Profile: Ryan Kuwabara

Kuwabara is currently the Assistant Coach of the Saginaw Spirit in the Ontario Hockey League after an 18-year professional career. He is a third-generation Japanese-Canadian and was born in Hamilton, ON in 1972. In 1989, Kuwabara was drafted by the Ottawa 67's eighth overall in the OHL draft. He would spend the next three seasons… Continue reading Profile: Ryan Kuwabara

Profile: Stan Wong

The most-decorated American in IIHF history, Stan Wong has served as Team USA's athletic trainer for 17 World Juniors (2002-2019), 4 Olympics (2006, 2010, 2014, and 2018), 12 world championships (2006-2018), and 10 Deutschland Cups. “He’s a guy who cares about everybody. Sometimes he’s got 40 kids on the ice and everybody knows it’s hard… Continue reading Profile: Stan Wong

Profile: Vicky Sunohara

One of the most prominent Canadian hockey players of all time, Sunohara has won 2 Olympic gold medals and 7 World Championship gold medals. Sunohara was born in Scarborough, ON in 1970 and is a second-generation Japanese-Canadian. Playing primarily as a centre, she spent two years at Northeastern University from 1988-1990, winning an ECAC championship… Continue reading Profile: Vicky Sunohara

2019 World Juniors Recap: Jason Robertson

The United States won silver at this year's World Juniors, with Robertson (DAL) an integral cog of the American attack. He played right wing on team USA's top line with Josh Norris (OTT) and Joel Farabee (PHI) as well manning the point on the top American power-play unit. Roberson started the tournament strong, posting a… Continue reading 2019 World Juniors Recap: Jason Robertson

2019 World Juniors Recap: Pavel Shen

Russia won the bronze medal at this year's tournament, and Shen (BOS) played an important role scoring 3 goals and 1 assist while playing on both the power play and the penalty kill. The third-generation Chinese-Russian was also relied upon as a faceoff specialist, posting a 61.47 faceoff percentage, which was good for fifth in… Continue reading 2019 World Juniors Recap: Pavel Shen

2019 World Juniors Recap: Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan participated in the World Juniors for the first time since 2009 and managed to stay in the top group for another year by sweeping Denmark in the relegation round. Promoted after winning the 2018 Division 1A Championships, the team was primarily made up of players from Snezhnye Barsy Astana, a Kazakh team in the… Continue reading 2019 World Juniors Recap: Kazakhstan

2019 World Juniors Recap: Nick Suzuki

For the first time since the inception of the World Juniors, Canada will be without a medal when hosting the tournament after a heart-breaking 2-1 overtime loss to Finland in the quarterfinals. Overshadowed by the dramatic finish in Vancouver, Nick Suzuki had a solid tournament for the Canadians. The Montreal Canadiens prospect made numerous outstanding… Continue reading 2019 World Juniors Recap: Nick Suzuki

Profile: Steve Tsujiura

The MVP of the Western Hockey League in 1980-81, Steve Tsujiura was one of the most prolific scorers in junior and minor hockey. Tsujiura was born in 1962 in Coaldale, a small town in the Canadian prairies. After two seasons in the Alberta Junior Hockey League with the Taber Golden Suns where he compiled 143… Continue reading Profile: Steve Tsujiura

Suzuki, Robertson, and Shen Selected for World Juniors

Nick Suzuki, Jason Robertson, and Pavel Shen have been selected for the Canadian, American, and Russian rosters respectively at the World Juniors (IIHF World U20 Championship). Selected 13th overall in the 2017 draft by the Vegas Golden Knights, Suzuki is a centreman who was moved earlier this season to the Montreal Canadiens as part of… Continue reading Suzuki, Robertson, and Shen Selected for World Juniors