United States men's national junior ice hockey team

The United States men's national junior ice hockey team represents the United States at the IIHF World U20 Championship.

United States
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Team USA
AssociationUSA Hockey
General ManagerJohn Vanbiesbrouck
Head coachNate Leaman
AssistantsTed Donato
Kris Mayotte
Steve Miller
Theresa Feaster
CaptainMattias Samuelsson
Top scorerJeremy Roenick (13)
Most pointsJordan Schroeder (27)
Team colors     
IIHF codeUSA
United States national ice hockey team jerseys 2018 IHWC.png
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
Appearances42 (first in 1977)
Best resultGold medal world centered-2.svg Gold: (2004, 2010, 2013, 2017)
Medal record
World U20 Championship
Gold medal – first place 2004 Finland Team
Gold medal – first place 2010 Canada Team
Gold medal – first place 2013 Russia Team
Gold medal – first place 2017 Canada Team
Silver medal – second place 1997 Switzerland Team
Silver medal – second place 2019 Canada Team
Bronze medal – third place 1986 Canada Team
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Germany Team
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Sweden Team
Bronze medal – third place 2011 United States Team
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Finland Team
Bronze medal – third place 2018 United States Team

The team has won 4 world junior championships (2004, 2010, 2013, 2017). Many talented NHL prospects, such as John Carlson, Jack Eichel, Auston Matthews, Patrick Kane, Zach Parise, Adam Fox, and Matthew Tkachuk, played on this team.

World U20 Championship recordEdit

Record book data:[1]

Note: 1974, 1975 and 1976 tournaments are considered unofficial. They are not included in the IIHF records.

TeamEdit

Roster for the 2020 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.[2]

Head coach: Scott Sandelin

Pos. No. Name Height Weight Birthdate Hometown 2019–20 Team NHL rights, if any
D 2 Jordan Harris 5 ft 11 in 179 lb July 7, 2000   Haverhill, Massachusetts   Northeastern University (HEA) Montreal Canadiens
D 4 Cam York 5 ft 11 in 172 lb January 5, 2001   Anaheim Hills, California   University of Michigan (Big Ten) Philadelphia Flyers
D 6 Zac Jones 5 ft 10 in 176 lb October 18, 2000   Glen Allen, Virginia   University of Massachusetts (HEA) New York Rangers
D 7 Spencer Stastney 5 ft 10 in 179 lb January 4, 2000   Mequon, Wisconsin   University of Notre Dame (Big Ten) Nashville Predators
F 9 Trevor Zegras 6 ft 0 in 174 lb March 20, 2001   Bedford, New York   Boston University (HEA) Anaheim Ducks
F 10 Curtis Hall 6 ft 3 in 196 lb April 26, 2000   Chagrin Falls, Ohio   Yale University (HEA) Boston Bruins
F 12 Jack Drury 6 ft 0 in 179 lb February 3, 2000   Winnetka, Illinois   Harvard University (ECAC) Carolina Hurricanes
F 13 Cole Caufield 5 ft 7 in 163 lb January 2, 2001   Stevens Point, Wisconsin   University of Wisconsin (Big Ten) Montreal Canadiens
F 15 Alex Turcotte 5 ft 11 in 185 lb February 26, 2001   Chicago, Illinois   University of Wisconsin (Big Ten) Los Angeles Kings
F 16 Nick Robertson 5 ft 9 in 161 lb September 11, 2001   Northville, Michigan   Peterborough Petes (OHL) Toronto Maple Leafs
F 17 John Beecher 6 ft 3 in 209 lb April 5, 2001   Elmira, New York   University of Michigan (Big Ten) Boston Bruins
F 18 Oliver WahlstromA 6 ft 1 in 205 lb June 13, 2000   Quincy, Massachusetts   Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL) New York Islanders
D 19 K'Andre MillerA 6 ft 5 in 207 lb January 21, 2000   Minnetonka, Minnesota   University of Wisconsin (Big Ten) New York Rangers
F 20 Parker Ford 6 ft 0 in 176 lb July 20, 2000   Wakefield, Rhode Island   Providence College (HEA) Undrafted
D 21 Ty Emberson 6 ft 1 in 194 lb May 24, 2000   Eau Claire, Wisconsin   University of Wisconsin (Big Ten) Arizona Coyotes
F 22 Shane Pinto 6 ft 2 in 192 lb November 12, 2000   Franklin Square, New York   University of North Dakota (NCHC) Ottawa Senators
F 23 Bobby Brink 5 ft 8 in 165 lb July 8, 2001   Minnetonka, Minnesota   University of Denver (NCHC) Philadelphia Flyers
D 24 Mattias SamuelssonC 6 ft 4 in 220 lb March 14, 2000   Voorhees, New Jersey   Western Michigan University (NCHC) Buffalo Sabres
F 25 Jacob Pivonka 5 ft 11 in 198 lb February 28, 2000   Naperville, Illinois   University of Notre Dame (Big Ten) New York Islanders
F 28 Arthur Kaliyev 6 ft 2 in 190 lb June 26, 2001   Staten Island, New York   Hamilton Bulldogs (OHL) Los Angeles Kings
G 30 Spencer Knight 6 ft 3 in 195 lb April 19, 2001   Darien, Connecticut   Boston College (HEA) Florida Panthers
G 31 Isaiah Saville 6 ft 1 in 181 lb September 21, 2000   Anchorage, Alaska   University of Nebraska Omaha (NCHC) Vegas Golden Knights
G 32 Dustin Wolf 6 ft 0 in 161 lb April 16, 2001   Gilroy, California   Everett Silvertips (WHL) Calgary Flames

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Juniors". Team USA Hockey.
  2. ^ "2020 WJC | U.S. Roster". Team USA Hockey.

External linksEdit