United States men's national junior ice hockey team

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United States
Nickname(s) Team USA
Association USA Hockey
General Manager Jim Johannson
Head coach Ron Wilson
Assistants Chris Chelios, Danton Cole, Kevin Reiter
Captain Zach Werenski
Most games 8 Players (21)
Top scorer Jeremy Roenick (13)
Most points Jordan Schroeder (27)
IIHF code USA
Team colors               
First international
 Canada 5 – 4 United States 
(Leningrad, Soviet Union; December 27, 1973)
Biggest win
 United States 19 – 1 Norway 
(Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada; January 1, 1991)
Biggest defeat
 Sweden 11 – 1 United States 
(Leningrad, Soviet Union; December 29, 1973)
 Soviet Union 15 – 5 United States 
(Banská Bystrica, Czechoslovakia; December 30, 1976)
 Czechoslovakia 11 – 1 United States 
(Moscow, Soviet Union; December 31, 1987)
IIHF World U20 Championship
Appearances 41 (first in 1974)
Best result Med 1.png (2004, 2010, 2013)
International record (W–L–T)
120–122–10
Medal record
IIHF World U20 Championship
Bronze medal – third place 1986 Canada USA
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Germany USA
Silver medal – second place 1997 Switzerland USA
Gold medal – first place 2004 Finland USA
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Sweden USA
Gold medal – first place 2010 Canada USA
Bronze medal – third place 2011 USA USA
Gold medal – first place 2013 Russia USA
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Finland USA

The United States men's national junior ice hockey team is the national under-20 ice hockey team in the United States. The team represents the United States at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World U20 Championship.

2010 World Junior Championship[edit]

The United States men's national junior ice hockey team won the 2010 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. In the gold medal game, Team USA defeated the pre-tournament favorites and host country Canada 6-5 in overtime to win their second gold medal, thus ending Canada's bid for a record-breaking sixth consecutive gold medal.[1]

2016 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship roster[edit]

Forwards
# State Player Pos. Shoots Height Weight Date of Birth Club
7 Missouri Matthew Tkachuk LW L 6' 1" 188 lbs. Dec. 11, 1997 Canada London Knights (OHL)
9 Wisconsin Nick Schmaltz C R 6' 0" 172 lbs. Feb. 23, 1996 United States North Dakota Fighting Hawks (NCHC)
10 Wisconsin Anders Bjork RW L 5' 11" 185 lbs. Aug. 5, 1996 United States Notre Dame Fighting Irish (HEA)
11 Illinois Christian Dvorak C L 6' 0" 187 lbs. Feb. 2, 1996 Canada London Knights (OHL)
12 Michigan Alex DeBrincat RW R 5' 7" 161 lbs. Dec. 18, 1997 United States Erie Otters (OHL)
14 Colorado Scott Eansor RW L 5' 8" 168 lbs. Jan. 3, 1996 United States Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
17 Missouri Ryan MacInnis C L 6' 4" 195 lbs. Feb. 14, 1996 Canada Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
18 Massachusetts Colin White A RW R 6' 0" 183 lbs. Jan. 30, 1997 United States Boston College Eagles (HEA)
19 Massachusetts Ryan Donato LW L 6' 1" 181 lbs. Apr. 9, 1996 United States Harvard Crimson (ECAC)
21 New York Ryan Hitchcock LW L 5' 10" 170 lbs. Mar. 30, 1996 United States Yale Bulldogs (ECAC)
23 Minnesota Brock Boeser RW R 6' 0" 183 lbs. Feb. 25, 1997 United States North Dakota Fighting Hawks (NCHC)
28 New York Sonny Milano LW L 5' 11" 185 lbs. May 12, 1996 United States Lake Erie Monsters (AHL)
34 Arizona Auston Matthews A C L 6' 0" 199 lbs. Sept. 17, 1997 Switzerland ZSC Lions (NLA)
Defensemen
# State Player Pos. Shoots Height Weight Date of Birth Club
4 Connecticut Chad Krys LD L 5' 11" 183 lbs. Apr. 10, 1998 United States USA Hockey NTDP (USHL)
5 New York Brandon Fortunato LD L 5' 10" 148 lbs. June 7, 1996 United States Boston University Terriers (HEA)
8 Illinois Louie Belpedio A LD R 5' 10" 194 lbs. May 14, 1996 United States Miami RedHawks (NCHC)
13 Michigan Zach Werenski C LD L 6' 2" 214 lbs. July 19, 1997 United States Michigan Wolverines (B1G)
20 Minnesota Will Borgen RD R 6' 2" 195 lbs. Dec. 19, 1996 United States St. Cloud State Huskies (NCHC)
25 New York Charlie McAvoy RD R 6' 0" 205 lbs. Dec. 21, 1997 United States Boston University Terriers (HEA)
26 Colorado Brandon Carlo RD R 6' 5" 195 lbs. Nov. 26, 1996 United States Tri-City Americans (WHL)
Goaltenders
# State Player Pos. Catches Height Weight Date of Birth Club
31 Ohio Alex Nedeljkovic G L 6' 0" 190 lbs. Jan. 7, 1996 Canada Niagara IceDogs (OHL)
36 Michigan Brandon Halverson G L 6' 4" 179 lbs. Mar. 29, 1996 Canada Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)

World Junior Championship record[edit]

Year GP W L T GF GA Pts Rank
1974 5 1 4 0 10 32 4 5th place
1975 5 0 5 0 9 28 0 6th place
1976 Did not participate
1977 7 1 5 1 25 45 3 7th place
1978 6 4 2 0 41 30 8 5th place
1979 5 2 3 0 21 23 4 6th place
1980 5 1 3 1 21 26 3 7th place
1981 5 2 3 0 19 27 4 6th place
1982 7 2 5 0 28 34 4 6th place
1983 7 3 4 0 28 29 6 5th place
1984 7 2 5 0 32 38 4 6th place
1985 7 2 5 0 23 37 4 6th place
1986 7 4 3 0 35 26 8 Won bronze medal
1987 7 4 3 0 42 30 8 4th place
1988 7 1 6 0 28 46 2 6th place
1989 7 3 3 1 41 25 7 5th place
1990 7 1 6 0 22 37 2 7th place
1991 7 4 2 1 45 19 9 4th place
1992 7 5 2 0 30 22 10 Won bronze medal
1993 7 4 3 0 32 23 8 4th place
1994 7 1 5 1 20 33 3 6th place
1995 7 3 4 0 28 33 6 5th place
1996 6 3 3 0 21 27 6 5th place
1997 6 4 1 1 23 9 9 Won silver medal
1998 7 4 3 0 25 19 8 5th place
1999 6 3 3 0 25 23 6 8th place
2000 7 2 3+ 2 14 15 6 4th place
2001 7 5 2 0 29 12 6 5th place
2002 7 4 1 2 22 20 9 5th place
2003 7 4 3 0 23 18 8 4th place
2004 6 6 0 0 27 8 12 Won gold medal
2005 6 3 4+ 0 27 28 6 4th place
2006 7 3 3 1 26 22 6 4th place
2007 7 4† 2 1 22 17 8 Won bronze medal
2008 6 4 2 0 20 16 12 4th place
2009 6 4* 2 0 34 19 11 5th place
2010 7 6* 1^ 0 43 18 18 Won gold medal
2011 6 5† 1 0 20 10 14 Won bronze medal
2012 7 3 4 0 30 18 9 7th place
2013 7 5 2 0 34 9 15 Won gold medal
2014 5 3 2 0 24 12 9 5th place
2015 5 3† 2 0 19 9 8 5th place
2016 7 5 2 0 34 10 9 Won bronze medal

† Includes one win in extra time (in the preliminary round)
^ Includes one loss in extra time (in the preliminary round)
* Includes one win in extra time (in the playoff round)
+ Includes one loss in extra time (in the playoff round)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aykroyd, Lukas (January 5, 2010). "New champs: USA stuns Canada". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved January 6, 2010. 

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