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Beaver Valley Captures Cyclone Taylor Cup

    April 10, 2017 by Jim Bailey, Trail Times The 67th game and 56th win of the Beaver Valley Nitehawks season was the biggest one to date as B.V. hoisted the Cyclone Taylor Cup trophy for the fourth time in their 35-year history after beating Campbell River 6-2 on Sunday in Creston. “It was unbelievable,” said Read More »

WJC – USA prevails in shootout for Gold – game recap

  January 6, 2017 Game recap by Andrew Podnieks Troy Terry has done it again. He was the only scorer of ten shootout shooters tonight, giving the USA the gold medal in an incredible 5-4 win over Canada. Just 24 hours ago, he scored three goals in a shootout to defeat Russia and advance to today’s championship Read More »

WJC – Thomas Chabot voted Tournament MVP

    January 6, 2017 Canada’s Thomas Chabot was voted the Most Valuable Player of the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship by the media. Chabot, a 19-year-old defenceman who plays for the QMJHL’s Saint John Sea Dogs and appeared in one NHL game this season with the Ottawa Senators, was also voted to the tournament Read More »

WJC – USA wins epic game in shoot-out vs Canada

January 6, 2017 By Lucas Ackroyd Like a great hockey team, the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship got better every day, climaxing with the U.S.’s 5-4 shootout win over Canada for gold. Among many unforgettable memories, this final was the jewel in the crown. “Everyone had so much energy built up and was running all over Read More »

WJC – Rematch 2010 – Canada vs USA

  January 5, 2017 by Lucas Aykroyd It’s been seven years since the U.S. and Canada last battled for World Junior gold. Saskatoon 2010 was a classic, and we might get another one in Montreal. In that 2010 final, forward Jordan Eberle came up big for Canada with two late goals to tie it up, Read More »

WJC – Canada down Swedes in semi

  January 5, 2017 by Andrew Podnieks Canada rallied from a shaky start and deficits of 1-0 and 2-1 to defeat Sweden, 5-2 in Montreal last night. The win earns the hosts a spot in tonight’s gold-medal game with arch-rival United States. Julien Gauthier had two goals for Canada while Anthony Cirelli and Dylan Strome each had Read More »

WJC – Canada advance to semis

January 2, 2017 by Lucas Aykroyd Julien Gauthier scored twice in the third period to lift Canada to a 5-3 quarter-final win over the Czech Republic and set up a showdown with unbeaten Sweden. It wasn’t a picture-perfect performance for the hosts, but it was a big relief to make the final four. “In the Read More »

WJC – USA downs Canada 3-1

December 31, 2016 by Wendy Graves TORONTO, Ont. – Thomas Chabot (Sainte-Marie-de-Beauce, Que./Saint John, QMJHL) scored his second goal of the tournament and Connor Ingram (Imperial Sask./Kamloops, WHL) made 17 saves in his second start, but Canada’s National Junior Team dropped a 3-1 decision to the United States on New Year’s Eve at the 2017 IIHF Read More »

WJC – Canada 5-0 vs Slovakia

  December 28, 2016 by Andrew Podnieks Canada broke a scoreless tie after 20 minutes with the only four goals of the second on the way to a convincing 5-0 win over Slovakia in their second game at this year’s World Junior Championship in Toronto. The winners got goals from five different players and points Read More »

A look at Canada’s NCAA U20 record

December 27, 2016 by Andrew Podnieks Tyson Jost and Dante Fabbro have contributed nicely to Canada’s first two victories, but they have also contributed in another way. We can add their names to a pretty small list of NCAA players whom Hockey Canada has named to World Junior rosters over the years. In fact, since Read More »

WJC – Canada downs Russia in game 1, USA thumps Latvia

Monday, December 26, 2016 Strome, Barzel, Jost ignite win CANADA 5 (1-0-0-0) 5 vs. RUSSIA (0-0-0-1) 3 by Andrew Podnieks Canada opened the 2017 World Juniors with a 5-3 win over archrivals Russia in a game dominated by defence and caution–and three power-play goals by the hosts. Captain Dylan Strome had two powerplay goals, both set Read More »

60 Team Canada West Jr. A invitees: by age

November 25, 2016 Hockey Canada has announced the tryout rosters for the upcoming 2016 World Junior ‘A’ Challenge. A total of 60 players from the four Western Junior A leagues have been invited, including 25 from the BCHL. By birth year, the invitees look like this: 1997s – 20 (19 year olds) 1998s – 30 1999s Read More »

25 BCHL players invited to Team Canada West camps

November 25, 2016 Hockey Canada has announced the tryout rosters for the upcoming 2016 World Junior ‘A’ Challenge. Sixty players from the four Western Junior A leagues have been invited, including 25 from the BCHL. Sixteen forwards, seven defencemen, and two goalies from the BCHL will be trying out for their chance to play for Read More »