2016-17 National Junior Team

Greetings Greetings from the Honourable Eleanor McMahon Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport

World Junior Hockey Championship

On behalf of the Government of Ontario, I am delighted to welcome the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship to Toronto.

Ontario has a rich history of excellence in sport and has been home to many hockey stars. From the Flying Frenchmen and heroes of the ice like Bobby Orr and Wayne Gretzky, to the young players representing Team Canada today, the achievements of Ontario athletes continue to inspire Canadians of all ages.

As our province gears up to celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2017, this championship is an ideal way to showcase our talent, determination and pride. Our government is proud to support and host this wonderful event.

A warm welcome to all the coaches, officials, families and fans who have travelled from far and wide to be here — and best of luck to all the athletes for an unforgettable championship!

All my best,

 

Eleanor McMahon
Minister

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2021 WJC: Frame by Frame – Game action
From Boxing Day to the gold medal game, look back at the best moments from Canada’s run at the World Juniors.
2021 WJC: Frame by Frame – Behind the scenes
Go behind the scenes at the World Juniors through the eyes of the teams, Hockey Canada, the IIHF and volunteers.
2021 WJC: Frame by Frame – Around the rink
Get an inside look at Team Canada on the ice and in the dressing room with candid moments from the World Juniors.
2021 WJC: USA 2 – CAN 0 (Gold Medal)
Canada outshot the Americans 34-21, but was left with a silver medal.
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