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Canada Bounced From Worlds

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The quarter-finals at the 2012 World Hockey Championships began Thursday with Canada being eliminated after suffering a 4-3 loss to Slovakia. It was the third straight season that Canada has been bounced during the quarter-final.

Canada led 3-2 with just over seven minutes to play when Milan Bartovic tied the game at 13:25. As Canada was killing off a penalty to Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Ryan Getzlaf was given a kneeing major with 17:28 gone in the period. It took Slovakia four seconds to score the winning goal.

Leafs defenceman Dion Phaneuf ended the tournament with a ...

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Quarter-Finals All Set

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The 2012 World Hockey Championships are starting to wind down with the quarter-final games all set. Team Canada finished first in the Helsinki group and they will now face Slovakia Thursday.  With Canada finishing first in the group, they can’t face the powerful Russians until the final which is Sunday May 20. The other match ups include: Finland vs. USA, Russia vs. Norway and Sweden vs. Czech Republic.

Four of the five Maple Leafs playing in the tournament have advanced with Mikhail Grabovski and Belarus being the only one to see their ...

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McKegg & The Knights Memorial Cup Bound

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There will be one Leafs prospect taking part in the 2012 Memorial Cup as Greg McKegg and the London Knights are OHL Champions. The Knights defeated the Niagara Ice Dogs in five games including winning the final four games of the series. Check out the highlights of the clinching win.

London will now join the Saint John Sea Dogs, Edmonton Oil Kings and the host Shawinigan Cataractes in the tournament which begins May 18. You can watch the entire tournament on Sportsnet. London plays their two round robin games on May ...

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Latest News & Notes

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This is a big weekend for the CHL playoffs as the final two spots for the Memorial Cup could be determined. Tonight, Leafs prospect Greg McKegg and the London Knights could eliminate the Niagara Ice Dogs in the OHL final. You can watch the game on Sportsnet beginning at 7pm.

In the WHL, the Edmonton Oil Kings defeated Brad Ross and the Portland Winterhawks in Game 5 4-3 Thursday to take a 3-2 series lead. The last three games in the series have all been determined by 4-3 scores. The series ...

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McKegg, Knights A Win Away From Memorial Cup Berth

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The CHL playoffs are nearing a close in all three leagues with Leafs prospect Greg McKegg and the London Knights in the OHL a win away from a berth in the 2012 Memorial Cup in Shawinigan, Quebec.

The Knights defeated Niagara 4-1 Wednesday despite being outshot 37-21. Check out the highlights.

McKegg was held off the scoresheet for the second consecutive game. He has just two points in the series so far and 11 total in 14 playoff games. The Knights can wrap up the series at home Friday (7:00 pm Sportsnet).

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Latests News & Notes

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It was a good night for Leafs prospect Greg McKegg and the London Knights as they took a 2-1 series lead over the Niagara Ice Dogs. McKegg was held scoreless but he was on the ice for the Knights opening goal. Check out the higlights of the game

The Leafs third round choice in 2010, McKegg has posted two points with a +2 rating in the series so far. For the playoffs, the St. Thomas, Ontario native has 11 points in 13 games.

Tuesday is a quiet day at the World Championships ...

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Keeping Tabs On The Prospects & World Championships

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It was a winning weekend for both Brad Ross and Greg McKegg as their junior teams rebounded from Game 1 losses.

McKegg and the London Knights evened the series with a 5-3 Game 2 win. McKegg recorded an assist and was a plus one giving him two points in the first two games of the series. He was injured during the last round but he has produced at just less than a point a game pace as he has 11 points in 12 playoff games this year. The two teams are ...

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World Championships Begin

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The 2012 World Hockey Championships in Finland/Sweden began Friday with five Maple Leafs set to represent their countries.

The players we will keep an eye on for you are Dion Phaneuf (Canada), Luke Schenn (Canada), Joey Crabb (USA), Mikhail Grabovski (Belarus) and Nikolai Kulemin (Russia).

Two players (Phaneuf and Grabovski) will be alternate captains for their countries.

For the first time fans will be able to stream every game from the tournament on their computer through Youtube. Check it out here 

Thursday saw the start of the respective OHL and WHL finals as two Leafs ...

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Ross Named WHL Player Of The Week

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Leafs prospect Brad Ross has been named the WHL Player Of The Week. Here is the press release from the WHL:

CALGARY, AB. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Portland Winterhawks forward Brad Ross is the WHL Player of the Week.

Ross collected four points, scoring two goals and two assists while maintained a +3 rating in two games over the last week, helping the Winterhawks capture the Kal Tire WHL Western Conference Championship with a 4-0 series win over the Tri-City Americans.

On Wednesday, April 25th, the Winterhawks played host ...

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Ross & Winterhawks Advance To WHL Final

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Maple Leafs prospect Brad Ross and the Portland Winterhawks swept the Tri-City Americans in the WHL West Final. The Winterhawks defeated the Americans 4-1 Thursday to move on to the WHL Final. It is the second consecutive season that Portland has won the WHL West title.

Their opponent for the WHL fianl has yet to be determined as the Edmonton Oil Kings lead the WHL East Final 3-1 over the Mosse Jaw Warriors.

In the clinching victory, Ross had another two point game (one goal, one assist) it was the third straight ...

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