The Snapshot, Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

USA won the U-18 Five Nations’ tournament in Sweden after winning all four of their games at the event. Look for reports from this event to be added to our website soon.

At the U-20 Four Nations’ in Helsinki, Sweden won all three of their games and finished in 1st place in the tournament. Russia finished 2nd with two wins, the Czechs won one game, and Finland was winless in the event. Look for our reports from this event to be added to our website soon.

Russia won the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge with a 6-2 win over USA in the final. The Czech Republic won the bronze medal. We will have our usual report from this tournament at a later date.

Final Standings:

1-Russia
2-USA
3-Czech Repubic
4-Canada White
5-Canada Red
6-Sweden
7-Finland
8-Canada Black

All-Star Team:

G Tomas Suchanek, Czech Republic
D Sean Behrens, USA
D Carson Lamb, Canada White
F Daniil Lazutin, Russia
F Chaz Lucius, USA
F Fedor Svechkov, Russia

The CIBC Canada-Russia Series began last week with games in the QMJHL. At the time this article was written, four of six games were complete. Series is tied at 2 after Russia won the game in London on Monday night. You can read some of our reports from the games in our NHL Draft game reports’ section.

Some injury updates in the QMJHL: Alexis Lafrenière is back in Rimouski’s lineup after missing the two games from the CIBC Canada-Russia Series. Hendrix Lapierre (concussion) and Théo Rochette (mononucleosis) are back in the Chicoutimi lineup as well.

Barrie Colts’ forward Ryan Suzuki will be out week-to-week with an eye injury. He’s expected to see an eye specialist in London.

Sudbury Wolves have signed Adam Samuelsson. The 19-year-old American defenseman is the son of Ulf Samuelsson and had been playing in the USHL with Sioux City until now. Previously, he played for the US National program for two seasons, and started last season at Boston College.