World Junior Postgame: Gold Rush

Bobby Cappuccino
January 05 2015 09:41PM

Canada. Russia. Whenever these two teams meet, magic seems to follow. And boy was tonight magical - a star-studded Canadian side facing off against a very underrated Russian group with a hot goalie.

A perfectly set stage.

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Point of Attack

Matt Henderson
January 05 2015 05:00PM

One of the biggest elements missing from Edmonton's Power Play has been Offense from the blueline. It's not necessarily an inability to move the puck up the ice, but rather an inability to generate shots from the point. 

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FIRE TODD NELSON IMMEDIATELY

Wanye
January 05 2015 02:58PM

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Yeah you read that right.

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OFF THE TOP OF MY HEAD

Robin Brownlee
January 05 2015 01:54PM

Win

Win some games. Just not too many.

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TCGD: Putin it all on the line

Jon Steitzer
January 05 2015 10:59AM

Canada's performance against Russia in the past few World Juniors tournaments leaves a lot to be desired. Fortunately, every year the roster is completely turned over and there isn't any reason to believe that trend has to continue. Nonetheless, the Russian's still have the same head coach in Valeri Bragin that has kept the Russians so damn competitive over the past half decade.

The Russians have forsaken their stereotypical enigmatic roster, and have opted for a blue collar, lunch pail, physical lineup that Hockey Canada would be proud to dress. Canada will have its first true test of the tournament against its historical and greatest rival.

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