Canada World Juniors

The Hockey-Industrial Complex Is Failing Canada's Young Players

Grant Gordon | Posted 01.06.2016 | Canada Living
Grant Gordon

Maybe we've lost sight of the forest for the trees, letting hockey become an industry. We should remember it's a game, and let kids play and learn through play. Bringing back some freedom into minor hockey, returning a sense of play to the game, will help develop creative skills and, in turn, help us win.

Fans React To Canada's Elimination At The World Juniors

CBC | CBC News | Posted 01.02.2016 | Canada

Canada is finnished.

Canadian Hockey Fans Respond Politely To Strict Finnish Beer Law

CP | John Chidley-Hill, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.26.2015 | Canada

"Makes me wish I'd brought my mitten flasks, I think."

DEFEATED

CP | Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

MALMO, Sweden - There is hope for next year's team, but that didn't make it easier for the Canadian players that left the world junior championship wi...

Finland Beats Canada 5-1

CP | Bill Beacon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

MALMO, Sweden - Canada's gold-medal hopes ended Saturday as Finland scored three times in the second period and held on for a 5-1 semifinal victory at...

O CANADA!

CP | Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2014 | Canada

MALMO, Sweden - As the minutes ticked down on Canada's victory over the United States, the overwhelmingly Canadian crowd of 3,882 at the Isstadion cha...

Canada Beats Slovakia 5-3

CP | Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada

MALMO, Sweden - Nothing is easy for this Canadian team at the world junior championships.Jonathan Drouin redeemed himself after a bad penalty on his f...

Canada Loses 5-4 In Shootout

CP | Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.27.2014 | Canada

MALMO, Sweden - Brent Sutter had never lost a game as a coach at the world junior championship.It seems there is a first time for everything.Canada ba...

No Medal For Canada

CP | Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.07.2013 | Canada

UFA, Russia - Canada's run of consecutive medals at the world junior hockey championship ended with a 6-5 loss in overtime to Russia in the bronze-med...

Canada Stumbles At Juniors

CP | Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.05.2013 | Canada

UFA, Russia - An NHL lockout has helped lift Canada to gold at past world junior hockey championships.But not this time.Canada dominated en route to g...

'A Sign Of A Great Hockey Club'

CP | Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.03.2013 | Canada

UFA, Russia - Goaltending coach Ron Tugnutt mused aloud during the Canadian junior hockey team's selection camp in Calgary that travelling 13 times zo...

'A N*gger in Net': Racism at the World Juniors

Rachel Décoste | Posted 03.02.2013 | Canada
Rachel Décoste

The World Junior Hockey Championship has captivated Canadians again this holiday season. But the sight of Team Canada's goalie's skin colour was met with laughter, bemusement, confusion and contempt in Canada and abroad. Thankfully, the long-ignored vestiges of disdain for diversity in hockey have been gaining attention nationwide, in the USA, and across the pond as hockey fans and foes band together to address long-standing pressures that still blight the game.

Canada FTW

CP | Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2013 | Canada

UFA, Russia - Jonathan Drouin's stock is rising on Canada's junior team, and likely for the next NHL draft too.The 17-year-old forward was promoted to...

Canada Beats U.S. 2-1

CP | Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.01.2013 | Canada

UFA, Russia - Malcolm Subban stepped up for Canada in a big way on Sunday.The goaltender made 36 saves as the Canadians defeated the United States 2-1...

CANADA WINS

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.27.2013 | Canada

UFA, Russia - Ryan Strome scored a pair of goals as Canada came from behind to beat Slovakia 6-3 at the world junior hockey championship Friday.Canada...

Canada's Comeback Falls Short Against Russia

CP | Posted 03.04.2012 | Canada

Canada started its furious comeback too late, and for the first time in over a decade the junior hockey power will not play for the gold medal. The...

Canada Meets Russia In World Juniors Semifinal

CBC | Posted 03.03.2012 | Canada

Canada has a shot at world junior retribution against the Russians on Tuesday. The Canadian junior team, which suffered a monumental third...

Canada Opens World Juniors By Hammering Finland

CP | Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.25.2012 | Canada

EDMONTON - Mark Stone and Jonathan Huberdeau had instant chemistry playing on opposite wings during the Canadian junior hockey team's summer camp in A...

Canada's World Junior Team Unveiled

CP | Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.13.2012 | Canada

CALGARY - The Canadian team charged with reclaiming gold at the world junior hockey championship will be able to count on a big, deep defence, multi-p...