Category Archives: World U17 Hockey Challenge

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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