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Canada 2022 Youth World Player List – Full List of NHL Players and Prospects Announced for Team Canada

One of the major hockey tournaments, its showcase of the game’s biggest stars under 20, is scheduled to begin at the end of the month. The 2022 IIHF World Junior Ice Hockey Championship, better known as the World Junior Championship, will bring together the best and brightest from 10 countries in Edmonton and Red Deer, Alta.

Edmonton served as host last year, albeit with no fans amid the coronavirus pandemic. The United States took home gold, their fifth title at the event, while Canada and Finland took home silver and bronze, respectively.

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This year’s tournament also coincides with the 2022 Winter Olympics in China, where many of the NHL’s top stars could dress for their respective countries. This is also the last time Canada will host for at least the next two years, with next year’s tournament scheduled to be held in Russia and the 2024 tournament scheduled to be played in Sweden.

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Team Canada has won two of the last four youth world titles, in 2018 and 2020. 2020 tournament MVP Alexis Lafrenière of Canada was selected first in the 2020 NHL Draft by the Rangers.

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Sporting News has all the information you need on this year’s Canadian team roster and the tournament in general.

Canada 2022 World Youth List

Four top-10 picks in the 2021 NHL Draft, including first overall pick Owen Power and third overall pick Mason McTavish, were among the skaters chosen to represent Canada at this year’s World Juniors.

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Name Position NHL club (Round, draft year)
Connor bedard Ahead Eligible for 2022
Xavier Bourgault Ahead Eligible for 2022
Mavrik bourque Ahead Dallas (1, 2020)
Will cuylle Ahead Eligible for 2022
Elliot desnoyers Ahead Eligible for 2022
Ridly greig Ahead Ottawa (February 1, 2020)
Dylan guenther Ahead Arizona (January 1, 2021)
Kent Johnson Ahead Columbus (1, 2021)
Mason McTavish Ahead Anaheim (January 1, 2021)
Jake’s Neighbors Ahead St. Louis (1, 2020)
Perfect cole Ahead Winnipeg (February 1, 2020)
Deaf justin Ahead Florida (3, 2020)
Logan stankoven Ahead Dallas (February 2, 2021)
Shane wright Ahead Eligible for 2022
Lukas cormier Defending Vegas (3, 2020)
Kaiden guhle Defending Montreal (1, 2020)
Carson’s Lambos Defending Minnesota (February 1, 2021)
Ryan O’Rourke Defending Minnesota (February 2, 2020)
Owen power Defending Buffalo (Jan 1, 2021)
Donovan Sebrango Defending Detroit (3, 2020)
Ronan seeley Defending Carolina (7, 2020)
I am zellweger Defending Anaheim (February 2, 2021)


Name Position NHL club (Round, draft year)
Brett brochu Goalkeeper Eligible for 2022
Sebastian Cossa Goalkeeper Detroit (January 1, 2021)
Dylan garand Goalkeeper New York Rangers (4, 2020)

When do the 2022 World Junior Championships start?

  • Start date: December 26, 2021
  • Final date: January 5, 2022
  • Number of teams: 10
  • Campus: Rogers Place (Edmonton, Alta.) And Peavey Mart Centrium (Red Deer, Alta.)

This year’s World Junior Championships begins just after Christmas, on December 26, also known as Boxing Day in Canada. The tournament will last 11 days and will run through the first week of 2022. It will take place at two venues in Alberta: Rogers Place in Edmonton, home of the NHL Oilers and WHL Oil Kings, and Peaver Mart Centrium in Red Deer , home of the WHL’s Red Deer Rebels.

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Canada World Juniors Hockey Schedule

Team Canada is one of 10 teams competing in this year’s World Juniors. He will play in Group A. His opponents in group play will be the Czech Republic, Finland, Germany and Austria.

Date Play Time (ET)
December 26 Canada vs. Czech Republic 7 pm
December 28th Canada vs. Austria 7 pm
December 29 Canda vs. Germany 7 pm
December 31st joke vs. Finland 7 pm
January 2, 2022 Relegation and quarter-finals TBD
January 3, 2022 Decline TBD
January 4, 2022 Semifinals TBD
January 5, 2022 Bronze medal game 4 pm
January 5, 2022 Gold medal game 8 p. M.

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