Hockey Canada

Connor Bedard etches name into WJC history books with scoring output

Jan 6, 2023 | 8:34am

Connor Bedard strung together the best scoring performance at a world junior hockey championship in 20 years, leading his country to its 20th gold medal on Thursday. The 17-year-old had a tournament-best 23 points (nine goals, 14 assists), which was the fourth-highest total at a single world junior championship. The Canadian Press takes a look at the five greatest […]

Watch the Gold Medal Game at Brandt Centre

Jan 5, 2023 | 11:33am

It could be a great atmosphere at Brandt Centre tonight, as the REAL District is opening up the arena for fans to watch the gold medal game at the world junior hockey championship on the big screen. Tim Reid, president and CEO of REAL says they wanted to show Hockey Canada how much support there […]

Canada and USA to renew hockey rivalry at the World Juniors

Jan 4, 2023 | 11:57am

The biggest rivalry in hockey on the international stage will add another chapter on Wednesday as the Canadians meet the Americans today at the 2023 IIHF World Juniors semi-finals. It was not easy for Team Canada on Monday against Slovakia in the quarterfinals, Connor Bedard took advantage of the three-on-three overtime frame and scored the […]

Bedard on the “Big E’s” radar as Canada preps for world junior quarterfinals

Jan 2, 2023 | 8:24am

Connor Bedard wasn’t aware of the tweet. A genius with the puck capable of making opponents look foolish at any moment, the supremely gifted 17-year-old is singularly focused on the world junior hockey championship. He’s also on the verge of rewriting Canada’s record book at the event. And one of the game’s greats Bedard just equaled has […]

Connor Bedard puts on another show, Canada thumps Austria at world juniors

Dec 29, 2022 | 8:40pm

Connor Bedard had two goals and four assists as Canada pounded Austria 11-0 for the host country’s second straight blowout win at the world junior hockey championship Thursday. The 17-year-old phenom who plays for the WHL’s Regina Pats, tied Jordan Eberle, also a former Regina Pat, for the national record with his 14th career goal […]

Bedard shines as Canada gets back on track at world juniors with 11-2 rout of Germany

Dec 28, 2022 | 8:19pm

Connor Bedard had a hat trick and four assists as Canada got back on track at the world junior hockey championship Wednesday with an emphatic 11-2 victory over Germany. Dylan Guenther also had a hat trick — all off Bedard passes — while Brandt Clarke and Logan Stankoven each added a goal and two assists. […]

Canada looking for a ‘reset’ after humbling loss at world juniors

Dec 28, 2022 | 8:30am

Dylan Guenther is all for elite players using every available tool at their disposal. He’s one of them. It’s when that skill stretches outside a team’s structure where issues can arise. Canada attempted “The Michigan” move twice in the early stages of Monday’s embarrassing 5-2 opening-night loss to Czechia at the world junior hockey championship. Adam Fantilli […]

Some hockey fans say excitement for world juniors comes with tough conversations

Dec 25, 2022 | 6:53pm

Some Nova Scotia hockey fans say their excitement for the world junior hockey championship is accompanied this year by tough conversations about Hockey Canada‘s handling of sexual assault allegations. Halifax hockey dad Kyle Wagner says the scandals within Hockey Canada have sparked discussions in the dressing room of his eight-year-old son’s team ahead of this year’s world junior tournament […]

Canada meets Slovakia ahead of World Juniors

Dec 21, 2022 | 12:14pm

  Team Canada will take part in their second exhibition game ahead of the 2023 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships on Wednesday night against Slovakia. Tonight’s game will be the last one for Canada in Moncton, following tonight the team will head to Halifax for the remainder of the tournament. Canada got off to a […]

Bedard leads Canadian roster at 2023 World Juniors in Halifax

Dec 20, 2022 | 2:44pm

  There are usually only two things on Canadian minds during the holiday season. Christmas and the IIHF U-20 World Junior Hockey Championships. After the COVID pandemic forced no spectators to attend the 2021 championships in Edmonton and then the tournament to be postponed to August in 2022, fans  are looking forward to some normalcy […]