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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

    Sauer Celebration of Life Set for March 9 at the Kohl Center

    03/02/2017, 10:00am EST

    U.S. National Sled Team coach passed away on Feb. 2


    Tkachuk Enjoying Dynamic Rookie Season in Calgary

    02/13/2017, 6:00pm EST
    By Dan Scifo - Special to USAHockey

    Flames forward brings scoring touch and physical presence

    Natl Jr Team Earns Best of January Honors for Team USA Awards

    02/07/2017, 1:00pm EST

    U.S. went undefeated at the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

    Foley Hopes to Be a Role Model for Other African-American Players

    02/01/2017, 2:30pm EST
    By Mike Scandura - Special to USA Hockey

    Providence College forward helped Team USA win gold at World Juniors


    Previous World Juniors

    U.S. WJC History

    National Junior Evaluation Camp

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