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Gold For US In 2017 World Jr. Championship

MONTREAL – (USA Hockey Photo) — The U.S. rallied from a pair of two-goal deficits and Troy Terry (Highlands Ranch, Colo./University of Denver) — for the second straight night — scored the game-winner in the shootout, as the U.S. National Junior Team beat Canada, 5-4, to win the gold medal at the 2017 International Ice […]

Team USA Defeats Canada In SO To Win World Jr. Championship

Troy Terry (Highlands Ranch, Colo./University of Denver) netted the shootout winner for the second straight game as the U.S. National Junior Team topped Canada, 5-4, to win the gold medal at the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship. Goaltender Tyler Parsons (Chesterfield, Mich.) stopped all five Canada shots in the shootout and made […]

Buffalo Jr. Sabres Create Women’s Hockey Program

BUFFALO, N.Y. (January 5, 2017) — The Buffalo Jr. Sabres Youth Hockey Organization today announced the creation of a 19U women’s elite team that will begin play in the 2017-18 season. Scott Welch has been named head coach of the squad, which will play a split-season independent schedule that focuses heavily on college showcase tournaments […]

US Advances To World Jr’s Gold Medal Game, Tops Russia In SO, 4-3

MONTREAL – Troy Terry (Highlands Ranch, Colo./University of Denver) netted three shootout goals, including in the game-winner in the seventh round, to lead the U.S. National Junior Team past Russia, 4-3, in the semifinals of the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship. Team USA will play in the gold medal-game tomorrow (Jan. 5) […]

US Tops Swiss In World Jr. Quarterfinals; Greenway Scores Another Goal

TORONTO – Jeremy Bracco (Freeport, N.Y./Kitchener Rangers) and Jordan Greenway (Canton, N.Y./Boston University) each tallied a goal and an assist to lead the U.S. National Junior Team defeated Switzerland, 3-2, in the quarterfinals of the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship. “We were fortunate to get the win,” said Bob Motzko (St. Cloud, […]

US Skates Past Canada At World Juniors; Greenway Has Three Points

TORONTO – Jordan Greenway (Canton, N.Y./Boston University) notched a goal and two assists and Joseph Woll (St. Louis, Mo./Boston College) made 25 saves to lead the U.S. National Junior Team past Canada, 3-1, here today at Air Canada Centre in its final preliminary-round game of the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship. “This […]

US Edges Russia, 3-2, at World Juniors

TORONTO – Clayton Keller (St. Louis, Mo./Boston University) tallied two points (1-1) and Tyler Parsons (Chesterfield, Mich./London Knights) made 25 saves as the U.S. National Junior Team edged Russia, 3-2, here today at Air Canada Centre in its third preliminary-round game of the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship. “That was an exciting […]

US Tops Slovakia, 5-2, At World Juniors

TORONTO – Five different players scored and 12 players in total tallied points to lead the U.S. National Junior Team to a 5-2 victory over Slovakia here tonight at Air Canada Centre in its second preliminary-round game of the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship. “Our guys came to play and it was […]

US Defeats Latvia, 6-1 In World Juniors Opener

By USAHockey.com — TORONTO, Ont. — Clayton Keller (St. Louis, Mo./Boston University) netted two goals as the U.S. National Junior Team defeated Latvia, 6-1, here today at Air Canada Centre in its opening game at the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship. Patrick Harper (New Canaan, Conn./Boston University), Colin White (Hanover, Mass./Boston College), […]

US Must Control Pace To Win At World Juniors

By Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer — United States National Junior Team coach Bob Motzko is prepared to give his players what he called structural freedom to do what they do best at the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship, according to longtime NCAA hockey analyst Dave Starman. Starman recently discussed with NHL.com […]

Final 2017 US National Jr. Team Roster Announced; 5 NYS Natives On Team

TORONTO – USA Hockey today announced the final 23-player roster for the 2017 U.S. National Junior Team that will compete in the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship in Montreal and Toronto, Canada, from Dec. 26, 2016 through Jan. 5, 2017. “We’re excited about this group of players and the way in which […]

US National Jr. Team Blanks Czech Republic In Final Tuneup Contest

KINGSTON, Ont.– Tage Thompson (Orange, Conn./University of Connecticut) scored twice and Joseph Woll (St. Louis, Mo./Boston College) stopped all 23 shots he faced as the U.S. National Junior Team shut out the Czech Republic, 4-0, here tonight at the Rogers K-Rock Centre. “We felt we had a much better demeanor tonight,” said Bob Motzko (St. […]

US Tops Swiss In World Jrs Pre-Tourney Game

OSHAWA, Ont. – Jack Roslovic (Columbus, Ohio/Manitoba Moose) tallied a goal and an assist and nine other U.S. players registered a point as Team USA defeated Switzerland, 4-3, here tonight in a pre-tournament game ahead of the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship. The U.S. will play its second and final pre-tournament game […]

Team USA Wins World Jr. A Challenge

BONNYVILLE, Alta. – The U.S. Junior Select Team defeated Canada East, 4-0, in the championship game of the World Junior A Challenge tonight at R. J. Lalonde Arena in Bonnyville, Alberta. “I’m extremely proud of this team,” said Jay Varady, head coach of the 2016 U.S. Junior Select Team. “We stayed the course after opening […]