Colorado Avalanche send four prospects to World Juniors

Obviously the NHL isn’t playing just yet. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t NHL level talent playing. A ton of NHL drafted players and NHL prospects are playing right now in the NCAA. And college hockey has been a ton of fun to watch. Michigan vs Minnesota was a great time.

Colorado Avalanche draft pick Sampo Ranta gets the power play goal for Minnesota #CollegeHockey pic.twitter.com/SPNFcffvP5 — Frosty Talks (@Frosty_Talks) December 9, 2020

It’s even more fun if your favorite pro team has a couple prospects playing in the NCAA. Now NCAA hockey might be fun to watch, but it’s nothing compared to the World Juniors when it comes to amateur hockey.

The World Juniors is the premier amateur hockey tournament for players under 20 years old. It draws some of the best talent in the world year after year. A ton of NHL prospects play in the World Juniors. Even some current NHL players will play for their home country.

The point is the kids that play in the World Juniors are some of the best in the world. It’s an absolute blast to watch. This year might not be a