The World Junior Hockey Championship, an annual global ice hockey tournament organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation, wrapped up on Jan. 5 after 12 days of fierce competition. This year, the competition was hosted in Edmonton and Red Deer, welcoming teams from 10 different countries. The tournament was carried[Read More…]
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International hockey tournaments are in full swing around this time of year. The World Junior Championships take place around New Year’s, the World Championships are in the spring, and every four years, we get to see hockey at the Winter Olympics. Needless to say, it’s a good season to be[Read More…]
The World Juniors showcase up-and-coming players, giving fans of struggling NHL teams a chance to pin their hopes on young undrafted talent.
The arena was shockingly empty. Had this been a preliminary round game between Latvia and the Czech Republic, the attendance issues would have been understandable, but even Team Canada was unable to fill the seats.