Category Archives: Junior Hockey

2014 IIHF World Junior Championship Postmortem: Assessing Team USA’s Tournament

The U.S. National Junior Team saw their World Junior Championship come to an end far sooner than they could have expected it to in 2014. After starting with three sound wins over weaker opponents, the U.S. suffered back-to-back losses to … Continue reading

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2014 IIHF World Junior Championship: USA vs. Russia Recap

The U.S. played with fire too much and got burned. Now their World Junior Championship is over. Team USA fell to Russia 5-3 in the quarterfinals in Malmo today. A pair of 5-on-3 power-play goals in the second period made … Continue reading

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2014 IIHF World Junior Championship: USA vs. Canada Preview

This is the match-up you hope to see in every World Junior Championship. The history between the two rivals, particularly in the last decade has made this must-see TV for any hockey fan. You never know how it’s going to … Continue reading

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2014 IIHF World Junior Championship: USA vs. Germany Recap

Games like Sunday’s are always tough. The U.S. knew it was going to roll over Germany, and of course they did, winning 8-0. Team USA is now 3-0-0-0 and is guaranteed to head into Tuesday’s game against Canada as the … Continue reading

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2014 IIHF World Junior Championship: USA vs. Germany Preview

The U.S. National Junior Team comes into Sunday’s action as the top dog in Group A. With Canada’s shocking 5-4 shootout loss to the Czech Republic Saturday, Team USA sits atop the Group A standings as the only perfect team. … Continue reading

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2014 IIHF World Junior Championship: USA vs. Slovakia Recap

The U.S. National Junior Team came into their second game as heavy favorites over Slovakia. At times they certainly looked like it, but a lack of consistency and discipline throughout the contest made the game tougher than it needed to … Continue reading

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2014 IIHF World Junior Championship: USA vs. Slovakia Preview

With the first game jitters out of the way, things intensify for the U.S. National Junior Team in its second tilt at the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship. Team USA will meet Slovakia at 7:30 a.m. ET in Day 3 … Continue reading

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2014 IIHF World Junior Championship: USA vs. Czech Republic Recap

The U.S. National Junior Team got off to a rousing start to the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship with a 5-1 victory over the Czech Republic. Team USA got goals from five different players and avoided that first-game lull that … Continue reading

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2014 IIHF World Junior Championship: USA vs. Czech Republic Preview

2014 WJC Primers: World Juniors General Preview – Full Team USA Preview — U.S. Roster After all the previews and scouting reports and other prep work, it’s finally time to drop the puck. The 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship opens for the defending gold … Continue reading

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2014 WJC: Team USA Finalizes Roster for Malmo

2014 WJC Primers: World Juniors General Preview — Full Team USA Preview It’s Christmas Day across the world, but it’s World Juniors Eve for those that love the tournament, so that means there’s some news to report. The U.S. National Junior … Continue reading

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