2016-17 National Junior Team

2016-17 National Junior Team

Lauryn Collett of St. John’s, N.L., and Peter Sprawson of Oakville, Ont., will have their goalie masks worn by Canada’s netminders at the IIHF World Junior Championship.
Five returnees and 14 first-round NHL draft picks highlight the 32 hopefuls invited to National Junior Team selection camp.
Eight communities in Ontario and Quebec will host 10 games as part of the RBC Road to the World Juniors from Dec. 19-23.
Canada’s National Junior Team hopefuls will gather at the Centre d’Excellence Sports Rousseau for a four-day selection camp.
At the 2015 World Juniors in Toronto, Nicholas Garcia took in 18 games in 11 days for one unforgettable experience.
For players, fans and Olympic gold medallists like Charles Hamelin, there’s nothing like Canada-U.S. at the World Juniors.
The 2016-17 NHL season opened with 383 WJC alumni – including 12 MVPs and 135 Canadians – earning a place on rosters.
The 2015 World Juniors gold medal game was more than a game – it was a once-in-a-lifetime event for those who were there.
The 16 alumni named to Team Canada for the World Cup combined to win 17 gold at the IIHF World Junior Championship.
The North America roster includes seven IIHF World Junior Championship gold medals, an MVP award, and six all-stars.
Of the first 128 players named for the World Cup, 107 represented their country at the IIHF World Junior Championship.
A year after riding a late invite to summer camp to a roster spot at the World Juniors, Thomas Chabot returns as a leader.
An unlikely Memorial Cup overtime hero in 2015, Anthony Cirelli hopes to make his next mark at the 2017 World Juniors.
A summer spent as a batboy for his dad’s pro team gave Keegan Kolesar an early glimpse at life as a high-level athlete.
Inspired by dad Adam’s international success, Cal and Nolan Foote are now looking to wear the Maple Leaf themselves.
Canada’s U17 and U18 programs come to Calgary this summer, while the U20 program goes to Toronto before heading south.
Dominique Ducharme will be joined behind the Canadian bench by assistants Misha Donskov, Tim Hunter and Kris Knoblauch.
The 2016-17 season begins for the Program of Excellence on June 10, when 34 goaltenders arrive for the POE goalie camp.
As a new champion of junior hockey is crowned, fans get an early look at who could be playing at the 2017 World Juniors.
From Boxing Day to New Year’s Eve, the preliminary round in Montreal and Toronto includes a few must-see match-ups.
Canada opens the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship with a Boxing Day showdown against Russia at the Air Canada Centre.
Canada will defend its world title with a roster that includes 18 appearances at the World Juniors, and six gold medals.
The host organizing committees in Montreal and Toronto will be key to the on- and off-ice success of the World Juniors.
Connor Ingram and Evan Cormier combined to make 31 saves, but Canada lost its camp finale.
Mathieu Joseph scored, but Canada dropped its second game in a row at camp in Plymouth, Mich.
Travis Konecny scored first for Canada, but the team fell in overtime to Finland at WJC camp.
Julien Gauthier’s goal with 2:12 remaining in the third period proved to be the winner for Red.

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2016 WJC: FIN 6 – CAN 5 (Quarter-final)
Marner scored twice, and Crouse added a goal and a helper, but Canada’s WJC ended in the quarter-finals.
2016 WJC: SWE 5 – CAN 2 (Preliminary)
Stephens and Marner scored, but Canada allowed three power play goals and lost its final preliminary round game.
2016 WJC: CAN 3 – SUI 2 (SO) (Preliminary)
Point and Barzal scored in the shootout as Canada erased a two-goal deficit to earn a extra-time win over the Swiss.
2016 WJC: CAN 6 – DEN 1 (Preliminary)
Point, Barzal and Marner each had multipoint games, and Canada got its first win of the 2016 World Juniors.
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