Archive | December, 2013

Team Canada Surprised by the Czech Republic in the Shootout

Team Canada’s usual walk through the round robin portion of the World Junior championship hit a bit of a snag in the form of the Czech Republic Saturday, losing 5-4 in a shootout. Canada trailed most of the game, having to come back four separate times in regulation. But Dominik Simon’s one-handed deke goal sealed Canada’s […]

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Team Canada Opens WJC With a Bang

When Team Germany scored 94 seconds into their game against Team Canada Thursday morning, most Canadian fans were surprised. But the Canadian team recovered and rolled over the Germans 7-2. Led by Anthony Mantha’s three goals and Jonathan Drouin’s three assists, the Canadians woke up after giving up the first goal and played a strong […]

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Team Canada Cuts Two From WJC Roster

After winning their first pre-tournament game against Finland 4-2 Friday, Team Canada made two of the three cuts needed before the World Junior tournament begins on Boxing Day. Vancouver Canucks forward prospect Hunter Shinkaruk and New Jersey Devils defence prospect Damon Severson were both released by Head Coach Brent Sutter.

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Team Canada Names Captains for World Juniors

Oshawa Generals captain Scott Laughton has been named captain for Team Canada at the World Juniors. The Philadelphia Flyers prospect will be assisted by Jonathan Drouin and Matt Dumba when the tournament opens on December 26 in Malmo Sweden.

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Defending the Goal for Canada

Team Canada hasn’t won the gold medal at the IIHF World Junior Championships since 2009 and last year’s fourth place finish ended a streak of 14 years with any color medal. This team, more than any other, will be under a lot of pressure to return Canada to their glory of the mid-2000′s where six […]

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Habs Beat Bruins; Now Lead Division

The Montreal Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins in more than one way Thursday night. On the ice, the Habs won 2-1. Off the ice, Montreal jumped over the Bruins to first place in the Atlantic Division. Tomas Plekanec and Max Pacioretty’s goals in the second period were all it took, leaving Carey Price to carry the team the […]

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Rams crunched by Nipissing

They may be new to the league, but the Nipissing Lakers (5-8-1) already have the Ryerson Rams (5-9-0) women’s hockey team’s number.

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Team Canada Unveils Junior Roster

The World Junior Hockey Championship is one of the biggest sporting events of the year for Canadians and fans got a look at what the final roster will mostly look like come Boxing Day. Unlike past years where Canada would bring 40 players to camp and cut almost half, today’s roster is only 25 players […]

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