Saturday, December 26, 2009

Tournament Time: World Junior Championships from Saskatchewan

The 2010 World Junior Hockey Championships are underway from Regina and Saskatoon Saskatchewan, bringing the international game back to Saskatchewan and its many, many zealous fans.
The tournament which seems to have evolved on a semi-permanent basis as part of the Canadian hockey tradition, will be based in Saskatchewan's two largest cities for the holiday period.
Providing for some of the guests a true indication of the heart of Canada's hockey history and providing some of Canada's best hockey fans with some fast paced, entertaining and emotional hockey.

Over the course of the tournament we'll provide updates, reports and other items of interest all of which can be found from our archive page below.

Gold Medal Game at Saskatoon

Tuesday, January 5

USA 6 -- Canada 5 Overtime at Saskatoon

Bronze Medal Game at Saskatoon

Tuesday, January 5

Sweden 11 vs Switzerland 4 at Saskatoon

5th Place Game

Monday, January 4

Finland 4 -- Russia 3 at Saskatoon

Semi Finals

Sunday, January 3

Canada 6 -- Switzerland 1 at Saskatoon
USA 5 -- Sweden 2 at Saskatoon

Quarter Finals

Saturday, January 2

Switzerland 3 -- Russia 2 at Saskatoon
USA 6 -- Finland 2 at Saskatoon

Relegation round

Saturday, January 2
Sunday, January 3
Monday, January 4

Slovakia 3 -- Austria 2 at Saskatoon
Czech Repulbic 10 -- Lavtia 2 at Saskatoon
Czech Republic 5 -- Slovakia 2 at Saskatoon
Latvia 6 -- Austria 4 at Saskatoon

Day Off

Friday, January 1

Preliminary round

Thursday, December 31

Canada 5 -- USA 4 (Shoot out) at Saskatoon
Russia 4 -- Czech Republic 2 at Regina
Switzerland 4 -- Slovakia 1 at Saskatoon
Sweden 7 -- Finland 1 at Regina

Wednesday, December 30

Finland 10 -- Austria 1 at Regina
Switzerland 7 -- Latvia 5 at Saskatoon

Tuesday, December 29

Czech Republic 7 -- Austria 1 at Regina
USA 12 -- Latvia 1 USA at Saskatoon
Sweden 4 -- Russia 1 at Regina
Canada 8 -- Slovakia 2 at Saskatoon

Monday, December 28

Canada 6 -- Switzerland 0 at Saskatoon
Russia 2 -- Finland 0 at Regina

Sunday, December 27

Sweden 7 -- Austria 3 at Regina
USA 3 -- Switzerland 0 at Saskatoon
Finland 4-- Czech Republic 3 at Regina
Slovakia 8 -- Latvia 3 at Saskatoon

Saturday, December 26
Canada 16 -- Latvia 0 at Saskatoon
Sweden 10 -- Czech Republic 1 at Regina
Russia 6 -- Austria 2 at Regina
USA 7 -- Slovakia 3 at Saskatoon

Hockey Canada tournament home site
IIHF website
Globe and Mail website coverage
TSN World Junior website
CBC Sports tournament web site
Saskatoon Star Phoenix tournament coverage
News items of note
Filatov finds a comfort zone
Canada-Latvia sets ratings record
Canada keeps rolling
Swedes dump Russians
Switzerland no match for high-flying Canadians
Canadian juniors roll on against Slovakia
Pop quiz long before the final test
A rout as exciting as Swiss cheese
Flashy Finn deflects Crosby comparisons
Russia blanks Finland to stay unbeaten
Canada's de Haan to miss Slovakia game
Canada romps again
Undefeated Russia, Sweden set to meet at world juniors
Bourque gets seven points as Canada beats Latvia
It's going to get a lot tougher
Russia facing tall order in Group B
Saskatoon ready to drop the puck
100,000 reasons to say thank you
Sask., world juniors right for each other
Canada's holiday tradition: gold

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