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Moncton and Halifax, Canada | Dec. 26 - Jan. 5, 2023

The 2023 IIHF World Junior Championship was played Dec. 26, 2022 - Jan. 5, 2023 in Moncton, New Brunswick, and Halifax, Nova Scotia. The coaching staff for the team was announced on April 5 and the final roster was announced on Dec. 16.

The United States, Finland, Switzerland, Slovakia and Latvia formed Group B and played preliminary round games at the Avenir Centre in Moncton. Canada, Sweden, Czechia, Germany and Austria competed in Group A, with preliminary-round games taking place at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

The U.S. played its quarterfinal in Moncton and moved to Halifax for semifinal and medal-round play. 

Team USA finished with a bronze medal, its 14th medal all-time in the World Juniors.

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U.S. Schedule & Results

Date Game Result Location Player of Game
Mon., December 19 Finland
W, 5-2 QPlex
Quispamsis, N.B.
Wed., December 21 Sweden
W, 5-1 Avenir Centre
Moncton, N.B.
Mon., December 26 Latvia
Preliminary Round
W, 5-2 Avenir Centre
Moncton, N.B.
Sean Behrens
Wed., December 28 Slovakia
Preliminary Round
L, 3-6 Avenir Centre
Moncton, N.B.
Tyler Boucher
Thurs., December 29 Switzerland
Preliminary Round
W, 5-1 Avenir Centre
Moncton, N.B.
Logan Cooley
Sat., December 31 Finland
Preliminary Round
W, 6-2 Avenir Centre
Moncton, N.B.
Jimmy Snuggerud
Mon., January 2 Germany
W, 11-1 Avenir Centre
Moncton, N.B.
Ryan Ufko
Wed., January 4 Canada
L, 2-6 Scotiabank Centre
Halifax, N.S.
Kenny Connors
Thurs., January 5 Sweden
Bronze-Medal Game
W, 8-7 OT Scotiabank Centre
Halifax, N.S.
Chaz Lucius

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Chaz Lucius celebrates his overtime-winner that captured the bronze medal for Team USA.
Team USA celebrates the bronze medal win during the 2023 IIHF World Junior Championship.