One of the breakout stars of last year's event, the dashing winger led the surprising Slovaks to a fourth-place finish with seven goals and 11 points in seven games. That performance prompted the Red Wings to draft him 60th overall last June and place him with Grand Rapids where, at 19, he's the youngest player in the AHL. His quick transition to that circuit (8-8-16 in 22 games) suggests he could dominate this tournament.
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