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US players celebrate their victory over Sweden during their game for the first place at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship in Ufa on January 5, 2013.

Team USA at World Juniors hockey

Photos of Team USA at World Junior Championships hockey tournament in Ufa, Russia

U.S.'s Blake Pietila kisses a trophy during a
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U.S.'s Blake Pietila kisses a trophy during a medals ceremony at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship in Ufa, Russia. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Sweden's Christian Djoos, right, and USA's Jacob Trouba
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Sweden's Christian Djoos, right, and USA's Jacob Trouba clash during the gold medal game at the World Junior Ice Hockey championship in Ufa, Russia. (Jan. 5, 2013)

US players celebrate their victory over Sweden during
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US players celebrate their victory over Sweden during their game for the first place at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship in Ufa on January 5, 2013.

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Vince Trocheck of USA celebrates his goal during
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Vince Trocheck of USA celebrates his goal during their game for the first place at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship against Sweden in Ufa on January 5, 2013. AFP PHOTO / KHL / YURI KUZMINYURI KUZMIN/AFP/Getty Images

Team USA goalie John Gibson, centre, celebrates with
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Team USA goalie John Gibson, centre, celebrates with teammates Mike Reilly, left, and Shayne Gostisbehere after defeating Sweden during third period gold medal hockey action at the IIHF World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia, on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

US players celebrate their victory over Sweden during
(Credit: Getty YURI KUZMIN)

US players celebrate their victory over Sweden during their game for the first place at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship in Ufa on January 5, 2013. AFP PHOTO / KHL / YURI KUZMINYURI KUZMIN/AFP/Getty Images

Team USA celebrates in the final seconds of
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Team USA celebrates in the final seconds of the game after defeating Sweden during third period gold medal hockey action at the IIHF World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia, on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

Team USA celebrates after defeating Sweden during third
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Team USA celebrates after defeating Sweden during third period gold medal hockey action at the IIHF World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia, on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

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Team USA captain Jake McCabe, centre, hoists the
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Team USA captain Jake McCabe, centre, hoists the World Junior Trophy after his team defeated Sweden during third period gold medal hockey action at the IIHF World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia, on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

USA's Vince Trocheck reacts after scoring the third
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USA's Vince Trocheck reacts after scoring the third goal in the gold medal match against Sweden at the World Junior Ice Hockey championship in Ufa, Russia, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Yuri Kuzmin, KHL)

Team USA celebrates in balloons after defeating Sweden
(Credit: AP Photo Nathan Denette)

Team USA celebrates in balloons after defeating Sweden during third period gold medal hockey action at the IIHF World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia, on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

Team USA pose for their team photo after
(Credit: AP Photo Nathan Denette)

Team USA pose for their team photo after defeating Sweden during third period gold medal hockey action at the IIHF World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia, on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

Swedish players react as they lost during their
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Swedish players react as they lost during their game for the first place against USA at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship in Ufa on January 5, 2013. AFP PHOTO / KHL / YURI KUZMINYURI KUZMIN/AFP/Getty Images

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Team USA captain Jake McCabe, centre, hoist the
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Team USA captain Jake McCabe, centre, hoist the World Junior Trophy after his team defeated Sweden during third period gold medal hockey action at the IIHF World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia, on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

US players pose for photographers during medals ceremony
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US players pose for photographers during medals ceremony at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship in Ufa on January 5, 2013. USA won gold medals and Swedish team was the second. AFP PHOTO / KHL / YURI KUZMINYURI KUZMIN/AFP/Getty Images

US players sing the national anthem during a
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US players sing the national anthem during a medals ceremony at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship in Ufa on January 5, 2013. USA won gold medals and Swedish team was second. AFP PHOTO / KHL / YURI KUZMINYURI KUZMIN/AFP/Getty Images

USA's Blake Pietila, left, and Sweden's William Karlsson
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USA's Blake Pietila, left, and Sweden's William Karlsson fight for the puck in the gold medal match at the World Junior Ice Hockey championship in Ufa, Russia, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. The United States won the junior ice hockey championships on Saturday after Rocco Grimaldi scored twice and Vince Trocheck added a third to clinch a 3-1 win over Sweden in the final. (AP Photo/Yuri Kuzmin, KHL)

Jacob Trouba (R) and Shayne Gostisbehere (L) of
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Jacob Trouba (R) and Shayne Gostisbehere (L) of Team USA celebrate after scoring a goal during the gold medal game against Sweden at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship in Ufa, Russia. (Jan. 5, 2013)

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US players sing the national anthem during a
(Credit: Getty YURI KUZMIN)

US players sing the national anthem during a medals ceremony at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship in Ufa on January 5, 2013. USA won gold medals and Swedish team was second. AFP PHOTO / KHL / YURI KUZMINYURI KUZMIN/AFP/Getty Images

US players pose for photographers during medals ceremony
(Credit: Getty YURI KUZMIN)

US players pose for photographers during medals ceremony at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship in Ufa on January 5, 2013. USA won gold medals and Swedish team was the second. AFP PHOTO / KHL / YURI KUZMINYURI KUZMIN/AFP/Getty Images

Team USA captain Jake McCabe, centre, hoist the
(Credit: AP Photo Nathan Denette)

Team USA captain Jake McCabe, centre, hoist the World Junior Trophy after his team defeated Sweden during third period gold medal hockey action at the IIHF World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia, on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

U.S.'s Blake Pietila kisses a trophy during a
(Credit: Getty Images)

U.S.'s Blake Pietila kisses a trophy during a medals ceremony at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship in Ufa, Russia. (Jan. 5, 2013)

US players celebrate their victory over Sweden during
(Credit: Getty YURI KUZMIN)

US players celebrate their victory over Sweden during their game for the first place at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship in Ufa on January 5, 2013. AFP PHOTO / KHL / YURI KUZMINYURI KUZMIN/AFP/Getty Images

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Team USA celebrates after defeating Sweden during third
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Team USA celebrates after defeating Sweden during third period gold medal hockey action at the IIHF World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia, on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

US players celebrate their victory over Sweden during
(Credit: Getty YURI KUZMIN)

US players celebrate their victory over Sweden during their game for the first place at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship in Ufa on January 5, 2013.

Vince Trocheck of USA celebrates his goal during
(Credit: Getty YURI KUZMIN)

Vince Trocheck of USA celebrates his goal during their game for the first place at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship against Sweden in Ufa on January 5, 2013. AFP PHOTO / KHL / YURI KUZMINYURI KUZMIN/AFP/Getty Images

Team USA goalie John Gibson, centre, celebrates with
(Credit: AP Photo Nathan Denette)

Team USA goalie John Gibson, centre, celebrates with teammates Mike Reilly, left, and Shayne Gostisbehere after defeating Sweden during third period gold medal hockey action at the IIHF World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia, on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

USA's Blake Pietila, left, and Sweden's William Karlsson
(Credit: AP Photo Yuri Kuzmin)

USA's Blake Pietila, left, and Sweden's William Karlsson fight for the puck in the gold medal match at the World Junior Ice Hockey championship in Ufa, Russia, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. The United States won the junior ice hockey championships on Saturday after Rocco Grimaldi scored twice and Vince Trocheck added a third to clinch a 3-1 win over Sweden in the final. (AP Photo/Yuri Kuzmin, KHL)

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Team USA's Shayne Gostisbehere falls over Sweden's Sebastian
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Team USA's Shayne Gostisbehere falls over Sweden's Sebastian Collberg during second period gold medal hockey action at the IIHF World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Sweden's Christian Djoos, right, and USA's Jacob Trouba
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Sweden's Christian Djoos, right, and USA's Jacob Trouba clash during the gold medal game at the World Junior Ice Hockey championship in Ufa, Russia. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Rocco Grimaldi of USA celebrates his goal during
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Rocco Grimaldi of USA celebrates his goal during their game for the first place at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship against Sweden in Ufa on January 5, 2013. AFP PHOTO / KHL / YURI KUZMINYURI KUZMIN/AFP/Getty Images

Swedish Viktor Arvidssson (L) fights for a puck
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Swedish Viktor Arvidssson (L) fights for a puck with Mario Lucia (R) of USA during their game for the first place at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship in Ufa on January 5, 2013. AFP PHOTO / KHL / YURI KUZMINYURI KUZMIN/AFP/Getty Images

Filip Sandberg (R) of Sweden fights for the
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Filip Sandberg (R) of Sweden fights for the puck with J.T. Miller of the United States during the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship in Ufa, Russia. (Jan. 5, 2013)

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Jacob Trouba (R) and Shayne Gostisbehere (L) of
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Jacob Trouba (R) and Shayne Gostisbehere (L) of Team USA celebrate after scoring a goal during the gold medal game against Sweden at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship in Ufa, Russia. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Team USA goaltender John Gibson makes a save
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Team USA goaltender John Gibson makes a save off Sweden's Elias Lindholm during first period of the gold medal game at the IIHF World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia. (Jan. 5, 2013)

United States' Jim Vesey, bottom, is dumped by
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United States' Jim Vesey, bottom, is dumped by Sweden's Mikael Vikstrand during the first period of the gold medal hockey game at the IIHF World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Robert Hagg (L) of Sweden fights for a
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Robert Hagg (L) of Sweden fights for a puck with Ryan Hartman (R) of the USA during the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship in Ufa. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Sweden's goalkeeper Niklas Lundstrom lets in a goal
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Sweden's goalkeeper Niklas Lundstrom lets in a goal by USA in a gold medal match at the World Junior Ice Hockey championship in Ufa, Russia. (Jan. 5, 2013)

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Team USA's Rocco Grimaldi, right, celebrates his first
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Team USA's Rocco Grimaldi, right, celebrates his first goal against Sweden with teammate Shayne Gostisbehere during second period gold medal hockey action at the IIHF World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia, on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

Canada forward Mark McNeill, left, hits Team USA
(Credit: AP Photo Nathan Denette)

Canada forward Mark McNeill, left, hits Team USA forward Ryan Hartman, right, during first period semi-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

Team USA forward Jake McCabe, right, celebrates a
(Credit: AP Photo Nathan Denette)

Team USA forward Jake McCabe, right, celebrates a goal with teammate Seth Jones, left, during first period semi-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

Canada forward Jonathan Drouin, left, takes out Team
(Credit: AP Photo Nathan Denette)

Canada forward Jonathan Drouin, left, takes out Team USA forward John Gaudreau, right, during first period semi-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

Canada's players watch as Team USA celebrates a
(Credit: AP Photo Nathan Denette)

Canada's players watch as Team USA celebrates a goal during first period semi-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

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USA's Jake McCabe, centre, falls with Canada's Ty
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USA's Jake McCabe, centre, falls with Canada's Ty Rattie, # 8, following him during their semi-final match at the the World Junior Ice Hockey championship in Ufa, Russia, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Yuri Kuzmin, KHL)

Canada captain Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, right, hangs his head
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Canada captain Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, right, hangs his head with teammates after being defeated by Team USA during third period semi-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

Canada goalie Malcolm Subban looks on after being
(Credit: AP Photo Nathan Denette)

Canada goalie Malcolm Subban looks on after being scored on by Team USA during second period semi-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

USA's Jake McCabe dives after taking a shot
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USA's Jake McCabe dives after taking a shot on Canada's goalie Jordan Binnington during their semi-final match at the the World Junior Ice Hockey championship in Ufa, Russia, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Yuri Kuzmin, KHL)

USA's Ryan Hartman and Canada's Philip Danault tumble
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USA's Ryan Hartman and Canada's Philip Danault tumble during their semi-final match at the the World Junior Ice Hockey championship in Ufa, Russia, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Yuri Kuzmin, KHL)

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Canada fans hang their heads as Canada plays
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Canada fans hang their heads as Canada plays against Team USA during third period semi-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

Team USA's players celebrate during a semifinal match
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Team USA's players celebrate during a semifinal match against Canada at the World Junior Ice Hockey championship in Ufa, Russia. (Jan. 3, 2012)

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