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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.
Americans shut out Czech Republic at world junior hockey championship

Americans shut out Czech Republic at world junior hockey championship

EDMONTON — The United States recorded its second straight shutout at the world junior hockey championship on Tuesday, beating the Czech Republic 7-0. Coming off an 11-0 win over Austria on Boxing Day, the U.S.
Germans grind out OT win over Slovaks, Swedes best Austria 4-0 at world juniors

Germans grind out OT win over Slovaks, Swedes best Austria 4-0 at world juniors

EDMONTON — The German underdogs gritted out a 4-3 overtime victory against Slovakia on Monday, earning their first win at the world junior hockey championships in Edmonton.
Canada hangs on for 3-1 win over stubborn Slovakia in world junior championship

Canada hangs on for 3-1 win over stubborn Slovakia in world junior championship

EDMONTON — Jordan Spence scored what turned out to be an important goal for Canada in his first shift of the world junior hockey championship.
Sweden beats Czech Republic in world junior opener, Canada, United States win big

Sweden beats Czech Republic in world junior opener, Canada, United States win big

EDMONTON — Sweden extended its win streak to 53 games in the preliminary round of the world junior hockey championship with a 7-1 win over the Czech Republic in the tournament opener for both teams on Saturday.
Cozens scores hat trick. Canada steamrolls Germany 16-2 in world junior championship

Cozens scores hat trick. Canada steamrolls Germany 16-2 in world junior championship

EDMONTON — Canada began shedding game rust with a 16-2 win over beleaguered Germany at the world junior men's hockey championship Saturday.
Nordiq Canada selects teams for European competitions

Nordiq Canada selects teams for European competitions

“If it is not safe, we will be prepared to cancel this portion of the season, but we are optimistic we can get back on the start line. I know this group of athletes will stay ready and do Canada proud.”
Russians chase American goalie Spencer Knight, thwart comeback attempt with 5-3 win

Russians chase American goalie Spencer Knight, thwart comeback attempt with 5-3 win

EDMONTON — Vasili Ponomaryov scored twice for the Russians as they defeated the Americans 5-3 in their tournament opening game at the world junior hockey championship.