2013 WJC Review: Canada fails to take medal for first time in 15 years
The expectation for Canada is always the same: nothing short of a gold medal. But in recent history, the results have fallen short.
After a pair of silver medals and a bronze over the last three World Juniors, Canada was once again tasked with bringing home the gold at the 2013 World Junior Championship in Ufa, Russia.
Bolstered by additional talent that under regular circumstances would be playing in the NHL, the belief was that the Canadians would replicate their efforts from the last lockout year in 2005 and win the tournament with ease. But when the smoke cleared and the tournament came to an end, Canada found themselves in 4th place and shut out of the medals for the first time since 1998.… read more
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