Pelletier, Zary find the score sheet as Canada dominated Finland

Up until yesterday, Team Canada had yet to really prove themselves at the World Juniors. The team enjoyed a very easy schedule and coasted easily to victories without looking especially dominant. That changed on New Years Eve as Canada dominated Finland, outplaying them by a far wider margin than the 4-1 score might suggest. Canada … Continue reading Pelletier, Zary find the score sheet as Canada dominated Finland

How likely is it for players at the World Juniors to make the NHL?

We are at about the midway point of the group stage of the 2021 World Junior Hockey Championships, with every team having played at least two of their group stage matches. At this point, some major storylines are emerging around players on each team, with certain players standing out positively, others seeming less good than … Continue reading How likely is it for players at the World Juniors to make the NHL?

Dustin Wolf stops all shots in World Juniors pre-tournament game as USA beats Finland

Hockey is officially back in Alberta's capital as the World Junior Championship opened with country versus country hockey action with two tune-up games to kick off the international tournament. A Calgary Flames prospect saw game-action too, as their 2019 7th round pick Dustin Wolf suited up for United States in the second game of the … Continue reading Dustin Wolf stops all shots in World Juniors pre-tournament game as USA beats Finland

Breaking down each NHL team’s roster by nationality – 2020

About a year ago, TWC did a breakdown for every team in the NHL based on nationality. A lot has changed in the league since then, so we decided to update that post for the 2019-20 season, based on rosters heading into the holiday roster freeze. Hockey is globally known as "Canada's game", and while … Continue reading Breaking down each NHL team’s roster by nationality – 2020

Team Sweden centre Mikael Backlund takes a shot against Swiss goaltender Leonardo Genoni

Breaking down each team’s roster by nationality

A 2020 update of this breakdown can be found here. About a year ago, TWC did a breakdown for every team in the NHL based on the acquisition method used to acquire each player on their roster. It was interesting to see how different teams chose to use one method over another, and how that … Continue reading Breaking down each team’s roster by nationality