IIHF world junior hockey

Canada’s goaltender Joel Hofer makes the save on Czech Republic’s Otakar Sik during first period action at the World Junior Hockey Championships on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 in Ostrava, Czech Republic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Team Canada powers way to 7-2 win over Czech Republic

Canadians to face Slovakia in quarter-finals of world junior hockey championships

 

Hofer makes 18 saves as Canadian juniors dump Germany 4-1

Hofer makes 18 saves as Canadian juniors dump Germany 4-1

Canada responds after worst-ever loss to Russia at world tourney

 

Canada’s Bowen Byram (left) is checked by Russia’s Dmitri Voronkov during first period action at the World Junior Hockey Championship, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019 in Ostrava, Czech Republic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Canada’s Bowen Byram (left) is checked by Russia’s Dmitri Voronkov during first period action at the World Junior Hockey Championship, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019 in Ostrava, Czech Republic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Canada’s Alexis Lafreniere celebrates his sides first goal during the U20 Ice Hockey Worlds match between Canada and the United States in Ostrava, Czech Republic, Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Canada’s Alexis Lafreniere celebrates his sides first goal during the U20 Ice Hockey Worlds match between Canada and the United States in Ostrava, Czech Republic, Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Finland’s Otto Latvala celebrates his goal with his teammates during third period IIHF world junior hockey final action agains the United States in Vancouver, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Finland’s Otto Latvala celebrates his goal with his teammates during third period IIHF world junior hockey final action agains the United States in Vancouver, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Team USA beat the Czech Republic 3-1 after an empty net goal in the quarterfinals of the 2019 World Junior Championship in Victoria. (Katherine Engqvist/News staff)

Quarterfinal action wraps up world junior play in Victoria

2019 IIHF World Junior Championship continues in Vancouver this Friday and Saturday

Team USA beat the Czech Republic 3-1 after an empty net goal in the quarterfinals of the 2019 World Junior Championship in Victoria. (Katherine Engqvist/News staff)
Canada goalie Michael DiPietro, front, kneels on the ice after Finland defeated Canada during overtime quarter-final IIHF world junior hockey championship action in Vancouver on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Heartbreak at home: Canada ousted after 2-1 OT loss to Finland

Host nation falls in quarter-final at world juniors

Canada goalie Michael DiPietro, front, kneels on the ice after Finland defeated Canada during overtime quarter-final IIHF world junior hockey championship action in Vancouver on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Canada’s Maxime Comtois (14) bumps into Russia goalie Pyotr Kochetkov (20) after the puck deflected wide of the goal while Russia’s Alexander Romanov, left, defends during second period IIHF world junior hockey championship action in Vancouver on Monday, Dec. 31, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Canada’s Maxime Comtois (14) bumps into Russia goalie Pyotr Kochetkov (20) after the puck deflected wide of the goal while Russia’s Alexander Romanov, left, defends during second period IIHF world junior hockey championship action in Vancouver on Monday, Dec. 31, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Canada’s Jared McIsaac, from left to right, Shane Bowers, MacKenzie Entwistle, back right, and Jack Studnicka celebrate Entwistle’s goal as Switzerland’s Yannick Bruschweiler (10) skates to the bench during second period IIHF world junior hockey championship action in Vancouver, on Thursday December 27, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Dobson scores winner, Canada edges Switzerland 3-2

Canadians move to 2-0 at world juniors

Canada’s Jared McIsaac, from left to right, Shane Bowers, MacKenzie Entwistle, back right, and Jack Studnicka celebrate Entwistle’s goal as Switzerland’s Yannick Bruschweiler (10) skates to the bench during second period IIHF world junior hockey championship action in Vancouver, on Thursday December 27, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
B.C. Premier John Horgan and Tourism Minister Lisa Beare try on their Team Canada jerseys before the selection camp kicked off at The Q Centre in Colwood Tuesday morning. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

World Juniors fast approaching as selection camp begins in Colwood

BC Hockey and provincial dignitaries launched the championship on Tuesday at The Q Centre

B.C. Premier John Horgan and Tourism Minister Lisa Beare try on their Team Canada jerseys before the selection camp kicked off at The Q Centre in Colwood Tuesday morning. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Victoria Royals athletic therapist Khore Elliott will fulfill the same role for Team Canada and the 2019 World Junior tournament hosted between Vancouver and Victoria.                                Travis Paterson/News Staff

World Juniors ‘as big as it gets’ for WHL Royals trainer

Elliott working for Team Canada for tourney in Vancouver and Victoria

Victoria Royals athletic therapist Khore Elliott will fulfill the same role for Team Canada and the 2019 World Junior tournament hosted between Vancouver and Victoria.                                Travis Paterson/News Staff
Training camp ramps up in Kamloops as the schedule for the IIHF 2019 World Junior Championships in Vancouver and Victoria is released. (Twitter/HC_WJC)

Schedule released for world junior hockey championship in B.C.

Vancouver and Victoria ready to host, as Canada conducts training camp in Kamloops

  • Aug 3, 2018
Training camp ramps up in Kamloops as the schedule for the IIHF 2019 World Junior Championships in Vancouver and Victoria is released. (Twitter/HC_WJC)
Canada forward Drake Batherson (19) celebrates after scoring against Czech Republic goaltender Josef Korenar (30) during second period semifinal IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Buffalo, N.Y., on Thursday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canada, Sweden advance to world hockey final

Canadians bounce Czechs; Swedes dump U.S.

  • Jan 4, 2018
Canada forward Drake Batherson (19) celebrates after scoring against Czech Republic goaltender Josef Korenar (30) during second period semifinal IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Buffalo, N.Y., on Thursday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Lucky Stick: Batherson leads Canada past Swiss 8-2 in world junior quarter-final
Lucky Stick: Batherson leads Canada past Swiss 8-2 in world junior quarter-final
Canada’s Sam Steel (23) celebrates his goal with teammate Jordan Kyrou (25) against Denmark’s Emil Gransoe (1) and Christian Larsen (4) during first period IIHF World Junior Championship preliminary action in Buffalo, N.Y., on Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS

Howden scores twice as Canada routs Denmark 8-0

Canadians win Group A at world juniors

Canada’s Sam Steel (23) celebrates his goal with teammate Jordan Kyrou (25) against Denmark’s Emil Gransoe (1) and Christian Larsen (4) during first period IIHF World Junior Championship preliminary action in Buffalo, N.Y., on Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS
Canada’s Dillon Dube, right, and the United States’ Adam Fox collide during third period IIHF World Junior Championship preliminary outdoor game action at New Era Field in Orchard Park, N.Y. on Friday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS)

U.S. juniors pick up 4-3 shootout win over Canada

Penalties costly for Canadians in outdoor matchup

Canada’s Dillon Dube, right, and the United States’ Adam Fox collide during third period IIHF World Junior Championship preliminary outdoor game action at New Era Field in Orchard Park, N.Y. on Friday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Canada goalie Michael Dipietro makes a save against Denmark’s Magnus Molge during World Junior shootout exhibition hockey action at the Canadian national junior hockey team selection camp, in St. Catharines, Ont., on Friday. THE CANADIAN PRESS
Canada goalie Michael Dipietro makes a save against Denmark’s Magnus Molge during World Junior shootout exhibition hockey action at the Canadian national junior hockey team selection camp, in St. Catharines, Ont., on Friday. THE CANADIAN PRESS
Canada’s Logan Stanley (7) hits USports’ Brett Welychka (20) during first period exhibition hockey action in preparation for the upcoming IIHF World Junior Championships in St. Catharines, Ont., on Thursday. Stanley was one of six players cut from the selection camp roster on Thursday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canada cuts six players from world junior selection camp roster

Final round of roster moves set for Friday

  • Dec 14, 2017
Canada’s Logan Stanley (7) hits USports’ Brett Welychka (20) during first period exhibition hockey action in preparation for the upcoming IIHF World Junior Championships in St. Catharines, Ont., on Thursday. Stanley was one of six players cut from the selection camp roster on Thursday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Former Victoria Royals and Team Canada head coach Dave Lowry jokes around with national team member Mitch Marner during practise at a previous IIHF World Junior Championship. Full-event ticket packages are on sale now for the 2019 event being played in Victoria and Vancouver in December and January 2018-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Team Canada to play two exhibitions in Victoria for 2019 World Juniors

Final schedule of hockey games coming in January, full-event packages on sale now

Former Victoria Royals and Team Canada head coach Dave Lowry jokes around with national team member Mitch Marner during practise at a previous IIHF World Junior Championship. Full-event ticket packages are on sale now for the 2019 event being played in Victoria and Vancouver in December and January 2018-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick