The Chicago Blackhawks will have seven players participating in the U20 World Junior Championship over the next week and a half.
The World Junior Championship is one of the most fun parts of hockey season. Current and prospective prospects from ten countries compete for a gold medal while NHL fans can watch the players of their team’s future.
This year, Chicago Blackhawks fans will finally have something entertaining to watch. Six of their prospects and one current roster player will represent six countries in the tournament, hosted by Canada in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia.
While there’s always hype surrounding this tournament, Blackhawks fans should really be paying attention. With two first-round picks, two college hockey stars, and a few surprises in junior and Europe, there won’t be a single player of Chicago property that won’t be exciting to watch.
Since the tournament kicks off today, we’ll provide you with a brief overview of all the players attending the 2019 World Juniors.