Will Smith was named MVP. After winning the scoring title with nine goals and 20 points, Smith was also named Best Forward and cracked the Media All-Star Team.
Capturing his first U18 Worlds gold medal, Will Smith combined with teammates Gabe Perreault and Ryan Leonard to form the tournament's highest-scoring line.
"Will is a two-way forward and has really worked on his game not only offensively, but defensively too," said linemate Gabe Perreault.
IIHF Directorate Awards
Best Goalkeeper: Noah Erliden, Sweden
Best Defender: Axel Sandin Pellikka, Sweden
Best Forward: Will Smith, USA
Media All-Star Team & MVP
Goalkeeper: Noah Erliden, Sweden
Defender: Axel Sandin Pellikka, Sweden
Defender: Cole Hutson, USA
Forward: Will Smith, USA
Forward: Dalibor Dvorsky, Slovakia
Forward: Otto Stenberg, Sweden
Most Valuable Player: Will Smith, USA