Badger forward Cole Caufield tallied 14 goals and three assists for Team USA during the World Juniors.
The Badgers are set to be at full strength for the first time in almost two months this weekend against top-ranked Minnesota.
Jonathan Davis has been the leader of the Badgers' youth movement so far this season.
Trice led all Badgers with 17 points in a team-high 31 minutes, but it was not enough to take down the Golden Eagles.
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