The finest plays and memorable moments from the annual international hockey tournament
Having not won the world junior championship since 2009, expectations are enormous for Team Canada. It’s also a lockout year, which means the squad is stocked full of players that would otherwise be suiting up in the NHL. All the pieces are there to end the country’s three-year drought and add to its 15 gold medals. Now it’s just time to produce. If the players do win the title, it will inevitably require an impeccable performance. Here are 10 of the finest past moments the players are trying to live (and play) up to.