Chris Kreider and Emerson Etem played in the WJC together

Chris KreiderChris Kreider and Emerson Etem were teammates on the 2011 US World Junior Team that lost in the Semi-Final to Canada but won a Bronze Medal.

In the tournament, Etem had one goal in six games. Kreider had 4 goals and 2 assists in six games.

Kreider said that he got to know Etem “fairly well” during the tournament in Buffalo and that he is a “really good kid, good player and a great addition.” (NYR)

Etem also played with Derek Stepan at Shattuck St. Mary’s and with JT Miller on the 2012 WJC.