In a recent preview of the World U18 tournament Jimmy Hamrin described Filip Johansson as "A very smart and mobile two-way player who is a good puck distributor. He plays well positionally and has good [...]
  • Filip Johansson 2
    By Jimmy Hamrin, April 25th, 2018
    In a recent preview of the World U18 tournament Jimmy Hamrin described Filip Johansson as "A very smart and mobile two-way player who is a good puck distributor. He plays well positionally and has good [...]
  • Jonatan Berggren
    By Jimmy Hamrin, April 25th, 2018
    Projecting as a late second round pick on McKeen's penultimate 2018 NHL Draft ranking, Jimmy Hamrin sees him as a potential second or third line winger. He provides a scouting report below. A note on [...]
  • Jesperi Kotkaniemi
    By Marco Bombino, April 19th, 2018
    Finland has won a medal in three consecutive years and will be aiming for another one in Russia. Finland recently won the Five Nations tournament played in Russia and they have the capability to succeed [...]
  • U18 World Championship logo
    By Julius Dabrowski, April 18th, 2018
    The last time Central European nations could be considered as anything but pretenders in the U18 World Championship was around the turn of the millennium. The Czechs and Slovaks were able to upset some of [...]
  • SPISSKA NOVA VES, SLOVAKIA - APRIL 13: Russia's Andrei Svechnikov #14 celebrates at the bench with teammates after a third period goal against Sweden during preliminary round action at the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship. (Photo by Steve Kingsman/HHOF-IIHF Images)
    By Alessandro Seren Rosso, April 17th, 2018
    After winning a bronze medal last year after a few years of deprivation, the Russians will try to at least repeat themselves this season when a talented 2000 team will have to defend home soil [...]