2024 NHL Draft

The top draft-eligible performances at the 2024 World Junior Championship

GOTHENBURG, Sweden - The World Junior Championships are a 19-year-old tournament. 

The very best players are most often the oldest. But that doesn’t mean we don’t see younger players find valuable experience, and in some cases, impressive success.

The crop of draft-eligible players at the 2024 World Junior Championships was 18 names long. Most are featured on teams that struggle to produce high-end talent and are unable to make a sizeable impact. However, some names came to Gothenburg and made a mark on the tournament.

Macklin Celebrini, C - Canada

The top draft-eligible skater for the 2024 class was also the top player for Canada at this event. It’s the second year in a row a 17-year-old led the charge for Canada. It worked out just fine for the 2023 gold-medal winning squad. Not so much for

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World Juniors 2024 2024 NHL Draft Bili Tygri Liberec Boston Univ. Czechia U20 Finland U20 Jukurit JYP Mora IK Team Canada Team Norway U20 Team USA Univ. of Denver Vålerenga Zug NCAA NHL Liiga WJC-20 HockeyAllsvenskan Norway Czechia Michael Brandsegg-Nygård Zeev Buium Macklin Celebrini Tomas Galvas Konsta Helenius Leon Muggli Jesse Pulkkinen Stian Solberg
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