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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 51 24 7 228 221 109
2 y - STL 82 51 24 7 239 197 109
3 x - NSH 82 47 25 10 226 202 104
4 x - CHI 82 48 28 6 220 186 102
5 x - VAN 82 48 29 5 236 220 101
6 x - MIN 82 46 28 8 227 198 100
7 x - WPG 82 43 26 13 223 204 99
8 x - CGY 82 45 30 7 237 213 97
9 LAK 82 40 27 15 218 197 95
10 DAL 82 41 31 10 257 257 92
11 COL 82 39 31 12 209 223 90
12 SJS 82 40 33 9 224 226 89
13 EDM 82 24 44 14 193 276 62
14 ARI 82 24 50 8 165 267 56

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
F. Forsberg 82 26 37 15 63
M. Ribeiro 82 15 47 11 62
R. Josi 81 15 40 15 55
S. Weber 78 15 30 15 45
C. Smith 82 23 21 11 44
C. Wilson 77 20 22 19 42
M. Fisher 59 19 20 4 39
J. Neal 67 23 14 12 37
R. Ellis 58 9 18 8 27
S. Jones 82 8 19 3 27
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 41 17 6 .923 2.18
C. Hutton 6 7 4 .902 2.61