Winnipeg Jets Prospects At The 2022 U20 WHC

Winnipeg Jets prospects at WJHC –

The 2022 U20 WJHC starts on Sunday, Dec.26 in Edmonton and Red Deer, Alberta.  The Winnipeg Jets will have two of their first rounders and two of their second rounders representing four countries in this year’s event.

The Winnipeg Jets and their fans should be excited by the high-end talent they will have on display and a glimpse into what their future could look like. 

 WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE 

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Germany vs. FinlandSunday, December 262pmTSN1/4
Russia vs. SwedenSunday, December 264:30pmTSN4
Czechia vs. CanadaSunday, December 267pmTSN1/4
USA vs. SlovakiaSunday, December 269:30pmTSN1
Finland vs. AustriaMonday, December 272pmTSN
Russia vs. SwitzerlandMonday, December 274:30pmTSN
Germany vs. CzechiaMonday, December 277pmTSN
Slovakia vs. SwedenMonday, December 279:30pmTSN
Switzerland vs. USATuesday, December 284:30pmTSN
Canada vs. AustriaTuesday, December 287pmTSN
Czechia vs. FinlandWednesday, December 292pmTSN
Slovakia vs. RussiaWednesday, December 294:30pmTSN
Canada vs. GermanyWednesday, December 297pmTSN
Sweden vs. USAWednesday, December 299:30pmTSN
Austria vs. CzechiaThursday, December 304:30pmTSN
Switzerland vs. SlovakiaThursday, December 307pmTSN
Austria vs. GermanyFriday, December 312pmTSN
Sweden vs. SwitzerlandFriday, December 314:30pmTSN
Finland vs. CanadaFriday, December 317pmTSN
USA vs. RussiaFriday, December 319:30pmTSN
QuarterfinalSunday, January 22:30pmTSN
QuarterfinalSunday, January 25pmTSN
QuarterfinalSunday, January 27:30pmTSN
QuarterfinalSunday, January 210pmTSN
SemifinalTuesday, January 43pmTSN
SemifinalTuesday, January 47pmTSN
Bronze MedalWednesday, January 54pmTSN
Gold MedalWednesday, January 58pmTSN

 

Daniel Torgersson   #29

This will be Sweden’s Daniel Torgersson’s first time at the U20 WHC. 

Drafted:  2020     Round: 2     Overall: 40

Position:  LW     Shoots:  Left   

DOB:  Jan. 26, 2002     Birthplace:  Hono, Sweden 

Height:  6’3     Weight:  205

League:  Swe-1     Team:  AIK   

Draft analysis >>> here 

 

Nikita Chibrikov   #19

Nikita Chibrikov will be representing Team Russia.

Drafted:  2021     Round:  2     Overall:  50

Position:  RW     Shoots:  Left

DOB:  February 16, 2003     Birthplace:  Moscow, Russia

Height:  5’10     Weight:  170 lbs

League:  KHL     Team:  SKA St. Petersburg

Draft analysis >>> here

Chaz Lucius   #28

Chaz Lucius will represent Team USA.  

Drafted:  1st round, 18th overall, 2021 NHL Entry Draft

Position:  C/LW     Shoots:  Right

Height:  6’1″     Weight:  185 lbs

DOB:  May 2, 2003     Birthplace:  Lawrence, Kansas

League:  NCAA     Team:  University of Minnesota

Draft analysis >>> here

 

Cole Perfetti   #11

Cole Perfetti will be representing Team Canada for a second time looking to change the colour of his medal from silver to gold.

Drafted:  1st round, 10th overall, 2020 NHL Entry Draft 

Position:  C/LW    Shoots:  Left

Height:  5’11″     Weight:  177 lbs

DOB:  January 1, 2002     Birthplace:  Whitby, Ontario

League:  AHL     Team:  Manitoba Moose

Draft analysis >>> here

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  1. Hi Mitch…we were talking a bit about national anthems being sung before games and sporting events. My son and I agreed mostly about scraping the idea except for when a team is representing its country as citizens. Any professional hockey, basketball, or football teams have a blend of many nationalities that are not citizens of the country they represent. At NHL games, both the American and Canadian anthems are sung if cross border teams are involved. While this is going on, the food concessions are still humming along. Personally, I would see them scrap this tradition for the most part…I would save it for the Juniors or an Olympic team that is comprised of nationals. Your thoughts? This could be a hornets nest of sorts since some may perceive this as a slight against patriotic tendencies…Cheers!

    • Mitch Kasprick says

      I don’t think it’s unpatriotic at all … I don’t think the anthem is neccesary nowadays especially with teams have 5-6 nationalities on their teams … I realize the athems are based on where the teams are from but who cares about the visitors. If an anthem is neccesay then it would make more sense to play the home team’s country’s anthen … no need for two but I would prefer anthems are reserved for major international events. The most unpatriotic thing about anthems is how some singers bastardize them, thinking they’re auditioning for a talent show … now that really pisses me off.

      • I would compromise on the home teams anthem and international events as well. Also, the singers that try to personalize the anthem aren’t doing anyone any favors. It drives me nuts when they try to yodel their way through the anthem dragging it out ad nauseum.

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