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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

U.S. begins play in Toronto on Dec. 26

2018 IIHF World Junior Championship

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

U.S. National Junior Team News

    2017 U.S. Natl Jr Team Preliminary Roster Set

    12/05/2016, 2:30pm EST

    27 Players To Attend Training Camp Dec. 16-20 in Buffalo

    World Juniors Title a Fond Memory for Current NHL Stars

    12/05/2016, 1:45pm EST
    By Dan Scifo - Special to

    2013 gold medal-winning team featured an overflow of talent

    Natl Jr Team Roster To Unveil Today on NHL Network

    12/05/2016, 9:00am EST

    Tune-in at 4 p.m. ET

    2017 U.S. Natl Jr Team Training Camp Schedule Set

    11/21/2016, 2:20pm EST

    Camp to take place in Buffalo, N.Y.; Preliminary Roster To Be Announced Early December


    Previous World Juniors

    U.S. WJC History

    National Junior Evaluation Camp

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