If anything separates these two teams it's special teams. The Division I A tournament was played in Asiago, Italy, from 14 to 20 December 2014. ET Head coach Valeri Bragin invited 30 players to selection camp and most likely they’ll try to get down to 23 after the exhibition game against Team Denmark on December 24th. / Russia will seek their fifth-straight Medal at the IIHF's 2015 World Juniors Championships. / © The Hockey Writers 2018. Games were split between Air Canada Centre in Toronto and Bell Centrein Montreal, with Montreal hosting Group A matche… 2020 NHL Draft. [13], On December 27, 2014 organizers announced that the Bulgarian Ice Hockey Federation withdrew their U20 team from the tournament. Canada was defeated 2-1 in overtime by Russia on Dec. 19 in Toronto. It was co-hosted by Toronto, Ontario, and Montreal, Quebec, Canada,[1] and organized by Hockey Canada, Hockey Quebec, the Ontario Hockey Federation, the Montreal Canadiens, Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment and Evenko. Below are the rosters for teams competing in the 2015 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. Montreal Canadiens Schedule, Roster, News, and Rumors | Eyes On The Prize, 2020 World Junior Hockey Championship Stream, World Juniors 2015: Sweden vs Russia preview, TV schedule, roster news, & more, Puck drop is at 4:00 PM EST. 3AM * Member of the 2014 U.S. National Junior Team. The ’96 year is not the strongest one for the Russians, therefore it will be hard to consider them as a sure-fire contenders for the gold medal, but their experience and Valeri Bragin’s presence could turn them into a very dangerous team. ET A crazy start and end to the week bookended by two new wingers. He is having a strong year in the WHL, but most likely he failed to impress Bragin during the recent Subway Super Series. Slovakia defeated Sweden in the bronze medal game to win their second-ever medal. .lobar-close {background-image:url('//assets.ngin.com/site_files/2730/m/lp/lp-template-2/base/athlete-of-the-month/close-icon-white.png') !important;} 2020 NHL Draft. Sweden has the best special teams in the tournament, Canada has no answer for Sweden's skill in 5-2 loss, Big wins for Finland, USA, Czech Republic highlight Day Five, QUIZ: Habs draft picks who've played for Team Canada at the World Junior Hockey Championship, Denmark vs Switzerland recap: Danes make history, Sweden vs Denmark recap: Swedes clinch Group A with shutout. Prior to the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship, Canada will play two more pre-tournament games as part of the RBC Road to the World Juniors, on Dec. 21 vs. Sweden in Ottawa, Ont., and Dec. 23 vs. Switzerland in Montreal. 4:30PM ET, Fri / ET 7:30PM By Alessandro Seren Rosso December 8th, 2015. All Rights Reserved. Slovak goaltender Denis Godla was named the tournament's most valuable player, while Sam Reinhart of Canada was the scoring leader with 11 points. 7PM Note that due to the lack of playoff games for determining the spots 5–8, these spots were determined by the preliminary round records for each team. It was co-hosted by Toronto, Ontario, and Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and organized by Hockey Canada, Hockey Quebec, the Ontario Hockey Federation, the Montreal Canadiens, Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment and Evenko. Habs prospect Jacob de la Rose was not much of a factor in the game played last week between Sweden and Russia. on PT 2019 World Junior Championships - Russia Roster. No. Russia and Sweden face-off to decide which team will have the chance to bring home gold for their country. Sweden and Russia met less than a week ago. Height (CM) Weight (CM) DOB Hometown … / [12], The Division III tournament was played in Dunedin, New Zealand, from 20 to 25 January 2015. Head coach: ... Draft-Eligible 2015: F: 26 Vladimir Bryukvin In case the player has previously played in IIHF-organized competition but wishes to switch national eligibility, he must have played in competitions for four consecutive years in the new country without playing in another country, he must show his move to the new country's national association with an international transfer card, as well as be a citizen of the new country. 3AM [10], The Division II A tournament was played in Tallinn, Estonia, from 7 to 13 December 2014. 6:30PM , Bruce Bennett/Getty Images, Canada | Czech Republic | Denmark | Finland | Germany, Russia | Slovakia | Sweden | Switzerland | United States, * - Acquired by Ottawa Senators via trade on July 1, 2014, Fri Sweden Announces World Junior Selection Camp Roster Today at Saved under 2015 World Juniors, Rosters, World Juniors Tags: 2015 World Juniors , Germany Roster , Kevin Reich , Markus Eisenschmid , Parker Tuomie Historically, the Germans have not had any success at this tournament, and while anything … Hockey Canada Announces WJC Selection Camp Roster Two Swedes - Philadelphia Flyer's property Oskar Lindblom and Toronto Maple Leafs darling William Nylander - lead the scoring race, tied with Canada's Sam Reinhart with 9 points. .lobar-content p a, .lobar-content p a:link { height: auto !important; color: white !important; background-color:#13aa37 !important; padding:5px 8px !important; margin-left:10px !important; line-height:13px !important; font-size: 13px !important; font-weight: bold !important; text-transform: none !important; } All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. © NHL 2019. Prior to the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship, Canada will play two more pre-tournament games as part of the RBC Road to the World Juniors, on Dec. 21 vs. Sweden in Ottawa, Ont., and Dec. 23 vs. Switzerland in Montreal. We use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our site, show personalized content and targeted ads, analyze site traffic, and understand where our audiences come from. Canada was defeated 2-1 in overtime by Russia … Name Pos. A player is eligible to play in the 2015 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships if:[5], If a player who has never played in IIHF-organized competition wishes to switch national eligibility, he must have played in competitions for two consecutive years in the new country without playing in another country, as well as show his move to the new country's national association with an international transfer card. That 23-man roster will be comprised of three goaltenders and 20 skaters. 2019 NHL Draft. PT 2019 World Junior Championships - Russia Roster. Updated daily with news and features from over 130 writers worldwide. TSN5, Connor McDavid The 2015 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships was the 39th edition of Ice Hockey World Junior Championship, played from December 26, 2014 to January 5, 2015. Please also read our Privacy Notice and Terms of Use, which became effective December 20, 2019. .lobar-content p a:hover {background-color:#0e852b !important;} [9], The Division I B tournament was played in Dunaújváros, Hungary, from 14 to 20 December 2014. In today’s links, Brendan Gallagher’s contract impasse, Marc Bergevin’s transformation of the Canadiens, and taking stock of the first week of free agency. He and 2015 first round pick Ilya Samsonov will probably battle for the spot of number one goalie. By choosing I Accept, you consent to our use of cookies and other tracking technologies. [2] Games were split between Air Canada Centre in Toronto and Bell Centre in Montreal, with Montreal hosting Group A matches and two quarter finals, and Toronto hosting Group B, along with the relegation games, two quarter finals, along with the semi-finals, bronze medal, and gold medal games.[3][4]. Forwardseval(ez_write_tag([[580,400],'thehockeywriters_com-medrectangle-4','ezslot_6',664,'0','0'])); The Russians are bringing a roster a tad younger than usual, with the presence of many 1997-born players on the roster. The backup goaltender position has been solidified. NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup, the Stanley Cup Playoffs logo, the Stanley Cup Final logo, Center Ice name and logo, NHL Conference logos, NHL Winter Classic name, and The Biggest Assist Happens Off The Ice are registered trademarks and Stanley Cup Qualifiers name and logo, NHL.TV, Vintage Hockey word mark and logo, The Game Lives Where You Do, NHL Winter Classic logo, NHL Heritage Classic name and logo, NHL Stadium Series name and logo, NHL All-Star logo, NHL Face-Off name and logo, NHL. Sweden has been relying on offense from all over the line-up, including a huge contribution from defenseman and Vancouver Canucks prospect Gustav Forsling, who has 8 points (3G, 5A) and is tied for second in scoring with Canada's Nic Petan. Montreal Canadiens sign Jake Allen to two-year contract extension. 4PM It might be up to Igor Shestyorkin to put in another outstanding performance in goal if Russia plans on advancing to the final game Monday night against either Canada or Slovakia. Below are the rosters for teams competing in the 2015 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. World Juniors 2015: Sweden vs Russia preview, TV schedule, roster news, & more Russia has named the roster for their 2016 World Junior Selection camp. NHL.com is the official web site of the National Hockey League. 6AM