Jack McBain led the way with a goal and two assists, and Canada claimed its ninth gold in 10 years at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup with a 4-1 win over the Czech Republic.
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The first to ever represent Canada twice at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup, Joe Veleno wants to get the U18s back on top.
Joe Veleno will captain Team Canada at the 2017 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup, with Ty Smith and Jett Woo serving as alternates.
22 players – representing eight provinces – will help Canada chase a 21st summer gold at the 2017 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup.
Brent Kisio will replace the NHL-bound Paul McFarland behind the bench, while Drew Bannister joins as an assistant coach.
How many Team Canada captains are among the 197 invitees? How many first-round NHL picks? How many WJAC gold medallists?
The road to the 2018 World Juniors begins in Plymouth, Mich., while Canada’s U17 and U18 hopefuls will gather in Calgary.
Thirty U17, U18 and U20 puck-stoppers will take to the ice June 9-11 for the annual Program of Excellence goaltending camp.
Paul McFarland will return behind the bench for the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup, with assistants Daniel Jacob and Brent Kisio.