Category: 2013 World Juniors

2013 World Junior Stats/Standings/Awards

2013 World Junior Stats/Standings/Awards

Group A   Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA Pts Advanced to  Sweden 4 3 1 0 0 19 8 11 Semifinals  Czech Republic 4 2 1 0 1 12 10 8 Quarterfinals  Switzerland 4 1 0 3 0 16 14 6 Quarterfinals  Finland 4 1 1 0 2 15 15 5 Relegation Round  Latvia 4 0 0 [...]

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World Juniors: Russia Wins Bronze Medal With Overtime Win

World Juniors: Russia Wins Bronze Medal With Overtime Win

For the first time since 1998, Canada will not win a medal at the Juniors. With a matchup many thought would be the gold medal game in the Juniors, Russia and Canada met eachother in the bronze medal game. Russia blasted the offense early with Alexander Khokhlachev opening the scoring just 3:32 into the first period, squeaking a long shot [...]

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World Juniors: Finland Pounds Slovaks 11-4 In Relegation Game

World Juniors: Finland Pounds Slovaks 11-4 In Relegation Game

Finland wanted to prove they didn’t belong in the relegation round, smashing Germany 8-0 in their first game and Slovakia 11-4 in the game today. Finnish player Joel Armia led the way with a hat trick and an assist, while Markus Granlund added three assists, and Teuvo Teräväinen had two and two. The Finns led 6-0 early in the second period, but [...]

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World Juniors: Swiss End Juniors On Negative Note, Lose To Czechs 4-3

World Juniors: Swiss End Juniors On Negative Note, Lose To Czechs 4-3

The Swiss may have come up empty handed again in the World Juniors, but after multiple OT/SO losses, including against teams like Finland and Russia, they proved they belonged in this tournament. However, the tournament ended on a sour note for them as the Czech’s were able to pull out on top for the fifth place game 4-3, another close [...]

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World Juniors: Latvia Loses 5-2 To Germany, Will Get Relegated For 2014

World Juniors: Latvia Loses 5-2 To Germany, Will Get Relegated For 2014

For the first time since 1998 Germany will play back-to-back U20 World Championships in the top division thanks to their 5-2 win over Latvia this morning. Germany had just returned to the top division for Ufa after winning the Division I tournament on home ice last season to reach a quick comeback after getting relegated at the 2011 tournament in Buffalo. The first [...]

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Griffin Reinhart Suspended Four Games

Griffin Reinhart Suspended Four Games

Canadian defenseman Griffin Reinhart has received a four-game suspension at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey World U20 Championship due to a high-sticking infraction. Reinhart, on his knees, raised his stick and delivered a two-handed slash to the head and neck area of  USA forward Vince Trocheck. Reinhart was assessed a minor penalty for high-sticking, and Trocheck continued as there was no apparent [...]

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World Juniors: Gibson Steals The Show As Americans Advance To The Finals

World Juniors: Gibson Steals The Show As Americans Advance To The Finals

With the NHL lockout in full effect, the hopes was that Canada would have another dream team to look forward too. With Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Jonathan Huberdeau, Ryan Strome and Malcolm Subban, the Canadians had a team that looked gold-worthy. Going into the semi-final game against the Americans (a team Canada beat just a few games back) with an undefeated record, [...]

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World Juniors: NYR Prospect J.T. Miller Update

World Juniors: NYR Prospect J.T. Miller Update

  Checking in on the progress of Rangers prospect J.T. Miller throughout this World Junior Championship in Russia.  To recap, Miller produced a solid opening game vs Germany where he scored a goal en route to a 8-0 USA victory.  The Americans stalled a bit offensively over the next two games against Russia and Canada where they lost 2-1 in both match-ups without [...]

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