Category Archives: World U17 Hockey Challenge

Goodbye, 2010: A Banner Year for American Hockey

Tonight, we say good bye to the year that was. 2010 was about as good a year as you could hope for if you’re a hockey fan in the U.S. So let’s take a look back at the year that … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 WJC, American Prospects, Grow the Game, Junior Hockey, NHL, NHL Draft, NTDP, U.S. National Teams, World U17 Hockey Challenge

Pulling Campbell a Good Choice; World U17 Recap

Perhaps a few people’s ears perked up when they heard Jack Campbell was being pulled from a 4-0 game with just 9:33 to go in what was almost sure to be a shutout. Why would the coach do such a … Continue reading

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Train Keeps Rolling Against Germany

The score reads 4-0, but was it really that close? Team USA shut out a determined German club that got some really outstanding goaltending from Niklas Treutle last night. There are so many things that Team USA was able to … Continue reading

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WJC Injury Updates, U.S. Opens World U17 Challenge With Win

As of this writing, the status of American forwards Jeremy Morin, Brock Nelson and Jason Zucker, all injured in previous games, remains unclear. Nelson and Morin skated yesterday during Team USA’s practice, while Zucker did not. Still, we can’t assume … Continue reading

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That’s More Like It

Team USA clearly wanted to show that it was ready for last night’s contest against Slovakia. The players gave American fans the game that they wanted to see. With the 6-1 victory Team USA moves into sole possession of first … Continue reading

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The U.S. Has Another Title to Defend This Week

While the World Juniors rightfully gets all the headlines, there is another major international tournament about to kick off this week. The 2011 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge gets underway officially tomorrow after each team gets an exhibition game tonight. The … Continue reading

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