Alexis Lafrenière scored the game-winning goal 2:27 into overtime, giving Canada a 3-2 win over Sweden and first place in Group A at the IIHF U18 World Championship.
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The blue-liner will be joined by alternate captains Dellandrea, McIsaac and Veleno at the IIHF U18 World Championship.
Twenty-one players, including six who won Hlinka gold last summer, will gather for training camp ahead of U18 worlds.
Twice golden with Team Canada, Don Hay steps back behind the bench in Russia alongside Daniel Renaud and Jody Hull.
The first to ever represent Canada twice at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup, Joe Veleno wants to get the U18s back on top.
Joe Veleno will captain Team Canada at the 2017 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup, with Ty Smith and Jett Woo serving as alternates.
22 players – representing eight provinces – will help Canada chase a 21st summer gold at the 2017 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup.
Brent Kisio will replace the NHL-bound Paul McFarland behind the bench, while Drew Bannister joins as an assistant coach.
How many Team Canada captains are among the 197 invitees? How many first-round NHL picks? How many WJAC gold medallists?
The road to the 2018 World Juniors begins in Plymouth, Mich., while Canada’s U17 and U18 hopefuls will gather in Calgary.
Thirty U17, U18 and U20 puck-stoppers will take to the ice June 9-11 for the annual Program of Excellence goaltending camp.
Paul McFarland will return behind the bench for the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup, with assistants Daniel Jacob and Brent Kisio.