2011 U20 WJC with a Washington Capitals Prospect Focus (Dec 26 - Jan 5)

- Games start on December 26, 2010 and the medal games will be played on January 5, 2011-


Capitals Prospects on 2011 WJC U20 Rosters/Tryout Camp Rosters- 5 Players on WJC Teams (tied for most prospects for an NHL team in this year's tourney)

Player/# Country/Birthyear Position Draft Info. Notes
Cody Eakin, #21 Canada/'91 W/C 2009 Rd 3,#85 Caps ELC signed
Philipp Grubauer, #30 Germany/'91 G 2010 Rd 4/#112 Caps ELC signed; played for Germany the last two years (09-10 Div1; 08-09)
(Stanislav Galiev, #11)

Russia tryout/'92


W 2010 Rd 3/#86 Didn't make team; cut after tryout
Evgeny Kuznetsov, #25 Russia/'92 C/W 2010 Rd 1/#26 played for Russia last year
Dmitri Orlov, #9 Russia/'91 D 2009 Rd 2/#55 played for Russia last year
Patrick Wey, #18 USA/'91 D 2009 Rd 4/#115 roster finalized on 12/22; Wey 1 of 7 dmen named to the team

Note - A player with 1991 or later birthyear is eligible for 2011 U20 WJCs. 


Some Useful Links

WJC Buffalo World Juniors Tournament website

Hockey Canada WJC website

USA Hockey WJC website

IIHF WJC U20 website


      - Official tournament:  /2011IIHFWorldJr

      - Canada:  /HC_TeamCanada

      - USA:  /USAHockey and  /USA_AlexClark



Television Information for NHL Network in US


more TV information including TSN/TSN2 in Canada and other TV listings and coverage

and the US/Canada TV schedule after the jump...

NHL Network US and TSN/TSN2 Canada (games with Capitals prospects in bold)

Day/Date Time Game
Sunday/December 26 4:00 PM Russia vs. Canada
Sunday/December 26 8:00 PM Finland vs. USA
Tuesday/December 28 4:00 PM Canada vs. Czech Republic
Tuesday/December 28 8:00 PM USA vs. Slovakia
Wednesday/December 29 7:30 PM Norway vs. Canada
Thursday/December 30 3:00 PM Sweden vs. Czech Republic
Thursday/December 30 7:00 PM Germany vs. USA
Friday/December 31 4:00 PM Canada vs. Sweden
Friday/December 31 8:00 PM USA vs. Switzerland
Sunday/January 2 3:30 PM Quarterfinal #1
Sunday/January 2 7:30 PM Quarterfinal #2
Monday/January 3 3:30 PM Semifinal #1
Monday/January 3 7:30 PM Semifinal #2
Wednesday/January 5 3:30 PM Bronze Medal Game
Wednesday/January 5 7:30 PM Gold Medal Game

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