Video: 2013 World Junior Championship – Jacob Trouba and Riley Barber, USA

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Jacob Trouba - USA

Photo: University of Michigan defenseman and Winnipeg Jets prospect Jacob Trouba has been a force for Team USA at the 2013 World Juniors (courtesy of Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

While it is difficult to call a player chosen in the top 10 of the NHL Draft a steal, the Winnipeg Jets have to be feeling good about what they've seen from their 2012 first selection, defenseman Jacob Trouba, at the 2013 World Junior Championship.

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Scout’s Perch: Raw talent the main course at Flood-Marr

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Tyler Hill - Hotchkiss School

Photo: Hotchkiss School forward Tyler Hill is one of the more highly regarded 2013 NHL Draft prospects from the New England prep schools (courtesy of Dave Arnold Photography)

For 48 years, Milton Academy and Noble and Greenough School have co-hosted a holiday tournament that has attracted 49 different schools and amateur hockey teams from the United States, Canada, and Sweden. In addition to the six New England states, representatives have come from California, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania to play.

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Video: 2013 World Junior Championship – Rocco Grimaldi, USA

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Rocco Grimaldi - USA

Photo: University of North Dakota forward and Florida Panthers prospect Rocco Grimaldi has yet to light the lamp in three 2013 WJC games for Team USA (courtesy of Josh Holmberg /Icon SMI)

While he may not be one of the bigger players on any given ice surface, University of North Dakota forward Rocco Grimaldi is usually one of the more hard-working and talented players taking part in any game he is involved in.

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Wilson looking to second half breakout for UMass Lowell

by Richard Murray
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Scott Wilson - UMass Lowell

Photo: UMass Lowell forward and Pittsburgh Penguins prospect Scott Wilson started slowly in 2012-13 but has been producing for the River Hawks in more recent games (courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics)

After taking home the Hockey East Rookie of the Year award last season, Scott Wilson is looking to take his game to the next level for UMass Lowell in the second half of the collegiate schedule.

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2013 WJC Preview: USA looks to improve on poor showing at last World Juniors

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Alex Galchenyuk - USA

Photo: Montreal Canadiens prospect Alex Galchenyuk looks close to being NHL-ready, but the NHL lockout has given the talented forward the chance represent the USA at the 2013 WJC (courtesy of Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

After a disappointing seventh-place finish at last year’s World Junior Championship, Team USA will look to better that this year in hopes of taking home their first medal since 2011 and their first gold since 2010.

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