January 14 2017 10:28AM
Auston Matthews makes his return to Ottawa tonight, 3 months after scoring 4 goals in his NHL debut. Coming off a big win last night, this game is could be a crucial one down the line for the Leafs. They are only 2 points behind the Senators in the standings, each team with 40 GP.
January 06 2017 05:55AM
January 05 2017 01:07AM
After giving up 2 quick goals in the first period, Canada made a goaltending switch that was followed by instant success. Sweden eventually lost the game by a score of 5-2, as the semifinal matchup marked the end of Sweden's undefeated streak through 5 games at the 2017 WJC.
Jeremy Bracco came up big for the Americans today, tallying an assist and scoring a shootout goal in the 5th round that ultimately kept the USA alive in the game. Carl Grundstrom scored early in the first for Sweden, but had a fairly quiet game after. Both players will need to come up big tomorrow, as each of their respective teams will be trying to capture a medal.
January 04 2017 01:15AM
So... Latvia lost. It's officially over. Finland was victorious against the Latvians in the second relegation game this evening, defeating Latvia 4-1 and staying alive in the WJC's top division. It was an unfortunate ending to a hard fought tournament for Latvia, as the team will return to Division I Group A for the 2018 World Juniors.
January 03 2017 12:31PM
Day 7 was a very exciting day for Leafs prospects, as Jeremy Bracco, Carl Grundstrom and Martins Dzierkals took to the ice in crucial games for their teams. Sweden and the USA were victorious in their quarterfinal matchups, and both Jeremy Bracco and Carl Grundstrom tallied points in their respective games. Martins Dzierkals and the Latvians did not have a fantastic day yesterday, losing by a score of 2-1 to Finland in the first game of the relegation round.