For those of you that missed out on this morning's festivities, the United States won the 2013 World Junior Championships by a final score of 3-1. We've got reaction to this game from around the hockey world, news from the NHL's most recent CBA mediation sessions, and a Coyotes tradition getting some love from up North.
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World Junior Championships News
2013 World Junior Championship Gold Medal Game: USA Defeats Sweden 3-1 - Five For Howling
Rocco Grimaldi and John Gibson stole the show in Ufa, as the United States won their third gold medal at the World Junior Championships by a final score of 3-1.
World Junior hockey 2013: Russia ends Canada's medal streak, wins bronze - SBNation.com
To say this tournament was a disappointment for Canada is the understatement of the year.
Valeri Nichushkin's OT goal ends Canada's WJC medal round - 2013 World Junior Championship
It wasn't the medal they wanted, but Russia gave the home fans something to celebrate with the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championship bronze-medal.
NHL.com - Frk goal helps Czechs finish fifth at WJC - 2013 World Junior Championship
Meanwhile, Germany defeated Latvia to avoid relegation. Latvia will be replaced by Norway next year.
Don Cherry’s rant about Canada’s World Juniors loss, and why he’s got it backwards | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Harrison Mooney dislikes the nationalistic comments coming out of Canada in the wake of their loss to the United States.
Lengthy mediation sessions end, more planned Saturday | ProHockeyTalk
Scot Beckenbaugh becomes something of a folk hero.
Money being flushed down the toilet - Cross Checks Blog - ESPN
Hard to see the benefit of throwing so much money away in the course of this lockout.
Report: NHLPA’s conditions to sign a 10-year CBA | ProHockeyTalk
One of them is a hefty raise in the league's minimum salary.
Explaining the players’ desire for a higher 2013-14 salary cap | ProHockeyTalk
Also, explaining the league's desire for a lower one.
Long-ago Pirate nets winner for Bruins | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram
At 35, hockey journeyman Trent Whitfield scores his first goal of the season after missing 24 games.
Sundogs Win Third Straight Game Against Blaze, 4-2 - Prescott eNews
Jason Morgan And Chad Nehring continue their hot streaks.
Manchester Phoenix News
Manchester Phoenix aim to kick off 2013 with double Lightning strike | Cheshire Today
Manchester Phoenix will be looking to start the new year with back-to-back wins against Milton Keynes Lightning as they attempt to close a two-point gap at the top of the English Premier League.
News From Around the Hockey World
ASU Hockey: Dan Styrna Hat Trick Leads Sun Devils to 7-1 Win over Williston State - House of Sparky
The Sun Devils rebounded after last night's loss with a thoroughly dominant win on Friday night.
#18 Arizona Falls to Minot 6-2 | Arizona Wildcat Hockey
Minot State completes the sweep of ASU & U of A.
Do the Sharks even have a buyout candidate? - Fear The Fin
The Coyotes could find themselves in a similar position.
Woman arrested after drunken, on-ice striptease at men’s rec league hockey game | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
An interesting night of illegal activities in a rural Alberta town.
The Final Howl
Awesome Molson's Savor a Hockey ... - Twitter / jordanellel
Even in Canada they know about #throwthesnake.