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Team Canada: Golden Homecoming?

Team Canada: Golden Homecoming?

Winning the World Junior Hockey Championships may be a dream for some, but for Team Canada on home soil, it’s expected. Nothing quite rallies our country together like international hockey tournaments, be it the Ivan Hlinka Tournament, Spengler Cup, or the Winter Olympics; but the World Juniors seem to add just a bit more. Sidney Crosby’s golden […]

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Prospect Update: de la Rose Shines (Dec. 22-28)

Prospect Update: de la Rose Shines (Dec. 22-28)

For the first time this year, Jacob de la Rose is the top performer, exploding for four points in two games at the World Junior Championship. Nikita Scherbak continued to light the lamp, while Jake Evans was the orchestrator of an amazing comeback. Zach Fucale and Martin Reway are both off to good starts at […]

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Canada Can Do It: Why Team Canada Will Win Gold

Canada Can Do It: Why Team Canada Will Win Gold

Canadians have been oftentimes found in the last handful of years to be holding their breath in anticipation of Team Canada’s impending performance at the World Junior Championships.  Canadians finding themselves nervous over their team’s chances at success on an international level this side of the ’72 summit? The very same country that has won […]

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2015 WJHC Germany Roster

2015 WJHC Germany Roster

  Historically, the Germans have not had any success at this tournament, and while anything is possible, all signs point to history repeating itself. Germany is the last seed in a group with Canada, USA and Finland. Without a singled player drafted to an NHL team, Germany’s tournament will be a steep uphill battle. The […]

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2015 WJHC Finland Roster

2015 WJHC Finland Roster

The Finnish are coming into the 2015 World Juniors looking to repeat last year’s championship in Malmo, Sweden. A team you may remember most by the 5-1 trouncing of Team Canada in the semi-finals of last year. The 2015 squad is headed by Habs prospect Artturi Lehkonen, who will serve as the team’s captain, and […]

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2015 WJHC Slovakia Roster

2015 WJHC Slovakia Roster

  Slovakia enters the 2015 tournament in Group A as the 8th seed. Slovakia has not medaled at the WJHC since 1999, where they won bronze, since then the highest they’ve finished is 4th which happened in 2009. Getting back to a 3rd or 4th place finish will definitely prove to be a daunting task […]

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2015 WJHC Canada Roster

2015 WJHC Canada Roster

  Canada hopes to get back to the top of the podium this year in Toronto/Montreal something they haven’t done since 2009, in fact, Canada hasn’t even medaled at this tournament since 2012. Here is the finalized 2015 World Juniors Canada roster. The lone Canadiens’ prospect suiting up for team Canada is Zach Fucale, One of […]

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Prospect Update: Scherbak Strikes (Dec. 15-21)

Prospect Update: Scherbak Strikes (Dec. 15-21)

For the third time this year, Nikita Scherbak takes the honours of top performer. Darren Dietz also posted a notable performance, recording the most productive stretch of his short professional career. Three prospects played in exhibition games as they gear up for the 2015 World Junior Championship. Mac Bennett and Daniel Carr both tallied two […]

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Oh Baby: Thank You Bob Cole

Ask anyone across Canada over the last half a century to describe hockey, Canada and childhood.  Many answers might come back but only one would be correct to encapsulate a response that everyone could agree with: Saturday night, The Toronto Maple Leafs versus The Montreal Canadiens with Bob Cole in the broadcast booth to sing […]

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