2022 World Junior Championship Jersey Auction Ends 2/15/2023
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Welcome to USA Hockey-MeiGray 2022 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship Team USA Jersey Auction .

The tournament was originally scheduled to be held from December 26, 2021 through January 5, 2022 in Edmonton and Red Deer, Alberta. On December 29, 2021 the IIHF Council decided that, due to the ongoing spread of COVID-19, the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship would be cancelled to ensure the health and safety of all participants.

After being rescheduled, the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship was held in Edmonton, Canada from August 9, 2022 through August 20, 2022.

The U.S. won Group B with a perfect 4-0 record by defeating Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Sweden.Team USA fell in the Quarterfinal, 4-2, to Czechia, and finished fifth in the tournament.

The USA Hockey-MeiGray Game-Worn Authentication Program is proud to offer fans and collectors across the globe the opportunity to own a piece of history... the one set of blue jerseys worn during the tournament in two of Team USA’s five games.

There was one set of one set of white, and one set of blue jerseys manufactured by Nike and prepared for use by the U.S. in the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship. The sets of jerseys were collected after each game by Team USA's equipment staff. Each jersey offered in auction has been security-tagged with an individually serial-numbered USA Hockey-MeiGray Authentication Program inventory tag.

The U.S. World Junior Championship Men's Team wore the one set of blue jerseys in the one game played during the originally scheduled tournament prior to the tournament being cancelled, vs. Slovakia on December 25, 2021 at WP Centrium in Red Deer, Alberta. The one set of blue jerseys was also worn in the exhibition game vs. Finland on August 5, 2022. The one white set was retained by the team.

The U.S. World Junior Championship Team wore the one set of blue jerseys in the following two IIHF World Junior Championship games:

• August 9, 2022, a 5-1 Preliminary Round victory over Germany.
• August 14, 2022, a 3-2 Preliminary Round victory over Sweden
This auction is for the actual blue jersey worn by #5 Wyatt Kaiser.

Kaiser played in all 5 games during the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship. He registered 2 goals and 1 assist in the tournament. He played in both games while wearing this jersey. He currently plays for University Minnesota-Duluth. He was drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 3rd round of the 2020 National Hockey League Entry Draft.

This jersey, a Size 56, has been registered in the USA Hockey-MeiGray Game-Worn Authentication Program as number USA07466.

Proceeds will benefit the USA Hockey Foundation.

The USA Hockey-MeiGray Game-Worn Authentication Program offers game-used and autographed items from the Men's and Women's U.S. Olympic Teams, Men's and Women's U.S. World Championship Teams, U.S. teams that have competed in the World Junior Championships, and much, much more.

The USA Hockey Foundation is a charitable and educational nonprofit corporation that provides long-range financial support for USA Hockey and promotes the growth of hockey in the United States.

The Foundation's primary goals are to enhance USA Hockey's mission and activities; to provide funding for education and training of high-performance athletes; and to provide opportunities for greater participation throughout the country.

MeiGray is the world's leading authenticator of, and source for, game-worn hockey jerseys. The Branchburg, N.J., company is authenticating partners with 7 of the 32 National Hockey League teams, the women’s Premier Hockey Federation, and the ECHL. MeiGray has authenticated and sold over 250,000 game-worn jerseys since it was founded in 1997. MeiGray has also partnered with the National Basketball Association since 2006.
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Minimum Bid: $250.00
Final Bid: $700.00
Number of Bids:6
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