WW18: Final thoughts
Roaring success should ratchet ambitions
Published 17.01.2016 21:15 GMT-5 | Author
Now that the most successful WW18 ever has concluded, we look at what happens after St. Catharines.
Japan marches through
Asians earn promotion after one year in Div. I
Published 17.01.2016 08:51 GMT-5 | Author
The Japanese U18 women’s national team only spent one year in Division I as they win promotion after being relegated the year before.
Tarakanova named MVP
Muller, Barnes, Soderberg win Directorate Awards
Published 16.01.2016 00:13 GMT-5 | Author
Russian goaltender named best player at WW18
- The unique El Mahmadi Mariam El Mahmadi fell in love with hockey early in life, and that love continues to blossom even as she prepares for life after her U18 career.
- Snodgrass in overtime Natalie Snodgrass backhanded a loose puck into the net from the top of the crease at 1:47 of overtime to give Team USA another gold medal at the women's U18s.
- Sweden takes bronze Sweden won WW18 bronze for the fifth time in the nine years of the event, defeating Russia, last year’s third-place finishers, in a thrilling finale.
- Canada to face U.S. for gold Canada played flawless defence and a puck-pursuit game to which Russia had no answer, winning 4-0 and advancing to the gold-medal game to face arch-rivals U.S.
- U.S. wins 4-0, going for gold There were moments when Sweden skated with the Americans, and the goaltending of Ellen Jonsson was superb, but in the end the U.S. was just too strong.
- Czechs take 5th The Czech Republic finished in 5th place today after defeating Finland, 3-1, in the placement game.
- Swiss stay up Switzerland defeated France for the third time in four days, and swept the best-of-three relegation series with a 2-0 win this afternoon.
- Slovakia, Japan or Germany? This week it will become clear which team will have to leave the top division of the U18 Women’s World Championship – and which one will be promoted instead.
- WW Notebook Jan 13 13.01.2016 Records, trivia and quiet reading for the off day
- Nolwenn to continue 13.01.2016 French coach loves her job, the challenge
- Muller a rising star 13.01.2016 Alina ballerina on blades
- Finland’s development program 13.01.2016 Team Kuortane targets women’s hockey for U18
- Hefford, Apps, Ward honoured 12.01.2016 Retiring stars receive thanks from Hockey Canada
- Russia through to semis 12.01.2016 Finns on losing end of goalies' duel
- Swedes stun Czechs 12.01.2016 Outplayed, Sweden rallies to get to semis
- Swiss take charge 12.01.2016 France on the cusp of relegation after loss
- Near-perfect U.S. wins 4-1 12.01.2016 Discipline decisive; attendance records set
- Kadirova stars in win 11.01.2016 Russia beats Czechs, quarter-finals set
- Swiss win not enough 11.01.2016 Beat France 6-0, face France in Relegation
- Finns gain playoff berth 11.01.2016 3-1 win over Sweden sends both teams to quarters
- Maskova, Bucifalova aim high 10.01.2016 Czechs going to high school in Canada
- Kadirova sensational 10.01.2016 Fanuza on the road to puck glory
- Off-day notes at WW18 10.01.2016 Attendance records will be shattered
- Chloe keys France 10.01.2016 Aurard twins developing in Vermont
- Swiss eke out key win 09.01.2016 Defence, Muller guide 2-0 win over Finland
- Relentless Canada pours it on 09.01.2016 11-0 win over Czechs sets up U.S. showdown
- Americans win 6-0 09.01.2016 Goalie Tarakanova sets games played record
- Sweden sets up showdown 09.01.2016 France in trouble after 7-0 pasting
- Hosts take care of Russians 08.01.2016 Record crowd watches 5-2 victory
- Champs on fire 08.01.2016 Czechs no match for U.S. in 6-0 loss
- Swedes dominate Swiss, 5-1 08.01.2016 Group B dogfight continues on Day One
- Finland starts strong 08.01.2016 Despite bad loss, French make history
- Lisa Haley takes the reins 08.01.2016 Canada’s coach happily starts from scratch
- WW18 for a new generation 07.01.2016 St. Catharines to host best teens this week
- Patti C’s gold as goal 07.01.2016 3-time U18er Marshall looking for repeat
- According to plan 23.12.2015 Swedes prepare for U18 Women’s Worlds
- In grandfather’s footsteps 11.12.2015 Bourbonnais hopes to add to family’s hockey legacy
- Canada names players 08.12.2015 Three returnees selected for event on home ice
- U.S. roster named 27.11.2015 Camp opens in Buffalo on 2nd Jan.
- Angerer aims high 27.11.2015 First lineswoman in top Austrian men’s league
- Russian U18 in shape 27.11.2015 Wins Four Nations on home ice
- Canada opens vs. Russia 27.11.2015 Schedule for U18 Women’s Worlds confirmed
- Exchange of ideas 27.11.2015 Russians benefit from North American training
- High-Performance Camps 27.11.2015 U18 Women’s teams join together
- French fly to Canada 27.11.2015 Hosts earn promotion to U18 Women’s Worlds
- We’ve come a long way 27.11.2015 U18 Women’s Worlds helping grow the game
- Host named 27.11.2015 U18 Women’s Worlds in St. Catharines