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WW18: Final thoughts

Roaring success should ratchet ambitions

Published 17.01.2016 21:15 GMT-5 | Author Andrew Podnieks
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ST. CATHARINES, CANADA - JANUARY 15: Fans support Team Canada during gold medal game action against Team United States at the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women's World Championship. (Photo by Francois Laplante/HHOF-IIHF Images)
Now that the most successful WW18 ever has concluded, we look at what happens after St. Catharines.


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Japan marches through

Asians earn promotion after one year in Div. I

Published 17.01.2016 08:51 GMT-5 | Author Agnes Szigeti, Szabolcs Zavodszky
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The Japanese celebrate with the gold medals and the trophy after winning the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division I. Photo: Oliver Ban
The Japanese U18 women’s national team only spent one year in Division I as they win promotion after being relegated the year before.


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Tarakanova named MVP

Muller, Barnes, Soderberg win Directorate Awards

Published 16.01.2016 00:13 GMT-5 | Author Andrew Podnieks
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ST. CATHARINES, CANADA - JANUARY 15: Russia's Fanuza Kadirova #17, Nina Pirogova #13 and Valeria Tarakanova #1 were named the Top Three Players of their team following a 2-1 bronze medal game loss to Sweden at the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women's World Championship. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/HHOF-IIHF Images)
Russian goaltender named best player at WW18


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