The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have loaned forward David Gustafsson to Sweden for the 2020 World Junior Championship, which is taking place from Dec. 26, 2019 to Jan. 5, 2020 in Ostrava and Trinec, Czech Republic.
Gustafsson, 19, has one goal in 22 games with the Jets as a rookie this season. He had three assists for Sweden at the 2019 World Junior Championship. He won a gold medal playing for Sweden at the 2017 U17 World Hockey Challenge and a bronze medal at the 2018 U18 World Championship.
Gustafsson was drafted by the Jets in the second round (60th overall) in the 2018 NHL Draft.