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The Czechs took 2nd after losing to the Russians 3-0, but Hronek played well as the captain of the team.

Around the NHL

Big international hockey tournament questions: Will the World Juniors be played? Which IIHF events are canceled? - ESPN

At this point, it’s looking like all systems are go for Edmonton to host the 2021 World Junior Championship in the ready-made bubble. The tournament will feature 10 teams and run Dec. 25 through Jan. 5. All games will be played in Rogers Arena, home of the Edmonton Oilers and the most recent Stanley Cup playoffs. Participating countries include defending champion Canada, Russia, Sweden, Finland, United States, Czech Republic, Germany, Slovakia and Austria.

Lots of good information in here about what’s going on with the international game schedule.


I saw probably a dozen things posted yesterday that made me tear up for how great Alex Trebek was but this one was probably my favorite. RIP to a Canadian legend.