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World Juniors 2021

10 thoughts on the World Juniors using manually tracked data

The best player through the preliminary round of the 2021 World Juniors was Trevor Zegras

But has Zegras been the tournament’s Most Valuable Player so far? 

With Zegras, the USA appear locked on a collision course against Canada for the Gold Medal Game; without him, they’d probably still be a top team.

Barring a massive upside in the quarterfinals, Tim Stützle won’t win the tournament’s MVP, but it’s tough to think of a player more integral to their team’s success than him. Playing nearly 26 minutes per game with a depleted roster, he clawed them within two goals of Finland, a victory against Slovakia, and went off for five points in a must-win game versus Switzerland.

Stützle’s 5-on-5 Expected Goals and Expected Primary Assists (measures of the likelihood of a players’ shots and shot assists

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