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Schedule, IIHF World Juniors 2018

World Juniors 2018

The 2018 IIHF World Junior Ice Hockey Champions are hosted in Buffalo, United States, December 26 2017 – January 5 2018. In this post you find the groups, Team Sweden’s games and dates for playoffs. 10 teams are divided into 2 groups where four teams from every group advances to the quarterfinals. In 2017, Team USA won the gold after defeating Canada in the final game. Russia won the bronze game against Sweden. Groups, IIHF…
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What team will win the Ice Hockey World Juniors 2016/17?

World Juniors

Christmas time means hockey time in Canada! 2016 is no exception when we once again look forward to watching the best juniors in the world take part in the Ice Hockey World Juniors 2016/17. Last year, Finland won the tournament after defeating Russia in the final. In this post we present the group and play offs schedule for this year’s tournament. The 2016/17 World Juniors starts December 26, 2016 and the final is played January…
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Finland won the World Juniors 2016

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The 2016 IIHF World Juniors eventually became a tale with a happy ending for the host nation Finland. After the group phase they eliminated team Canada in the quarterfinal, their nordic rivals Sweden in the semifinal and in the final against Russia, Hartwall Arena exploded when Kasperi Kapanen scored the decisive goal in sudden death. Finland won a dramatic final However, it was Russia who got the early lead through Vladislav Kamenev 4:50 into the…
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World Juniors 2016: Finland vs USA in the final

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The host nation, Finland will play tomorrow’s final against Russia in the IIHF World Juniors 2016. Sweden and USA will battle for the bronze. Finland eliminated Sweden In the Nordic derby, Sweden got the early lead in the first period. So far so good. In the second period, the referees found a number of (questionable) penalties though and Finland could score both the equalizer and take a 2-1 lead. Sweden never got back to their…
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World Juniors 2016: Semifinals

World Juniors

We got to see some exciting hockey action as the quarterfinals in the IIHF World Juniors 2016 were decided. At the end of the day, the following teams will face each other in the semifinals Monday, January 4: Sweden – Canada Russia – USA Almost a Danish “Miracle on ice” Many of us thought that Russia would eliminate Denmark with ease in the quarterfinal. This was not the case. In fact, Denmark was in both…
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World Juniors 2016: Quarterfinals

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Saturday, January 2, the quarterfinals in the 2016 IIHF World Juniors are played. In the group stage we have seen some good entertainment on the ice as the teams have fought to get a good position in the play offs. Below are the match-ups for the quarterfinals.There will also be a regulation round (best-of-three) in which Belarus and Switzerland will fight for their survival in the tournament. These games are played January 2,3 and 5…
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We look forward to the (super)sports year 2016

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In an earlier post we summarized the sports year 2015. I this post we look forward to the biggest events of 2016. Immediately we can sort out a top three list with European football championships in France, Summer Olympics in Brazil and World Cup of Hockey in Canada. On top of that, all the usual yearly events will entertain us between the major happenings. Tour de Ski Tour de Ski is the first milestone of…
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World Juniors 2016: Sweden 1-0 USA

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Before the game between USA and Sweden in the World Junior Hockey Championship 2016 it was clear that at least one streak was to be broken: Sweden had not lost a game in the group phase of the tournament since 2006, but they had not defeated team USA since 1996. Should the winning streak be broken or the curse lifted? Alexander Nylander gave us the answer In Sweden’s first game against Switzerland, the “Three Crowns”…
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World Juniors 2016: Canada 2-4 USA

World Juniors

The first day of the World Juniors ice hockey championships in Finland 2016 featured one of the most interesting games: The North American derby between team Canada and team USA. In order to avoid teams like Finland and Russia it is important for the teams in group A (Sweden, USA, Canada, Switzerland, Denmark) to avoid being placed to far down in the table. High paced north – south Ice Hockey Both Canada and USA started…
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Schedule, 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship

World Juniors

In last year’s IIHF World Juniors we got to see Team Canada win the gold after defeating Russia in the final. Slovakia won bronze after defeating Sweden. The 2015-16 edition of the tournament is held in Finland December 6 2015-January 5 2016. Below you will find the fixtures. To the right are winner odds from Comeon.com. Ten teams are divided into two groups: Group A Canada Sweden USA Denmark Switzerland Comment: A tough group with…
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