Tracking Red Wings prospects at 2021 World Juniors

7 Detroit prospects compete in international tournament

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EDMONTON, AB - JANUARY 02: Lucas Raymond #18 of Sweden skates against Ville Heinola #4 and goaltender Kari Piiroinen #1 of Finland during the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinals at Rogers Place on January 2, 2021 in Edmonton, Canada. (Photo by Codie McLachlan/Getty Images)

Here’s a look at how the seven Detroit Red Wings prospects participating in the 2021 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships are performing.

Here’s how they’re doing:

🇸🇪 Team Sweden -- five Red Wings prospects:

🇫🇮 Team Finland -- one Red Wings prospect:

🇨🇿 Team Czech Republic -- one Red Wings prospect:

The international U-20 tournament got underway Christmas Day. There are 10 nations competing in the preliminary round -- two groups of five. Only the top four teams in each group will proceed from the preliminary round to play in the single-game elimination playoff round.

Canada is competing in Group A with Finland, Switzerland, Slovakia and Germany. The United States is competing in Group B with Russia, Sweden, Czech Republic and Austria. You can track the standings here.

The playoff round got started Jan. 2. Semi-final games will be held Jan. 4, followed by the medal games on Jan. 5.

Games are being broadcast live on NHL Network (TSN).

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About the Author:

Dave Bartkowiak Jr. is the digital managing editor for ClickOnDetroit.