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Three USPHL And/Or EHF Selects Alums Playing For Gold At World Juniors

By James Murphy /, 01/05/19, 3:30PM EST


The USPHL and EHF Selects are proud to have three alums playing for Team USA and going for World Junior Gold tonight at the 2019 U20 World Junior Championships in Vancouver, B.C.

Forward Jay O’Brien played for the Cape Cod Whalers from 2014-18. The Hingham, Mass., native has zero points in six games at the tournament.

He’s currently in his freshman season at Providence College. O’Brien was a first round pick of the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft.

Forward Evan Barratt played in the USPHL 16U Division for Team Comcast in 2014-15. 

Barratt has a goal in six games at the tournament. Barratt is a sophomore at Penn State and was a third round pick of the Blackhawks at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.

Forward Joel Farabee played for Selects Academy 16U from 2014-16.

Farabee has three goals and two assists at the World Juniors. He is in his freshman season at Boston University and was also a 2018 first round pick of the Flyers. 

Watch the game live on NHL Network (cable subscription required)