Gaudreau was added to the Team USA roster for the World Championship in Slovakia, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports. Gaudreau was undecided about playing at Worlds when interviewed Monday as the Flames did exit interviews, but has since decided to join the Americans, who are looking to improve upon the bronze-medal finish they had in 2018. Gaudreau registered 99 points in 82 regular-season games for the Flames, so his addition to the lineup makes Team USA much more goal-dangerous.
Gaudreau is undecided about playing for Team USA at the World Championship in Slovakia, Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun reports. Gaudreau is healthy and coming off the best season of his career with 99 points in 82 appearances, but he had just a single assist in five games as the Flames were eliminated by the Avalanche in the first round. In his three previous efforts at Worlds, Gaudreau has compiled nine goals and 21 helpers in 26 games, while earning a bronze medal in the 2018 edition.
Gaudreau had an assist, five shots and two PIM in Saturday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Avalanche in Game 2 of their first-round series. This outing came after Gaudreau was held off the scoresheet in Game 1, which snapped the six-game point streak he had going into the playoffs. Gaudreau set career highs in virtually every offensive category this season, and his production will have a major impact on how far the Flames go in the postseason.
Gaudreau registered an assist and two shots in Saturday's 3-1 loss to the Oilers. Gaudreau ended the regular season on a six-game point streak, with a goal and six helpers in that span. He totaled 99 points and 245 shots while playing the full 82 games for the first time in his career. Johnny Hockey saw 27:23 of ice time Saturday in an attempt to get the milestone point that never came, and his focus will now turn to the upcoming playoff run.
Gaudreau registered an assist in Wednesday's 3-1 loss to the Ducks. He's picked up a goal and five assist over a five-game point streak. For the season, Gaudreau has 98 points in 81 contests, and Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun reports that Gaudreau feels rested enough to go on Saturday. That decision likely ultimately rests with coach Bill Peters, but fantasy owners would surely like to have the winger available on the final day of the season. Gaudreau would need a pair of points to reach the century mark for the first time.
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