Pecknold Learns from World Championships Experience

Rand Pecknold can vividly recall two games from when he was 13 years old. He remembers watching the United States defeat the Soviet Union and Finland en route to the 1980 Olympic Gold Medal. It wasn’t just a monumental moment in USA Hockey history. It also defined Pecknold’s passion for the sport that has meant so much to him. Now, 37 years later, Pecknold finally had the opportunity to represent …
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U.S. Wins World Junior Gold; Takes Shootout From Canada

The United States won the fourth gold medal in its history at the World Junior Championships, defeating host Canada, 5-4, in a shootout. A team filled with NCAA players didn’t lose a game the whole tournament, winning seven straight, the last two in a shootout. After Denver sophomore Troy Terry came up with an amazing clutch performance Wednesday, scoring three shootout goals against Russia to reach …
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Boeser Having Surgery, Will Miss World Juniors

North Dakota sophomore forward Brock Boeser will undergo surgery on his right wrist today in Minneapolis and is expected to return to the North Dakota lineup in January. The school says the procedure is considered “minor,” but it will be enough to keep him out a few more weeks. Today’s surgery will prevent Boeser from competing in the upcoming IIHF World Junior Championship in Montreal and Toronto. …
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7 From BU among 21 NCAA Players on Preliminary US World Jr. Roster

Twenty-one NCAA players are among the 27 players named to the World Junior preliminary roster for Team USA. The group will be pared down to 23 in time for the 2017 World Junior Championship, Dec. 26-Jan. 5 in Montreal and Toronto. “This is a talented, versatile group of players that has found success across all levels of hockey,” said Jim Johannson, USA Hockey’s assistant executive director of hockey …
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