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By the numbers: NJT selection camp

A facts-and-figures look at the 46 players invited to Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp

Jason La Rose
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October 29, 2020
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Moving one step closer to the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship, Hockey Canada has unveiled the 46 players who will attend an unprecedented 28-day National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp beginning Nov. 16.

The players bring varied experiences to Red Deer, Alta., from Team Canada veterans to those who have never pulled on the jersey, representing British Columbia to Newfoundland & Labrador, and eight provinces, one territory and a U.S. state in between.

Here’s an inside look at the camp roster:

35 – players who competed for Canada at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge (Justin Barron, Mavrik Bourque, Quinton Byfield, Bowen Byram, Graeme Clarke, Lukas Cormier, Dylan Cozens, Jamie Drysdale, Dylan Garand, Taylor Gauthier, Ridly Greig, Kaiden Guhle, Thomas Harley, Dylan Holloway, Daemon Hunt, Seth Jarvis, Kaedan Korczak, Peyton Krebs, Tristan Lennox, Connor McMichael, Dawson Mercer, Alex Newhook, Ryan O’Rourke, Jakob Pelletier, Cole Perfetti, Samuel Poulin, Owen Power, Jamieson Rees, Matthew Robertson, Braden Schneider, Donovan Sebrango, Xavier Simoneau, Ryan Suzuki, Philip Tomasino, Shane Wright)

28 – players who were members of Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team at the Hlinka Gretzky Cup (Justin Barron, Mavrik Bourque, Quinton Byfield, Bowen Byram, Graeme Clarke, Lukas Cormier, Dylan Cozens, Jamie Drysdale, Dylan Garand, Taylor Gauthier, Ridly Greig, Kaiden Guhle, Dylan Holloway, Daemon Hunt, Seth Jarvis, Kaedan Korczak, Peyton Krebs, Hendrix Lapierre, Tristan Lennox, Ryan O’Rourke, Jakob Pelletier, Cole Perfetti, Samuel Poulin, Jamieson Rees, Matthew Robertson, Donovan Sebrango, Braden Schneider, Ryan Suzuki)

19 – players who were members of Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team at the IIHF U18 World Championship (Bowen Byram, Dylan Cozens, Jamie Drysdale, Taylor Gauthier, Thomas Harley, Dylan Holloway, Daemon Hunt, Kaedan Korczak, Peyton Krebs, Alex Newhook, Jakob Pelletier, Samuel Poulin, Jamieson Rees, Matthew Robertson, Braden Schneider, Jordan Spence, Ryan Suzuki, Philip Tomasino, Connor Zary)

18 – players from the Ontario Hockey League, most of any league (Western Hockey League – 15; Quebec Major Junior Hockey League – 9; NCAA – 4)

18 – players from Ontario, most of any province, territory or state (Alberta – 6; Quebec – 6; Saskatchewan – 4; British Columbia – 3; Manitoba – 2; Newfoundland & Labrador – 2; New Brunswick – 1; Nova Scotia – 1; New York – 1; Prince Edward Island – 1; Yukon – 1)

15 – players selected in the first round of the 2020 NHL Draft (Quinton Byfield – LAK 2nd; Jamie Drysdale – ANA 6th; Jack Quinn – BUF 8th; Cole Perfetti – WPG 10th; Seth Jarvis – CAR 13th; Dylan Holloway – EDM 14th; Kaiden Guhle – MTL 16th; Dawson Mercer – NJD 18th; Braden Schneider – NYR 19th; Hendrix Lapierre – WSH 22nd; Tyson Foerster – PHI 23rd; Connor Zary – CGY 24th; Justin Barron – COL 25th; Ridly Greig – OTT 28th; Mavrik Bourque – DAL 30th)

13 – players who led or co-led their team in scoring during the 2019-20 season (Adam Beckman – SPO; Mavrik Bourque – SHA; Quinton Byfield – SUD; Dylan Cozens – LET; Tyson Foerster – BAR; Seth Jarvis – POR; Connor McMichael – LDN; Alex Newhook – BC; Cole Perfetti – SAG; Cole Schwindt – MIS; Xavier Simoneau – DRU; Philip Tomasino – OSH; Shane Wright – KIN)

10 – players selected in the first round of the 2019 NHL Draft (Bowen Byram – COL 4th; Dylan Cozens – BUF 7th; Alex Newhook – COL 16th; Peyton Krebs – VGK 17th; Thomas Harley – DAL 18th; Samuel Poulin – PIT 21st; Philip Tomasino – NSH 24th; Connor McMichael – WSH 25th; Jakob Pelletier – CGY 26th; Ryan Suzuki – CAR 28th)

8 – players who have never played a game for Canada as part of the Program of Excellence (Adam Beckman, Brett Brochu, Tyson Foerster, Gage Goncalves, Devon Levi, Mason Millman, Jack Quinn, Cole Schwindt)

7 – players who attended Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp in December 2019, but were not named to the final roster (Thomas Harley, Dylan Holloway, Peyton Krebs, Alex Newhook, Cole Perfetti, Braden Schneider, Connor Zary)

7 – years Mason Millman and Ryan Suzuki played minor hockey together with the London Jr. Knights, from Minor Atom (2010-11) to Minor Midget (2016-17)

6 – players who helped Canada win a gold medal at the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship (Quinton Byfield, Bowen Byram, Dylan Cozens, Jamie Drysdale, Connor McMichael, Dawson Mercer)

5 – players who have worn the ‘C’ as captain of Team Canada (Jamie Drysdale, Kaiden Guhle, Peyton Krebs, Braden Schneider, Shane Wright)

3 – players who competed at the World Junior A Challenge (Dylan Holloway – CAN-W 2017-2018; Alex Newhook – CAN-W 2018; Devon Levi – CAN-E 2019)

2 – players who competed at the TELUS Cup, Canada’s National U18 Club Championship (Lukas Cormier – MON 2018; Ridly Greig – LET 2018)

1 – player who led their league in scoring during the 2019-20 season (Adam Beckman – WHL)

For more information:

Dominick Saillant
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
514-895-9706
[email protected]

 

Esther Madziya
Manager, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-284-6484
[email protected]

 

Spencer Sharkey
Manager, Communications
Hockey Canada
Office: 403-777-4567
Mobile: 905-906-5327
[email protected]

 

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Dach, Tomasino and Zary combined for nine points in the White win.
2020-21 NJT: WHT 4 – RED 2 (Intrasquad)
Cozens and Tomasino had 1G 1A each to help White double up Red.
NJT: Sights from selection camp (Nov. 18)
Check out what’s happening on the ice at the Westerner Park Centrium.
NJT: Sights from selection camp (Nov. 17)
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