Thursday, December 26, 2013

Tournament Time: The World Junior Hockey Championships

Our Archive page of events for the 2014 World Junior Hockey Championships from Malmo, Sweden. The Holiday hockey festival that never fails to capture the interest of Canadian hockey fans from coast to coast to coast.

This year, the USA will seek to defend their title, taking on all comers including the host Swedes and Canada, a squad that is always looking to provide a little push back to their continental cousins.

Below, find the day to day schedule and scoring summaries, as well as items of interest from the daily events on the ice. Updated through the day to reflect that day's action and the day to come.

The majority of our links will provide a larger focus on Team Canada and the USA squad at this years tournament, though notes of interest from the other teams will no doubt make their way into our review of the tournament.

You can review some of our pre tournament items here.

Some key websites for this years tournament:

The IIHF World Junior Tournament home page
The TSN Tournament home page
Hockey Canada home page
USA Hockey home page
World Junior Tournament Twitter feed

World Junior Tournament Schedule and Results

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Gold Medal Game

Sweden 2 vs Finland 3 (summary)
Finland wins Gold Medal and the World Junior Hockey Championship

Bronze Medal Game

Canada 1 vs Russia 2 (summary)
Russia wins the Bronze Medal

Relegation Final

Germany 3 vs Norway 1 (summary)
Norway is relegated to the B Pool for 2014-15

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Semi Final Round

Sweden 2 vs Russia 1  (summary)
Canada 1 vs Finland 5  (summary)

Sweden and Finland advance to Gold Medal game
Canada and Russia to play in Bronze Medal game

Friday, January 3, 2014

Relegation Round Part II

Norway 3 vs Germany  4 (summary) Final relegation game scheduled for Sunday

Thursday, January 2, 2014


USA 3 vs Russia 5  (summary)
Finland  5 vs Czech Republic 3 (summary)
Canada 4 vs Switzerland 1 (summary)
Sweden 6 vs Slovakia 0 (summary)

Relegation Round

Germany 0 vs Norway 3 (summary)

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Day Off from Competition

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Sweden 3 vs Russia  2
Slovakia 1 vs Czech Republic 4
USA 2 vs Canada 3
Finland vs Switzerland (Noon ET/9 AM PT) TSN 2

Monday, December 30, 2013

Czech Republic 0 vs Germany 3 (summary)
Canada 5 vs Slovakia 3  (summary)
Russia 1 vs Finland 4 (summary)
Switzerland 3 vs Norway 2 (summary)

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Germany 0 vs USA 8 (summary
Norway 0 vs Sweden 10 (summary

Saturday, December 28, 2013

USA 6 vs Slovakia 3 (summary)
Sweden 4 vs Finland 2 (summary)
Canada 4 vs Czech Republic 5  (summary)  OT shootout
Russia 7 vs Switzerland 1 (summary)

Friday, December 27, 2013

Slovakia 9 vs Germany 2   (summary)
Finland 5 vs Norway 1 (summary)

Thursday, December 26 2013

Germany 2 vs Canada 7 (summary)
Norway 0 vs Russia 11 (summary
Czech Republic 1 vs USA 5 (summary
Switzerland 3 vs Sweden 5 (summary)

Notes through the Tournament


January 3-- Five things to watch in Canada's world junior semi-final against Finland
January 3-- Canada expects things to get physical in semi-final showdown with Finland
January 3-- Dumba, Hudon miss practice but are expected to play world junior semis
January 3-- Studious Finland knows what to expect from Canucks
January 3-- Reinhart leads Canada into WJC semifinals
January 3-- Finland's super line could challenge Canada at world junior
January 2-- Canada downs stubborn Switzerland, faces Finland in semi
January 2-- Canada's defencemen take the lead on offence in quarter-finals win over Switzerland
January 2-- After New Years Eve Thriller, Canada sets its focus on the Swiss  HockeyNation

January 1-- Canada taking do or die approach at WJC
January 1-- Pressure is on Canada vs. Switzerland
January 1-- Chatterbox Fucale keeps lines of communication open for Team Canada
January 1-- Swiss prepare for 'gagme of their lives' against Canada
January 1-- Brent Sutter not letting Canada off the hook ahead of Quarter-Finals against Switzerland
January 1-- Sutter Not Looking Past Swiss in World Juniors Quarters
January 1-- 'Shrek' Bolsters Canadian Blue Line at World Juniors

December 31-- Canada beats U. S. in thriller will face Swiss in quarter-finals
December 31-- Canada hangs on to beat U. S., claims top see in group
December 31-- Canada defeats United States at World Juniors to claim first pace in Group A
December 31-- Canada claims Group A with nail-biting win over U. S.
December 30-- Canada 'underdogs' heading into game against U. S.
December 30-- Canada gears up for U. S. as unfamiliar underdogs
December 30-- Canada score game-winner late in third period to seal comeback victory over Slovakia
December 29-- Zach Fucale will embrace first world junior game
December 29-- Connor McDavid odd man out vs. Slovakia?
December 29-- Canada's Fucale gets 1st world juniors start against Slovakia
December 29-- Fucale is ready and confident in goal for Canada vs. Slovakia
December 29-- Contrasting passions for junior hockey
December 29-- Fucale to start vs Slovakia; Sutter defends McDavid
December 29-- Canada makes change in net after loss to Czech Republic
December 29-- Czechs deliver wake up call to Canadian juniors
December 28-- Czech Republic records shootout upset over Canada
December 28-- Simon's goal in shootout lifts Czechs over Canada at world junior championship
December 28-- Canada stunned by Czech Republic in shootout
December 28-- Connor McDavid shows his age in loss to Czechs
December 28-- Canada's inexperience shows in shootout loss to Czechs
December 28-- Canada falls to Czechs in shootout
December 28-- Canada loses shootout to Czech Republic
December 27-- Canada's Scott Laughton, Josh Anderson put grit before glory
December 27-- Canada gets 'a bit of everything' with young line of Bo Horvat, Connor McDavid and Sam Reinhart
December 26-- Canada's Anthony Mantha scores hat trick in rout of Germany to open tournament
December 26-- Canada rolls over Germany in world junior opener
December 26-- Mantha's hat trick leads Canada in rout of Germany at world juniors
December 25-- All eyes on Draisaitl at world juniors
December 25-- Canada's quest for world junior hockey glory begins
December 25-- Hudon gets world junior redemption
December 25-- Jake Paterson to start opener for Canada
December 25-- Zach Fucale, Jake Paterson 'studs' in Canada's net
December 25-- Canada names 2014 world junior roster
December 23-- 10 Players to Watch


January 2-- Russia ousts defending champion United States in quarter-finals
January 2-- Russia rallies to beat US 5-3 in world junior hockey quarter-finals
January 2-- Top U. S. prospect Jack Eichel serves notice at world junior

December 31-- Canada beats U. S. in thriller will face Swiss in quarter-finals
December 31-- Canada hangs on to beat U. S., claims top see in group
December 30-- Canada 'underdogs' heading into game against U. S.
December 29-- USA Routs Germany at world juniors
December 29-- United States pummels Germany to widen Group A lead at WJHC
December 29-- Special teams spark U. S. past Germany
December 29-- Americans wrap up spot in world junior playoff round
December 29-- Stolarz earns start against Germany, Stepan returns
December 28-- U. S. vaults to top of Group A
December 28-- Jack Eichel pressing Connor McDavid for top spot in 2015 draft
December 26-- U. S. breeze to easy victory over Czech Republic at world juniors
December 26-- Five score for U. S. in WJC win against Czech Republic
December 26-- Jon Gillies makes 23 saves, U. S. Opens world juniors with 5-1 won over Czech Rep.
December 26-- Team USA Confident in role as favourites
December 25-- Gophers' Lucia answers the call for U. S. world juniors team
December 25-- An unforgettable experience
December 23-- Wearing the 'C' Riley Barber


December 31-- Sweden edges Russia to clinch first place in Group B at World Juniors
December 29-- Burakowsky's Hat Trick paces Sweden past Norway at WJHC
December 26-- Sweden narrowly edges Swiss to avoid early upset at world juniors
December 25-- Blue and Yellow glory


January 3-- Studious Finland knows what to expect from Canucks
January 3-- Finland's super line could challenge Canada at world junior

December 30-- Finland Moves into Second in Group B with with over Russia
December 27-- Finland downs Norway at World Junior Hockey Championship
December 27-- Finland cruises to win over Norway


January 2-- Russia ousts defending champion United States in quarter-finals
January 2-- Russia rallies to beat US 5-3 in world junior hockey quarter-finals
December 28-- Russia hammers Switzerland 7-1 at world junior championship
December 26-- Russia crushes Norway at world junior championship

Czech Republic


December 27-- Slovakia routs Germany 9-2 at world juniors
December 27-- Slovakia hammers Germany


January 3-- Germany forces deciding relegation game vs. Norway
January 3-- Germany beat Norway, forces Game 3 in world junior hockey relegation series
December 30--  Cupper Makes 40 Saves; Germany upsets Czechs at WJHC


January 1-- Swiss prepare for 'gagme of their lives' against Canada
January 1-- Paschoud Scores in Shootout to lift Swiss Over Finns at WJHC
December 30-- Switzerland clinches playoff spot with win over Norway


January 3-- Germany forces deciding relegation game vs. Norway

Pre Tournament Scores

Dec 23-- Canada 4 vs Switzerland 1
Dec 22-- Sweden 3 vs Canada 0
Dec 20-- Canada 4 vs Finland 2

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