Category Archives: Junior Hockey

2014 World Junior Championship Preview

2014 WJC Primers: Full Team USA Preview — USA Roster at a Glance For the last five years, the World Junior Championship has been a wonderfully unpredictable 10 (or 11) days of hockey. The 2014 version is likely to be … Continue reading

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2014 World Junior Championship: Team USA’s Roster at a Glance

The 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship opens Thursday in Malmo, Sweden. The U.S. National Junior Team seeks its second straight gold medal at the tournament and third in five years. There will be a lot of new faces on the … Continue reading

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2014 World Junior Championship: Team USA Preview

As families gather across the world, the U.S. National Junior Team is diligently preparing for a difficult annual task. Coming into the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship as the defending gold medalists, Team USA has pressure, but with only three … Continue reading

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2014 WJC: Riley Barber Named Team USA’s Captain

Riley Barber has been named captain of the U.S. National Junior Team, USA Hockey announced Sunday. Andrew Copp and Matt Grzelcyk will also wear letters as alternate captains. Barber comes in as one of three returning players from last year’s … Continue reading

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2014 WJC: Team USA Makes Two Cuts, Roster Not Finalized Yet

Two players were released from Team USA’s training camp roster ahead of the 2014 World Junior Championship Sunday. The roster is not yet finalized for the tournament, however, as one more forward will have to be sent home, but the … Continue reading

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2014 U.S. WJC Camp: USA Ends Pre-competition With Win Over Finland

The U.S. National Junior Team closed out its final exhibition game in preparation for the World Junior Championship with a 3-2 win over Finland. Jon Gillies made 38 saves in the contest and was named Team USA’s player of the … Continue reading

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2014 U.S. WJC Camp: Quick Thoughts on USA vs. Sweden Exhibition

The U.S. National Junior Team dropped a 4-2 decision to Sweden yesterday in pre-tournament action. The Swedes looked to be the more polished team and certainly had the edge on skill, but the result wasn’t exactly an alarming one for … Continue reading

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2014 U.S. WJC Camp: Previewing USA vs. Sweden Pre-Tournament Game

The U.S. National Junior Team, still with its preliminary roster yet to be finalized, will play Sweden in a pre-tournament game today. It was scheduled to start at 1:30 p.m. ET, but will likely end up closer to 2 p.m. … Continue reading

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2014 U.S. WJC Camp: Team USA finding ways to close skill gap

The World Junior Championship opens one week from today in Malmo, Sweden. The U.S. roster is still slightly in flux with three cuts to make before the puck drops on Dec. 26. The final roster is expected to be announced … Continue reading

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2014 U.S. WJC Camp: Three Players Released as Camp Moves to Sweden

MINNEAPOLIS — Three players were released from the U.S. National Junior Team’s training camp this morning. Defenseman Anthony DeAngelo and forwards Ryan Fitzgerald and J.T. Compher will not be making the trip to Sweden. Compher suffered an injury, believed to … Continue reading

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