2013 when the France/Germany bid beat out the Denmark/Latvia bid by a 63-45 vote. This will be the fifth time that the tournament is being hosted in France, and the first […]

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2017 World Juniors: Day Ten (Medal Edition)

2017 World Juniors: Day Ten (Medal Edition)

The 10th and final day of the 2017 World Juniors sees the last two games of the tournament play, and the final awards are given out. The third game of the best-of-3 relegation round was scheduled for today at the Bell Centre in Montreal, but was not played as Finland pushed Latvia to relegation with […]

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2017 World Juniors: Day Nine

2017 World Juniors: Day Nine

Day 9 of the 2017 World Juniors is a big day in the tournament with both semi-final games in action. Group A only has one team (Sweden) remaining in the tournament heading into the day, while Group B has three teams alive (United States, Canada, Russia). The first game at the Bell Centre in Montreal […]

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2017 World Juniors: Day Eight

2017 World Juniors: Day Eight

With a day off in between the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds, day eight of the 2017 World Juniors was pretty quiet today. The lone game of the day was game 2 of the relegation round between Finland and Latvia. After the heavily favoured Finns squeaked by Latvia in game 1 by a 2-1 score, Finland […]

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2017 World Juniors: Day Seven

2017 World Juniors: Day Seven

For the first and only time at the 2017 World Juniors, all ten teams participated in the same day. Day seven began with the first game of the best-of-3 relegation round between Finland and Latvia. As expected, Finland won. As unexpected, the Latvians made it a close game – only losing 2-1 (their smallest margin […]

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2017 World Juniors: Day Six

2017 World Juniors: Day Six

Day six of the 2017 World Juniors is the last day of the preliminary round before the playoff and relegation games. The day started in Montreal as the undefeated Swedes took on the Czech Republic – both who have clinched a spot in the quarterfinals. Sweden jumped ahead to a 3-0 lead by the first […]

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2017 World Juniors: Day Five

2017 World Juniors: Day Five

In the first of 2 games today at the 2017 World Juniors, Team Denmark took on Switzerland in the Danish’s last game of the preliminary round. Denmark jumped ahead early to a 2-0 lead less than four minutes into the game. Both teams would trade goals afterwards to make it 3-1 Denmark after 20 minutes. […]

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2017 World Juniors: Day Four

2017 World Juniors: Day Four

Day 4 of the 2017 World Juniors began at the Bell Centre between Denmark and Czech Republic. After Denmark tied the game at two a piece with a little over 6 minutes to go, the game was sent to overtime. In the overtime period, Mathias From put home the game winner for Denmark to win […]

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In Defence of Jonathan Drouin

                                                                                    (Jonathan Drouin: Photo by TVA Sports) The Montreal Canadiens have slipped out the […]

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