2019-20 National Junior Team

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Bowen Byram
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Position
Defence
Date of Birth
06-13-2001
HT/WT
6'1 / 192
Shoots
L
Hometown
Cranbrook, C.-B.
Club Team
Vancouver (WHL)
COL '19 (1, 4)
Teams
2020 IIHF World Junior Championship - Canada
2019 National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp - Canada
2019 National Junior Team Sport Chek Summer Development Camp - Canada
2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup - Canada
2018-19 National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team Selection Camp - Red
2018 IIHF U18 World Championship - Canada
2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge - Canada Red
2017 National Under-17 Development Camp - Red

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

Attended Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Summer Development Camp in Plymouth, Mich., in August 2019 … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team at the 2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup in Edmonton and Red Deer, Alta. … Played for Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team at the 2018 IIHF U18 World Championship in Russia, finishing fifth … Won a silver medal with Canada Red at the 2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Dawson Creek and Fort St. John, B.C. … Attended Canada’s national under-17 development camp in Calgary, Alta., in July 2017

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

Vancouver’s first-round selection, third overall, in the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft … 2018-19: Second in Vancouver scoring … Led Vancouver defencemen in scoring … Third among WHL defencemen in scoring … Led WHL defencemen in goals … Tied for seventh in the WHL in game-winning goals (9) … Led the WHL in playoff scoring … Won the CHL Top Prospect Award … Named to the WHL Western Conference First All-Star Team … Played in the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game … Set a career high with five points (2G 3A) on Jan. 12 vs. Kamloops … 2017-18: 10th in Vancouver scoring … Third in scoring among Vancouver defencemen … Second in Vancouver rookie scoring … Second in scoring among WHL rookie defencemen … Minor Hockey: Lists Michael Dyck as his favourite minor hockey coach … Named CSSHL (Midget Prep) Top Defenceman in 2016-17 … Won a gold medal with Alberta at the 2016 Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup … Won a bronze medal with the Lethbridge Golden Hawks at the 2016 Western Canadian Bantam Championship … Won the AMBHL championship with Lethbridge in 2016 … Named AMBHL South Division Top Defenceman in 2015-16 … Captain of Lethbridge in 2014-15 and 2015-16 … Named Alberta Minor Hockey Player of the Year in 2015-16

PERSONAL

Son of Shawn and Stacey … Has one sister, Jamie … Favourite NHL team growing up: Dallas Stars … Favourite player: Auston Matthews … His father, Shawn, played 15 seasons of pro hockey from 1988-2003, including five NHL games with the New York Islanders and Chicago

Statistics

Games Played
P
G
Assists
PIM
2
1
1
0
0

Tournament Game Log

Date
Points
Goals
Assists
PIM
Dec 12, 2019
0
0
0
0
Dec 11, 2019
1
1
0
0

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
2020 IIHF World Junior Championship (Pre)
2
1
1
0
0
2019 National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp
2
1
1
0
0
2019 National Junior Team Sport Chek Summer Development Camp
2
2
0
2
4
2020 IIHF World Junior Championship
7
2
0
2
0
2018-19 National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team Selection Camp
3
1
0
1
0
2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup (Pre)
1
2
0
2
2
2018 IIHF U18 World Championship (Pre)
2
1
0
1
2
2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup
5
4
1
3
8
2018 IIHF U18 World Championship
5
1
0
1
0
2017 National Under-17 Development Camp
3
0
0
0
0
2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge (Pre)
1
0
0
0
0
2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge
6
5
1
4
2
Videos
Photos
2020 WJC: CAN 4 – RUS 3 (Gold Medal)
Thomas got the GWG with 3:58 left and Canada came back to win gold.
2020 WJC: CAN 5 – FIN 0 (Semifinal)
Hofer posted a 32-save shutout, backstopping Canada to the final.
2020 WJC: CAN 6 – SVK 1 (Quarter-final)
Hayton had two goals and an assist to lead Canada into the semis.
2020 WJC: CAN 7 – CZE 2 (Preliminary)
Canada scored five times on the PP to claim top spot in Group B.