Silvertips Forward Martin Fasko-Rudas Named to Team Slovakia Training Camp Roster for the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championships
EVERETT, Wash. – The Everett Silvertips (@WHLSilvertips), seven-time U.S. Division champion and two-time Western Conference champion of the Western Hockey League, announced today that forward Martin Fasko-Rudas has been named to Team Slovakia’s camp roster for the upcoming 2020 IIHF World Junior Championships, Dec. 26 – Jan. 5 in Ostrava and Trinec, Czech Republic.
Fasko-Rudas is one of 30 players competing for a spot on Team Slovakia’s final roster, who will compete in Group A for round robin competition and open the tournament on Dec. 27 against Kazakhstan at Werk Arena.
Fasko-Rudas, 19, has collected four goals and four assists in 17 games with the Silvertips this season and last year hit career highs in goals (15), assists (16), and points (31) in his second WHL campaign with Everett. He has helped guide the Silvertips to a pair of U.S. Division titles and was a part of the Silvertips Western Conference title squad in 2017-18 when he earned five goals and three assists in 20 postseason games.
The native of Banska Bystrica, Slovakia earned Bronze Medal with the Slovakia U18 squad and suited up in four games with Slovakia at the 2017-18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup. He has competed in 147 career games, all with the Silvertips, earning 54 points (25g-29a) and a +16 rating.
Fasko-Rudas increases the list to three Silvertips named to training camp rosters for the World Junior Championships, including goaltender Dustin Wolf (United States), and Michal Gut (Czech Republic).
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