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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.

2018 IIHF World Junior Championship

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

2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

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

U.S. National Junior Team News

    Game Time Announced for World Juniors Outdoor Game

    09/19/2017, 11:45am EDT

    U.S. Faces Canada Dec. 29 at 3 p.m. ET at New Era Field

    U.S. Natl Jr Team Staff Looks Ahead Following WJSS

    08/09/2017, 2:30pm EDT
    By Michael Caples

    U.S. staff to rely on 'the process' in attempt to claim gold at 2018 WJC in Buffalo

    2017 WJSS Notebook: Day 9

    08/05/2017, 6:00am EDT

    Live on NHL Network: U.S. Faces Canada at 7 p.m. in World Jr Showcase

    International competitions continue at 1 p.m. ET on HockeyTV


    Additional Content

    Previous World Juniors

    U.S. WJC History

    World Junior Summer Showcase Homepage

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