Team USA (Brett Velar, Hunter Skinner) and Canada (Bradden Schneider, Dylan Garland) Both broke through their respective groups at World Junior in 2021. They will win the top two seeds in a single elimination tournament.
Team USA has sealed Group B’s victory with a shutout against Sweden. The United States outperformed its opponents 22-0 in the last three round-robin games. Canada was undefeated in Group A play.
In the first round, Canada acquires the Czech Republic and the United States acquires Slovakia. By winning their group, they will not be able to meet until the 2021 World Junior Finals. The playoff brackets are reseeded after each round.
– NHL Sports
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