2016-17 National Men's Under-18 Team

2016-17 National Men's Under-18 Team
Matthew Strome, MacKenzie Entwistle and Maxime Comtois scored goals, but Canada was eliminated at the 2017 IIHF U18 World Championship after a 7-3 loss to Sweden.
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Jaret Anderson-Dolan will wear the ‘C’ at the U18 worlds, with Maxime Comtois and Stelio Mattheos serving as alternates.
Six players have been selected for Team Canada, along with six under-agers who will join the team for pre-tournament camp.
Darren Rumble will lead Canada at U18 worlds in Slovakia, joined by assistant coaches Steve Hamilton and Stéphane Julien.
One of the most important events on the international hockey calendar will make its way to Edmonton in 2018, 2020 and 2022.
Ian Mitchell and Joseph Veleno finished with three points apiece to help Canada to a 4-3 win and a fifth-place finish.
The youngest member of Team Canada at the Hlinka Memorial, Joseph Veleno is on his way to proving age is just a number.
A U17 gold medal game hero for Canada White last fall, Owen Tippett is quickly carving out a niche as a natural goal scorer.
Markus Phillips will be captain at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup, with alternates Antoine Crête-Belzile and Owen Tippett.
With a ninth-straight gold in their sights, 22 players have earned a spot on Team Canada for the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup.
The youngest of three Bellerives to make their way through the Team Canada ranks, Jordy has a few golden goals of his own.
Left off Canada’s U17 roster last season, Brayden Gorda used the snub as motivation to earn his first Team Canada invite.
Canada’s U17 and U18 programs come to Calgary this summer, while the U20 program goes to Toronto before heading south.
Paul McFarland will be joined by assistants Darren Rumble and Mark French at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup in August.
Entwistle had a goal and assist, but Canada dropped its prelim finale.
Studnicka and Glass scored two apiece to lead Canada past the Swiss.
Mattheos scored twice, including the OT winner, to get Canada the win.
Mattheos finished his hat trick late to give Canada the comeback win.
Strome and Ratcliffe had two points each, but Canada fell to Russia.
Maxime Comtois scored twice shorthanded to help Canada finish the Hlinka prelims with a victory.
Stelio Mattheos scored in the second period, but two late Russian goals left Canada with a loss.
Maxime Comtois scored his second goal of the game late in OT to lead Canada in its Hlinka opener.
Shane Bowers tied the game with less than seven minutes left, but Canada fell to the Czechs in OT.
Michael Rasmussen scored twice in the third to help Red rally for the win in the intrasquad finale.
Gabe Vilardi scored late – his second game-winning goal in as many days – to help White past Red.
Nick Suzuki had a goal and two assists, three players added one of each, and White won to open camp.
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2017 U18WC: SWE 7 – CAN 3 (Quarter-final)
Canada downed in QFs at U18 worlds
2017 U18WC: FIN 6 – CAN 3 (Preliminary)
Entwistle had a goal and assist, but Canada dropped its prelim finale.
2017 U18WC: CAN 7 – SUI 3 (Preliminary)
Studnicka and Glass scored two apiece to lead Canada past the Swiss.
2017 U18WC: CAN 4 – SVK 3 OT (Preliminary)
Stelio Mattheos scored his second of the game in OT, and Canada survived a comeback to earn the win.
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