2019-20 National Junior Team

Aidan Dudas
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Position
Forward
Date of Birth
06-15-2000
HT/WT
5'8 / 168
Shoots
R
Hometown
Parry Sound, Ont.
Club Team
Owen Sound (OHL)
Teams
2020 IIHF World Junior Championship - Canada
2019 National Junior Team Sport Chek Summer Development Camp - Canada
2018 IIHF U18 World Championship - Canada
2017 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup - Canada
2017-18 Men’s Summer Under-18 Team Selection Camp - White
2016 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge - Canada Black
2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games - Canada

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

Attended Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Summer Development Camp in Plymouth, Mich., in August 2019 … Played for Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team at the 2018 IIHF U18 World Championship in Russia, finishing fifth … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team at the 2017 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup in the Czech Republic and Slovakia … Won a silver medal with Canada Black at the 2016 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. … Attended Canada’s national under-17 development camp in Calgary, Alta., in July 2016 … Won a silver medal with Canada at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

Owen Sound’s first-round selection, 10th overall, in the 2016 OHL Priority Selection … 2019-20: Captain with Owen Sound … Tied a career high with five points (1G 4A) on Sept. 26 vs. Barrie … 2018-19: Led Owen Sound in goals, assists and points … 2017-18: Third in Owen Sound scoring … Set a career high with five points (3G 2A) on Feb. 8 vs. Peterborough … 2016-17: 14th in Owen Sound scoring … Second in Owen Sound rookie scoring … Minor Hockey: Lists Andrew Morris as his favourite minor hockey coach … Played for OMHA White at the 2016 OHL Gold Cup, finishing sixth … Named OMHA ETA Player of the Year (Minor Midget AAA) in 2015-16 … Reached the 2015 OHL Cup with North Central (Minor Midget AAA)

PERSONAL

Son of Mark and Debbie … Has three brothers, Ben, Jackson and Noah, and one sister, Abbey … Favourite NHL teams growing up: Dallas Stars and Colorado Avalanche … Favourite player: Tyler Seguin … His brother, Jackson Kuhn, plays professionally with EV Landshut (GER) … Won a silver medal in the 1500m at the OFSAA track and field championship in 2015

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
2020 IIHF World Junior Championship (Pre)
2
3
0
3
0
2019 National Junior Team Sport Chek Summer Development Camp
3
3
0
3
0
2020 IIHF World Junior Championship
7
2
0
2
2
2018 IIHF U18 World Championship
5
1
1
0
2
2017-18 Men’s Summer Under-18 Team Selection Camp
3
2
1
1
6
2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games
6
3
1
2
6
2017 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup (Pre)
1
1
1
0
0
2017 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup
5
1
1
0
2
2016 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge
7
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.