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Kostin wins bronze at World Junior Championship

by Elise Butler / St. Louis Blues

Blues prospect Klim Kostin tallied the game-winning goal as Russia won the bronze medal at the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship. Russia beat Switzerland 5-2 in the bronze-medal game on Saturday afternoon in Vancouver. 

Kostin, who served as Russia's captain, finished the tournament with six points (three goals, three assists) in seven games. He registered 17 shots on goal, 10 penalty minutes and a plus-2 rating.

The Blues drafted Kostin in the first round (No. 31 overall) at the 2017 NHL Draft. He has played in 28 games for the AHL's San Antonio Rampage this season, posting five goals and 11 points.

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