By the numbers:Facts-and-Figures look at the 34 players invited

A facts-and-figures look at the 34 players invited to Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp

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Taking one step closer to the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship, Hockey Canada has unveiled the 34 players who will attend Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp beginning Dec. 10.

The players bring varied experiences to Victoria, B.C., from Team Canada veterans to those who have never pulled on the jersey, representing Alberta to Prince Edward Island and three provinces in between.

Here’s an inside look at the camp roster:

26 – players who competed for Canada at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge (Calen Addison, Jaret Anderson-Dolan, Evan Bouchard, Shane Bowers, Josh Brook, Maxime Comtois, Ty Dellandrea, Michael DiPietro, Noah Dobson, MacKenzie Entwistle, Liam Foudy, Cody Glass, Barrett Hayton, Alexis Lafrenière, Raphaël Lavoie, Jared McIsaac, Ian Mitchell, Markus Phillips, Isaac Ratcliffe, Ian Scott, Ty Smith, Jack Studnicka, Nick Suzuki, Owen Tippett, Joe Veleno, Gabe Vilardi)

20 – players who were members of Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup and Hlinka Gretzky Cup (Calen Addison, Evan Bouchard, Shane Bowers, Josh Brook, Maxime Comtois, Ty Dellandrea, Michael DiPietro, Noah Dobson, MacKenzie Entwistle, Barrett Hayton, Alexis Lafrenière, Jared McIsaac, Ian Mitchell, Markus Phillips, Ian Scott, Ty Smith, Jack Studnicka, Nick Suzuki, Owen Tippett, Joe Veleno)

19 – players who were members of Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team at the IIHF U18 World Championship (Jaret Anderson-Dolan, Josh Brook, Maxime Comtois, Ty Dellandrea, Michael DiPietro, MacKenzie Entwistle, Liam Foudy, Cody Glass, Alexis Lafrenière, Raphaël Lavoie, Jared McIsaac, Ian Mitchell, Markus Phillips, Isaac Ratcliffe, Ian Scott, Ty Smith, Jack Studnicka, Owen Tippett, Joe Veleno)

16 – players from Ontario, most of any province (Alberta – 6; Quebec – 6; Manitoba – 3; Nova Scotia – 2; Prince Edward Island – 1)

14 – players from the Ontario Hockey League, most of any league (Quebec Major Junior Hockey League – 8; Western Hockey League – 7; NCAA – 4; National Hockey League – 1)

13 – players who serve as captain or co-captain of their team (Jaret Anderson-Dolan – SPO; Evan Bouchard – LDN; Josh Brook – MJ; Ty Dellandrea – FLI; Noah Dobson; BAT; MacKenzie Entwistle – HAM; Cody Glass – POR; Barrett Hayton – SSM; Pierre-Olivier Joseph – CHA; Isaac Ratcliffe – GUE; Ty Smith – SPO; Jack Studnicka – OSH; Nick Suzuki – OS)

9 – players selected in the first round of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft (Nicolas Beaudin – CHI 27th; Jacob Bernard-Docker – OTT 26th; Evan Bouchard – EDM 10th; Ty Dellandrea – DAL 13th; Noah Dobson – NYI 12th; Liam Foudy – CBJ 18th; Barrett Hayton – ARI 5th; Ty Smith – NJD 17th; Joe Veleno – DET 30th)

7 – players selected in the first round of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft (Shane Bowers – OTT 28th; Morgan Frost – PHI 27th; Cody Glass – VGK 6th; Pierre-Olivier Joseph – ARI 23rd; Nick Suzuki – VGK 13th; Owen Tippett – FLA 10th; Gabe Vilardi – LAK 11th)

7 – players who have never played a game for Canada as part of the Program of Excellence (Nicolas Beaudin, Jacob Bernard-Docker, Cameron Crotty, Morgan Frost, Pierre-Olivier Joseph, Brett Leason, Matthew Villalta)

6 – players who have worn the ‘C’ as captain of Team Canada (Jaret Anderson-Dolan, Shane Bowers, Alexis Lafrenière, Markus Phillips, Ty Smith, Joe Veleno)

5 – players who lead or co-lead their team in scoring, as of Dec. 3 (Noah Dobson – BAT; Morgan Frost – SSM; Alexis Lafrenière – RIM; Brett Leason – PA; Joe Veleno – DRU)

4 – players who have appeared in an NHL game this season (Jaret Anderson-Dolan, Evan Bouchard, Maxime Comtois, Alex Formenton)

3 – players who attended Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp in December 2017, but were not named to the final roster (Michael DiPietro, Cody Glass, Nick Suzuki)

3 – players who competed at the TELUS Cup, Canada’s National Midget Championship (Nicolas Beaudin – CHA 2015; Maxime Comtois – CHA 2015; Ty Smith – LLO 2016)

3 – players who competed at the World Junior A Challenge (Cameron Crotty – CAN-E 2016; Jacob Bernard-Docker – CAN-W 2017; Ian Mitchell – CAN-W 2016)

2 – players returning from the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship (Maxime Comtois, Alex Formenton)

2 – players who leads their league in scoring, as of Dec. 3 (Morgan Frost – OHL; Brett Leason – WHL)

1 – player who helped the Titan d’Acadie-Bathurst win the 2018 Memorial Cup (Noah Dobson)

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