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Domestic issues aside, team is determined[more]

 
Valeri Bragin was coaching the Russian U20 national team in 2005, 2011 and 2012 winning one gold and two silver medals. Photo: Matthew Manor / HHOF-IIHF Images
With the ruble plummeting and the KHL hurting, Russian hockey fans look to the youth for the much-needed good vibes. This team is capable of delivering.

It may now be more of a tradition than anything else, but the Russian national team is routinely considered one of the favourites... [more]

The return of Belarus

Return to World Juniors in Helsinki after eight years[more]

Belarusian forwards Vyacheslav Fadeyev and Dmitri Ambrozheichik put pressure on the opponent’s net in the deciding game for promotion against Norway. Photo: Luca Stefani
ASIAGO, Italy – An eight-year long wait is over for Belarus, which will be back competing at the top junior level again after winning the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World... [more]

Been there, done that

Lazar, 19, joins Team Canada after 27 games with Sens[more]

Curtis Lazar won’t turn 20 until Feb. 2, 2015, but he already owns a hockey résumé that any player, regardless of age, would be happy to lay claim to.

Canada Winter... [more]

Hall of Fame Class of 2015

Great Czechs, two women, new honour among highlights[more]

Dominik Hasek, Scott Niedermayer, Robert Reichel and Maria Rooth will be inducted into the players' category of the IIHF Hall of Fame next May in Prague. Photos: HHOF-IIHF Images, Europhoto
ZURICH – The IIHF Hall of Fame Selection Committee has added seven new names to its pantheon of greats, and the newest members represent the pinnacle of the international game... [more]

Sharks release Muller

Swiss defenceman to play third World Juniors[more]

19-year-old NHL defenceman Mirco Muller will join the Swiss U20 national team... [more]

Ehlers has big expectations

Danish U20 star flying in pre-WJC play[more]

You can’t take your eyes off Nikolaj Ehlers for a second. Just ask the... [more]

Record Book out

Get the 2015 online and at World Juniors[more]

ZURICH – The 2015 IIHF Guide & Record Book is out now. Get your book in... [more]

Vokoun quits

Czech world champion retires due to blood clots[more]

PRAGUE – Former Czech national team goalie Tomas Vokoun has to end his career... [more]

 

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