2022 World Junior Championship: Team-By-Team Preview, Key Players To Watch
Aug 8, 2022Here we go again. The 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship is all set to start from scratch after the December event was unable to be completed amid the coronavirus pandemic. This tournament will be different and it certainly feels odd to have the premier junior hockey event that has been a winter holiday tradition for decades in the heat of August, but here we are.
2022 World Juniors: Team Canada Roster Breakdown
Aug 2, 2022A lot has changed in the world since Canada initially was due to host the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship last December before several positive tests among multiple teams led to that event’s cancellation after a few days. Now as we get set to restart that tournament in Edmonton Aug. 9, Canada’s roster will look quite a bit different, but that will be true of most teams.
2022 World Juniors: Team USA Preliminary Roster Breakdown
Aug 1, 2022The 2022 World Junior Championship is going to be unlike any other. The IIHF and Hockey Canada are getting a do-over after the regularly-scheduled World Juniors last December had to be canceled mid-tournament as multiple teams dealt with positive tests amid the first significant wave of the omicron variant of coranavirus. As a result, the entire tournament will be re-started Aug. 9. Many players that were part of teams in the winter have either opted out or will not be made available by their NHL teams, but there will still be a large amount of high-level NHL prospects competing in the summer tournament.