ST. LOUIS - Blues defenseman Colton Parayko will return home from the IIHF World Championships in Cologne, Germany with a silver medal.
Parayko and Team Canada reached the Gold Medal Game on Sunday but fell 2-1 in a shootout to Team Sweden.
Parayko joined the tournament after the Blues' season came to an end earlier this month. He played in six games for Team Canada, registering three goals, four assists and a plus-2 rating. All three of Parayko's goals came on the power play. He also put 15 shots on goal in the tournament.
Parayko was also named to the IIHF World Championships All-Star Team along with Toronto's William Nylander, Chicago's Artemi Panarin, Colorado's Nathan MacKinnon, the New York Islanders' Dennis Seidenberg and Tampa Bay goaltender Andrei Vasilevski.