Nine players who helped Canada win gold at last summer's Memorial of Ivan Hlinka tournament will be part of camp in Toronto and Finland leading into the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship.
Just two months after leading Canada to an Olympic gold medal, Kevin Dineen is back behind the bench as head coach of Canada's National Men's Under-18 Team at the world championship in Finland.
Twenty-two players have been named to Canada’s National Men’s Summer U18 Team and will chase Canada’s sixth consecutive gold medal at the Memorial of Ivan Hlinka tournament, which opens next Aug. 5 in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Brayden Point had two goals and an assist, Brendan Perlini added three helpers, and Canada closed out its pre-world championship schedule with a convincing win over the Danes in Lappeenranta, Finland.
Brendan Perlini and Brayden Point each scored once and added an assist, but Canada came up a goal short against the Finns in Järvenpää, Finland, in the first of two pre-world championship games.
Michael Dal Colle scored the game-winner four minutes into the first period and Julio Billia recorded the shutout as Canada blanked the Americans to win its sixth consecutive gold medal at the Memorial of Ivan Hlinka tournament.
Spencer Watson and Sam Bennett scored first-period goals to spark the offence, and Clark Bishop added an empty-net goal as Canada beat Russia 3-1 and advanced to the gold medal game at the Memorial of Ivan Hlinka tournament.
Brayden Point scored in regulation time and in the shootout, and Spencer Watson had the shootout winner to help Canada beat Switzerland 4-3 and stay alive in the hunt for a semifinal spot at the Memorial of Ivan Hlinka tournament.
Spencer Watson and Sam Bennett each scored once and added an assist, and Jared McCann opened the scoring early, but Canada fell to 1-1 in Group A action at the Memorial of Ivan Hlinka tournament after dropping a 4-3 decision to Sweden.
Daniel Audette, Michael Dal Colle and Hayden Fleury all scored on the PP, Spencer Watson added another on a penalty shot, and Julio Bilia earned the shutout Monday, giving Canada a 4-0 win over the Czech Republic to kick off the Ivan Hlinka.
Spencer Watson opened and closed the scoring and Michael Dal Colle got the game-winner as Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team outshot Slovakia 50-17 on its way to a 3-1 pre-Memorial of Ivan Hlinka victory Saturday in Piestany.
Brayden Point scored twice on the power play, and Daniel Audette and Nelson Nogier had a goal and an assist each as Red beat White 5-4 in the finale of Canada’s National Men’s Summer U18 Team selection camp on Monday.
Mason McDonald and Julio Billia combined for 37 saves, and Carl Neill scored the winner early in the second period as Red earned a 4-1 win over White on Sunday at Canada’s National Men’s Summer U18 Team selection camp.
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2014 WU18C: CAN 2 - RUS 3 (SO)
Apr 22, 2014
A shootout loss was still enough for Canada to clinch first in Group A.
2014 WU18C: CAN 2 - SVK 1
Apr 20, 2014
Brendan Perlini’s two goals led Canada to a victory over the Slovaks.
2014 WU18C: CAN 5 - GER 2
Apr 19, 2014
Ryan Gropp scored with 5:36 to go to help Canada to its second win.
2014 WU18C: CAN 3 - SWE 1
Apr 17, 2014
Virtanen scored twice to lead Canada to the tournament-opening win.
2014 OLY: Gold medal front pages (M)
Feb 24, 2014
Newspaper cover pages from Feb. 24, the day after Canada won gold in Sochi.
2006-07 NMU18T: practice
Jul 30, 2006
The U18 National Men's Team practicing at the summer selection camp.
2006 WU18C: CAN 2 - FIN 3 Semifinal
Apr 20, 2006
Canada vs. Finland at the 2006 IIHF World Under-18 Championship in Angelholms, SWE. (Semifinal)
2006 WU18C: CAN 4 - RUS 1
Apr 19, 2006
Canada vs. Russia at the 2006 IIHF World Under-18 Championship in Angelholms, SWE.
2006 WU18C: CAN 0 - FIN 0
Apr 17, 2006
Canada vs. Finland at the 2006 IIHF World Under-18 Championship in Halmstad, SWE.
2006 WU18C: CAN 0 - SWE 2
Apr 15, 2006
Canada vs. Sweden at the 2006 IIHF World Under-18 Championship in Halmstad, SWE.
2006 WU18C: CAN 3 - SVK 1
Apr 12, 2006
Canada vs. Slovakia at the 2006 IIHF World Under-18 Championship in Halmstad, SWE.
2006 WU18C : CAN 2 - SWE 2 EX
Apr 09, 2006
Canada vs. Sweden in an exhibition game before the 2006 IIHF U18 World Championship.
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