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Canada renews rivalry with Russia in world junior hockey championship semifinal

Canada renews rivalry with Russia in world junior hockey championship semifinal

It seems like Canada's road to gold at the world junior men's hockey championship often runs through Russia, given each country's hockey pedigree. The two rivals square off in Monday's semifinal in Edmonton for the right to play for gold Tuesday.
Canada blanks Czechs 3-0, reaches semifinals of world junior hockey championship

Canada blanks Czechs 3-0, reaches semifinals of world junior hockey championship

EDMONTON — Quarterfinals in international hockey tournaments are tense affairs. A win means playing for a medal and a loss means not.
Finland advances to world junior semifinals with thrilling 3-2 win over Sweden

Finland advances to world junior semifinals with thrilling 3-2 win over Sweden

EDMONTON — Roni Hirvonen scored with 25 seconds remaining and Finland edged Sweden 3-2 in quarterfinal action Saturday at the world junior hockey championship.
Canada tops pool at world junior hockey championship, meets Czechs in quarterfinal

Canada tops pool at world junior hockey championship, meets Czechs in quarterfinal

EDMONTON — Dylan Cozens applied grit and goals to Canada's 4-1 win over Finland at the world junior men's hockey championship Thursday. The Canadian co-captain scored twice, including a hard-working empty-net goal.
Trevor Zegras' three-point game leads U.S. to 4-0 win over Sweden

Trevor Zegras' three-point game leads U.S. to 4-0 win over Sweden

EDMONTON — A 4-0 win over Sweden moved the United States to the top of Pool B at the world junior hockey championship in Edmonton on Thursday.
Canada beats Finland 4-1 in world junior hockey

Canada beats Finland 4-1 in world junior hockey

EDMONTON — Dylan Cozens scored twice, Devon Levi made 18 saves and defending champion Canada beat Finland 4-1 on Thursday night to win Group A in the world junior hockey championship.
Alberta approves NHL games for Edmonton, Calgary; feds waive 14-day quarantine rule

Alberta approves NHL games for Edmonton, Calgary; feds waive 14-day quarantine rule

Alberta is the first province to officially say the NHL can play games in its arenas for the upcoming season. In a statement to The Canadian Press on Thursday, the Alberta government said it approved Edmonton and Calgary for competition on Dec.
A wearable tech defence vs COVID-19 in world juniors bubble

A wearable tech defence vs COVID-19 in world juniors bubble

EDMONTON — What looks like a thin pack of gum is attached to Braden Schneider’s event credential at the world junior hockey championship.
'How could you create a better story?': World junior squad voted CP team of the year

'How could you create a better story?': World junior squad voted CP team of the year

Akil Thomas felt like he was living in a movie. The script seemed predetermined and, as it would turn out, he had an unlikely starring role.
Quinton Byfield leads Canada to 10-0 win over Switzerland in world junior tournament

Quinton Byfield leads Canada to 10-0 win over Switzerland in world junior tournament

EDMONTON — After a quiet start to his run at the world junior men's hockey championship, Quinton Byfield's six-point performance paced Canada to a 10-0 blanking of Switzerland on Tuesday. The No.