Adam Bokvist scored the game-winning goal on the power play early in the third period, and Sweden held off Canada Black in a nailbiter to win its second U17 gold medal.
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Aleksandr Khovanov and Andrey Svechnikov scored on the PP in the first four minutes, and Russia topped White for bronze.
Adam Bokvist scored the winner – the golden goal – to return Sweden to the top of the podium for the first time since 2013.
Three times an equipment manager at the World Juniors, Steve Hildebrand has moved upstairs as director of operations at U17s.
First came Dave, in 1988. Then Nick, in 2014. Now it’s Ryan Chyzowski’s turn at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.
34 years after winning World Juniors gold, Paul Boutilier has made his way back to the Program of Excellence as a coach.
Golden at the U16 ball hockey world championship, Eric Florchuk wants more international success, this time on the ice.
Troy Murray made the decision to trade in his stick for a whistle after junior to pursue a hockey career of a different kind.
Set-up men to shutdown defencemen, goal scorers to goaltenders; ISS Hockey has chosen 24 of the best U17s as Players to Watch.
More than three dozen Soo Greyhounds have played at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge since 1986. Who are the starting six?
Canada Black, Canada Red and Canada White are set, and the 66 Canadians know which colour they’ll be wearing to chase gold.
66 players, including one returnee and 15 Youth Olympians, will represent Canada at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.