The United States opened the tournament today against the Slovaks, with what was expected to be a pretty easy game for the United States.
Canada- 14 Denmark-0 I’ve been saying this for years. This should be an 8-team tournament. Each year Canada plays one game whether it’s against Latvia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Germany or Denmark. It’s a waste, they’ll win by at least 7 and halfway through the game nobody’s even paying attention. Of course there’s the year where one of these teams becomes the Cinderella of the tournament and … Continue reading Canada barely gets by Denmark
The World Juniors are set to begin Boxing day and we couldn’t be more excited! It’s a time where goalies can make names for themselves at a tournament by staggering big countries. One of the most recent in memory was Denis Godla for Slovakia, winning the tournament MVP honours with many 40 plus shot games. So who is prepped for making some magic at the tournament … Continue reading Goalies to Watch at the World Juniors
Jack Hughes, USA- The spotlight is on Jack Hughes. Presumably will be the #1 pick in the 2019 NHL draft. Unlike past top picks, Hughes is playing for the US NTDP which is a step lower than College and the CHL. He’ll be USA’s top forward and brother Quinn (VAN) will be the go to defensemen. Being compared to Patrick Kane. Kaapo Kakko, Finland- Consensus … Continue reading Non-Canadian Players to Watch
Here is everything you need to know about the 2018-19 Canadian World Junior team who is set to defend their Gold Medal in Vancouver. Forwards Max Comtois (ANA), that is your Captain, best two-way Forward and the ONLY returning player on this years World Junior team. Comtois became the only returnee when Alex Formenton (OTT) went down in an exhibition game against the CIS All-Stars. … Continue reading What to Make of Team Canada
It’s the most wonderful time of the year.
Prince Albert Raiders Not exactly sure who the raiders are after Ian Scott. Good depth, Brett Leason’s point streak ended. We’ll find out the type of team they are with Donovan Buskey starting for the next month. 2. Everett Silvertips No Carter Hart, no problem. Dustin Wolf has a .928 save percentage 3. Saskatoon Blades Knocked of PA and went 3-1 after 4 games in … Continue reading WHL Top 5: December 13th
Ah Christmas, one of the best times of the year, with presents, turkey dinners and of course the World Juniors.
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The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired Dylan Strome and Brendan Perlini from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for Nick Schmaltz. All 3 players have struggled this year, in 20 games Strome has 6 points, in 22 games Perlini has 6 points and in 23 games Schmaltz has 11 points. It is very early to give up on Dylan Strome who picked #3 in the 2015 NHL … Continue reading Blackhawks acquire Strome and Perlini