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Canada hangs on for 3-1 win over stubborn Slovakia in world junior championship

Canada hangs on for 3-1 win over stubborn Slovakia in world junior championship

EDMONTON — Jordan Spence scored what turned out to be an important goal for Canada in his first shift of the world junior hockey championship.
Sweden beats Czech Republic in world junior opener, Canada, United States win big

Sweden beats Czech Republic in world junior opener, Canada, United States win big

EDMONTON — Sweden extended its win streak to 53 games in the preliminary round of the world junior hockey championship with a 7-1 win over the Czech Republic in the tournament opener for both teams on Saturday.
Cozens scores hat trick. Canada steamrolls Germany 16-2 in world junior championship

Cozens scores hat trick. Canada steamrolls Germany 16-2 in world junior championship

EDMONTON — Canada began shedding game rust with a 16-2 win over beleaguered Germany at the world junior men's hockey championship Saturday.
Nordiq Canada selects teams for European competitions

Nordiq Canada selects teams for European competitions

“If it is not safe, we will be prepared to cancel this portion of the season, but we are optimistic we can get back on the start line. I know this group of athletes will stay ready and do Canada proud.”
Russians chase American goalie Spencer Knight, thwart comeback attempt with 5-3 win

Russians chase American goalie Spencer Knight, thwart comeback attempt with 5-3 win

EDMONTON — Vasili Ponomaryov scored twice for the Russians as they defeated the Americans 5-3 in their tournament opening game at the world junior hockey championship.
Hockey community rallies behind Eagles coach after AJHL suspension, fine

Hockey community rallies behind Eagles coach after AJHL suspension, fine

The Bow Valley has rallied around Canmore Eagles coach and general manager Andrew Milne, with a GoFundMe that has already successfully raised enough funds to cover a $1,000 fine from the AJHL. The local hockey coach was handed a 15-game suspension and fine for speaking to the media about an outbreak of COVID-19 that affected his team, staff and the community.
NHL believes it can play games in all seven Canadian markets

NHL believes it can play games in all seven Canadian markets

The NHL believes all seven of its Canadian teams can start the season playing out of their home arenas.
Canadian captain Kirby Dach out with injury for entire world junior championship

Canadian captain Kirby Dach out with injury for entire world junior championship

EDMONTON — Canadian captain Kirby Dach will miss the world junior hockey championship after suffering a wrist injury in a pre-tournament game against Russia on Wednesday night.
Germany dealing with multiple positive COVID-19 tests ahead of world juniors

Germany dealing with multiple positive COVID-19 tests ahead of world juniors

EDMONTON — Germany won't have nine players available for its first two games at the world junior hockey championship because of COVID-19 protocols.
Canada beats Russia in pre-tournament game ahead of world junior hockey championship

Canada beats Russia in pre-tournament game ahead of world junior hockey championship

EDMONTON — Jamie Drysdale scored the game's only goal as Canada defeated Russia 1-0 on Wednesday in a pre-tournament game ahead of the world junior hockey championship. It could be a costly win for the host side.