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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 CHI 58 36 18 4 160 134 76
2 DAL 55 35 15 5 178 147 75
3 STL 57 31 17 9 138 133 71
4 LAK 54 33 18 3 151 128 69
5 COL 58 29 25 4 155 160 62
6 SJS 53 28 20 5 154 143 61
7 ANA 53 26 19 8 120 125 60
8 NSH 55 25 21 9 142 148 59
9 ARI 54 25 23 6 143 164 56
10 MIN 54 23 21 10 133 134 56
11 VAN 54 22 20 12 125 144 56
12 CGY 54 25 26 3 144 160 53
13 WPG 54 24 27 3 139 157 51
14 EDM 56 22 29 5 138 168 49

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Josi 55 11 29 -2 40
F. Forsberg 55 18 18 -7 36
S. Weber 55 14 21 -5 35
M. Ribeiro 55 6 28 3 34
J. Neal 55 20 13 18 33
M. Ekholm 55 6 19 3 25
R. Ellis 54 6 16 2 22
C. Smith 55 11 7 -1 18
C. Jarnkrok 54 9 8 0 17
C. Wilson 38 4 12 -1 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 20 18 8 .902 2.57
C. Hutton 5 2 1 .916 2.36