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U.S. National Junior Team

About The Team

The United States National Junior Team is the men's national under-20 ice hockey team that represents the United States at the International Ice Hockey Federation World Under-20 Championship (commonly referred to as the IIHF World Junior Championship). The 10-nation tournament features the world's best men's players under 20 years of age and is a 31-game event that takes place over the course of 10 days.

To date, the U.S. National Junior Team has claimed 10 medals, including four gold medals (2017, 2013, 2010, 2004), one silver medal (1997) and five bronze medals (2016, 2011, 2007, 1992, 1986). Notable players to have skated for the U.S. National Junior Team include Hockey Hall of Fame members Chris Chelios, Phil Housley, Mark Howe, Brian Leetch and Mike Modano, as well as seven first overall NHL Draft picks, including Auston Matthews, who was selected first overall at the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

U.S. tops Canada, 5-4, in shootout for fourth gold medal

2018 IIHF World Junior Championship

Buffalo to Host; Tournament to include U.S. vs. Canada Outdoor Game

U.S. National Junior Team News

    Through Adversity, Eichel Has Sights Set High

    01/23/2017, 1:15pm EST
    By Bill Hoppe - Special to USA Hockey

    Former NTDP forward has battled injuries in sophomore NHL season

    U.S. Accolades Aplenty En Route To World Juniors Gold

    01/12/2017, 8:40am EST

    Keller, Parsons and White Put Forth All-Time Performances

    Team USA Wins Gold at World Juniors In Epic Fashion

    01/05/2017, 9:00pm EST
    By USA Hockey

    U.S. Downs Canada, 5-4, in Shootout

    U.S. Advances to Gold-Medal Game Tomorrow

    01/04/2017, 11:00am EST

    Team USA Edges Russia, 4-3, in Shootout


    Previous World Juniors

    U.S. WJC History

    National Junior Evaluation Camp

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