IIHF U18s – Jack Hughes breaks Ovechkin record

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    April 28, 2019 Canadian Press ORNSKOLDSVIK, Sweden — Jack Hughes had a goal and two assists Sunday to set a new tournament scoring record as the United States defeated Canada 5-2 in the bronze-medal game of the 2019 under-18 men’s hockey championship. Hughes’ three-point effort gave him 20 points at the 2019 tournament […]

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IIHF U18s – Sweden edge Canada 4-3 in semi

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    Get ready for just the fifth all-European final in U18 Worlds history. On Albin Grewe’s goal with 2:31 left, host Sweden edged Canada 4-3 in Saturday’s second semi-final and will face Russia for gold on Sunday. The Swedes are seeking their first U18 gold ever. “We won the last game [against Russia] 3-0, but now it’s a […]

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Canada, USA lose in U18 semis, will play for bronze

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      April 28, 2019 The United States lost 3-2 in a shootout to Russia in the semifinals of the 2019 IIHF World Under-18 Championship at Ornskoldsvik, Sweden on Saturday. The U.S. will play Canada, which lost 4-3 to Sweden in the other semifinal, for third place on Sunday (9:30 a.m. ET; NHLN). Each […]

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Canada U18 advance to semis, down Latvia 3-1

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    April 26, 2019 Canada is travelling to Ornskoldsvik to play the host Swedes in the semi-finals on Saturday after defeating Latvia 3-1 yesterday. It was a very close game that provided the Canadians with one important lesson: “Don’t underestimate any teams,” said Brayden Tracey. “I think if we play hard and play the […]

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AJHL’s Makar awarded Hobey Baker, goes straight to NHL Avs

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    April 14, 2019 CALGARY – When former Canadian Junior Hockey League standout Cale Makar was presented the 2019 Hobey Baker Award Friday as the top player in U.S. collegiate hockey, he became the 10th former CJHLer to garner the accolades. The CJHL Most Valuable Player and Top Defenceman honouree in 2017, after starring […]

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US U18 shut out Finns 6-0 to advance to semis

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      April 25, 2019 by Lucas Ackroyd, photo Steve Kingsman / IIHF He’s number one with a bullet! Captain Jack Hughes shone with a hat trick and an assist in a 6-0 quarter-final win as the U.S. ended Finland’s one-year reign as U18 world champions. The Americans will face Russia in Saturday’s semi-finals, after […]

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Canada U18 down Czech 6-2, will face Latvia in QFs

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  April 23, 2019 by Maria Tasssone, photo Chris Tanouye IIHF It was a close game until the last half of the final frame when Canada pulled ahead of the Czechs, taking a 6-2 win into the quarter-finals. The Canadians take the top seed of Group A and will face Latvia on Thursday, while the […]

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WHL East – All tied up – Edmonton-PA series 2-2

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  April 25, 2019 The Prince Albert Raiders bounced back with a 2-1 win Wednesday to even up the Eastern Conference Championship at two games apiece. 2019 NHL Draft prospect Brett Leason and Noah Gregor (San Jose Sharks) scored for the Raiders while Wyatt McLeod broke up the Raiders’ shutout bid late in regulation. The […]

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BWC Academy pipeline to BCHL Spruce Kings

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  April 19, 2019 When the Prince George Spruce Kings raised the BCHL championship Fred Page Cup Tuesday night, eight graduates from the BWC Hockey Academy were part of the celebration. All, except for 15 year old call up Fin Williams, had played a year of CSSHL E15 and a year of Midget Prep before […]

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WHL Western Conference final starts tonight – Giants vs Chiefs

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    April 19, 2019 by Lauren Zandee A fierce battle for the Western Hockey League’s Western Conference Championship will ignite between the Vancouver Giants and Spokane Chiefs tonight in Langley. Coming off a 4-1 series win against the Everett Silvertips in the second round, the Spokane Chiefs will be hot with momentum; a characteristic […]

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US U18 rout Slovaks in game 2, Hughes 7 pts

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      April 19, 2019 by Maria Tassone, photo by Steve Kingsman, IIHF Images Jack Hughes sets single game tournament record with 4G-3A  In the opening minutes, the Slovaks did a great job of moving the puck out of their zone and cut down on turnovers, which was a goal for the team after […]

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US U18 down host Sweden in game 1

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      April 18, 2019 by Maria Tassone, photo by Steve Kingsman, IIHF Images Caulfield hat trick leads USA in game 1 The passes were crisp, and play flowed from end to end as the host Swedes opened their tournament against the Americans. The first period saw them hold the lead, but it would […]

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Canada U18 post second win at Worlds, shots 60-28

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      April 19, 2018 By Lucas Ackroyd, photo by Chris Tanouye / IIHF Images The Swiss are famous watchmakers, but it was Canada’s offence that kept on ticking in a 7-4 victory on Friday afternoon (Swedish time). The Canadians squandered a three-goal first-period lead, but their hot third period doomed Switzerland’s aspirations. “We just finalized […]

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Canada U18 defeat Finns 5-3 in game 1

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  April 18, 2018 By Lucas Ackroyd, photos by Chris Tanouye / IIHF Images Brayden Tracey scored the tying and winning goals in the third period as Canada came back from a three-goal deficit to stun defending champion Finland 5-3 on Friday night. With 5:29 left, the Moose Jaw Warriors forward finished off a lovely pass from […]

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Brooks Bandits take AJHL title in 4 over Spruce Grove

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April 17, 2019 SPRUCE GROVE, AB – Pierce Charleson (Aurora, ON) pitched a 22-save shutout, and Jakob Lee (Owen Sound, ON) had the game-winning goal in the second period, as the Brooks Bandits won their fifth AJHL championship in franchise history with a 2-0 win in Game 4 over the Spruce Grove Saints on Tuesday […]

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