Troy Stecher, Tyson Jost and Dave Hakstol will bring home silver medals from the IIHF Men's World Championship in Slovakia.

The trio of former UND players made a run to the final as part of Team Canada, but lost 3-1 to Finland on Sunday afternoon.

They were aiming to join Jonathan Toews and Mike Commodore as the only former UND players to win gold medals at the IIHF Men's World Championship.

They'll still be in a select company of silver-medal winners, joining Jonathan Toews, James Patrick, Milton Johnson and Russell Johnson as the only other UND players to win silver at Men's Worlds.

Hakstol now has two silver medals as an assistant coach in 2017 and 2019. It's the first World Championship medal for Stecher and Jost, who now play for the Vancouver Canucks and Colorado Avalanche, respectively.

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Stecher, who played three seasons at UND from 2013-16, finished the tournament with a goal, three points and a plus-9 rating in 10 games. It was his first time at Worlds and capped a breakout year.

Jost, who played one season at UND in 2016-17, joined the Canadian team late after the Avalanche were knocked out of the playoffs. He had two assists and a plus-4 in eight games. He was on Canada's fourth-place team a year ago.

The Penticton Vees shared a tweet photo of three of their former players -- Dante Fabbro (Boston University, left), Stecher (center) and Jost -- wearing their medals

UND's all-time World Championship medalists


2007 -- Jonathan Toews and Mike Commodore, Canada


2019 -- Troy Stecher, Tyson Jost and Dave Hakstol (assistant coach), Canada

2017 -- Dave Hakstol (assistant coach), Canada

2008 -- Jonathan Toews, Canada

1989 -- James Patrick, Canada

1950 -- Milton Johnson and Russell Johnson, USA


2015 -- Brock Nelson, USA

2013 -- T.J. Oshie and Danny Kristo, USA

2009 -- Travis Zajac and Dave Tippett (assistant coach), Canada

1986 -- Phil Sykes, Canada

1967 -- Art Miller, Canada

1962 -- Ken Johannson, USA

1949 -- Milton Johnson and Russell Johnson, USA