2022-23 National Junior Team

Dylan Guenther was the overtime hero 6:22 into the extra period, and Canada claimed a 20th gold medal at the IIHF World Junior Championship with a 3-2 win over Czechia.

 

Highlights: CAN 3, CZE 2 OT (Gold)

 

 

Highlights: CAN 6, USA 2 (Semifinal)

 

 

Highlights: CAN 4, SVK 3 OT (Quarterfinal)

 

THANK YOU FOR A WORLD JUNIORS TO REMEMBER
Our holiday hockey tradition finally got to be traditional again. To everyone who made the 2023 IIHF World Junior Championship a tournament to remember, we say thank you.
Starting a journey
National Para Hockey Team captain Tyler McGregor began his Sledge Skate of Hope in Halifax to raise money for cancer.
A bond through hockey
Although their World Juniors journeys ended early, Colton and Kirby Dach continue to be bonded by hockey.
Making Dreams Come True
The Hockey Canada Foundation made Dreams Come True for 30 young players during the World Juniors in Moncton.
Proceeds from six provinces will support organizations that work towards greater safety and inclusiveness.
Minor hockey friends Brandt Clarke, Brennan Othmann and Shane Wright are teammates once again at the World Juniors.
Welcome back to the WJC
In recent years, our holiday tradition has been anything but traditional. But that’s what makes 2023 so special.
From tournament teammates to competing at the World Juniors, Bankier and Stankoven share hockey memories.
You know Dasher and Dancer
Members of Canada’s National Junior Team are put to the test to name Santa’s nine reindeer … how many can they get?
Journey to WJC: Nolan Allan
From the farm in Davidson, Sask., to the World Juniors, Nolan Allan has brought his Prairie work ethic to Halifax.
Journey to WJC: Zach Dean
From his first time on skates in Mount Pearl, N.L., Zach Dean looked destined for big things … like the World Juniors.
Meet the captains
Go on the ice in St. Stephen as head coach Dennis Williams announces Canada’s leadership group for the World Juniors.
Mic’d up with Del Mastro
From saying hi to fans to the familiar calls of ‘wheel, wheel,’ go on the ice with the defenceman at practice.
Welcome to Team Canada
Go behind the scenes as players find out they made Canada’s National Junior Team and meet the fans in Moncton.
Twenty-two players – from seven Members – will wear the Maple Leaf at the 2023 IIHF World Junior Championship.
Twenty-nine players from nine Members have been invited to Moncton for Canada’s National Junior Team selection camp.
Six communities across New Brunswick and Nova Scotia will host games in advance of the World Juniors.
Dennis Williams will serve as head coach at the World Juniors, alongside Stéphane Julien, Brent Kisio Alan Letang.
Canada will open defence of its gold medal at the IIHF World Junior Championship on Boxing Day, taking on Czechia.
Eighty-eight of Canada’s best are off to Calgary, having earned invites to U18 selection camp and junior summer camp.
The World Juniors is back on Canadian ice this winter, with Halifax and Moncton welcoming the holiday hockey tradition.
Milic made 43 saves to backstop the Canadians into the final.
Bedard scored 2G, including an OT beauty, to push Canada to the semis.
Othmann scored twice to help Canada close the prelims with a win.
Ten different players scored goals as Canada blanked the Austrians.
Hat tricks from Bedard and Guenther propelled Canada past Germany.
Wright and Bedard scored, but Canada dropped its prelim opener.
Bedard scored twice, including the GWG, to power Canada to a win.
Roy had a goal and an assist to help Canada past the Slovaks.
Wright scored twice to help Canada blank the Swiss.
Greene scored twice, helping Canada sweep the U SPORTS stars.
Fantilli scored twice to lead Canada past the U SPORTS stars.

U20 Red came out on top in the final camp game against U18 Canada.

U18 Canada scored five times in the second period for the win.

Bolduc had 1G 1A and Del Mastro had 3A as Red held off a late push.
Videos
Photos
2023 WJC: CAN 6 – SVK 1 (Pre-Tournament)
Roy had a goal and an assist to help Canada past the Slovaks.
2022-23 NWT: CAN 3 – USA 2 OT (Game 5)
Serdachny was the overtime hero to keep Canada alive in the series.
2023 WJC: CAN 6 – SUI 0 (Pre-Tournament)
Shane Wright scored twice to lead Canada to shut out Switzerland.
2022-23 NWT: USA 2 – CAN 1 (Game 2)
Campbell finished with 32 saves, but Canada was edged in Kamloops.
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