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Devils Tennyson, Hellickson earn bronze medal with the United States

by Sam Kasan @SamiKasan /

Matt Tennyson, Matt Hellickson and the United States won bronze medals at the 2021 IIHF World Championship with a victory against Germany. Canada earned the gold medal in a thrilling overtime triumph against Finland. 

Below is recap of all the medal round action from Sunday. 


Canada: Owen Power (prospect)

Canada's remarkable run from an 0-3 start to a gold medal was completed when Nick Paul scored at 6:26 of overtime in the gold medal game against Finland to give Canada the gold Sunday. 

Finland scored at 5:27 (Petteri Lindbohm) of the third period to take a 2-1 lead. However, former Devil forward Adam Henrique tied the game at 2-2 at 12:37 of the third period to force the extra period. 

Defensive prospect Owen Power, a projected Top-5 pick in the 2021 NHL Draft, had two shots in 23:06 minutes of ice time. 


United States: Matt Tennyson, Matt Hellickson, Matty Beniers (prospect)

Devils players Matt Tennyson and Matt Hellickson both won bronze medals with the United States at the 2021 IIHF World Championship following a 6-1 route of Germany on Sunday. 

Tennyson, who won his first-career international medal with America, boasted a minus-1 in 21:35 minutes of ice time. Hellickson notched two shots and a plus-3 in 16 minutes. 

Conor Garland had a goal and two assists. Christian Wolanin, Jack Drury, Jason Robertson, Trevor Moore and Ryan Donato also tallied for Team USA.


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