Originally written January 06, 2013 on The Nosebleeds:
With a roster full of NHL prospects, The United States National Junior Team looked to avenge its disappointing seventh place finish in last years tournament with a better showing this year. After handedly defeating the Canadians 5-1 in the semi finals of the World Junior Championship in Ufa,Russia, the United States National Junior Team looked to carry that momentum into the finals against a strong Sweden team. With North Dakota Sioux Freshman Rocco Grimaldi leading the way with two goals in the game and an empty net tally added by Vince Trocheck, The US team was able to  beat Sweden 3-1 to capture their third WJC gold medal since 2004.      
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