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2019 World Junior Championship: USA-Slovakia analysis; Day 1 thoughts

The first day of competition at the World Junior Championship came to a close after three tight matchups and one comical blowout. The U.S. National Junior Team avoided an early scare, using a third-period comeback to earn a 2-1 win … Continue reading

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Team USA 2019 WJC Roster: Breaking down the camp invites

Back for a limited time only, I’ll be providing some thoughts on Team USA in the build-up to the 2019 World Junior Championship starting today with the camp roster. Team USA’s bid to improve on a bronze-medal finish and extend … Continue reading

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The many challenges of building the 2018 U.S. Men’s Olympic Hockey Team roster

It was never going to be easy. No one would have argued that, given the NHL’s decision to keep players out of the 2018 Olympics. But building the 2018 U.S. Olympic Men’s Hockey Team roster is going to be far … Continue reading

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World Junior Summer Showcase Thoughts: Returnees, top prospects shine brightest

Coming into the year as the defending World Junior Champions is an enviable position, but the last eight years have shown just how hard it is to repeat. Since Canada’s run of five consecutive world titles, no team has won … Continue reading

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USA Hockey’s first step towards Olympics is a good one with Tony Granato, staff

The U.S. Men’s Olympic Team is going to look a lot different than what we’ve seen over the last 20 years at the Olympic Winter Games. It may take some getting used to for the fans, but if you love … Continue reading

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2017 World Juniors Wrap: Why this U.S. team was so special; player-by-player reviews

Embed from Getty Images Did that really happen? Did Team USA really go 7-0 at the World Junior Championship on the way to gold? Did they really beat their two biggest rivals twice in the same tournament? Did Troy Terry … Continue reading

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USA beats Canada in epic World Junior Championship Final: 5 takeaways from an all-time great WJC game

Embed from Getty Images Tyler Parsons turned aside all five Canadian shooters and Troy Terry did what Troy Terry does as the U.S. beat Canada 5-4 in one of the best World Junior Championship finals ever. The U.S. had to … Continue reading

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