The W
Views: 131323811
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
24.3.11 0326
The 7 - Hockey - World Junior Championships
This thread has 1 referral leading to it
Register and log in to post!
(410 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Post (9 total)
Pickled pork
Level: 32

Posts: 142/184
EXP: 188924
For next: 17520

Since: 16.7.02
From: Vancouver, BC

Since last post: 4705 days
Last activity: 4323 days
#1 Posted on 3.1.04 1230.09
Reposted on: 3.1.11 1230.22
Are any wieners watching the World Junior Championships? Its great hockey and looks as though Canada and the USA will meet in the gold medal game on Monday. Canada beat the Czechs 7-1 today and the US is currently ahead of Finland in the second semi-final.

Watching the WJC is something of a tradition in Canada amongst hockey fans, and I wonder whether its televised or reported on in the US. If not, our American cousins are missing out on some great hockey and the chance to see tomorrow's stars on the world stage for the first time. For Canada, Jeff Carter, Anthony Stewart and 16 year old Sidney Crosby have impressed greatly, while the US' Zach Parise, Ryan Suter and Ryan Kesler have really caught my eye. Both teams' goalies, Montoya and Fleury, have been exceptional.
Promote this thread!
Lap cheong
Level: 79

Posts: 777/1509
EXP: 4427521
For next: 151966

Since: 10.8.02
From: Queen's University, Canada

Since last post: 4625 days
Last activity: 4535 days
#2 Posted on 4.1.04 0105.34
Reposted on: 4.1.11 0105.49
I used to watch the tournament religiously when I was a kid and a big junior hockey fan, but now I only watch it when it's on at reasonable times. If I'm home and they're playing in the evening I'd watch, but it's not the Olympics, I'm not waking up at 8 AM to watch a hockey game.

I will be watching on Monday morning, though. The only thing that worries me is that Team Canada has more or less blown through everyone they've played so far, and since the Americans were touted as the favourite going in, the first encounter with tough opposition could come as a bit of a shock.
Level: 152

Posts: 715/7022
EXP: 44231573
For next: 70189

Since: 3.10.02
From: Right side of the tracks

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 18 hours
#3 Posted on 4.1.04 0805.40
Reposted on: 4.1.11 0805.52
We dont get it here in the USA, unless it is on some satalite package I am not aware of, but, hockey on ANY level is like heroine to me, I will sit and watch no matter who is playing.
Level: 63

Posts: 612/889
EXP: 2010011
For next: 87152

Since: 25.6.02
From: Ottawa

Since last post: 786 days
Last activity: 662 days
#4 Posted on 4.1.04 1301.19
Reposted on: 4.1.11 1302.28
Canada Vs USA for the gold medal...

We have been here before haven't we???

Level: 28

Posts: 50/142
EXP: 127995
For next: 3345

Since: 24.7.02
From: winnipeg

Since last post: 4279 days
Last activity: 1824 days
#5 Posted on 5.1.04 1346.58
Reposted on: 5.1.11 1346.59
Congratulations to the US Junior squad on their 4-3 victory over Canada in the gold medal game at the World Junior Championships. Down 3-1, they pulled off a big upset by scoring 3 goals in the third frame. Canadian or American, you have to respect that kind of tenacity and that kind of heart.

Canada had a great tournament, and we should all be proud of this exciting, young team.

Here's to a great two weeks of hockey, and I can't wait for next year!
The Goon
Level: 99

Posts: 625/2517
EXP: 9719797
For next: 280238

Since: 2.1.02
From: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Since last post: 137 days
Last activity: 111 days
#6 Posted on 5.1.04 1444.05
Reposted on: 5.1.11 1445.38
After that 3rd period, I'm looking for an appropriate way to kill myself.
Level: 114

Posts: 1551/3504
EXP: 15963374
For next: 346243

Since: 3.1.02
From: Calgary

Since last post: 1552 days
Last activity: 1240 days
#7 Posted on 5.1.04 1457.00
Reposted on: 5.1.11 1458.09
    Originally posted by The Goon
    After that 3rd period, I'm looking for an appropriate way to kill myself.

That goal sucked. Marc-Andre Fleury's probably gonna be kicking himself for MONTHS after this. On the plus side, Flames prospects Greg Moore [USA] & Dion Phaneuf [Canada] had good games & tournaments. Heck, Phaneuf got named to the All-Star Team! I betcha he'll be bashing guys into the boards with reckless abandon come next year...hopefully.
Back to Back Survivor
Level: 101

Posts: 1048/2652
EXP: 10511236
For next: 206476

Since: 3.1.02
From: Northern NJ

Since last post: 4 days
Last activity: 16 hours
#8 Posted on 6.1.04 0641.38
Reposted on: 6.1.11 0643.21
I would have much rather have been watching the US-Canada game than the crapfest I saw at MSG last night.....
Level: 129

Posts: 2669/4700
EXP: 24400861
For next: 648860

Since: 11.7.02
From: MD

Since last post: 2517 days
Last activity: 971 days
#9 Posted on 6.1.04 0827.33
Reposted on: 6.1.11 0829.01

Of course, nobody on this side of the border really noticed.
Thread ahead: Who are the top 25 prospects out there?
Next thread: Leafs are owning it.
Previous thread: Uhh they come...
(410 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - Hockey - World Junior ChampionshipsRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

©2001-2018 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.33 seconds.