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Canada tops pool at world junior hockey championship, meets Czechs in quarterfinal

Canada tops pool at world junior hockey championship, meets Czechs in quarterfinal

EDMONTON — Dylan Cozens applied grit and goals to Canada's 4-1 win over Finland at the world junior men's hockey championship Thursday. The Canadian co-captain scored twice, including a hard-working empty-net goal.
Trevor Zegras' three-point game leads U.S. to 4-0 win over Sweden

Trevor Zegras' three-point game leads U.S. to 4-0 win over Sweden

EDMONTON — A 4-0 win over Sweden moved the United States to the top of Pool B at the world junior hockey championship in Edmonton on Thursday.
Canada beats Finland 4-1 in world junior hockey

Canada beats Finland 4-1 in world junior hockey

EDMONTON — Dylan Cozens scored twice, Devon Levi made 18 saves and defending champion Canada beat Finland 4-1 on Thursday night to win Group A in the world junior hockey championship.
Alberta approves NHL games for Edmonton, Calgary; feds waive 14-day quarantine rule

Alberta approves NHL games for Edmonton, Calgary; feds waive 14-day quarantine rule

Alberta is the first province to officially say the NHL can play games in its arenas for the upcoming season. In a statement to The Canadian Press on Thursday, the Alberta government said it approved Edmonton and Calgary for competition on Dec.
A wearable tech defence vs COVID-19 in world juniors bubble

A wearable tech defence vs COVID-19 in world juniors bubble

EDMONTON — What looks like a thin pack of gum is attached to Braden Schneider’s event credential at the world junior hockey championship.
'How could you create a better story?': World junior squad voted CP team of the year

'How could you create a better story?': World junior squad voted CP team of the year

Akil Thomas felt like he was living in a movie. The script seemed predetermined and, as it would turn out, he had an unlikely starring role.
Quinton Byfield leads Canada to 10-0 win over Switzerland in world junior tournament

Quinton Byfield leads Canada to 10-0 win over Switzerland in world junior tournament

EDMONTON — After a quiet start to his run at the world junior men's hockey championship, Quinton Byfield's six-point performance paced Canada to a 10-0 blanking of Switzerland on Tuesday. The No.
Americans shut out Czech Republic at world junior hockey championship

Americans shut out Czech Republic at world junior hockey championship

EDMONTON — The United States recorded its second straight shutout at the world junior hockey championship on Tuesday, beating the Czech Republic 7-0. Coming off an 11-0 win over Austria on Boxing Day, the U.S.
Germans grind out OT win over Slovaks, Swedes best Austria 4-0 at world juniors

Germans grind out OT win over Slovaks, Swedes best Austria 4-0 at world juniors

EDMONTON — The German underdogs gritted out a 4-3 overtime victory against Slovakia on Monday, earning their first win at the world junior hockey championships in Edmonton.
Canada hangs on for 3-1 win over stubborn Slovakia in world junior championship

Canada hangs on for 3-1 win over stubborn Slovakia in world junior championship

EDMONTON — Jordan Spence scored what turned out to be an important goal for Canada in his first shift of the world junior hockey championship.