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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

    USA Hockey To Stage 2017 World Jr Summer Showcase

    06/20/2017, 11:00am EDT

    42 U.S. Players Invited, Support Staff Named; Event Includes 12 Int'l Games

    U.S. Jerseys Unveiled for WJC Outdoor Game

    06/14/2017, 8:15am EDT

    U.S. Takes on Canada at New Era Field Dec. 29

    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

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


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    Previous World Juniors

    U.S. WJC History

    World Junior Summer Showcase

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