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(Video) 2015 U18 World Championship: Nick Boka, Defenseman, and Brendan Warren, Forward, USA

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(Video) 2015 U18 World Championship: Nick Boka, Defenseman, and Brendan Warren, Forward, USA

Photo: Team USA forward and 2015 prospect Brendan Warren played for the U.S. NTDP’s U18 squad that competed in the USHL, where he scored seven goals and 13 points in 20 games in 2014-15 (courtesy of Chapin Landvogt)

Team USA has moved on to the semifinals at the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship after taking a quarterfinal match from the Czech Republic, 7-2. Fourteen players chipped in on offense for the U.S. in that game, including six players registering two points apiece. Read more »

2015 U18 World Championship: Guryanov’s offensive exploits not enough to help Russia avoid elimination

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2015 U18 World Championship: Guryanov’s offensive exploits not enough to help Russia avoid elimination

Team Russia won all four of their preliminary round games to finish atop Group A before being eliminated in the playoff round by Switzerland at the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship.

Each U18 tournament brings an upset or two, and the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship has been no different. Probably the biggest upset took place in a quarter-final game today, with host country Switzerland eliminating Russia in a shocking 5-0 win. The Swiss had not beaten the Russians at this tournament since 1999, which was the first year for the U18. Read more »

2015 U18 World Championship: Pantkowski, Eder hoping Germany can avoid relegation

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2015 U18 World Championship: Pantkowski, Eder hoping Germany can avoid relegation

Team Germany needs to win the final two games of their relegation round series at the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship to avoid being dropped to the next lowest division.

As was expected pre-tournament, Team Germany is locked in a relegation round battle at the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship with Latvia. Germany finds themselves on the brink of relegation to Division I, Group A as a result of a 5-3 loss to Latvia in the first game of a best-of-three series. Latvia can retain class with a win on Friday. Read more »

(Video) 2015 U18 World Championship: Nicolas Roy, Canada

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(Video) 2015 U18 World Championship: Nicolas Roy, Canada

Photo: Chicoutimi Sagueneens forward and 2015 draft prospect Nicolas Roy appeared in 68 games for the Sagueneens this season, scoring 16 goals and 50 points (courtesy of Chapin Landvogt)

Team Canada’s squad at the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship has so far had a successful run through the preliminary round and quarter-final, winning all five of their games with the semifinal match coming up on Saturday. Canada will face their North American rivals, Team USA, in that game. Read more »

(Video) 2015 U18 World Championship: Mitchell Stephens, Canada

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(Video) 2015 U18 World Championship: Mitchell Stephens, Canada

Photo: Saginaw Spirit forward and 2015 prospect Mitchell Stephens scored 22 goals and 48 points in 62 games for the Spirit in the 2014-15 season (courtesy of Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Along with forward Mathew Barzal, the other scoring star for Team Canada at the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship has been forward Mitchell Stephens. Barzal and Stephens are ranked first and second in scoring for Canada, with both players currently sitting among the top five scorers at the U18. Read more »

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