Congratulations to our U18 AAA Head Coach
, Travis Crickard
, on winning the 2021 U18 World Championship with Team CANADA!!For the first time since 2013, Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team has won gold at the IIHF U18 World Championship, defeating Russia 5-3 in the gold medal game on Thursday night.
Canada finished atop Group A with wins over Sweden, Latvia, Switzerland and Belarus, outscoring its opponents 28-5. It booked a spot in the gold medal game with convincing wins over the Czech Republic (10-3) in the quarterfinals and Sweden (8-1) in the semifinals.
Since 2002, Canada has won four gold medals at the IIHF U18 World Championship (2003, 2008, 2013, 2021), in addition to one silver (2005) and three bronze (2012, 2014, 2015).
For more information on Hockey Canada and Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team, please visit HockeyCanada.ca, or follow along via social media on Facebook and Twitter.