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Sandelin to coach United States at 2020 World Juniors

Guided Minnesota Duluth to consecutive NCAA Division I national championships

by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Scott Sandelin was named coach of the 2020 United States National Junior Team on Tuesday.

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5 breakout players at 2019 World Junior Championship

Kakko, Brannstrom join Hughes as prospects who made big impression in under-20 tournament

by Mike. G. Morreale @MikeMorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

VANCOUVER -- NHL scouts agree that no one international tournament should ever determine the fate of a top prospect within an organization or in a future NHL Draft.

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10 things learned from 2019 World Junior Championship

Kakko lives up to hype; U.S. medals fourth straight year; Russia happy with bronze

by Mike. G. Morreale @MikeMorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

VANCOUVER -- The 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship offered some big upsets, great goaltending, and a sneak peek at several potential NHL stars.

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United States devastated by loss to Finland in World Junior final

Hughes, teammates shed tears but know better times are ahead

by Kevin Woodley / NHL.com Correspondent

VANCOUVER -- Jack Hughes will have something to celebrate when the 2019 NHL Draft is held at Rogers Arena this summer, but the United States center will need a while to get over the disappointment he experienced on the ice there on Saturday.

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Finland defeats United States to win World Junior Championship

Kakko breaks tie with 1:26 remaining in third period

by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

VANCOUVER -- Kaapo Kakko scored with 1:26 remaining in the third period to help Finland defeat the United States 3-2 and win the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship at Rogers Arena on Saturday.

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2019 World Junior Championship schedule

Finland wins gold medal, Russia defeats Switzerland for bronze

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The 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia, is taking place from Dec. 26, 2018 to Jan. 5, 2019.

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Russia defeats Switzerland to finish third at World Junior Championship

Slepets gets hat trick, Kostin scores, Kochetkov makes 34 saves

by Kevin Woodley / NHL.com Staff Writer

VANCOUVER -- Kirill Slepets scored a hat trick to help Russia defeat Switzerland 5-2 to finish third at the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship at Rogers Arena on Saturday.

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Comtois played with shoulder injury for Canada at WJC

Ducks forward prospect will be sidelined two weeks

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VANCOUVER -- Maxime Comtois (Anaheim Ducks), Canada captain at the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship, played the 11-day tournament with a separated shoulder, the Ducks said Saturday.

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3 keys to success for United States against Finland at World Juniors

NHL Network analyst Starman says keeping things simple, finding unsung hero vital in final

by Mike. G. Morreale @MikeMorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

The NHL Network will provide exclusive live telecasts of all United States games during the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia.

The U.S. finished second after four preliminary-round games (3-0-1-0) in Group B at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre in Victoria and defeated Czech Republic 3-1 in the quarterfinal round, and Russia 2-1 in the semifinal round. It will play Finland in the gold medal game at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Saturday (8 p.m. ET; NHLN, TSN).

Longtime NCAA hockey analyst Dave Starman, who will handle the broadcast along with Stephen Nelson, will give his three keys to victory for the United States before each of its games during the 11-day tournament.

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5 things to watch in final of World Junior Championship

Hughes vs. Kakko highlight when United States plays Finland

by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

The 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship ends with the championship and third-place games at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Saturday.

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