USA comes out on top against Canada for first place in WJC pool

Adam Laskaris
December 31 2016 12:43PM

Today at 3:30, the Americans face the host Canadians for their final round robin game of the 2017 World Junior Championship.

The stakes couldn't be any more obvious. Win, and you're first in the pool. Lose, and you're... well second. 

Joseph Woll will play against Connor Ingram in net.

Update:

The Americans pulled through with a 3-1 victory today, popping in two powerplay goals in the game's first six minutes.

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Red Wings pick up controversial Alumni game win

Adam Laskaris
December 31 2016 12:14PM

Kris Draper was the hero with a last-minute goal to give the Wings a 4-3 win in the Centennial Classic alumni game. Filled with heroes young and old from the two sides of the rivalry, the Red Wings came out on top at Toronto's BMO field.

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USA topple Russians 3-2 at WJC

Adam Laskaris
December 29 2016 02:44PM

Hot off their victory against the Slovakians last night, the Americans came back into action against the Russians. Without making this game about political statements and sticking it to hockey, it should make for an interesting result.

The Americans look to key in on Russian Kirill Kaprizov, who's managed 4 goals and 7 points throughout the tournament so far.

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Jimmy Howard diagnosed with knee sprain, out 4-6 weeks

Adam Laskaris
December 23 2016 09:20AM


Only confirming what was previously known, today it was announced that Jimmy Howard's injury suffered in Tuesday night's loss was an MCL sprain, putting him out 4-6 weeks.

Though he was placed on the 7-day IR, it was always likely that Jimmy Howard would be out for a significant period of time.

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Red Wings postgame: That was awful

Adam Laskaris
December 20 2016 11:13PM

Things looked decent tonight for the Red Wings heading into the matchup.

They'd been gifted an extra night off rest, recently popped in a season-high six goals and were facing a worn-down Lightning team.

How would they respond?

Well, uh, not too kindly.

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