IIHF: Canada unveils roster of 24 players for Ice Hockey World Championship

Canadian forward Josh Anderson will represent Canada at the IIHF World Hockey Championship being held in Helsinki and Tampere, Finland.

Canada has unveiled the list of 24 players who will represent the Maple Leaf and Anderson’s name appears on it.

Anderson, 28, scored 19 goals and had 13 assists in 68 games last season with the Bleu Blanc Rouge. He will be the only Habs representative to wear national team colors at the tournament, which takes place in Tampere and Helsinki, Finland from May 13-29.

Four Quebecers were selected to be part of the team. Defender Thomas Chabot will be part of the squad, as well as forwards Nicolas Roy, Maxime Comtois and Pierre-Luc Dubois.

Comtois is the only player from the 2021 edition who will be back this year.

20-year-old QMJHL graduate Dawson Mercer will also wear the Canadian uniform.

Canada will defend their 2021 title with a 3-2 win over Finland in the final. Canada had lost their first three games of the tournament before regrouping and claiming the crown.

For the 2022 edition, Claude Julien will be the head coach of the training. Behind the bench, he is mainly supported by Quebecer André Tourigny.

Canada opens the World Cup on May 13 against Germany. He also meets Italy, Slovakia, Kazakhstan, Switzerland, Denmark and France in the preliminary round.

Canada has won the World Cup 27 times since 1931. He also collected 15 silver and seven bronze medals.

Foundation of Canada
position player hometown professional team
Guardian Logan Thompson Calgary, AB Vegas Golden Knights
Guardian Chris Dryger Winnipeg, MB Seattle Kraken
Guardian Matt Tomkins Sherwood Park, AB Frolunda HC (SHL)
defender Zach Whitecloud Brandon, MB Vegas Golden Knights
defender Nick Holden St Albert, AB Ottawa Senators
defender Travis Sanheim Moosehorn, MB Philadelphia Flyer
defender Damon Severson Meville, Saskatchewan New Jersey Devil
defender Ryan Graves Yarmouth, Nova Scotia New Jersey Devil
defender Dysine Mayo Victoria, British Columbia Arizona coyotes
defender Thomas Chabot Sainte-Marie-de-Beauce, Quebec Ottawa Senators
attacker Nicholas Roy Amos, Quebec Vegas Golden Knights
attacker Matthew Barsal Coquitlam, British Columbia New York Islanders
attacker Adam Lowry Calgary, AB Winnipeg Jets
attacker DawsonMercer Bay Roberts, Newfoundland and Labrador New Jersey Devil
attacker Drake Batherson New Minas, Nova Scotia Ottawa Senators
attacker Eric O’Dell Ottawa, ON Dynamo Moscow (KHL)
attacker Dylan Cozens Whitehorse, Yukon buffalo saber
attacker Cole Sillinger Regina, Saskatchewan Columbus blue jackets
attacker Maxim Comtois Longueuil, Quebec Anaheim ducks
attacker Morgan geekie Strathclair, MB Seattle Kraken
attacker Noah Gregory Beaumont, AB Sharks of San Jose
attacker Josh Anderson Burlington, Ont. Montreal Canadiens
attacker Pierre Luc Dubois Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Quebec Winnipeg Jets
attacker KentJohnson Port Moody, British Columbia Columbus blue jackets

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