By: Bruce Berlet
Former Hartford Wolf Pack center Jarkko Immonen was at his best in the World Hockey Championships and a major reason that Finland won the gold medal for only the second time.
Immonen scored his tournament-leading ninth goal to start Finland’s rally to a 6-1 rout of archrival Sweden on Sunday in Bratislava, Slovakia.
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2011 WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP RECAP
Rangers’ prospects Chris Kreider and Ryan Bourque lead USA to the bronze medal
New York, January 6, 2011 – Rangers’ prospects Chris Kreider and Ryan Bourque helped lead Team USA to the bronze medal at the 2011 IIHF U20 World Junior Championship in Buffalo, NY.
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Tagged Canada, Chris Kreider, Czech Republic, IIHF World U20 Championship, International Ice Hockey Federation, Jesper Fasth, New York Rangers, Roman Horak, Ryan Bourque, Sweden, United States, World Junior Championships
FOUR RANGERS PROSPECTS TO PARTICIPATE
IN THE 2011 WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP
Chris Kreider, Ryan Bourque, Roman Horak, and Jesper Fasth
to represent their native country in the elite tournament
New York, December 22, 2010 – New York Rangers’ prospects Chris Kreider and Ryan Bourque have been selected to represent Team USA at the 2011 IIHF World Junior Championship in Buffalo, New York. The tournament will take place from December 26 – January 5. This will be the second appearance for both players in the tournament, having captured the Gold Medal with Team USA last year. Continue reading
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Tagged 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Chris Kreider, Elitserien, IIHF World U20 Championship, Jesper Fasth, NHL Entry Draft, Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, Roman Horak, Ryan Bourque, United States men's national ice hockey team, World Junior Championships
All four Rangers prospects participating in the 2010 IIHF World Junior Championships recorded points in their respective games tonight.
In the United States’ 3-0 victory over Sweden, Chris Kreider scored the game-winning power play goal and was named Team USA’s Player of the Game. Team Captain Derek Stepan and Ryan Bourque both notched assists in the game. Through two games, Stepan has recorded four points (1-3-4) and Kreider has recorded two points (1-1-2).
Roman Horak also tallied a goal for the Czech Republic in their 4-3 loss to Finland.
The United States next plays Latvia and the Czech Republic next plays Austria, both games being held on Tuesday, December 29th
Should you have deeper interests in reading about these possible future Wolf Pack/Rangers prospects, read our friend Jess Rubenstein at The Prospect Park.