Why Did the U.S. Team Lose the Final Game of the 2019 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship?
USA – January 8, 2019
Vancouver, Canada, January 5, WJC Final
USA – FINLAND 2-3 (0-0, 0-1, 2-2)
0-1 – Ylonen, 0-2 – Latvala, 1-2 – Chmelevski, 2-2 – Norris, 2-3 – Kakko.
The U.S. Junior Hockey team was considered to be really strong this year, even stronger than the traditional favorites, like Canada and Russia. And despite the fact that the U.S. team beat Russia, they eventually lost the final game to Finland on January 5, bringing home the silver medal. Two days after we can reflect and ask some questions.
Why did it happen? What went wrong? Let’s think about it to...