2018-19 National Men's U18 Team

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Connor Zary
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Position
Forward
Date of Birth
09-25-2001
HT/WT
6'0 / 177
Shoots
L
Hometown
Saskatoon, Sask.
Club Team
Kamloops (WHL)
NHL Draft
CGY '20 (1, 24)
Teams
2021 IIHF World Junior Championship - Canada
2020 National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp - White
2019 National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp - Canada
2019 IIHF U18 World Championship - Canada
2018-19 National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team Selection Camp - White
2017 National Under-17 Development Camp - Red

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

Attended Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Summer Development Camp virtually in July 2020 … Attended Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp in Oakville, Ont., in December 2019 … Played for Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team at the 2019 IIHF U18 World Championship in Sweden, finishing fourth … Attended Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team selection camp in Calgary, Alta., in July 2018 … Attended Canada’s national under-17 development camp in Calgary, Alta., in July 2017

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

Kamloops’ second-round selection, 37th overall, in the 2017 OHL Priority Selection … 2019-20: Second in Kamloops scoring … Fifth in WHL scoring … Tied for fifth in the WHL in goals (38) … Tied for third in the WHL in power-play goals (15) … Tied for fourth in the WHL in shorthanded goals (3) … Fifth in the WHL in shots on goal (257) … Named to the WHL Western Conference First All-Star Team … Played in the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game … 2018-19: Second in Kamloops scoring … Set a career high with four points (1G 3A) on Oct. 26 vs. Seattle … 2017-18: Eighth in Kamloops scoring … Second in Kamloops rookie scoring … Minor Hockey: Lists Curtis Camrud as his favourite minor hockey coach … Played for Saskatchewan at the 2016 Western Canada U17 Challenge Cup, finishing fourth … Captained the Saskatoon Outlaws (Bantam AA) in 2015-16 … Captained the Saskatoon Mission (Peewee AA) in 2013-14

PERSONAL

Son of Scott and Kathleen … Has one brother, Treyton … Favourite NHL team growing up: Toronto Maple Leafs … Favourite player: Nathan MacKinnon

Statistics

GP
P
G
A
PIM
3
1
1
0
2

Tournament Game Log

Date
P
G
A
PIM
Aug 01, 2018
0
0
0
0
Jul 31, 2018
0
0
0
2
Jul 30, 2018
1
1
0
0

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
2020 National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp
4
5
2
3
0
2021 IIHF World Junior Championship (Pre)
1
0
0
0
0
2021 IIHF World Junior Championship
7
2
0
2
2
2019 National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp
2
0
0
0
0
2019 IIHF U18 World Championship (Pre)
2
0
0
0
2
2019 IIHF U18 World Championship
7
7
4
3
6
2018-19 National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team Selection Camp
3
1
1
0
2
2017 National Under-17 Development Camp
3
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.