On July 15, USA Hockey announced it will not stage the 2020 World Junior Summer Showcase that was set for July 24-31 at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth, Mich.
The event, which 44 U.S. players were invited to participate in, was slated to be part of the evaluation process in selecting the U.S. National Junior Team that will play in the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship Dec. 26, 2020 - Jan. 5, 2021 in Edmonton and Red Deer, Alberta. For more information, click here.
The U.S. National Junior Team will compete in the 2021 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship, Dec. 26, 2020, through Jan. 5, 2021, in Edmonton and Red Deer, Alberta.
The United States enters the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship seeking its fifth medal in six years after earning a record four-consecutive medals: gold in 2017, silver in 2019, and bronze in both 2018 and 2016.