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(Video) 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament: Jake Bean, Canada

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(Video) 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament: Jake Bean, Canada

Photo: Calgary Hitmen defenseman Jake Bean was one of 12 WHL players on Team Canada’s gold medal squad at the 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament (courtesy of Chapin Landvogt/HF)

Team Canada put forth a true team effort in winning their eighth consecutive gold medal at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament. The Canadians employed a mix of distributed offense, solid defense, and some timely saves in goal over the course of the 2015 tournament, culminating in a mostly dominating 7-3 win over Sweden in the championship game. Read more »

(Video) 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament: Michael McLeod, Canada

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(Video) 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament: Michael McLeod, Canada

Photo: Team Canada forwards Jordan Kyrou (L) and Michael McLeod pose with the trophy after Canada won the 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup by a 7-3 score over Sweden (courtesy of Chapin Landvogt/HF)

A big opening period for Team Canada was all they needed to secure their eighth consecutive gold medal at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament. The Canadians pumped four goals past Sweden’s starting goaltender, Filip Gustavsson, in the opening frame, then opened that lead up to 6-1 after two periods before winning the 2015 championship game by a 7-3 score. Read more »

(Video) 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament: Pierre-Luc Dubois, Canada

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(Video) 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament: Pierre-Luc Dubois, Canada

Photo: Team Canada poses for the traditional team shot after they defeated Sweden 7-3 to win the gold medal game at the 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament (courtesy of Chapin Landvogt/HF)

If it’s early August, it must mean another golden moment for Team Canada at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament. The Canadians rode a four-goal first period to a 7-3 win over Sweden at the 2015 edition of this U18 tournament, their eighth consecutive gold medal at this event. Read more »

(Video) 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament: Alexander Nylander, Sweden

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(Video) 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament: Alexander Nylander, Sweden

Photo: Team Sweden forward Alexander Nylander competed for AIK in the 2014-15, but could move to North America for the 2015-16 season (courtesy of Chapin Landvogt/HF)

Team Sweden forward Alexander Nylander came into the 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament as a player that was expected to create some offense for his team at this event. While Nylander was relatively quiet in the preliminary round of the tournament, he was the offensive catalyst in Sweden’s semifinal win over Finland. Read more »

(Video) 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament: Filip Gustavsson, Sweden

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(Video) 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament: Filip Gustavsson, Sweden

Photo: Lulea goaltender Filip Gustavsson has prior international experience with Team Sweden, including last year’s World U-17 Hockey Challenge (courtesy of Chapin Landvogt/HF)

While William Fallstrom may have been the scoring hero for Team Sweden in their semifinal win over Finland at the 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, the player that held things together for the Swedes for much of the game was goaltender Filip Gustavsson. Read more »

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