Bjugstad to play for U.S. at World Championships


Former Golden Gopher forward Nick Bjugstad will suit up for the U.S. team at the World Championship's next month.

Bjugstad, who recently decided to forego his senior season to sign a professional contract with the Florida Panthers, is one of four Minnesotans playing in the tournament.

North Dakota's and Eden Prairie's Danny Kristo will also play for the U.S.

The World Championships run May 3-19 in Helsinki and Stockholm.

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