Archive for World Junior Hockey

Hat Trick: Ferraro, Team Canada, & GM McPhee

Hat Trick: Ferraro, Team Canada, & GM McPhee

Ross Brewitt

Thursday morning, armed with a hot coffee, I stand at the kitchen counter and hear Ray Ferraro listing those players he considers prime candidates for Team Canada when the 2014 Sochi Olympics come calling.

Truth is, I like his analysis on anything to do with hockey. As such, I’m biased. Mainly because unlike others, who revert to shock-value teasers and theatrical underlines of their points, Ferraro delivers his considered opinion like a guy who gave the subject time, thought, and scrutiny. He also does it in language and terms you can follow. You might call him deliberate in his deliberations. Read more

Lockout Mutterings & Team Canada Blew the Deal

Lockout Mutterings & Team Canada Blew the Deal

Ross Brewitt

I have no idea what time, or for that matter, what day the Canada – USA semi-final game took place at the World Junior Hockey Championship. Let’s say it was Thursday-ish.

Didn’t matter, the Canadians did like a lot of us heavy-lidded slackers. They slept in. Read more