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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

    Motzko To Return as U.S. National Junior Team Head Coach

    04/21/2017, 2:00pm EDT
    By USA Hockey

    Entire Coaching Staff From Last Year's Gold Medal-Winning U.S. National Junior Team Is Back

    U.S. Schedule for 2018 World Juniors

    04/12/2017, 2:00pm EDT
    By USAHockey.com

    U.S. Opens Title Defense Dec. 26 vs. Denmark

    Watch That Space - The Players' Tribune

    04/06/2017, 7:30am EDT
    By USAHockey.com

    Denver's Troy Terry Reflects on World Juniors Gold in The Players Tribune Article

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

    03/02/2017, 10:00am EST
    By USAHockey.com

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

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