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NashvillePredators.com will cover all the action from this year's World Junior Championships , which will run from Dec. 26 - Jan. 5 in Ottawa, Ontario, with special emphasis on the Predators prospects participating in the tournament.

This year the Preds have four prospects participating in the World Juniors, representing three different countries. Nashville's 2007 first round pick, Jonathon Blum, will captain Team USA, while 2008 first round picks Colin Wilson (USA) and Chet Pickard (Canada) and '08 seventh round pick Jani Lajunen (Finland) will also play in the tournament.

Check below for updates on each prospect's progress throughout the tournament.

Jonathon Blum (USA)
6 GP, 2-2-4, +1, 18 shots on goal
Preliminary Round
Dec. 26 Germany W, 8-2
TV replay at 11 am CT on Dec. 27
0-0-0, +3,
4 shots on goal
Dec. 28 Czech Republic W, 4-3
TV replay at 1 pm CT on Dec. 29
0-1-1, -1,
0 shots on goal
Dec. 30 Kazakhstan W, 12-0
0-0-0, E, 1 shot
Dec. 31 Canada L, 4-7 1-0-1, -2, 3 shots,
goal tied game 4-4
Medal Round
Jan. 2 Quarterfinals
vs. Slovakia
L, 3-5 1-1-2, E,
game-high 6 shots
Jan. 4 5th Place Game W, 3-2 (OT) 0-0-0, +1, 4 shots


Jani Lajunen (Finland)
6 GP, 1-0-1, -2, 6 shots on goal, 53.5% Faceoff %
Preliminary Round
Dec. 26 Sweden L, 1-3
0-0-0, -1, 1 shot
Dec. 28 Russia L, 2-5 1-0-1, -1, 1 shot
Dec. 30 Latvia W, 5-1
0-0-0, E, 2 shots
Dec. 31 Slovakia L, 2-3 (SO) 0-0-0, E, 1 shot
Relegation Round
Jan. 3 Kazakhstan  W, 7-1 0-0-0, E, 0 shot
Jan. 4 Germany  W, 3-1 0-0-0, E, 1 shot


Chet Pickard (Canada) 2 GP, 2-0-0, 0.50 GAA, .958 SV%, 1 SHO
Preliminary Round
Dec. 26 Czech Republic W, 8-1
TV replay at 1 pm CT on Dec. 27
DNP
Dec. 28 Kazakhstan W, 15-0 W, 0GA-11SV, 60 Mins
Dec. 29 Germany W, 5-1
TV replay at 1 pm CT on Dec. 30
W, 1GA-12SV, 60 Mins
Dec. 31 USA W, 7-4 DNP
Medal Round
Jan. 3 Semifinal vs. Russia W, 6-5 DNP
Jan. 5 Gold Medal vs.
Sweden
NHL Network  


Colin Wilson (USA)
6 GP, 3-6-9, E, 25 shots
Preliminary Round
Dec. 26 Germany W, 8-2
TV replay at 11 am CT on Dec. 27
1-2-3, +1, 4 shots;
scored game's 1st goal
Dec. 28 Czech Republic W, 4-3
TV replay at 1 pm CT on Dec. 29
0-1-1, -1,
3 shots
Dec. 30 Kazakhstan W, 12-0
2-0-2, +3, 5 shots
Dec. 31 Canada L, 4-7 0-0-0, -3, 5 shots,
USA Player of the Game
Medal Round
Jan. 2 Quarterfinals
vs. Slovakia
L, 3-5 0-2-2, -1, 4 shots

Jan. 4 5th Place Game W, 3-2 (OT)  0-1-1, +1, 4 shots
assisted on OT goal

* all times listed as Central Time Zone


World Junior Championships News & Notes:
Preds 2008 second round pick Roman Josi participated for Switzerland in the Under-20 Division I-A World Junior Tournament, scoring 3 goals and 5 points in 5 games with a +10 plus/minus rating and 15 shots on goal to lead Switzerland to a 5-0 record and promotion into the top division for next year’s World Junior Championships. Josi also added the game-winning goal with 3:09 left in the third period of Switzerland’s 2-1 win over second-place Belarus in the final game of the tournament, to secure Switzerland’s promotion next year. For his performance, Josi was named the Best Defenseman of the Tournament by the Tournament Directorate.

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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - DAL 82 50 23 9 267 230 109
2 x - STL 82 49 24 9 224 201 107
3 x - CHI 82 47 26 9 235 209 103
4 y - ANA 82 46 25 11 218 192 103
5 x - LAK 82 48 28 6 225 195 102
6 x - SJS 82 46 30 6 241 210 98
7 x - NSH 82 41 27 14 228 215 96
8 x - MIN 82 38 33 11 216 206 87
9 COL 82 39 39 4 216 240 82
10 ARI 82 35 39 8 209 245 78
11 WPG 82 35 39 8 215 239 78
12 CGY 82 35 40 7 231 260 77
13 VAN 82 31 38 13 191 243 75
14 EDM 82 31 43 8 203 245 70

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
F. Forsberg 82 33 31 1 64
R. Josi 81 14 47 -3 61
J. Neal 82 31 27 27 58
S. Weber 78 20 31 -7 51
M. Ribeiro 81 7 43 11 50
C. Smith 82 21 16 4 37
M. Ekholm 82 8 27 14 35
R. Johansen 42 8 26 10 34
R. Ellis 79 10 22 13 32
C. Jarnkrok 81 16 14 1 30
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 34 21 10 .908 2.48
C. Hutton 7 5 4 .918 2.33