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Can Canada do it again?
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Defending champs bring youthful roster to Russia[more]

This year, just three players are back from Canada's golden 2015 team: Matt Duchene, Taylor Hall (pictured) and Ryan O'Reilly. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
In 2015, Canada won gold with an Olympic-class roster. The 2016 team has promise, but also resembles the ones that lost in the quarter-finals from 2010 to 2014.

Repeating as champions at this tournament has become more challenging than it was in the past. Five different nations have... [more]

Tre Kronor looks for more

No reason medal haul won’t continue[more]

Mikael Backlund will be back for Sweden after winning a medal in 2014. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
A medal weekend without Sweden seems odd, but after last year’s poor showing Tre Kronor will push to be back in the medal hunt again.

When Sweden lost to Russia, 5-3,... [more]

New look for Latvia

Veteran coach remodels the roster[more]

Latvian forward Kaspars Daugavins celebrates a goal in last year's World Championship. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
Leonids Berenevs returns to the helm for the Baltic nation and goes for a young roster as Latvia prepares for its 20th consecutive campaign among the elite.

Latvia’s... [more]

USA medal hunting in Russia

Auston and Americans focus on tournament experience[more]

Team USA's Dylan Larkin stickhandles the puck against Russia in last year's IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship. Photo: Richard Wolowicz / HHOF-IIHF Images
With a squad possessing youth and energy, USA Hockey delivers a team with the opportunity to surprise and compete for another medal.

When the Americans won bronze in... [more]

Canada’s Nash-ional pride

A look back at Worlds on Russian soil: 2007[more]

Before 2007, Russia had never lost an IIHF World Championship game in Moscow.... [more]

Slovaks settle on Ciger

Can new coach restore Slovak hockey pride?[more]

Sixteen years ago, Slovakia showed they are among the hockey elite at the IIHF... [more]

The indomitable Gauls?

Continuity key to French hopes in Russia[more]

Remarkably, France has stayed in the top division since 2008, proving as... [more]

Yes way, Norway!

Top-level nation looking for goals[more]

Norway is developing more and more world-class players who have ensured a... [more]




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