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World Junior Hockey Championships Stage Set

By , January 2, 2011 9:44 pm

2011 WJHC Semi-final games have been decided..

2011 WJHC Semi-final games have been decided..


The teams advancing to the semi-final have been set.

Russia will first face Sweden on Monday at 1:30PM MST. Canada will then face the USA (also on Monday) at 5:30PM MST. The winners of the games will face each other for the gold, while the losers will play for the bronze. Both final games will take place on Wednesday. The bronze medal game will take place at 1:30PM MST, and the gold medal game will take place at 5:30PM MST.

All games should be available on TSN in Canada. The USA games are apparently going to play on the NHL Network for American viewers.

WJHC 2011 GDT – Canada 4, Switzerland 1 – Quarterfinal – 2011-01-02 @ 1:30PM MST – TSN

By , January 2, 2011 12:17 pm

Canada vs. Switzerland - 2011 World Junior Hockey Championships
Canada Canada – 4 FINAL Switzerland Switzerland – 1
WJHC 2011 Quarterfinal
Canada were silver medal winners in 2010
Switzerland were 4th place in 2010
Date: Jan 02 @ 1:30 PM MST
TV: TSN


Today’s game is a quarterfinal between Switzerland and Canada. The Swiss finished 3rd in Pool A (2W, 2L), while Canada finished 2nd in Pool B (3W, 1OTL). Canada pounded the Swiss in the pre-competition round by 8-0. I suspect this will be a lot closer of a game. But I do think the Canadians will still dominate this one. Switzerland’s wins came against Germany and Slovakia, which aren’t exactly powerhouse teams, however they gave the USA a run for their money in a 2-1 loss on December 31, 2010.

Prediction: 6-2 Canada
Team Canada Roster
Team Switzerland Roster

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WJHC 2011 GDT – Canada 5, Sweden 6 (SO) – Game 4 – 2010-12-31 @ 2:00PM MST – TSN

By , December 30, 2010 11:58 pm

Canada vs. Sweden - 2010 World Junior Hockey Championships - Buffalo

Canada Canada – 5 FINAL (SO) Sweden Sweden – 6
WJHC 2011 Game 4
Canada were silver medal winners in 2010
Sweden were bronze medal winners in 2010
Date: Dec 31 @ 2:00 PM MST
TV: TSN


This game is huge. In the pre-competition game between these two teams, Canada did win by a score of 4-1. However it should be noted that Sweden spent a crazy amount of time in the box (some of the penalties were outrageous). They had 12 penalties to our 5, but still managed to outshoot us 30-25. Expect a tough and much closer game. Both of these teams are undefeated in the preliminary round. The winner of this game will earn a bye into the Semi-final round.

Jaden Schwartz (fractured ankle – likely done for the tournament) and Zack Kassian (suspended for previous game and this game) will be absent from this game. The Canadians had a line up that looked like Swiss cheese when they faced the Norwegians. With any hope, all but these Continue reading 'WJHC 2011 GDT – Canada 5, Sweden 6 (SO) – Game 4 – 2010-12-31 @ 2:00PM MST – TSN'»

WJHC 2011 GDT – Canada 10, Norway 1 – Game 3 – 2010-12-29 @ 5:30PM MST – TSN

By , December 29, 2010 8:00 am

Canada vs Norway - 2011 World Junior Hockey Championships

Canada Canada – 10 vs. Norway Norway – 1
WJHC 2011 Game 3
Canada were silver medal winners in 2010
Norway finished below 10th in 2010
Date: Dec 29 @ 5:30 PM MST
TV: TSN


OK, so for starters… Zack Kassian was ejected from the last game for a hit to the head of Czech defenseman Petr Senkerik in yesterday’s game. Dan Marouelli ruled that he will also miss the following game against Sweden. I think he got it right. If you watch the replays, Kassian clearly hits Senkerik in the head. We can dispute whether or not Kassian intentionally did it (I don’t think he did), but that doesn’t really mean anything. Let’s bear in mind too, this is the World Juniors, not prison rules. Rules are a bit more strict in this tournament, as they should be. They need to protect these future stars. Anyways, Puck Daddy did up a Continue reading 'WJHC 2011 GDT – Canada 10, Norway 1 – Game 3 – 2010-12-29 @ 5:30PM MST – TSN'»

WJHC 2011 GDT – Canada 7, Czech Republic 2 – Game 2 – 2010-12-28 @ 2:00PM MST – TSN

By , December 28, 2010 1:16 am


Canada vs Czech Republic - 2011 World Junior Hockey Championships

Canada Canada – 7 FINAL Czech Republic Czech Republic – 2
WJHC 2011 Game 2
Canada were silver medal winners in 2010
Czech Republic finished 7th in 2010
Date: Dec 28 @ 2:00 PM MST
TV: TSN


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Canada faces the Czech Republic for game 2. The Czechs finished 7th in last year’s tournament and won their first Preliminary Round game of the tournament (2-0 over Norway) on Monday. Canada also won their opener, a 6-3 victory over the Russians.

Olivier Roy will get the start again in goal for this game. He got appeared to get off to a tough start, but was pretty solid when the Canadians needed him to be, and made 24 saves on the night. With how well Visentin Continue reading 'WJHC 2011 GDT – Canada 7, Czech Republic 2 – Game 2 – 2010-12-28 @ 2:00PM MST – TSN'»

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