MIRACLE COMEBACK FOR RUSSIANS IN GOLD MEDAL GAME OF 2011 WORLD JUNIORS
Russia's young blood seek glory at 2011 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships
2011 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship - Gold Medal Game Preview - Canada versus Russia (TSN)
USA vs. Czech Republic - 30 December 2011 - 2012 IIHF World Junior Championship
Russia vs. Slovakia - 28 December 2011 - 2012 IIHF World Junior Championship
The 2011 IIHF World U20 Championship, commonly referred to as the 2011 World Junior Hockey Championships, was the 2011 edition of the IIHF World U20 Championship and was hosted by the United States. The games were played in Western New York, at HSBC Arena in Buffalo and Niagara University's Dwyer Arena in Lewiston. Russia won the gold medal with a 5–3 victory over Canada in the championship game, after completing the biggest comeback in the WJHC history; being down 3–0 after two periods, the Russians scored five goals in the third period to capture their first WJHC gold medal since 2003. The host team, the United States, won the bronze medal with a 4–2 win over Sweden.
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