Award winners announced at World Under-18 Hockey Championship; all-star team announced

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Following the gold medal game on Sunday, the selection committee from this year’s IIHF World Under-18 Hockey Championship announced the award winners and the all-star team from the tournament.

Goaltender Veini Vehvilainen (Finland), Viili Saarijarvi (Finland), Jonas Siegenthaler (Switzerland), Auston Matthews (United States), Patrik Laine (Finland), and Denis Malgin (Switzerland) were named to the all-star team.

Matthews was also named the tournaments MVP and the best forward. Meanwhile Ilya Samsonov of Russia was named the best goaltender, and Saarijarvi was given the best defenceman.

The 2016 IIHF World Under-18 Hockey Championship will take place Grand Forks, North Dakota.

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