All eyes will be on Connor Bedard. He’s the most heavily scouted player since Connor McDavid. He gets people out of their seats and it only takes one of his significant shifts. The problem is, that he rarely has a bad shift. He’s obviously great. Here are a few others.
Dylan Cozens is now a part of Team Canada’s leadership group. He will wear the “A” for the 2021 World Junior Championship along with Bowen Byram. Both are so close to seeing NHL minutes, and Cozens could take a good tournament right into training camp for the Buffalo Sabres and
Dylan Holloway starred in the AJHL for the Okotoks Oilers. In his last season where he had 40 goals and 88 points in 53 games. After that, he was off to the University of Wisconsin.
Don’t get caught up in his offensive numbers (17 pts in 35 GP) or lack thereof.
When you lose your #1 center things can get mixed up in a hurry. That happened to Team USA but that’s no excuse. They didn’t figure out how to solve Slovakia’s shot blocking machine in a 3-2 loss.
I wrote about Samuel Bucek in my last article and boy did he
Paul Henderson is 74 years young. If you want to talk about the sport of hockey with him he’ll not only oblige but he will exceed your expectations. Most of us recognize his name as the hero of the 1972 Summit Series where Canada beat the Soviet National Team. The
Montreal - - Team USA defeated Canada, 5-4 in the shootout to win gold at the 2017 World Junior Championships.
Here's a few interviews after the game:
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Matt Duchene is in the midst of his seventh season with the Colorado Avalanche. It started out slow but in the last few weeks he’s caught fire to get back to being almost a point-per-game player. I’ve covered him since he played for the Brampton Battalion in the OHL and