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Friday, 12.26.2008 / 1:00 PM / WorldJuniors
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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 - ANA 82 54 20 8 266 209 116
2 y - COL 82 52 22 8 250 220 112
3 x - STL 82 52 23 7 248 191 111
4 x - SJS 82 51 22 9 249 200 111
5 x - CHI 82 46 21 15 267 220 107
6 x - LAK 82 46 28 8 206 174 100
7 x - MIN 82 43 27 12 207 206 98
8 x - DAL 82 40 31 11 235 228 91
9 PHX 82 37 30 15 216 231 89
10 NSH 82 38 32 12 216 242 88
11 WPG 82 37 35 10 227 237 84
12 VAN 82 36 35 11 196 223 83
13 CGY 82 35 40 7 209 241 77
14 EDM 82 29 44 9 203 270 67

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
S. Weber 79 23 33 -2 56
P. Hornqvist 76 22 31 1 53
C. Smith 79 24 28 16 52
M. Fisher 75 20 29 -4 49
R. Josi 72 13 27 -2 40
M. Cullen 77 10 29 4 39
C. Wilson 81 11 22 -1 33
N. Spaling 71 13 19 2 32
R. Ellis 80 6 21 9 27
G. Bourque 74 9 17 -5 26
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Hutton 20 11 4 .910 2.62
D. Dubnyk 11 18 3 .891 3.43

 
 

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