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How Well Do You Actually Know The World Junior Hockey Championship?

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  1. Who scored the gold-medal winning goal in the 2015 tournament?

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    Anthony Duclair
    Connor McDavid
    Sam Reinhart
    Max Domi
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Reinhart scored the winner when Canada beat Russia 5-4 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

    Reinhart scored the winner when Canada beat Russia 5-4 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.
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  2. In what year did Canada win its first WJHC Gold Medal?

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    1982
    1983
    1984
    1985
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Canada first struck gold in 1982.

    Canada first struck gold in 1982.
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  3. Which player holds the all-time record for points in the tournament?

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    Markus Naslund
    Peter Forsberg
    Pavel Bure
    Eric Lindros
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Peter Forsberg tallied 42 points in his World Juniors career.

    Peter Forsberg tallied 42 points in his World Juniors career.
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  4. What was the reason for Canada’s early exit from the 1987 WJHC?

    The team was relegated thanks to a last place finish in 1986.
    They got into a bench-clearing brawl with the Soviet Union.
    They lost an overtime thriller to the Soviet Union.
    Canada refused to finish the tournament as a political statement against communism.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Known as the "Punch-up in Piestany," Canada and the then-Soviet Union got into a big brawl about halfway through the game.

    Known as the "Punch-up in Piestany," Canada and the then-Soviet Union got into a big brawl about halfway through the game.
    Via youtube.com
  5. Which 1st overall NHL draft pick never played at the WJHC?

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    Owen Nolan
    Mario Lemieux
    Eric Lindros
    Dale Hawerchuk
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Owen Nolan was drafted first overall by the Quebec Nordiques in 1990.

    Owen Nolan was drafted first overall by the Quebec Nordiques in 1990.
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  6. How many times has Canada won the tournament?

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    17
    14
    16
    15
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Canada has won the tournament 16 times. Suck on that, world.

    Canada has won the tournament 16 times. Suck on that, world.
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  7. Which two players are tied for the most points scored in one tournament?

    Eric Lindros and Wayne Gretzky
    Dale McCourt and Brayden Schenn
    Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and John Tavares
    Cody Hodgson and Matt Duchene
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Dale McCourt and Brayden Schenn each tallied 18 points in a single tournament.

    Dale McCourt and Brayden Schenn each tallied 18 points in a single tournament.
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  8. Who is the only player to win three gold medals at the WJHC?

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    Jason Spezza
    Ryan Smyth
    Jason Botterill
    Jordan Eberle
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Jason Botterill won three gold medals, and was also drafted in the first round by the Dallas Stars.

    Jason Botterill won three gold medals, and was also drafted in the first round by the Dallas Stars.
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  9. Which of these Team Canada coaches has never lost a game at the WJHC?

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    Craig Hartsburg
    Mike Babcock
    Pat Quinn
    Brian Kilrea
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Pat Quinn was perfect during his time behind the bench in 2009.

    Pat Quinn was perfect during his time behind the bench in 2009.
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  10. When Marc-Andre Fleury scored on himself at the 2004 tournament, helping the U.S. win its first gold medal, U.S.A’s Patrick O’Sullivan got credited with the goal. Which Canadian was actually the last to touch the puck before it crossed the goal line?

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    Brayden Coburn
    Josh Gorges
    Dion Phaneuf
    Brent Seabrook
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Brayden Coburn was the last Canadian player to touch the puck.

    Brayden Coburn was the last Canadian player to touch the puck.
    Via NHL.com
  11. Which of these players scored the fastest two goals ever at the World Juniors?

    Sam Gagner
    Dave Gagner
    Simon Gagne
    Sidney Crosby
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    In 1983, Dave Gagner scored a goal at the 18:29 mark of the second period in a game against Switzerland. Then he scored another nine seconds later. Canada won the game 12-0.

    In 1983, Dave Gagner scored a goal at the 18:29 mark of the second period in a game against Switzerland. Then he scored another nine seconds later. Canada won the game 12-0.
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  12. Which city has played host to the most tournaments?

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    Toronto
    Moscow
    Helsinki
    Saskatoon
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Helsinki will again host the tournament in 2016.

    Helsinki will again host the tournament in 2016.
    Via en.wikipedia.org
  13. What is the all-time WJHC record for consecutive gold medal victories?

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    6
    5
    4
    3
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Canada has won five consecutive golds twice, from 2005 to 2009, and 1993 to 1997.

    Canada has won five consecutive golds twice, from 2005 to 2009, and 1993 to 1997.
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  14. Who said this about skipping junior hockey and playing in Sweden: “I could just go over there and play with one of their major league teams for a couple of years. The risk of injury wouldn’t be so great and it would be a great learning experience."

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    Peter Forsberg
    Eric Lindros
    Mats Sundin
    Wayne Gretzky
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Yes, the Great One himself said that.

    Yes, the Great One himself said that.
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