’Tis the season - World Juniors season, that is! The 2020 IIHF World Junior Championships kick off on December 26 in the Czech Republic. Here’s a little bit of everything you need to know about this year’s tournament.
Group A: Finland, Switzerland, Sweden, Slovakia, Kazakhstan
Group B: USA, Russia, Canada, Czech Republic, Germany
BUFFALO SABRES PROSPECTS
Sweden: Erik Portillo (G) has spent this season with the Dubuque Fighting Saints of the USHL. He’s one of the top goaltenders in the USHL, with a 2.05 GAA in 15 games played.