Tuesday, August 4 2015
Good As Gold
Canada won its 11th title and first since 1997.
|On the Hrink: The U.S. can mine medals|
Team USA was a goal away from winning back-to-back medals at the World Junior Championship. There is a way they can do it -- and do it more often.
|Burnside: Oh, Canada!|
Under the NHL-style leadership of coach Brent Sutter, the Canadian players never let up. There was never a moment of tentativeness, never questions of self-doubt or of focus en route to the gold.
|Burnside: World weary|
Plagued by illness, injury and ultimately chronic sloppiness and a lack of discipline, Team USA bowed out of the World Junior Championship with an excruciating 3-2 overtime loss in the bronze medal game.
|Canada earns golden title|
Favored Canada erased eight years of frustration by rolling to a 6-1 win over Russia on Tuesday in the gold medal game of the World Junior Hockey Championships.
|Czechs beat Team USA in OT for Worlds bronze|
Petr Vrana's overtime goal gave the Czech Republic a 3-2 win over the United States for the bronze medal in the World Junior Hockey Championship.
|Opinion on Worlds' local financial impact differs|
Some area businesses say the big boost in business they expected during the World Junior Hockey Championship did not happen.
|On the Hrink: A question of intent|
The United States could beat the Czech Republic for the bronze medal -- if they feel like it.
|Finland comes from behind again at Worlds|
Andre Reiss scored a power-play goal with less than two minutes left to lift Germany over Belarus 4-3 in the relegation round of the World Junior Championship on Monday.
|Burnside: Canada's question mark|
If Team Canada has one weakness heading into the World Juniors final, it's that goalie Jeff Glass has yet to be tested.
|Burnside: Still a reason to play|
The Americans may have failed to defend their gold medal, but they can still successfully defend their pride.
|USA falls to Russia, goes for bronze at World Juniors|
Russia will meet Canada for the World Junior Championship, title after beating the defending champion United States 7-2 on Sunday night.
|Burnside: Child's play|
Team USA's must-win game against Sweden turned into Phil Kessel's coming out party.
|On the Hrink: USA vs. Russia|
Team Russia is like a train picking up speed as it moves down the track. Can Team USA stop it?
|Burnside: Czechs ready for Canada|
The Canadians cruised through the preliminary round, but the Czechs may be more prepared for their semifinal matchup.
|Striking green: World Juniors turns profit|
USA Hockey says it will make money on the World Junior Hockey Championship for the first time in the four years it has hosted the international event.
|Burnside: Team USA's saving grace|
Team USA still has a chance to win the World Junior Championship. And goaltender Al Montoya knows that chance begins with him.
|Burnside: Believe the hype|
Sidney Crosby is leading the undefeated Canadians at the World Junior Championship -- just like any ordinary 17-year-old.
|Burnside: USA unraveling|
After two consecutive losses at the World Junior Championship, Team USA is in a full-blown crisis of confidence.
|Cox: Red-faced, white and blue|
The Americans' collapse against Belarus injected some much needed drama into the World Junior Championship.
|World Junior organizers swap mascots|
Organizers of the World Junior Championship hockey tournament have switched the event's mascot, saying they needed a symbol that better represents the United States as a host country.
|Burnside: Junior mint|
Canada is favored in what could be the toughest World Junior Championship ever.
|On the Hrink: Locked out and loaded|
With the NHL shutdown, Team Canada will have a full compliment of players for the World Junior Championship -- just like they did in 1995.
|Burnside: Red, white and blue all over again?|
Team USA won its first gold medal at last year's World Junior Championship. Now the tournament is on home ice. Can they do it again with everyone watching?