Selects Alumni Excel in 2015 IIHL Men’s Hockey Junior World Championships

SELECTS Hockey

Toronto, Ontario (January 5, 2015) – Ten countries competed for the IIHL Men’s Hockey Junior World Championships this past week in Toronto and Montreal, with Team Canada bringing home the gold medal yesterday January 5th after playing an undefeated tournament. This was Canada’s 16th gold medal and all-time 32nd medal. Team Russia took silver and Team Slovakia took bronze. Twenty-five of our very own Selects Alumni competed for 6 countries, with many players excelling on this international stage. Congratulations to the following players on their IIHL Junior World Championships achievements.

 

Team USA

Alex Nedeljkovic – G

Anthony DeAngelo – D

Steven Santini – D

Alex Tuch – F

JT Compher – F

Jeremy Bracco – F

 

Team Canada

Eric Comrie – G

Darnell Nurse – D (Nurse was named one of three “Best Players of Each Team Selected By Coaches”)

Robby Fabbri – F

Connor McDavid – F

 

Team Sweden

Linus Soderstrom – G

Samuel Ward – G

Andreas Englund – D

Robert Hagg – D (Hagg was named one of three “Best Players of Each Team Selected By Coaches”)

Robin Norell – D

Rasmus Asplund – F

Leon Bristedt – F

Adrian Kempe – F

William Nylander – F

Victor Olofsson – F

 

Team Finland

Kasperi Kapanen – G

 

Team Czech

Pavel Zacha – F

David Kase – F

 

Team Russia

Sergei Tolchinski – F

Ivan Provorov – D

 

The Selects Alumni came to play, with many players finishing the tournament as scoring leaders, goal scoring leaders and top goalkeepers.

 

In terms of the top 25 scoring leaders, which was ranked by highest PTS / highest G / lowest GP:

3. McDAVID, Connor (CAN) – 7 GP – 3 G – 8 A – 11 PTS

5. NYLANDER, William (SWE) – 7 GP – 3 G – 7 A – 10 PTS

9. KEMPE, Adrian (SWE) – 6 GP – 4 G – 4 A – 8 PTS

20. FABBRI, Robby (CAN) – 5 GP – 2 G – 4 A – 6 PTS

25. TOLCHINSKI, Sergei (RUS) – 7 GP – 4 G – 1 A – 5 PTS

 

In terms of the top 25 goal scoring leaders, ranked by highest G / lowest GP:

7. KEMPE, Adrian (SWE) – 6 GP – 4 G – 13 – S – 30.77 SG%

9. TOLCHINSKI, Sergei (RUS) – 7 GP – 4 G – 14 SOG – 28.57 SG%

17. McDAVID, Connor (CAN) – 7 GP – 3 G – 21 SOG – 14.29 SG%

17. NYLANDER, William (SWE) – 7 GP – 3 G – 23 SOG – 13.04 SG%

24. DeANGELO, Anthony (USA) – 5 GP – 2 G – 16 SOG – 12.50 SG%

24. FABBRI, Robby (CAN) – 5 GP – 2 G – 9 SOG – 22.22 SG%

 

Sweden goalkeeper Linus Soderstrom was #6 for goalkeepers, ranked by highest SVS% / lowest GAA / highest GPI, for goalies that played more than 40% of their team’s total minutes.

6. SODERSTROM, Linus (SWE) – 7 GPI – 415:24 MIP – 100.00 MIP% – 192 SOG – GA 16 – SVS 176 – 91.67 SVS% – 2.31 GAA

 

Other notable goalies were:

NEDELJKOVIC, Alex (USA – G) with 100 SVS% in 1 game played

COMRIE, Eric (CAN – G) with 93.33 SVS% in 7 total games played

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