World Junior Championships

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Game Thread: Sweden vs Russia

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The tournament favourite Swedes take on a very strong Russian team in the final round robin game for both clubs.

Game Recap: Canada comes back to defeat Slovakia

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It was touch and go for most of the game, but Canada rallied in the third period to ensure a victory over the surprisingly potent Slovakians.

Game Thread: Canada vs Slovakia

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After a disappointing loss to the Czech Republic, Canada is in desperate need of a rebound win against their former countrymen in Slovakia.

Team USA dominates weekend at WJC

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The Americans played two games against Slovakia and Germany this past weekend and came away with two dominant victories.

Game Thread: Sweden vs Norway

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The powerhouse Swedes take on the weakest team in the tournament in a game that's sure to be a stat booster.

Game Thread: United States vs Germany

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The undefeated Americans take on the constantly defeated Germans in what should be an easy matchup.

Game Recap: Paterson blows it against the Czechs

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Adversity is something that all teams deal with at one point or another, but when it's 100% self inflicted, it reflects poorly on everyone involved.

Michal Plutnar assaults a ref "by accident" [gif]

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After Connor McDavid shot the puck as the period ended, Michal Plutnar chased after him, and seemingly punched the official right beside him to the ice. Pluntar was inexplicably given a 2 minute minor for roughing instead of being ejected for abuse of an official, because another ref made the call that he didn't intend to hit the official. You be the judge. Gif via Josh Gold-Smith (@GoldAndOrSmith)

Game Thread: Canada vs Czech Republic

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After an unsatisfying blowout of Germany, Canada takes on a stronger opponent in the Czechs.

Game Thread: USA vs Slovakia / Sweden vs Finland

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After both teams won their first matchups, someone is going to lose their first game of the tournament.

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