2019 World Junior A Challenge

2019 World Junior A Challenge | Hockey Canada

Shakhir Mukhamadullin hammered in a power-play goal 5:43 into the second overtime, giving Russia its first-ever gold medal in the longest game in tournament history.
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Trevor Kuntar provided the heroics 2:14 into overtime, giving the U.S. bronze with a thrilling win over the Czechs.
Devon Levi and Yegor Guskov went save-for-save in a gold medal duel for the ages, combining to stop 70 of 73 shots.
The Henderson family has never hesitated to give its time whenever Dawson Creek has welcomed Hockey Canada.
The latest defenceman on the family tree, Michael Benning has plenty of resources to help guide his path in the game.
Set-ups to shutdowns, goal scorers to goaltenders; NHL Central Scouting has selected its Players to Watch.
The Canada West roster is set, with two returnees and a 2017 gold medallist among the 22 players off to Dawson Creek.
The Canada East roster is set, with one returnee among the 22 players who will wear the Maple Leaf in Dawson Creek.
Three potential returnees – along with a 2017 gold medallist – are among the 44 invited to Canada West selection camp.
Twenty-six gold medallists and eight MVPs were among the 72 alumni who started the 2019-20 season in the NHL.
A trio of returnees highlight the 44 players invited to Canada East selection camp, set for Aug. 7-9 in Cornwall, Ont.
Martin Dagenais will serve as East head coach, while Joe Martin takes the reins of West in Dawson Creek, B.C.
No. 10 pick Vasily Podkolzin was the first of a record-setting 33 WJAC alumni who had their names called in Vancouver.
The tournament opens Dec. 7 with a pair of rivalry games – Canada East takes on Russia, and Canada West faces the U.S.
The World Junior A Challenge is headed to northern B.C. in 2019, with Dawson Creek set to welcome the hockey world.
Tyutnev scored a natural hat trick to help Russia back to the final.
Levi made 41 saves to backstop East into the gold medal game.
Vsetecka finished with 1G 3A in a comeback win for the Czechs.
USA 7 – RUS 2 (Preliminary) Brisson had three more points to help the U.S. to a perfect prelims.
The Czechs scored 4G in the first 13 minutes to clinch a SF spot.
Brisson had 2G 2A and the U.S. scored five in the second period.
Davis made 25 saves, backstopping West to its first win in a thriller.
Fontaine tied it late and won it OT to keep the U.S. unbeaten.
Martino had 2G 2A to help East win the all-Canadian showdown.
Barinka scored 1:57 into OT to finish the Czech comeback.
Farrell tied it in the second and won it in the third for the U.S.
Ponomaryov scored on the PP in the extra period for the Russians.
Russia, the Czech Republic and the U.S. earned pre-WJAC victories.
2019 WJAC: USA 2 – CZE 1 OT (Bronze)
Kuntar was the overtime hero, giving the Americans the bronze medal.
2019 WJAC: RUS 2 – CANE 1 2OT (Gold)
2019 WJAC: CANE 2 – USA 1 SO (Semifinal)
Levi made 41 saves to backstop East into the gold medal game.
2019 WJAC: RUS 5 – CZE 1 (Semifinal)
Tyutnev scored a natural hat trick to help Russia back to the final.
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