Buffalo - - Axel Jonsson Fjallby is one of the players from Team Sweden who has really shined. It’s not all about the points with him. His speed has been among the fastest players in the tournament and his play on the penalty kill has been nothing short of superb.
When you lose your #1 center things can get mixed up in a hurry. That happened to Team USA but that’s no excuse. They didn’t figure out how to solve Slovakia’s shot blocking machine in a 3-2 loss.
I wrote about Samuel Bucek in my last article and boy did he
Team USA cruised to an 9-0 win over Denmark. No surprise there. The aspect of this team that could be worrisome to the competition is their speed and size.
Kailer Yamamoto (5-8, Oilers) may be the most dangerous player in the tournament. He’s surely one of the smartest and his brief
Andrei Svechnikov is a 2018 draft eligible star who currently plays for the Barrie Colts. He’s had quite the season even though he suffered a broken hand early on. In 16 games, he has 14 goals and 21 points. He was once thought of as the potential first overall selection
Rasmus Dahlin could be a generational defenseman. In today’s NHL that means he will be a very rich young man in a short amount of time. I won’t say he’s guaranteed to go first overall in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft just yet. The World Junior Summer Showcase is really