Hockey Canada trimmed its roster

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CALGARY, Alta.Following Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team pre-competition camp in Winnipeg, Hockey Canada trimmed its roster with the release of underage players Antoine Morand (Mercier, Que./Acadie-Bathurst, QMJHL) and Gabe Vilardi (Kingston, Ont./Windsor, OHL).

The team now travels to Grand Forks, N.D. for the IIHF U18 World Championship April 14-24, with 21 players on the roster, including: three goaltenders, six defencemen, and 12 forwards.

Canada opens the 2016 IIHF U18 World Championship on April 15 against Denmark; it will also play the Czech Republic, Finland, and Slovakia in preliminary-round action. TSN, the official broadcast partner of Hockey Canada, is broadcasting 12 games, including all of Team Canada’s match-ups at the IIHF U18 World Championship.

Canada has won seven medals at the IIHF U18 World Championship, including three gold medals (2003, 2008 and 2013).


Name S/C Ht. Wt. Born


Club Team Pro Status
No Nom T/C Gr. Pds DDN Ville d’origine Équipe de club Statut prof.
Goaltenders/Gardiens de but
  Michael DiPietro L/G 6’0″ 198 06/09/99 Amherstburg, Ont. Windsor (OHL) 2017 Draft/Rep.
  Evan Fitzpatrick L/G 6’3″ 222 01/28/98 Lower Sackville, N.S./N.-É. Sherbrooke (QMJHL) 2016 Draft/Rep.
  Stuart Skinner L/G 6’4″ 209 11/01/98 Edmonton, Alta./Alb. Lethbridge (WHL) 2017 Draft/Rep.
  Jakob Chychrun L/G 6’2″ 194 03/31/98 Toronto, Ont. Sarnia (OHL) 2016 Draft/Rep.
  Dante Fabbro R/D 6’0″ 189 06/20/98 Coquitlam, B.C./C.-B. Penticton (BCHL) 2016 Draft/Rep.
  Nicolas Hague R/D 6’6″ 208 12/05/98 Kitchener, Ont. Mississauga (OHL) 2017 Draft/Rep.
  Markus Phillips L/G 5’11” 207 03/21/99 Vaughan, Ont. Owen Sound (OHL) 2017 Draft/Rep.
  David Quenneville R/D 5’8″ 182 03/13/98 Edmonton, Alta./Alb. Medicine Hat (WHL) 2016 Draft/Rep.
  Logan Stanley L/G 6’6″ 210 05/26/98 Waterloo, Ont. Windsor (OHL) 2016 Draft/Rep.
  Jaret Anderson-Dolan L/G 5’11” 180 09/12/99 Calgary, Alta./Alb. Spokane (WHL) 2017 Draft/Rep.
  William Bitten R/D 5’10” 164 07/10/98 Ottawa, Ont. Flint (OHL) 2016 Draft/Rep.
  Maxime Comtois L/G 6’1″ 192 01/08/99 Longueuil, Que./Qc Victoriaville (QMJHL) 2017 Draft/Rep.
  Tyson Jost L/G 5’11” 191 03/14/98 Kelowna, B.C./C.-B. Penticton (BCHL) 2016 Draft/Rep.
  Jordan Kyrou R/D 6’0″ 178 05/08/98 Toronto, Ont. Sarnia (OHL) 2016 Draft/Rep.
  Pascal Laberge R/D 6’1″ 172 04/09/98 Ste-Martine, Que./Qc Victoriaville (QMJHL) 2016 Draft/Rep.
  Beck Malenstyn L/G 6’2″ 191 02/04/98 Delta, B.C./C.-B. Calgary (WHL) 2016 Draft/Rep.
  Michael McLeod R/D 6’2″ 187 02/03/98 Mississauga, Ont. Mississauga (OHL) 2016 Draft/Rep.
  Antoine Morand L/G 5’9″ 170 02/18/99 Mercier, Que./Qc Acadie-Bathurst (QMJHL) 2017 Draft/Rep.
  Cameron Morrison L/G 6’3″ 200 08/27/98 Aurora, Ont. Youngstown (USHL) 2016 Draft/Rep.
  Michael Rasmussen L/G 6’5″ 196 04/17/99 South Surrey, B.C./C.-B. Tri-City (WHL) 2017 Draft/Rep.
  Mason Shaw L/G 5’9″ 176 11/03/98 Wainwright, Alta./Alb. Medicine Hat (WHL) 2017 Draft/Rep.
  Owen Tippett R/D 6’0″ 182 02/16/99 Peterborough, Ont. Mississauga (OHL) 2017 Draft/Rep.
  Gabe Vilardi R/D 6’2″ 185 08/16/99 Kingston, Ont. Windsor (OHL) 2017 Draft/Rep.
President & Chief Executive Officer / Président et chef de la direction Tom Renney Cranbrook, B.C./C.-B. Hockey Canada
Chief Operating Officer / Chef de l’exploitation Scott Smith Bathurst, N.B./N.-B. Hockey Canada
Vice-President, Hockey Operations/National Teams / Vice-président, activités hockey/équipes nationales Scott Salmond Creston, B.C./C.-B. Hockey Canada
Director, Player Personnel / Directeur, personnel des joueurs Ryan Jankowski Calgary, Alta./Alb. Hockey Canada
Management Group / Groupe de gestion Ryan Smyth Banff, Alta./Alb. Hockey Canada
Head Coach / Entraîneur-chef Shaun Clouston Viking, Alta./Alb. Medicine Hat (WHL)
Assistant Coach / Entraîneur adjoint Serge Lajoie St. Albert, Alta./Alb. University of Alberta (CWUAA)
Assistant Coach / Entraîneur adjoint Jarrod Skalde Niagara Falls, Ont. Guelph (OHL)
Goaltending Consultant / Consultant des gardiens de but Fred Brathwaite Ottawa, Ont. Hockey Canada
Video Manager / Responsable vidéo Jim Midgley Townsend, Ont. Halifax (QMJHL)
Doctor / Médecin Dr. Cory Wowk Calgary, Alta./Alb. Hockey Canada
Therapist / Thérapeute Chad Drown Waterloo, Ont. Guelph (OHL)
Therapist / Thérapeute Mikki Lanuk Medicine Hat, Alta./Alb. Medicine Hat (WHL)
Equipment Manager / Responsable de l’équipement Brian St-Louis Hull, Que./Qc Baie-Comeau (QMJHL)
Mental Skills Coach / Entraîneur en développement des habiletés mentales Derek Robinson Calgary, Alta./Alb. Hockey Canada
Education Consultant / Conseiller pédagogique Jerry Bumbacco Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. Sault Ste. Marie (OHL)
Manager, Hockey Operations/National Teams / Responsable, activités hockey/équipes nationales Ben Shutron Orleans, Ont. Hockey Canada

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