2015 WJC Review: Team Canada built to win gold, does exactly that
Photo: Team Canada poses for the traditional team photo following their gold medal win at the 2015 World Junior Championship (courtesy of Claus Andersen/Getty Images)
This year’s edition of Team Canada competing at the 2015 World Junior Championship was built to dominate. And that is exactly how this collection of top juniors went about writing their script over the course of the 11-day tournament played in both Toronto and Montreal.
A recent run of unsuccessful appearances was also a motivating factor as, by Canadian standards, anything less than a gold medal is generally greeted with some dismay. Team Canada last collected a WJC title in 2009, but the long wait for hockey fans in the Great White North finally came to an end on January 5th when Canada edged Team Russia by a score of 5-4.… read more