Loss gives Mooseheads ticket to Championship final

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May 22, 2019 by Tony Saxon, Halifax Today HALIFAX – Never have the Halifax Mooseheads celebrated a loss with so much joy. Despite losing 4-3 to the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Wednesday night in the final round robin game of the Memorial Cup, the Mooseheads advance to Sunday’s championship game thanks to the tournament’s tie-breaking formula. The […]

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Guelph eliminates PA to prolong WHL drought

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Loss is the 13th in a row for western representative at junior championship   May 22, 2019 Kyle Cicerella · The Canadian Press Nick Suzuki put an end to the season for the Prince Albert Raiders, while also giving his Guelph Storm a chance to go directly to the Memorial Cup final. The Montreal Canadiens […]

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WHL – PA Raiders dream season crashes

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  May 22, 2019 By Taylor Rocca Halifax, N.S – A dream season for the Prince Albert Raiders has come to its conclusion. With a 5-2 victory on Tuesday evening, the Guelph Storm eliminated the Western Hockey League champion Raiders from contention at the 2019 Memorial Cup Presented by Kia. After a back-and-forth first period, […]

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U18 tournament wrap, Top Player-Goalie stats

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    April 29, 2019 At the end of the day, the home town Swedes were wearing gold, Russia silver, and USA bronze, as the U18 World Hockey Championships came to a close on Sunday. Canada finished fourth, after falling to 4-3 in OT to the Swedes in the semi and losing 5-2 to the […]

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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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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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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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Cozens-Krebs shine in IIHF U18 pre-tournament games

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  April 16, 2019 Canada finished pre-tournament play at the 2019 IIHF U18 World Championship with its second win yesterday in Sweden. A 6-5 win in overtime against Belarus Sunday, followed by a 5-4 win over Russia Monday gave Canada a strong start to it’s pursuit of a gold medal with Western Hockey League talent providing […]

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Canada Women down USA in first Rivalry Series

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  February 19, 2019 DETROIT — The inaugural Rivalry Series was created to give Canada and the United States another opportunity to put the world’s best female hockey teams on the ice together. It went so well, there likely will be a sequel. Brianne Jenner and Blayre Turnbull scored, Shannon Szabados made 38 saves, and […]

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NSWC Midgets down Semi for Gold in Phoenix

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      January 23, 2019 The North Shore Winter Club Midget A1 team are U18 Champions of this year’s edition of the Arizona Cactus Cup, held in Phoenix this past weekend. The North Shore team ended up facing cross-town rivals Semiahmoo in the finals, and after falling behind 2-0, roared back to a 3-2 […]

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