2017 World Juniors Report (Medal Day)

The World Juniors are over for another year and for the second day in a row some of the top hockey programs in the world put on a great show in Montreal with close games determining the medals for the 2017 World Juniors.

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2017 World Juniors Report (Day 6)

The World Juniors finished the round robin with a rivalry that has created some of the best games in Juniors history with plenty on the line almost every year.

2017 World Juniors: Group B Preview

Group B in the Juniors is a murderer’s row with the top three teams in the tournament all residing in the same group making it a difficult one to break through this year.

2015 World Juniors Report: Tournament Recap

Hockey Canada and the IIHF couldn’t ask for a much better finish to a great tournament in 2015. The tournament itself was one of the better ones in recent memory as the divide between teams shrunk once again. For one Denmark actually competed in only their third time in the top tier of the tournament and won their first game in the top tier. Meanwhile last year’s champions took a fall in the standings and while the usually solid Czechs did the same.

2015 World Juniors Report: Semi-Finals

While the quarter-finals at the World Juniors were all about the rivalries the Semi-Finals were about rematches as teams got their chance to avenge earlier losses. On one side were the Russians and Swedes who had faced off in what was for the lead in Group B. The game was one of the best in the tournament as the Swedes came out on top 3-2. On the other side of the bracket were the Canadians and Slovaks who had played on the first day of the tournament.

2015 World Juniors Report: Quarter-Finals

The first round of the playoffs in the World Juniors featured plenty of great rivalries and a few surprises. Quart-Finals day began with a battle of two teams looking to stay in the top tier and that series itself had a surprise participant. The Swiss started the tournament well enough and looked to be safe in earning a wuart0final spot while the Danes struggled. Then it all got a little muddy as the Danes won a game and the Czechs struggled leaving a three-way fight to stay out of last place. When everything was set and done the Swiss landed in last place with a date with the Germans as they tried to remain in the top tier.

Pressure is on for the Hosts (2015 World Juniors)

Montreal will have a massive magnifying glass on it throughout the first round of the tournament. That is all thanks to the fact that Canada will spend the entire first round of the tournament along with the rest of Group A. Thanks to Canada the other teams in the group will all be put under the microscope as they have the unique challenge of beating one of the best teams in the tournament on their home ice.

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