2018-19 National Men's U18 Team

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Michael Vukojevic
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Position
Defence
Date of Birth
06-08-2001
HT/WT
6'3 / 206
Shoots
L
Hometown
Oakville, Ont.
Club Team
Kitchener (OHL)
Teams
2019 IIHF U18 World Championship - Canada
2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup - Canada
2018-19 National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team Selection Camp - White
2017 National Under-17 Development Camp - Gold

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

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. … Named to Canada White for the 2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Dawson Creek and Fort St. John, B.C., but was injured and unable to participate … Attended Canada’s national under-17 development camp in Calgary, Alta., in July 2017

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

Kitchener’s second-round selection, 33rd overall, in the 2017 OHL Priority Selection … 2018-19: Seventh in Kitchener scoring … Led Kitchener defencemen in scoring … Tied a career high with three points on Feb. 6 vs. Erie (1G 2A) and March 8 vs. Erie (3A) … 2017-18: 20th in Kitchener scoring … Seventh in scoring among Kitchener defencemen … Second in Kitchener rookie scoring … Named rookie of the year with Kitchener … Set a career high with three points (3A) on April 23 vs. Sault Ste. Marie … Started the season with the Green Bay Gamblers (USHL) … Minor Hockey: Lists Paul Jackson as his favourite minor hockey coach … Won the GTHL championship (Minor Midget AAA) with the Mississauga Rebels in 2017 … Won a gold medal with Mississauga at OHF provincials (Bantam AAA) in 2016 … Won the GTHL championship (Bantam AAA) with Mississauga in 2016 … Played in the 2016 GTHL Top Prospects Game … Won a silver medal with Mississauga at the 2014 Ontario Winter Games … Won the Brick Invitational with the Toronto Bulldogs in 2011

PERSONAL

Son of Miroslav and Ana … Has one brother, Matthew, and one sister, Rebecca … Favourite NHL team: Toronto Maple Leafs … Favourite player: Erik Karlsson

Statistics

GP
P
G
A
PIM
3
0
0
0
4

Tournament Game Log

Date
P
G
A
PIM
Aug 01, 2018
0
0
0
2
Jul 31, 2018
0
0
0
2
Jul 30, 2018
0
0
0
0

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
2019 IIHF U18 World Championship (Pre)
2
1
1
0
2
2019 IIHF U18 World Championship
7
2
0
2
20
2018-19 National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team Selection Camp
3
0
0
0
4
2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup (Pre)
1
0
0
0
0
2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup
5
0
0
0
2
2017 National Under-17 Development Camp
3
0
0
0
12
2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge (Pre)
1
1
0
1
2
Videos
Photos
2021 U18WC: CAN 5 – RUS 3 (Gold Medal)
Wright scored twice to lead Canada to its fourth U18 gold medal.
2021 U18WC: CAN 8 – SWE 1 (Semifinal)
Bedard finished with 2G 3A to send Canada into the semifinals.
2021 U18WC: CAN 10 – CZE 3 (Quarterfinal)
Bedard finished with 2G 3A to send Canada into the semifinals.
2021 U18WC: CAN 5 – BLR 2 (Preliminary)
Wright and McTavish scored 2G each to help Canada finish perfect.