Author Archives: Chris Peters

About Chris Peters

Editor of The United States of Hockey. Contributor to CBSSports.com, USA Hockey Magazine and more. Former USA Hockey PR guy. Current Iowan.

2017 World Juniors: USA beats Russia in classic semifinal; 5 takeaways, Terry, Parsons play hero

Troy Terry’s name will be synonymous with a game that will go down as one of the greats at the IIHF World Junior Championship. He also has the distinction of lifting the U.S. National Junior Team to an accomplishment that they … Continue reading

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2017 World Juniors: USA vs. Russia Semifinal Preview — Learning from the past

For the fourth straight World Junior Championship, Russia stands in the way of the U.S. on their road to a fourth gold medal. Team USA will hope that history does not repeat itself Wednesday as they take on their biggest … Continue reading

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2017 World Juniors: USA beats Switzerland in tough quarterfinal; Greenway, Bracco, Parsons among standouts

Survive and advance. At this point of the World Junior Championship, that’s all that matters. With heavy emphasis on survival, the U.S. will count themselves lucky to be advancing. In a 3-2 win, the U.S. can’t be at all happy with … Continue reading

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2017 World Juniors: USA vs. Switzerland Quarterfinal Preview — 4 things to know

The U.S. won its group for the first time since the 2011 World Junior Championship after running through Pool B with a perfect 4-0-0-0 record. As a result, they’ll meet Switzerland who managed to narrowly make the playoff round thanks … Continue reading

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2017 World Juniors: 5 takeaways from USA’s NYE win over Canada; Woll, Lindgren, Greenway among standouts

The semi-annual New Year’s Eve nightmare is no more as Team USA earned a 3-1 win over Canada to win Group B and reverse a trend that has derailed some previous American teams at the World Juniors. Team USA and Canada … Continue reading

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2017 World Juniors: USA vs. Canada Preview; Can USA break losing trend on New Year’s Eve?

In a World Junior Championship that has seen its share of surprises, most probably expected the almost annual New Year’s Eve battle between the U.S. and Canada to come with plenty to play for. With each team coming into the … Continue reading

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2017 World Juniors: 5 takeaways from USA’s 3-2 win over Russia; Parsons, Terry, Keller come up big

Too much can be made of history in a tournament where the players change almost every year, but the U.S. National Junior Team got a big monkey off USA Hockey’s back with a 3-2 win over Russia. The preliminary-round victory … Continue reading

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