World Juniors 2024

Data-driven observations from the 2024 World Junior Championships

With the 2024 World Juniors tournament wrapped up, it's time to take a final deep dive into the numbers.

We tracked microstats from every single game of the tournament to bolster our analysis with concrete data and help form a more clear picture of the events that took place. 

Let's start with a quick conversation about the MVP award.

Noah Östlund's case for tournament MVP

Jonathan Lekkerimäki claimed the tournament MVP honors, netting seven goals in as many games. However, a compelling argument can be made that he wasn't the most crucial player on his team. Instead, Noah Östlund emerged as the linchpin for the Swedes during this competition.

Östlund served as the heart and soul of Sweden's offense, nearly doubling the expected primary points at 5-on-5 when compared to the second-most productiv

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World Juniors 2024 Canada U20 Canada U20 Finland U20 Finland U20 Norway U20 Norway U20 Sweden U20 Switzerland U20 WJC-20 Luca Cagnoni Rodwin Dionicio Quinn Finley Jagger Firkus Cutter Gauthier Lane Hutson Jonathan Lekkerimäki Ryan Leonard Julian Lutz Denton Mateychuk Bradly Nadeau Jani Nyman Owen Pickering Jesse Pulkkinen Carson Rehkopf Stian Solberg Anton Wahlberg Matthew Wood Liam Öhgren Noah Östlund
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