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Badgers men’s hockey: Luke Kunin a workhorse in U.S. victory over Russia at World Juniors

Luke Kunin

Kunin led U.S. skaters in time on ice at 21:51. He recorded an assist in each of the Americans’ first two games in the tournament but his line was held scoreless on Thursday.

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Dynamic Clayton Keller fills Coyotes, Team USA fans with excitement

Clayton Keller

Clayton Keller seemed to smell blood. With his American team holding a one-goal lead late in the third period, Keller jumped on a loose puck in the neutral zone, blasted down his off wing and cut hard toward the middle of the ice.

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Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Joseph Woll backstops U.S. to 5-2 victory over Slovakia at world junior championship

Joseph Woll

When it was over, when the thrill of playing his first game at the Air Canada Centre had culminated with a 5-2 victory for his Team USA squad over Slovakia, goalie Joseph Woll got an education in Maple Leafs history.

Since his nickname fittingly is The Brick Woll, we had to ask him: Did he know that legendary Leafs goalie Johnny Bower was known as The China Wall?

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Badgers men’s hockey: Luke Kunin, U.S. improve to 2-0 at World Juniors

Luke Kunin

University of Wisconsin men’s hockey captain Luke Kunin recorded his second assist in as many games as the United States improved to 2-0 at the World Junior Championship with a 5-2 victory over Slovakia on Wednesday in Toronto.

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Badgers men’s hockey: Luke Kunin records assist in U.S. World Juniors victory

Luke Kunin

Luke Kunin and the United States got off to a winning start at the World Junior Championship.

Kunin, the University of Wisconsin men’s hockey captain who’s serving in the same capacity for the U.S. at the under-20 tournament, had an assist in the Americans’ 6-1 victory over Latvia on Monday in Toronto.

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Clayton Keller, Americans beat Latvia 6-1 at world junior hockey championship

Clayton Keller

Keller scored his second of the game with 7:41 to play in the third. Jeremy Bracco added another at 17:31 while Jordan Greenway got on the scoreboard in the final minute of regulation time.

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Calgary Flames rookie Matthew Tkachuk has fond memories of World Junior

Matthew Tkachuk

It was on Matthew Tkachuk’s career checklist — to score an opportunity to skate for Team USA at the IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship.

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2017 World Juniors: USA Hockey Roster Breakdown

Clayton Keller

Wisconsin sophomore center Luke Kunin will serve as captain while Boston University sophomore defenseman Charlie McAvoy and Boston College sophomore center Colin White will be alternate captains. McAvoy and White are the only returnees from the 2016 U.S. team.

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World Juniors: Team USA Cuts Logan Brown and Alex DeBrincat

Logan Brown

Team USA announced the first two cuts from their preliminary World Juniors roster this morning. OHL forwards Logan Brown and Alex DeBrincat were released.

We’ll start with Logan Brown. I had Brown pegged as one of, if not the main contributor on this year’s team.

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With Blend Of Vets And Youngsters, U.S. Sled Hockey Squad Proves To Be Ultimate Team, presented by Ultimate Software

Steve Cash

“At the beginning of the tournament, it felt like it took us a little longer to get settled in, but once we did we got rolling,” said Cash, who backstopped the winning side for three of the team’s games, allowing just three scores and posting a 0.921 save percentage. “The more we worked together, the more chemistry we built.”

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