2019-20 National Junior Team

Joel Hofer
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Position
Goaltender
Date of Birth
07-30-2000
HT/WT
6'5 / 172
Catches
L
Hometown
Winnipeg., Man.
STL '18 (4, 107)
Teams
2020 IIHF World Junior Championship - Canada
2019 National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp - Canada

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

This is his first experience with Hockey Canada

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

Undrafted in the 2015 WHL Bantam Draft … 2018-19: Traded from Swift Current to Portland on Jan. 9 … Second among WHL goaltenders in saves (1,687) … Tied for sixth among WHL goaltenders in shutouts (3) … Eighth among WHL goaltenders in minutes played (2,825) … Set a career high with 65 saves on Oct. 16 vs. Vancouver … 2017-18: Won the WHL championship with Swift Current … Second among WHL rookie goaltenders in goals-against average (2.61) and save percentage (.914) … Minor Hockey: Lists his father, Steve, as his favourite minor hockey coach … Named CSSHL (Varsity Division) Top Goaltender in 2015-16

PERSONAL

Son of Steve and Elaine … Has one brother, Ryan, and two sisters, Emma and Lila … Favourite NHL team: St. Louis Blues … Favourite player: Carey Price

Statistics

Games Played
Mins
SH
SAV
GA
SO
GAA
SAV%
2
61
22
20
2
0
1.97
0.909

Tournament Game Log

Date
Mins
SH
SAV
GA
GAA
SAV%
Dec 12, 2019
29
7
7
0
0.00
1.000
Dec 11, 2019
32
15
13
2
3.73
0.867

Past Events

Event
GP
W
L
Mins
SH
SAV
GA
SO
GAA
SAV%
2020 IIHF World Junior Championship (Pre)
2
2
0
59
14
12
2
0
2.03
0.857
2019 National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp
2
0
0
61
22
20
2
0
1.97
0.909
2020 IIHF World Junior Championship
6
5
0
337
148
139
9
1
1.60
0.939
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.