Zegras named MVP
by Lucas Aykroyd|05 JAN 2021
The U.S.'s Trevor Zegras (#9) was named the MVP of the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship in Edmonton, Canada.
photo: Andrea Cardin / HHOF-IIHF Images

The International Ice Hockey Federation has announced the winners of the individual awards and the tournament all-star team after the gold medal game of the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship.

American forward Trevor Zegras was honoured as MVP and a tournament all-star team member. In his second World Juniors, the 19-year-old had 7 goals and 11 assists to win the scoring race.

Zegras, who got a goal and an assist in the 2-0 gold-medal win over Canada, equalled Jordan Schroeder’s all-time U.S. World Junior records of 20 assists and 27 points, which were set over the course of three tournaments.

IIHF Directorate Awards
Best Goaltender: Devon Levi, Canada
Best Defenceman: Topi Niemela, Finland
Best Forward: Tim Stutzle, Germany

Media All-Star Team & MVP
Goaltender: Devon Levi, Canada
Defenceman: Bowen Byram, Canada
Defenceman: Ville Heinola, Finland
Forward: Trevor Zegras, USA
Forward: Dylan Cozens, Canada
Forward: Tim Stutzle, Germany
Most Valuable Player: Trevor Zegras, USA