World Juniors

IIHF Tournaments Rescheduled
Matthew Mountjoy - Feb 17, 2022

The IIHF rescheduled a pair of tournaments. The Women’s Under-18 World Championships and the World Junior Hockey Championships will be played this summer. Two IIHF Tournaments Rescheduled News here from @IIHFHockey: World Juniors will be re-played from start to finish in “middle of August in Alberta.” Women’s U18 Worlds to be in June “in the […]


2022 world junior championships

Day Four of the 2022 World Junior Championships (hopefully) returns with a four-game slate after the United States had COVID cases that forced them to forfeit yesterday’s scheduled game against Switzerland. The USA hopes to return for the last game of the day against Sweden. However, our focus now turns to the second game of […]

2022 World Junior Championships
Oscar Elieff - Dec 29, 2021

The 2022 World Junior Championships continue as we head into day three of the tournament. The first three days had high flying, very offence-oriented games. Wednesday, December 29th has Team Finland facing off against Team Czechia in Group A. It’s the first of four games on deck for the day. After just one game on […]

2022 World Junior Championships
Jim Biringer - Dec 28, 2021

Big news coming out of the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championships. Team USA has forfeited their game against Switzerland due to two positive COVID tests. BREAKING:@usahockey has forfeited their game against @SwissIceHockey due to a a mandated team quarantine following a positive test result of two of its players. More at https://t.co/dDceNHvTed#WorldJuniors pic.twitter.com/0WkEUif0m3 — IIHF […]

2022 World Junior Championship
Oscar Elieff - Dec 28, 2021

The 2022 World Junior Championships continue as we head into day three of the tournament. The first two days had high flying, very offence-oriented games. Tuesday, December 28th has Team Austria facing off against Team Canada in Group A. It’s the second of just two games on deck for the day. 2022 World Junior Championships […]

2022 World Junior Championships
Jim Biringer - Dec 28, 2021

Welcome to the 2022 World Junior Championships predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey will take a look at each game and give our predictions of the results. Tuesday, December 28th is a lite day for the tournament with only two games. Our first featured game of the day is Team USA vs Switzerland. 2022 […]

2022 World Junior Championships
Kyle Pereira - Dec 27, 2021

The 2022 World Junior Championships are upon us. This incredible and highly-anticipated best-on-best tournament of the next generation of hockey players has arrived, and there are some really good teams and players to pay attention to. In the second slate of games, team Sweden gets a date with team Slovakia. 2022 World Junior Championships Predictions: […]

2022 World Junior Championships
Logan Rosengard - Dec 27, 2021

After a full slate of World Junior Championships action on Boxing Day, Team Germany and Team Czechia face off. Both sides were handed losses yesterday, however, this shouldn’t take away from the matchup this poses to be. Both teams exceeded expectations in their opening games, and both look to bounce back and get in the […]

2022 world junior championships
Luiza Vidal, Editor - Dec 27, 2021

The 2022 World Junior Championships have started and the first day was full of great games. On Monday, Team Russia is set to have their second matchup of the tournament, this time against Team Switzerland. It’ll be the second of four games scheduled for the second day of the World Juniors. 2022 World Junior Championships […]

2022 world junior championships

If Day Two of the 2022 World Junior Championships is anywhere as exciting as Day One, this slate of games won’t disappoint. The high-end skill of players like Matvei Michkov and Owen Power was on full display yesterday in Edmonton and Red Deer. Today, the four-game slate opens with a Group A game between Austria […]

2022 world junior championships

December 26th kicks off the 2022 World Junior Championships, opening with a four-game slate that offers some reprieve to what’s been a hockey-less schedule for NHL fans the past few days. With games on the 27th postponed as well, it’s an even more welcome addition to the holiday season. The last game on the schedule […]

2022 World Junior Championships
Jim Biringer - Dec 26, 2021

Welcome to the 2022 World Junior Championships predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey will take a look at each game and give our predictions of the results. Sunday, December 26th, Boxing Day, is Day One of the tournament. With four games on the docket, Team Canada opens against Czechia. 2022 World Junior Championships Predictions […]

2022 World Junior Championships
Kyle Pereira - Dec 26, 2021

The 2022 World Junior Championships are upon us. This incredible and highly-anticipated best-on-best tournament of the next generation of hockey players has arrived, and there are some really good teams and players to pay attention to. To kick things off, we will take a look at team Russia versus team Sweden! 2022 World Junior Championships […]

2022 world junior championships
Logan Rosengard - Dec 26, 2021

The 2022 World Junior Championships open with a bang on Boxing Day. Especially during a time when NHL fans have been without hockey for a little longer than expected, this tournament will be closely watched by many looking to get a grip on their teams’ future. The 2022 edition of the tournament kicks off with […]

New Jersey Devils prospects
Jim Biringer - Dec 24, 2021

While the NHL might be on pause, there is still hockey happening in Edmonton and Red Deer, Alberta. The 2022 World Junior Championships get underway Boxing Day, Sunday, December 26th. The New Jersey Devils will be well represented at the tournament this year with four players playing on four different countries. All four players have […]

2022 World Junior Championships
Jim Biringer - Dec 23, 2021

As the song goes it is the most wonderful time of the year. The 2022 World Junior Championships are set to begin on Boxing Day and it has the hockey world buzzing. Sites like Sports Interaction have put up odds for which teams will win their groups and outright win the 2022 World Junior Championship. […]



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