Does Russia have Toronto-itis?
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Historically a very unfriendly place to play[more]

Russia celebrates a rare win in Toronto, beating Denmark 3-2 in a shootout on Friday afternoon. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
If Russia is going to win gold at this year’s U20, it will have to do something it hasn’t done much of in more than 40 years of hockey- win in Toronto.

Indeed, although Russia has a better record against Canada in Canada than in Russia, Toronto has been a hostile environment for both... [more]

My name is Fust, John Fust

Former agent on a mission with Switzerland[more]

John Fust at a Swiss practice at Air Canada Centre in Toronto. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Image
On Tuesday John Fust came back to his roots in Montreal for the last exhibition game. The secret-agent-turned-coach is on a mission with the Swiss U20 team.

Fust was... [more]

Canada slaughters Slovaks

Three-goal first period sets hosts up for easy win[more]

Bell Centre Montreal Quebec CanadaCanada's Robby Fabbri (#29) gets to puck past Slovakia's Denis Godla (#30) to score Team Canada's third goal of the game. Photo: Richard Wolowicz / HHOF-IIHF Images
Boxing Day is a big shopping day in Canada, and the hosts gave themselves a nice gift. Robby Fabbri led the way with four points as Canada downed Slovakia 8-0.

Fabbri... [more]

Sweden rolls along vs. Czechs

5-2 win makes it eight in a row[more]

Air Canada Centre Toronto Ontario CanadaCzech forward David Pastrnak (#9) plays the puck while Sweden's William Lagesson (#3) chases him down. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
Sweden skated to an impressive 5-2 win over the Czech Republic at Air Canada Centre tonight, its eighth straight U20 win over the Czechs going back 12 years.

The win... [more]

Kennedy named to Order of Canada

U20 gold medallist honoured for work off ice[more]

The statistics say that Sheldon Kennedy played at two World Junior... [more]

U.S. shoots down Finland

Eichel strong, Husso starts for defending champs[more]

Chase de Leo scored the shootout winner as the United States beat Finland 2-1... [more]

Russia needs a shootout

Denmark almost wins thriller[more]

Russia, the only team to claim medals at each of the last four World Junior... [more]

New belief for Czechs

After mediocre years juniors ready to move on[more]

It has been ten years since the Czechs last medaled at the World Junior... [more]



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