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Power, projected No. 1 pick in 2021 Draft, going to be 'superstar' in NHL

Defenseman praised by coach Gallant for play for Canada at World Championship

by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Owen Power may have cemented his status as not only the best defenseman, but the best player, in the 2021 NHL Draft with his performance as the only draft-eligible player for Canada at the 2021 IIHF World Championship in Riga, Latvia.

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Ovechkin of Capitals injured, won't play for Russia at World Championship

Forward scored four points in five games against Bruins in Stanley Cup First Round

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Alex Ovechkin will not join Russia for the remainder of the 2021 IIHF World Championship in Riga, Latvia, because of an injury, the Russian Ice Hockey Federation announced through the International Ice Hockey Federation on Monday.

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World Championship

Gallant won't use World Championship role to stump for NHL coaching job

Jack Adams Award winner ready 'to get back to work'

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Gerard Gallant said he's excited to coach again, but won't use his role as coach for Canada at the 2021 IIHF World Championship to audition for a job in the NHL.

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World Championship

Luongo named general manager of Canada national team for 2021 Worlds

Panthers adviser joined on staff by assistants Doan, Salmond

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Roberto Luongo was named general manager of the Canada men's ice hockey team that will compete at the 2021 IIHF World Championship.

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World Championship

2021 World Championship dates announced

Will be played May 21-June 6 in Belarus, Latvia; U.S., Canada in same group

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The 2021 IIHF World Championship will be held May 21-June 6 in Minsk, Belarus, and Riga, Latvia.

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United States, Canada paired together for 2021 World Championship

Defending champion Finland highlights second group in 16-team preliminary round

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The United States and Canada will be in the same group for preliminary-round play at the 2021 IIHF World Championship.

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World Championship

2020 IIHF World Championship canceled because of coronavirus

Tournament was scheduled to take place in Switzerland from May 8-24

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The 2020 IIHF World Championship was canceled Saturday because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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World Championship

Laviolette to coach United States at World Championship

Was fired by Predators on Jan. 6, will lead national team for fourth time

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Peter Laviolette was named coach of the United States for the 2020 IIHF World Championship on Wednesday.

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Fantasy stock rising from 2019 World Championship

Nylander thrives for Sweden after down season with Maple Leafs; Red Wings skaters Mantha, Hronek gain value from tournament

by Rob Reese @NHLReese / NHL.com Fantasy Editor

NHL.com identifies players who had standout performances for their countries at the 2019 World Championship and how it impacts their fantasy hockey stock for 2019-20. For more fantasy coverage, visit NHL.com/Fantasy and subscribe for free to the NHL Fantasy on Ice podcast.

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The Buzz

World Championship Buzz: Finland defeats Canada for gold medal

Russia tops Czech Republic in shootout to win bronze

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The 2019 IIHF World Championship in Slovakia is a showcase for NHL players of the present, past and future who are not involved in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The 16-nation tournament began May 10 and runs through May 26.

Most of the World Championship games will be broadcast by NHL Network. The schedule is here

The World Championship Buzz is NHL.com's hub for all the results and news from the tournament.

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