Goalkeeper Yaroslav Askarov, defenseman Danila Galenyuk and forwards Kirill Marchenko, Ivan Morozov and Vasily Podkolzin will all represent the under 20 Russian national team at the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship in the Czech Republic.
Full Russian under 20 national team roster
Goalkeepers: Yaroslav Askarov (SKA), Amir Miftakhov (Ak Bars), Daniil Isaev (Lokomotiv).
Defensemen: Danila Galenyuk (SKA), Daniil Zhuravlyov (Ak Bars), Egor Zamula (Calgary Hitmen), Anton Malyshev (Buran), Daniil Misuyl (Lokomotiv), Daniil Pylenkov (Vityaz), Alexander Romanov (CSKA).
Forwards: Nikita Alexandrov (Charlottetown Islanders), Dmitriy Voronkov (Ak Bars), Maxim Groshev (Neftekhimik), Grigoriy Denisenko (Lokomotiv), Pavel Dorofeev (Metallurg), Kirill Marchenko, Ivan Morozov, Vasiliy Podkolzin (all SKA), Egor Sokolov (Cape Breton Eagles), Nikita Rtischev, Maxim Sorkin (both CSKA), Ilya Kruglov (Dynamo), Alexander Khovanov (Moncton Wildcats).
2020 World Junior Championship group stage schedule for Russia:
December 26, Czech Republic - Russia, 17:00*
December 28, Russia - Canada, 21:00
December 29, USA - Russia, 21:00
December 31, Russia - Germany, 17:00
The quarter-finals will be played on January 2, before the semi-finals are held on January 4 and the third place playoff/final a day later.
*All start times are in accordance with Moscow time