Kane named MVP, attendance 7th all time
by Andrew Podnieks|20 MAY 2018
Patrick Kane accepts the trophy for the bronze medal winners.
photo: Matt Zambonin / HHOF-IIHF Images
Team USA forward Patirck Kane was named tournament MVP tonight in Copenhagen. He led all players with 20 points (8 + 12) and captained the Americans to a bronze medal. Kane was also named to the media All-Star Team. 

Danish goalitender Fredrik Anderson, playing in his hometown of Herning, was named Directorate Award Best Goalie.

This year's World Championship, held in Denmark for the first time, attracted a whopping 520,481 fans to the 64 games, the 7th-highest total of all time.

Sweden's John Klingberg was named Directorate Award Best Defenceman, and his teammates took four of the six spots on the All-Star Team. Anders Nilsson was All-Star goaltender, leading the tournament with three shutouts, and both defencemen were Swedes--Adam Larsson and Oliver Ekman-Larsson. Finland's Sebastian Aho was named Best Forward by the directorate and made the All-Star Team as well.

The complete list of awards is as follows:

Directorate Awards

Best Goaltender--Frederik Andersen (DEN)

Best Defenceman--John Klingberg (SWE)

Best Forward--Sebastian Aho (FIN)

Media All-Star Team

Goaltender--Anders Nilsson (SWE)

Defencemen--Adam Larsson (SWE)/Oliver Ekman-Larsson (SWE)

Forwards--Rickard Rakell (SWE)/Patrick Kane (USA)/Sebastian Aho (FIN)


Patrick Kane (USA)

MVP - Patrick Kane
Scoring leader and MVP - USA forward Patrick Kane had a great #IIHFWorlds! Watch his highlights here.
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Heroics of the Award Winners
Here are the winners of the directorate awards. Watch the heroics of Frederik Andersen, John Klingberg & Sebastian Aho at the #IIHFWorlds!
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