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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 nine medals, including three gold medals (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

Previous World Juniors

U.S. WJC History

U.S. National Junior Evaluation Camp

U.S. National Junior Team News

    U.S. Defeats Canada, 5-1; Sweden Tops Finland in SO

    08/06/2016, 6:45pm EDT

    Final games of 2016 National Junior Evaluation Camp Conclude

    2016 NJEC Notebook

    08/06/2016, 8:30am EDT

    From USA Hockey's National Junior Evaluation Camp at USA Hockey Arena

    Team USA Edges Sweden, 4-3; Finland Tops Canada, 2-1, in OT

    08/03/2016, 3:30pm EDT

    Tickets Still Available; All games live on NHL Network

    U.S. Roster Set for Remainder of 2016 NJEC

    08/02/2016, 8:15am EDT

    Thirty-Two Players Remain for Final Three Games of Camp


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