TCGD: Putin it all on the line

Jon Steitzer
January 05 2015 10:59AM

Canada's performance against Russia in the past few World Juniors tournaments leaves a lot to be desired. Fortunately, every year the roster is completely turned over and there isn't any reason to believe that trend has to continue. Nonetheless, the Russian's still have the same head coach in Valeri Bragin that has kept the Russians so damn competitive over the past half decade.

The Russians have forsaken their stereotypical enigmatic roster, and have opted for a blue collar, lunch pail, physical lineup that Hockey Canada would be proud to dress. Canada will have its first true test of the tournament against its historical and greatest rival.

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First Star, Worst Star: January 4th, 2015

jeanshorts
January 04 2015 07:30AM

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Well gang, we did it, we made it to the year 2015. THE FUTURE IS NOW! And what also is now is this weeks First Star, Worst Star. 

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JGD #38: Bring on the Maple Leafs

Dale Lamontagne
January 03 2015 10:49AM

The Winnipeg Jets (19-12-7) have had two days off since their last game on New Years Eve against the New York Islanders, dropping the game 5-2, not the best way to start 2015. But tonight, the Jets have an opportunity to turn things around against the Toronto Maple Leafs, a team that has been on the road since late December and lost last night to the Minnesota Wild 3-1. 

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
January 02 2015 06:30AM

Team Canada keeps on rolling, Canucks looking to deal, Fire Carlyle, Draisaitl back to junior, Evander Kane out long term and more in this week's Roundup.

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The Fantasy Minute: Waiver Wire

Nation World HQ
January 01 2015 06:45AM


NHL Fantasy Hockey tips from The Nation Network and DailyFaceoff.com. Here’s a quick run through of the best Fantasy Hockey waiver adds, sleepers and buy-low sell-high candidates for the week (Based on 12 team leagues).

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