In the latest news here at TheSportsInteraction.com, Hockey Canada has declared its last list for the 2021 IIHF World Juniors in Edmonton. Advances Quinton Byfield, Dylan Cozens, Connor McMichael and Dawson Mercer, and defencemen Bowen Byrum and Jamie Drysdale will return in the wake of winning gold with Canada at the 2020 World Juniors in Ostrava, Czech Republic.
Advances Jamieson Rees, Mavrik Bourque, Graeme Clarke, Seth Jarvis, Samuel Poulin, and Gage Goncalves, and defencemen Donovan Sebrango, Lukas Cormier and Ryan O’Rourke were among the finished products following a 26-day determination camp that was hindered by an obligatory fourteen day isolate because of the progressing COVID-19 pandemic. Canada’s 46 welcomed players isolated for 14 days halfway through camp after two players tried positive for the COVID-19 infection.
Five players were delivered for wellbeing reasons before the players got back to the ice Tuesday. The 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship starts on Christmas Day with three games before Canada commences its competition plan on Dec. 26 against Germany.
“This camp has been eccentric from the beginning with the quantity of players welcomed and the length of camp, alongside the timetable change because of our fourteen day closure, however we believe we have chosen a gathering that will give us the most obvious opportunity to guard our gold award on home ice,” Hockey Canada director Alan Millar said in a delivery.
“It is never simple settling on choices to manage down a program, particularly when each player dealt with affliction, confronted difficulties head on and stayed focused on the cycle through our off-ice exercises and Zoom meetings.