Video: 2013 World Junior Championship - Seth Jones, Jacob Trouba, and Jake McCabe, US
The USA completed their comeback from a poor showing at last year's U-20 World Junior Championship to win the gold medal at the 2013 edition of this event.
One aspect of Team USA that truly stood out was the production by their defense over the course of the tournament. The seven defenders that suited up for the USA totaled 29 points off of 10 goals and 19 assists.* The two defensemen chosen for the tournament All-Star team, Jacob Trouba and Jake McCabe, were both Americans, along with goaltender John Gibson and forward John Gaudreau.
Trouba and McCabe will now return to their respective NCAA teams to close out the 2012-13 season.… read more