The forward wrote his name in the U.S. record books countless times after the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship. He ranks second for most assists in a single tournament (11), second for most points in a single tournament (18) and tied-third for most goals in a single tournament (7). He also set new career high marks: tied-first in U.S. career assists (20) and tied-first in career points (27). Zegras was the fifth American to be named tournament MVP.
2021 marked the second time Zegras competed for Team USA at the IIHF World Junior Championship. Prior to playing for the U.S. National Junior Team, Zegras won a bronze medal in the 2019 Under-18 Men’s World Championship.
Zegras currently plays for the Anaheim Ducks, the same team that drafted him in the first round, ninth overall at the 2019 NHL Draft. Prior to Anaheim, Zegras played at Boston University after two seasons with USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program. Zegras played his youth hockey for the Mid Fairfield Rangers.