Sports Robertson, Caufield headline USA's preliminary WJHC roster

01:11  01 december  2020
01:11  01 december  2020 Source:   thescore.com

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Caufield is enjoying an outstanding campaign at Wisconsin, while Harris is playing solid hockey at Northeastern. MONTREAL - Prospects Cole Caufield and Jordan Harris were named to the U. S . National Junior Team' s preliminary roster for the 2020 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship on

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The United States announced its preliminary roster for the 2021 world juniors on Monday.

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The 29 selected players - 10 returnees from the 2020 squad - will convene in Plymouth, Michigan, for training camp beginning Dec. 6. The tournament starts Christmas Day in Edmonton.

"We have a talented group and we’ll have some tough decisions to make," general manager John Vanbiesbrouck said. "We continue to benefit from a deep player pool, and that’s credit to all of the organizations and volunteers developing the next wave of American talent."


The United States have plenty of first-round talent up front; the group is headlined by blue-chip prospects Robertson, Caufield, and Turcotte. Zegras is another player to watch, as he led the club in scoring at last year's tournament with nine assists in five games.

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Cole Caufield and Jordan Harris took part in their second game at the World Junior Hockey Championship. by François Lafleur. For his part, forward Cole Caufield was held off the scoresheet again.

United States 0 - Finland 1. Cole Caufield and Jordan Harris weren't as lucky as Romanov and Norlinder, and saw their tournament come to an end after being shut out 1-0 by Finland. To start, Caufield was held pointless in the contest, although that didn't stop him from logging two shots on net


The American defensive corps is also ripe with promising prospects, primarily Sandersson - the fifth overall pick in 2020 - as well as York, and Thrun.


USA's greatest strength may be in goal. Knight posted a .931 save percentage in 33 games at Boston College last season and is expected to take the No. 1 spot. Meanwhile, Wolf won CHL Goaltender of the Year in 2020 after a dominant campaign with the Everett Silvertips that saw him post a 34-10-2 record along with a .935 clip and 1.88 goals-against average.

The United States is coming off a disappointing sixth-place finish at last year's event in Ostrava, Czech Republic. USA's quest for redemption starts on Christmas with a heavyweight tilt versus Russia.

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