2016-17 National Junior Team

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Mitchell Stephens
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Position
Forward
Date of Birth
02-05-1997
HT/WT
6'0 / 195
Shoots
R
Hometown
Peterborough, Ont.
Club Team
Saginaw (OHL)
Teams
2017 IIHF World Junior Championship - Canada
2017 RBC Road to the World Jr. Champ. - Canada
2016 National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp - Canada

Biography

HOCKEy CANADA BACKGROUND

Attended Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Summer Development Camp in Toronto, Ont., and Plymouth, Mich., in August 2016 ... Played for Canada’s National Junior Team at the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship in Finland, nishing sixth ... Attended Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Summer Development Camp in Calgary, Alta., in August 2015 ... Captained Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team to a bronze medal at the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship in Switzerland ... Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team at the 2014 U18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup in Breclav, Czech Republic and Piestany, Slovakia ... Played for Ontario at the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Cape Breton, N.S., nishing fth

HOCKEy BACKGROUND

Saginaw’s rst-round selection, eighth overall, in the 2013 OHL Priority Selection ... 2016-17: Captain with Saginaw ... 2015-16: Fifth in Saginaw scoring ... Named Saginaw MVP ... Played in the CHL Canada-Russia Series ... 2014-15: Second in Saginaw scoring ... Set a career high with four points (4G) on Dec. 13 vs. Niagara ... Played in the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game ... 2013-14: 13th in Saginaw scoring ... Led Saginaw rookies in scoring ... 27th in OHL rookie scoring ... Minor Hockey: Lists Eddie Belanger as his favourite minor hockey coach ... Won the OFSAA championship (AAA/AAAA) with St. Peter’s Catholic Secondary School in 2013 ... Attended the NHLPA Allstate All-Canadians Mentorship Camp in 2012 ... Won a gold medal at Ontario provincials (Bantam AAA) in 2012 ... Won a gold medal at Ontario provincials (Peewee AAA) in 2010 ... Won the GTHL championship with Toronto in 2009 (Peewee AAA), 2010 (Peewee AAA), 2011 (Bantam AAA), 2012 (Bantam AAA) and 2013 (Minor Midget AAA) ... Won Esso Medals of Achievement as Most Dedicated Player with the Peterborough Petes in 2004-05 (Novice AAA), 2005-06 (Novice AAA) and 2007-08 (Atom AAA)

PERSONAL

Son of Lee and Heather ... Has one sister, Mykelti ... Favourite NHL team growing up: Toronto Maple Leafs ... Favourite player: Mats Sundin 

Statistics

Games Played
P
G
Assists
PIM
2
4
3
1
2

Tournament Game Log

Date
Points
Goals
Assists
PIM
Dec 14, 2016
3
2
1
0
Dec 12, 2016
1
1
0
2

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
2017 IIHF World Junior Championship
7
5
2
3
0
2016 National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp
2
4
3
1
2
2017 RBC Road to the World Jr. Champ.
3
0
0
0
2