From the Rangers:
2010 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP RANGERS PROSPECTS UPDATE
New York, January 3, 2010 – Three of the four Rangers prospects participating in the 2010 IIHF World Junior Championship were in action last night, as the United States defeated Finland, 6-2, in the Quarterfinals to advance to the Semifinals.
Team Captain Derek Stepan notched two assists and Chris Kreider tallied a goal in the victory. Stepan currently ranks as the tournament leader in both assists (8) and points (11) and is tied for the tournament lead in plus-minus (+8). Kreider is tied for the team lead in goals (5) and is tied for fourth in the tournament. Ryan Bourque has notched two assists in the tournament.
All four prospects are in action today as Team USA will take on Sweden in the Semifinals at 9 p.m. (ET), and the Czech Republic, featuring Roman Horak, will face Latvia at 1 p.m. (ET) in the Relegation Round.