Cole Caufield had a hat trick, Jack Hughes added four points to his tournament-leading total and the U.S. scored the first five goals en route to its fifth gold medal.
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Matej Toman and Michal Teply scored goals, and the Czechs held on in the third period to edge White and win the bronze medal.
Jack Hughes finished a dominant tournament with a dominant performance, racking up four points to lead the U.S. to gold.
Much like it does for the players, the U17 Challenge provides up-and-coming officials with a taste of the international game.
Passed over for an invite to summer camp, Colton Kammerer used the snub as motivation to play his way to northern B.C.
Set-up men to shutdown defencemen, goal scorers to goaltenders; ISS Hockey has chosen 24 of the best U17s as Players to Watch.
Canada Black, Canada Red and Canada White are set, and the 66 Canadians know which colour they’ll be wearing to chase gold.
The players, representing eight provinces, one territory and 44 CHL teams, will wear Black, Red or White in northern B.C.
43 gold medallists were among the 242 alumni of the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge who earned season-opening spots.
Born and raised in Whitehorse, Dylan Cozens made the decision to head south to B.C. in search of competition and exposure.
The overtime hero at the TELUS Cup, Logan Chisholm has brought his ‘get it done’ attitude to Calgary for development camp.
How many Team Canada captains are among the 197 invitees? How many first-round NHL picks? How many WJAC gold medallists?
The road to the 2018 World Juniors begins in Plymouth, Mich., while Canada’s U17 and U18 hopefuls will gather in Calgary.
Dave Struch, Ryan Oulahen and Gilles Bouchard will lead Canada Black, Canada White and Canada Red, respectively, in B.C.
Joël Bouchard, Bruce Hamilton and Steve Staios will oversee the U20, U18 and U17 programs, respectively, next season.
An all-Canadian match-up will open play in Dawson Creek, B.C., with Team Canada Black and Team Canada White facing off.