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    Posted on Dec. 28, 2015

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

    Test your junior hockey knowledge in a major way.

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

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      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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      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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      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?

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

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    5. Which 1st overall NHL draft pick never played at the WJHC?

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      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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      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?

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      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 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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      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 was the last Canadian player to touch the puck.

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    11. Which of these players scored the fastest two goals ever at the World Juniors?

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      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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      Helsinki will again host the tournament in 2016.

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    13. What is the all-time WJHC record for consecutive gold medal victories?

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      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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      Yes, the Great One himself said that.

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