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Malcolm Subban had a bad game on the biggest stage he’s ever been on Thursday in Russia. The Canadian goaltender was victimized for four early goals by Team USA en route to an embarrassing loss for Canada in the semifinals of the world junior tournament. Things got so bad, in fact, that Subban was yanked midway through the second period in an attempt to keep things from getting out of hand with the U.S. taking a 4-0 lead that they would obviously not relinquish. It’s tough for American hockey fans to comprehend how big of a deal this is in Canada. The Canadian team was supposed to be one of the best in recent memory. The NHL lockout afforded the Canadian team the opportunity for players like Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Dougie Hamilton to skate with the Canadians in the quest for their first gold medal since 2009. That all came crashing down early Thursday morning, though. The Canadians were flat-out embarrassed by the upstart American team, a club that no doubt gained confidence from a ...

Tyler Seguin’s Overseas Domination Immortalized by Swiss Fan’s Amazing Tribute Video

Bruins fans certainly miss Tyler Seguin, but they sure aren’t the only ones out there that miss the beloved young sniper. One Swiss hockey fan has put together an incredible compilation video (described as “Tous les goal de Tyler Seguin sous le maillot du HC Bienne”) of Seguin’s dominance overseas, which can be seen below. Seguin finished with 25 goals and 15 assists in...

Here Is Each One Of Tyler Seguin’s 26 Goals For EHC Biel

Tyler Seguin was with Swiss hockey club EHC Biel for all of 30 games, but the Bruins youngster sure made the most of his time overseas. The 20-year old Seguin finished with 26 goals and 15 assists and capped off his Biel stint with a Spengler Cup championship…you know, whatever that is. Here’s a compilation of all of his goals in Switzerland, and some are pretty damn impressive...

Malcolm Subban Yanked In Second Period Of World Junior Semis Matchup Against USA

  I’m going to start out by saying this: It wasn’t really his fault. Sure, Malcolm Subban wasn’t exactly on his “A-Game” for Canada’s matchup against the United States in their IIHF World Junior Championship semifinal early Thursday morning, but the stat sheet makes Subban out to be the scapegoat. That’s a far from accurate portrayal. The 19-year old first round draft...

Tyler Seguin Overseas Highlight Video

Here's a video of Tyler Seguin's highlights from Switzerland. In 29 games for EHC Biel Seguin scored 25 goals while tallying 15 assists, not too bad for a 20 year old. Thanks to NESN for the link.

Potential Candidates For Bruins' Amnesty Clause

There's been word that the NHL has submitted a counter proposal to the NHLPA (which makes #5 now?) that includes two amnesty clauses in the new CBA. For those who don't know what an amnesty clause is, it allows teams to eliminate a bad contract (or two) under certain conditions. I believe this is also cap-penalty free, but the particulars aren't known.  Again, this...

The Odd Feeling About UCLA Hoops

The Bruins beat the under-mannned Bears, 79-65, and did it with a new intensity on defense. But, as a BRO message board poster expressed, there is a strange ambivalence to UCLA hoops...

BC’s Johnny Gaudreau Shines Again As Team USA Shocks Canada to Advance to Gold Medal Game

Team USA should have had its work cut out in the semifinals of the world junior tournament going up against one of the best Canadian teams in recent memory. Instead, the Americans found things to be a walk in the park against a listless Canada squad. The Americans routed Canada 5-1 on Thursday in Ufa, Russia, helping them advance to the gold medal game of the tournament where they...

Johnny Gaudreau Scores Two Goals to Vault USA Over Canada, Into World Juniors Gold Medal Game (Video)

Boston College’s Johnny Gaudreau has been on fire in the World Juniors. He now has nine points in his last three outings and he scored two goals against Canada in the semifinals. Gaugdreau and team USA will hope to continue their hot streak against Sweden in the World Juniors gold medal game on Saturday. While Boston is no doubt proud of their Eagles forward for pushing USA over...

Russia beats Canada for junior bronze

Valeri Nichushkin scored 1:35 into overtime to give Russia a 6-5 victory over Canada on Saturday in the bronze-medal match at the junior ice hockey world championships. Nichushkin broke down the right side and skated in on net alone, scoring into the left corner. Canada trailed throughout before Brett Ritchie tied it with nine minutes left in regulation to force the extra period...

Why Canada will beat America, again

As a Canuck I am unfortunately required to join our cocky hockey nation in cheering on anything that hits the ice with a maple leaf on it (except for the actual Maple Leafs of course). It's more or less in our constitution to watch all the pre, post, and mid game drivel that TSN throws our way. The World Juniors is our March Madness; the most important sporting event in the world...

Canada vs USA Preview: Three Reasons

It is USA and Canada taking on each other in the semifinals of the World Juniors Championship. Winner advances to the finals against the winner of Sweden and Russia. USA and Canada has become a great hockey rivalry ignited over the past few years not just because they share a border, but because Team USA's talent has finally been able to match up with, or be better than Team...
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