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Mantykivi Wins Bronze with Finland at WJC

Bruins forward prospect grabs medal in tournament debut

by Eric Russo @erusso22 / BostonBruins.com

BostonBruins.com - Bruins draft pick Matias Mantykivi captured a bronze medal with Team Finland on Tuesday night at the 2021 World Junior Championship in Edmonton. Finland defeated Russia, 4-1.

Mantykivi, picked by Boston in the sixth round of the 2019 Draft, notched an assist with a plus-2 rating in 12:03 of ice time in the medal game. The helper was the 19-year-old forward's lone point of the tournament.

The only other Bruins representative at the tournament was defenseman Roman Bychkov, who played 18:45 for Russia in the bronze medal game. The 19-year-old notched three assists in seven games, all of them coming in Russia's 7-1 win over Austria in the preliminary round.

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