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Sports Canadiens prospect Cole Caufield part of Team USA preliminary roster

11:06  10 december  2019
11:06  10 december  2019 Source:   montrealgazette.com

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Canada beat the United States 4-1 Tuesday at the 2019 World Junior Summer Showcase in Plymouth, Mich., but the one goal scored by Team USA will have Canadiens fans smiling. Cole Caufield , the Canadiens ’ first-round pick (15th overall) at this year’s NHL Draft

It's way too early to determine, but the Montreal Canadiens may have a star in their hands in 2019 first-round pick Cole Caufield .

a hockey player wearing a helmet skiing in the snow: Cole Caufield, selected in the first round (15th overall) at the 2019 NHL Draft, fires puck during Canadiens’ development camp at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard on June 26, 2019.© John Mahoney Cole Caufield, selected in the first round (15th overall) at the 2019 NHL Draft, fires puck during Canadiens’ development camp at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard on June 26, 2019.

Not surprisingly, Cole Caufield has been named to the Team USA preliminary roster for the 2020 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship.

The Canadiens selected Caufield in the first round (15th overall) at this year’s NHL Draft and the right-winger has 12-8-20 totals in 20 games this season as a freshman with the University of Wisconsin. Five of his goals have come on the power play. Caufield leads the NCAA with 79 shots and ranks second in goals.

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Cole Caufield ’s Elite Prospects Stats Page. Caufield is a fantastic goal-scoring winger who possesses an accurate release. Caufield already has sensational wrist shot that he can place in pretty much any spot he wants. His release is lightning quick as he often uses a quick snapshot to beat goaltenders

Montreal Canadiens prospect Cole Caufield is proving why he may be the steal of the 2019 NHL Draft after scoring a beautiful goal for the United Squaring off against Canada during the World Junior Summer Showcase in Plymouth, Caufield showed why the Canadiens appeared to be laughing to

Another Canadiens prospect, defenceman Jordan Harris, was also among the 28 players named to the preliminary Team USA roster on Monday. The final roster will include 23 players for the world junior tournament, which will run from Dec. 26 to Jan. 5 in the Czech Republic.

Harris has 3-8-11 totals in 17 games this season as a sophomore at Northeastern University after being selected by the Canadiens in the third round (71st overall) of the 2018 NHL Draft.

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