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Hockey Canada Names First 18 Players For The World Championship

from Hockey Canada,

Hockey Canada confirmed its initial 2018 IIHF World Championship roster. The first 18 players named to compete with Team Canada May 4-20 in Copenhagen and Herning, Denmark, include six players who were part of at least one of the last three medal-winning teams.

The initial roster was confirmed following the close of the NHL regular season, and includes:

  • Goaltender: Darcy Kuemper (Saskatoon, Sask./Arizona) 
  • Defencemen: Thomas Chabot (Sainte-Marie-de-Beauce, Que./Ottawa), Vince Dunn(Lindsay, Ont./St. Louis), Joel Edmundson (Brandon, Man./St. Louis), Aaron Ekblad(Windsor, Ont./Florida), Darnell Nurse (Hamilton, Ont./Edmonton), Colton Parayko(St. Albert, Alta./St. Louis) and Ryan Pulock (Dauphin, Man./New York Islanders)
  • Forwards: Mathew Barzal (Coquitlam, B.C./New York Islanders), Anthony Beauvillier (Sorel-Tracy, Que./New York Islanders), Jordan Eberle (Regina, Sask./New York Islanders), Bo Horvat (Rodney, Ont./Vancouver), Connor McDavid(Newmarket, Ont./Edmonton), Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (Burnaby, B.C./Edmonton), Brayden Schenn (Saskatoon, Sask./St. Louis), Jaden Schwartz (Wilcox, Sask./St. Louis), Ryan O’Reilly (Varna, Ont./Buffalo) and Jean-Gabriel Pageau(Ottawa/Ottawa)

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Primis's avatar

Here, have an actual legible version without all the unnecessary crap in it:

Goaltender:
Darcy Kuemper

Defencemen:
Thomas Chabot
Vince Dunn
Joel Edmundson
Aaron Ekblad
Darnell Nurse
Colton Parayko
Ryan Pulock

Forwards:
Mathew Barzal
Anthony Beauvillier
Jordan Eberle
Bo Horvat
Connor McDavid
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
Brayden Schenn
Jaden Schwartz
Ryan O’Reilly
Jean-Gabriel Pageau

Posted by Primis on 04/12/18 at 04:47 PM ET

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