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Josh Wegman
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BUFFALO, NY - DECEMBER 29: Carter Hart #31 of Canada makes the save against Casey Mittelstadt #11 of United States during the IIHF World Junior Championship at New Era Field on December 29, 2017 in Buffalo, New York. The United States beat Canada 4-3.
Mittelstadt named WJHC MVP; Dahlin highlights tournament All-Star team
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BUFFALO, NY - JANUARY 4: Drake Batherson #19 of Canada celebrates his third goal for a hat trick against Czech Republic in the second period during the IIHF World Junior Championship at KeyBank Center on January 4, 2018 in Buffalo, New York.
Late goal lifts Canada over Sweden in gold-medal game
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BUFFALO, NY - JANUARY 4: Drake Batherson #19 of Canada celebrates with the bench after scoring on the Czech Republic during the IIHF World Junior Championship at KeyBank Center on January 4, 2018 in Buffalo, New York. Canada beat the Czech Republic 7-2.
Canada's power play clicking at otherworldly rate
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TORONTO, ON - JANUARY 4: The talk began before the puck drop, and the gloves dropped as did the puck. Toronto Maple Leafs center Nazem Kadri (43) and San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton (19) do a little dance. Toronto Maple Leafs VS San Jose Sharks during 1st period action in NHL regular season play at the Air Canada Centre. Toronto Star/Rick Madonik (Rick Madonik/Toronto Star via Getty Images)
Kadri on hairy situation with Thornton: 'I'm a hockey player, not a barber'
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BUFFALO, NY - JANUARY 4: Filip Gustavsson #30 of Sweden makes the save against Riley Tufte #27 of United States in the second period during the IIHF World Junior Championship at KeyBank Center on January 4, 2018 in Buffalo, New York.
Sweden holds on to defeat USA, earn spot in gold-medal game
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OTTAWA, ON - OCTOBER 30: Mike Hoffman #68 of the Ottawa Senators takes a face-off against Brendan Gallagher #11 of the Montreal Canadiens at Canadian Tire Centre on October 30, 2017 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
3 teams that need to start a full-on rebuild
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BUFFALO, NY - JANUARY 02: Ryan Lindgren #5 of United States takes a big hit from Andrei Altybarmakyan #16 of Russia during the second period of play in the Quarterfinal IIHF World Junior Championship game at the KeyBank Center on January 2, 2018 in Buffalo, New York.
USA advances to WJHC semifinal with nail-biting win over Russia
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TORONTO, ON- JANUARY 2 - The Toronto Maple Leafs honour the memory of former great goaltender Johnny Bower who passed away on Boxing Day at the age of 93. Toronto Maple Leafs play the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto. January 2, 2018. (Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images)
Watch: Maple Leafs honor late Johnny Bower in pregame ceremony
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UNIONDALE, NY - SEPTEMBER 17: The New York Islanders play against the Philadelphia Flyers during a preseason game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on September 17, 2017 in Uniondale, New York.
Islanders could return to Nassau Coliseum during new arena construction
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Final slate of 2017 results in uncanny amount of blowouts
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BUFFALO, NY - DECEMBER 28: Alexander Nylander #19 of Sweden celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal in the third period against Czech Republic during the IIHF World Junior Championship at KeyBank Center on December 28, 2017 in Buffalo, New York. Sweden beat Czech Republic 3-1.
Sweden extends preliminary-round winning streak to 44 games at world juniors
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MONTREAL, QC - DECEMBER 09: Max Pacioretty #67 of the Montreal Canadiens looks on against the Edmonton Oilers during the NHL game at the Bell Centre on December 9, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Edmonton Oilers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 6-2.
Canadiens' offense hits rock bottom with shutout loss to Panthers
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MONTREAL, QC - FEBRUARY 04: Head coach of the Washington Capitals Barry Trotz looks on during the NHL game against the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre on February 4, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Washington Capitals defeated the Montreal Canadiens 3-2.
Trotz moves into 5th place on all-time wins list
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LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 12: Cam Ward #30 of the Carolina Hurricanes stands on the ice during a break in a game against the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena on December 12, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Hurricanes won 3-2 in a shootout.
Ward's resurgence creates short-term relief, but long-term confusion in Carolina
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BUFFALO, NY - DECEMBER 29: Kieffer Bellows #23 of United States celebrates after scoring a goal on Canada in the second period during the IIHF World Junior Championship at New Era Field on December 29, 2017 in Buffalo, New York.
Bellows' shootout winner lifts USA over Canada in snowy outdoor game
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Golden Knights become 1st team to win 6 straight in inaugural season
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Boeser becomes fastest to score 25 career goals in Canucks history
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Participation in Arizona youth hockey has nearly doubled the last 3 years
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NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 15: Eric Nystrom #24 of the Nashville Predators skates against Jesse Winchester #17 of the Florida Panthers at Bridgestone Arena on October 15, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee.
Former NHLer Eric Nystrom suing Predators over work-related injuries
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MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 05: Luke Kunin #9 of Team United States kisses the IIHF World Junior trophy during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship gold medal game against Team Canada at the Bell Centre on January 5, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Team United States defeated Team Canada 5-4 in a shootout.
Defending champion United States announce 23-man world junior roster
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