S. Rapchuk heading to 2023 World Juniors

by Tomas Kapusta

Sabers forward #14 Sacha Rapchuk has been selected to represent Australia at the 2023 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship Division lll in Türkiye, Istanbul!

Sacha, who is presently ranked sixth in points with 8 goals and 13 assists, has established himself as an important offensive threat for the San Diego team.

“We are ecstatic for Sacha as he takes advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to represent and compete for his nation at the World Championship,” said San Diego Sabers Head Coach Tyler Casillo. “Sacha is and will remain a key component of the Sabers' success, and I have no doubt that he will bring his great work ethic and positive mindset to the Australian team.” 

Australia’s first game will be held on Jan. 26th against Kyrgyzstan. The U20 World Championship finals will conclude on Feb. 2nd.