A few photos from the U18 Championships. These are roughly in chronological order.
Team Czech Republic. At the top of the stands you can see all the NHL scouts in black.
Filip Gunnarson (SWE)
Sweden during warmups.
Sweden during a game.
USA goaltender Adam Murray checks out the Finns.
Finnish captain Sami Vatanen gets into a scuffle against USA. I mentioned it to a Finnish official later and he said he didn't see it. Uh-huh.
Team USA celebrates victory over Finland.
USA and Finland during the anthem at the Urban Plains Center.
Vladimir Tarasenko chats up some girls in the stands during the USHL game that followed theirs.
Team Sweden watching the USHL game. Bertilsson and Ekman-Larsson are sitting together in the top row.
Russian goalie Emil Garipov.
Nikita Dvurechensky and Sergei Chvanov.