Category Archives: World Senior Championship

IIHF MWC: USA-Finland Recap, Tournament Retrospective

Eight seconds. That was all that separated the U.S. from the end of regulation and a chance in the overtime period against defending champion Finland. Alas, Jesse Joensuu was left open on the doorstep of the American net and he … Continue reading

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IIHF MWC Quarterfinals: USA vs. Finland

Single elimination changes everything. Every shot, every goal, every mistake drastically increases in importance. An off night may cost a team its shot at a medal. With a thin margin for error and a medal well within reach for both … Continue reading

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IIHF MWC: USA-Switzerland Recap, Quarterfinals Set

The U.S. Men’s National Team overcame a lackluster start to earn a 5-2 win over Switzerland and clinch second place in the Helsinki Group, setting up a quarterfinal rematch with Finland. The U.S., which finished with a 4-2-0-1 (W-OTW-OTL-L) record, … Continue reading

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IIHF MWC: USA-Switzerland Preview

Though the U.S. has secured its spot in the quarterfinals at the Men’s World Championship, the game against Switzerland still carries some significance in terms of seeding. Team USA sits in third place, just two points behind Finland, three points … Continue reading

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IIHF MWC: USA-Finland Recap

The U.S. Men’s National Team did their mommas proud on Mother’s Day. A 5-0 win over defending champion Finland showed what Team USA looks like at its very best. The win vaulted Team USA into second place in the Helsinki … Continue reading

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IIHF MWC: USA-Kazakhstan Recap

When is a win not a win? Team USA’s 3-2 overtime win against Kazakhstan is probably a good place to start. The U.S. started out OK, but faded as the game went on and lost leads  twice in the game. … Continue reading

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IIHF MWC: USA-Kazakhstan Preview

Coming into this game, there isn’t a whole lot to analyze or break down. The U.S. Men’s National Team, with a roster made up almost exclusively of NHL talent and with three wins under its belt, is going up against … Continue reading

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