World Juniors 2021: Rosters, NHL draft status, jersey numbers for all 10 teams

The 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship is here and the best junior players in the world will be aiming for gold when they hit the ice in Edmonton beginning Dec. 25.

Each team will sport a 25-man roster — some still need to pare down — in a tournament that will see some top NHL prospects, a few NHLers and top picks for the next two drafts face off. 

Here’s a breakdown of every team’s roster for the tournament.

Jump to: Austria | Canada | Czech Republic | Finland | Germany | Russia | Slovakia | Sweden | Switzerland | United States

2021 IIHF World Juniors rosters

Austria

Head coach: Roger Bader

The Austrians need to release one player before the tournament begins.

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Canada

Head coach: Andre Tourigny
Leadership group: Kirby Dach (C), Bowen Byram (A), Dylan Cozens (A)

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Czech Republic

Head coach: Karel Mlejnek

Three players will need to be released before the tournament begins.

Finland

Head coach: Antti Pennanen
Leadership group: Anton Lundell (C), Santeri Hatakka (A), Mikko Kokkonen (A)

Germany

Head coach: Tobias Abstreiter

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Russia

Head coach: Igor Larionov
Leadership group: Vasily Podkolzin (C)

Slovakia

Head coach: Robert Petrovicky

Slovakia will need to release four players before the tournament begins.

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Sweden

Head coach: Joel Ronnmark

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Switzerland

Head coach: Marco Bayer

The Swiss need to release three players to get to the tournament maximum of 25.

United States

Head coach: Nate Leaman

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