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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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2017 World Juniors: USA vs. Russia preview; what we should expect to learn

The U.S. National Junior Team has started the World Junior Championship off right with a pair of wins. That was to be expected with Latvia and Slovakia offering the least resistance to start the tournament. Now the Americans face their … Continue reading

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2017 World Juniors: 5 takeaways from USA’s win over Slovakia; Thompson, Roslovic, Keller shine

In their second game of the tournament, Team USA looked more like a squad that had settled in. After an easy, but somewhat sloppy win over Latvia, the Americans took the game right to Slovakia and earned a 5-2 win … Continue reading

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2017 World Juniors: 5 things to know about USA win over Latvia; White, Keller, Greenway among standouts

The U.S. opened the World Junior effort with a 6-1 win over Latvia, starting the tournament on the right foot in the standings, but there will be a fair amount to work on before the team gets into the meat of … Continue reading

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2017 World Juniors: How to watch Team USA; What you need to know

It’s that special time of year. There’s nothing quite like spending time with family and friends, eating good food, exchanging gifts, relaxing and then quickly hurrying everyone out of your house so you can watch the World Junior Championship. It … Continue reading

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2017 World Juniors: Team USA roster finalized; Krys cut, all three goalies stay

The U.S. National Junior Team has been finalized ahead of the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship. As expected, the roster will feature the maximum of 23 players with three goalies, seven defensemen and 13 forwards. Defenseman Chad Krys was the … Continue reading

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