Filip Forsberg returned from injury to captain Team Sweden at the World Juniors.
RW - Miami (Ohio) University - 18
Riley Barber has continued on the tear of a start to his rookie career. And December was huge for him. In five games, Barber had two goals and three assists and was +2. On the year, Barber now has eight goals and 14 assists with a +9 rating through 18 games. Despite this, his biggest achievement came in his inclusion in the Team USA World Juniors team, where he starred on the first-line alongside Miami teammate Sean Kuraly and Montreal Canadiens prospect Alex Galchenyuk. Through four preliminary round games, Barber scored one goal and two assists and was -1.
C – University of New Hampshire (NCAA) – 22
Greg Burke made his return from a six-month absence with a shoulder injury, but only managed two games in December, from which he was pointless and -1. If he stays injury-free, Burke will have six January games with which to ...