Canada Team is ready for the 2020 Winter youth olympic games Which begin from the 9-22 January at Lausanne, Switzerland.
Roster List which include the Six defencemen and Nine Forwards which are Brad McEwen (Whitewood, Sask.), head scout for the Program of Excellence, with support from regional scouts Patrick Desrosiers (Quebec), Rob Simpson (Ontario), Jason Smart (West), Darren Sutherland (Atlantic), Shaun Sutter (West) and Darrell Woodley (Ontario).
“This is a fantastic opportunity to introduce these young players into the Hockey Canada program,” said McEwen. “This is a unique event, and it will allow our athletes to learn and develop their skills while giving them an experience they will remember for a lifetime.”
WHL PROSPECTS REPRESENTING CANADA AT 2020 YOUTH WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES
|Goaltender||Dylan Ernst||6’1″||149||Kamloops Blazers|
|Defender||Mats Lindgren||5’8″||145||Kamloops Blazers|
|Defender||Denton Mateychuk||5’9″||170||Moose Jaw Warriors|
|Forward||Nate Danielson||6’0″||183||Brandon Wheat Kings|
|Forward||Conor Geekie||6’3″||173||Winnipeg ICE|
|Forward||Matthew Savoie||5’9″||181||Winnipeg ICE|
head coach of side is Gordie Dwyer (Dalhousie, N.B.), alongside assistant coaches Dan Lacroix (Shefford, Que.) and Troy Smith (Hamilton, Ont.) included in the list.
2016 youth olympics silver medal winner Canada hockey team is drawn in the Group B in the preliminary round and in the group stage face Russia (Jan. 18) and Denmark (Jan. 19).