The 2023 World Juniors concluded with back-to-back overtime nail-biters.
There was Chaz Lucius‘ hat trick to win Team USA a barnburner. There was a spectacular comeback by Czechia. And there was a golden gold.
Along the way, many iconic moments were produced, ranging from the Swiss’ prowess in extra time to Connor Bedard doing everything.
World Juniors doesn’t make or break careers. But the tournament provides insight into the progress of the numerous prospects.
In this article, we analyze the performances of 52 drafted prospects at the tournament.
Vinzenz Rohrer, C, Austria (75th overall, 2022, Montreal Canadiens)
There’s little doubt that Vinzenz Rohrer wasn’t himself. He missed the first game due to illness, and his game lacked the usual energy and pace that makes him such an inter