2019-20 National Junior Team

Dawson Mercer
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Position
Forward
Date of Birth
10-27-2001
HT/WT
6'0 / 178
Shoots
R
Hometown
Bay Roberts, T.-N.-L
Club Team
Drummondville (QMJHL)
Teams
2020 IIHF World Junior Championship - Canada
2019 National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp - Canada
2018-19 National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team Selection Camp - Red
2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge - Canada Black
2017 National Under-17 Development Camp - Blue

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

Attended Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team selection camp in Calgary, Alta., in July 2018 … Attended Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team selection camp in Calgary, Alta., in July 2018 … Played for Canada Black at the 2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Dawson Creek and Fort St. John, B.C., finishing seventh … Attended Canada’s national under-17 development camp in Calgary, Alta., in July 2017

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

Drummondville’s first-round selection, eighth overall, in the 2017 QMJHL Entry Draft … 2019-20: Set a career high with four points on Oct. 4 vs. Val-d’Or (2G 2A) and Oct. 13 vs. Gatineau (4A) … 2018-19: Fifth in Drummondville scoring … 2017-18: 13th in Drummondville scoring … Fourth in Drummondville rookie scoring … Minor Hockey: Lists his father, Craig, as his favourite minor hockey coach … Captained Newfoundland & Labrador to a bronze medal at the 2017 QMJHL Gatorade Excellence Challenge … Named N.L. league MVP (Bantam AAA) in 2015-16 … Won a gold medal with the Tri-Pen Ice at the Atlantic championship (Peewee AAA) in 2014 … Won a gold medal with Tri-Pen at Newfoundland & Labrador provincials (Peewee AAA) in 2014

PERSONAL

Son of Craig and Charlotte … Has one brother, Riley, and one sister, Jessica … Favourite NHL team growing up: Toronto Maple Leafs … Favourite player: Connor McDavid … Won a gold medal with Canada at the 2016 ISBHF Junior World Ball Hockey Championships

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
2020 IIHF World Junior Championship
7
0
0
0
0
2018-19 National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team Selection Camp
3
3
1
2
2
2017 National Under-17 Development Camp
3
1
1
0
0
2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge (Pre)
1
0
0
0
0
2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge
5
2
2
0
0
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.