USA Wins Gold At 2013 WJC

On Saturday morning, the 2013 World Junior Championships came to a close with the United States defeating Sweden to win the gold medal, and Russia outlasting Canada for the bronze.

Here is a look at how the Blackhawks’ four prospects performed in the tournament:

teuvo teravainen

Teuvo Teräväinen, F, Finland
6  games, 5 goals, 6 assists, 11 points, +6
Teräväinen finished 4th overall in the tournament in points, tied for 3rd in goals and tied for 4th in assists. He was named Finland’s Player of the Game in their 5-4 victory over Switzerland on Dec. 30.

Mark McNeill, F, Canada
6 games, 0 points, -1
McNeill finished fourth overall in the tournament, winning 63.46% of his faceoffs (33/52).

Phillip Danault, F, Canada
6 games, 1 assist, 1 point, -2

Maxim Shalunov, F, Russia
6 games, 2 assists, 2 points, +2, 6 PIM

2 thoughts on “USA Wins Gold At 2013 WJC

  • January 6, 2013 at 9:29 am

    based on limited sample (World Jr.’s and Hawks Prospect Camp)… TT is the best Offensive player in system by far…

    I don’t know how he will hold up on boards or w/ some of the cheap shot guys in the NHL… but this guy has some serious skill!

    What are chances of Hawks bringing him in sooner than later?

  • January 6, 2013 at 12:34 pm

    Teravainen will finish his season in Europe this year, wall. It’s possible he gets a call when their season ends (like Kruger did in 2011). There’s no question he’s an elite offensive player who will be A LOT of fun to watch in the not-too-distant future.

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