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World Junior Championship Update: 01.06.19

by New York Rangers @NYRangers / NYRangers.com

Four Rangers prospects represented their respective countries at the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship: Vitali Kravtsov (Russia), K'Andre Miller (United States), Nils Lundkvist (Sweden) and Nico Gross (Switzerland). VIEW MORE WORLD JUNIORS UPDATES »


  • Nico Gross represented Switzerland at the IIHF World Junior Championship for the third consecutive year. He served as one of the team's alternate captains in this year's tournament, and he tied for first among team defensemen in assists (two) and points (two) in the tournament.
  • Vitali Kravtsov helped Russia earn a bronze medal. He played in the IIHF World Junior Championship for the first time and served as one of the team's alternate captains. Kravtsov led Russia in shots on goal (21), tied for third in assists (four), and tied for fourth in points (six) in the tournament.

  • Nils Lundkvist represented Sweden at the IIHF World Junior Championship for the first time. He registered two points (one goal, one assist), recorded four shots on goal, and posted a plus-one rating while skating in five games during the tournament this year.

  •  K'Andre Miller helped the United States earn a silver medal at the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship. Miller represented the United States in the tournament for the first time in his career. He posted a plus/minus rating of even or better in five of six games he played in during the tournament.


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