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World Jr. Notes: USA is golden

Heading into the 2013 World Junior Championship, Plano native Seth Jones took some heat for saying the USA was the best team in the tournament. Saturday, Jones and his teammates backed up the talk by defeating Sweden, 3-1, to take the gold medal at the tournament in Ufa, Russia. “It feels unbelievable,” Jones said in […]

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World Jr. Notes: Radek Faksa, Czech Republic wrap up tournament with victory

Dallas Stars prospect Radek Faksa played his final game of the 2013 World Junior Championship in Ufa, Russia on Friday, picking up no points as Czech Republic defeated Switzerland, 4-3, to finish fifth in the tournament. Tomas Hyka led the Czechs with one goal and two assists. Faksa registered two shots on goal and an […]

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World Jr. Notes: USA, Sweden to play for gold

It will be Team USA against Sweden for the gold medal at the 2013 World Junior Championship in Ufa, Russia. The United States defeated Canada, 5-1, in the first semifinal game. The Americans took a 2-0 lead in the first period behind a pair of goals by Jake McCabe. John Gaudreau and Jim Vesey scored […]

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World Jr. Notes: USA, Russia advance to semifinals

The United States moved into the semifinal round at the World Junior Championship in Ufa, Russia Wednesday with a 7-0 victory over Czech Republic. The Americans led 1-0 after one period, and then blew the game open with a five-goal second period. John Gaudreau led the USA attack with three goals. Plano native Seth Jones […]

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Video: Emil Molin goals at World Junior Championship

Dallas Stars prospect Emil Molin has two goals in four games so far at the 2013 World Junior Championship in Ufa, Russia. Here are the highlights of the goals, which came in Saturday’s game against Latvia and in Monday’s game against Finland.

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World Jr. Notes: Brett Ritchie, Emil Molin, Radek Faksa head to playoff round

The preliminary round ended at the World Junior Championship on Monday and the playoff seeding is now set. Canada and Sweden earned automatic spots in the semifinals. Team USA, which clinched a playoff spot with a 9-3 rout of Finland, will take on the Czech Republic in one quarterfinal game on Wednesday. The other quarterfinal […]

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World Jr. Notes: Brett Ritchie picks up assist as Canada tops USA

Canada stayed perfect at the World Junior Championship Sunday, beating Team USA 2-1. Canada plays Russia Monday for the top seed in Group B and an automatic berth in the semifinals. The USA will need to beat Slovakia Monday to make the playoff round. Stars prospect Brett Ritchie (second round/2011) assisted on Canada’s second goal, […]

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World Jr. Notes: Emil Molin notches goal, assist as Sweden tops Latvia

Dallas Stars prospect Emil Molin continues to produce at the World Junior Championship. The fourth round pick (105th overall) in 2011, had one goal and one assist as Sweden defeated Latvia, 5-1, Saturday in Ufa, Russia. Molin is tied for the team lead in scoring after three games with 4 points (1 goal, 3 assists). […]

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World Jr. Notes: Emil Molin picks up assist as Sweden wins

Canada, Sweden, Russia and Czech Republic were winners in day three of the World Junior Championship in Ufa, Russia. The Canadians shook off a slow start and the loss of two forwards to game misconducts to top Slovakia. Sweden overcame a third period deficit to beat Switzerland in a shootout. The Russians got a 41-save […]

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World Jr. Notes: USA routs Germany

Team USA rolled in its first game of the World Junior Championship, routing Germany, 8-0, on day two of the tournament in Ufa, Russia. Eight different players scored for the USA, including Plano native Seth Jones, who added an assist in the game. Sean Kuraly scored 19 seconds into the game for Team USA, which […]

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