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World Cup of Hockey set for September 2016

The World Cup of Hockey is back. Gary Bettman announced the return of the tournament today, slated for September 2016. The tournament will be two weeks, beginning on September 17, 2016 at the Air Canada Center in Toronto. Eight teams will be competing in the tournament: Canada, USA, Russia, Sweden, Finland, Czech Republic, Team Europe (the remaining European countries not…

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2015 World Juniors: Canada, Duclair win gold

Anthony Duclair and Canada defeated Igor Shesterkin, Pavel Buchnevich, and Russia last night by a score of 5-4 to take gold at the 2015 World Junior Championship. Duclair scored Canada’s first goal of the game on Shesterkin 23 seconds into the game. Shesterkin faced two more shots, allowing another goal, before being pulled. Buchnevich recorded an assist in the game….

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2015 World Juniors: Canada faces Russia in finals

Three Rangers prospects will square off gold at the 2015 World Junior Championships, as Anthony Duclair and Canada will take on Igor Shesterkin, Pavel Buchnevich, and Russia. Canada defeated Slovakia 5-1 in the semifinals, with Duclair notching a goal and an assist. Shesterkin stopped 26 of Sweden’s 27 shots in Russia’s 4-1 victory. Buchnevich was held off the score sheet….

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2015 World Juniors: Buchnevich/Shesterkin send USA home

Igor Shesterkin continued his sensational 2015 World Juniors tournament yesterday, stopping 39 of 41 shots as Russia sent Brandon Halverson and Team USA home in the quarterfinals. Pavel Buchnevich notched an assist in the first period of the win. Halverson did not play in the contest. Anthony Duclair and Canada destroyed Denmark in their game, sending the Danes packing with an…

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2015 World Juniors: Canada/USA/Russia all move on to elimination round

Canada, Russia, and Team USA all played on New Year’s Eve, but all were already guaranteed spots in the elimination round by that point. The games were for standings. But it was also for pride, as Canada took down Team USA 5-3. Anthony Duclair was held off the scoresheet for Canada, and Brandon Halverson did not play in the game….

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2015 World Juniors: Duclair nets goal/assist in Canada’s win; USA shuts out Slovakia

Anthony Duclair notched a goal and an assist for Canada last night in the 2015 World Junior Championships, helping the Canadians beat Finland by a score of 4-1. Team USA also won last night, shutting out Slovakia by a score of 3-0. Brandon Halverson was not in net for this shutout. Canada still leads USA by one point in Group…

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Nick Schmaltz (8/North Dakota) and Hudson Fasching (22/Minnesota) goof off as they players skate laps prior to starting drills.

2015 World Juniors: Halverson/Shesterkin record shutouts

Both goalies selected in the 2014 NHL draft over the summer put up solid performances for their respective teams during last night’s 2015 World Junior Championships preliminary round games. Brandon Halverson (USA) made 14 saves as Team USA defeated Germany 6-0. Igor Shesterkin made 32 saves as Russia dominated Switzerland 7-0. High touted Pavel Buchnevich notched a goal and two…

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2015 World Juniors: Duclair nets goal, assist; Canada/USA/Russia win

Anthony Duclair notched a goal and an assist in Canada’s 8-0 dismantling of Slovakia yesterday in their 2015 World Junior Championship opener. Duclair’s goal was pretty sweet, and the video is below. USA (with Brandon Halverson) and Russia (with Pavel Buchnevich and Igor Shesterkin) also won their openers.

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Duclair, Buchnevich headline prospects headed to World Juniors

Anthony Duclair (Canada) and Pavel Buchnevich (Russia) headline the four New York Rangers prospects participating in the 2015 World Junior Championships in Montreal. Duclair and Buchnevich, both taken in the third round of the 2013 draft, are the top two prospects in the system. Both are high-end scoring wingers, and both will hopefully make significant impacts on the Rangers roster…

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Rangers loan Anthony Duclair to World Juniors

Per Steve Zipay, the New York Rangers have loaned winger Anthony Duclair to Team Canada for the upcoming World Junior Championships. This was expected, as Duclair had been a healthy scratch for a few games in a row now, and it looked like he had lost his spot in the top-nine. Duclair will be with Team Canada for the next…

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