Columbus Blue Jackets At The 2019 World Championships: May 19

By Sam Blazer on May 19, 2019 at 1:28 pm
Alexander Wennberg celebrates with the rest of his Sweden teammates as they score a goal against Switzerland
Andre Ringuette-IIHF Images

Seven Columbus Blue Jacket players and prospects are at the 2019 World Championships. Some players are doing better than others and making a big impact for their team. 

Here are the stats for the players at the World Championship up to May 19.

Pierre-Luc Dubois (Canada)

Dubois in three games played has two assists and has helped Team Canada toward the top of the standings because of it.

Zach Werenski (USA)

Werenski has yet to play a game for the United States. Team USA needs a push in a big way as the team is currently in the middle of the standings.

Alexander Wennberg (Sweden)

Out of the players participating in the tournament, Wennberg has easily played the best. He has played in three games and has three goals, four assists for a total of seven points. That puts him in the top 30 of points scored in the tournament.

Vladislav Gavrikov (Russia)

Gavrikov has zero points but has played in five games so far for a Russian team that is near the top of the standings.

Alexandre Texier (France)

While France hasn't been a world beater at the tournament, Texier has done well for himself. In five games played, Texier has one goal and one assist for a total of two points. 

Elvis Merzlikins (Latvia)

Merzlikins has played in three games thus far with zero wins but his .906 save percentage has been solid enough. Latvia has two wins on the tournament and have an outside shot at the medal round.

Veini Vehvilainen (Finland)

Vehvilainen has only played in one game so far and it was against the United States. They weren't able to win the game but were able to take it to overtime where they were able to garner a point in the process. 

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