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U20 stars shine in summer

Some takeaways from the World Junior Showcase

Published 05.08.2018 08:38 GMT-6 | Author Lucas Aykroyd
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Finland's Rasmus Kupari is one of several players who could use his strong World Junior Showcase as a springboard to success at the 2019 World Juniors in Vancouver and Victoria. Photo: Matt Zambonin / HHOF-IIHF Images
It’s too early for bold predictions, but host Canada looks poised to mount a strong defence of its World Junior title in Vancouver and Victoria.

 

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Monten gears up for gold

Swedish coach reviews his U20 troops in Kamloops

Published 04.08.2018 10:58 GMT-6 | Author Lucas Aykroyd
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Swedish U20 national team head coach Tomas Monten during the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship. Photo: Matt Zambonin / HHOF-IIHF Images
At 40, some men have a mid-life crisis. But Tomas Monten doesn’t need a new red sports car. He’d be happy with a World Junior gold medal.

 

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Canada opens vs. Denmark

World Juniors schedule released

Published 03.08.2018 02:37 GMT-6 | Author Martin Merk
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Canada and Denmark – pictured are Michael McLeod and Daniel Nielsen during the 2018 World Juniors – will face each other on the opening day of the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship. Photo: Andrea Cardin / HHOF-IIHF Images
Host and defending champion Canada will open the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship in Vancouver & Victoria, British Columbia, against Denmark on 26 December.

 

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