According to Darren Trekker of TSN Hockey Insider, Hockey Canada will retain its list of Olympic men’s hockey teams for the next two weeks.
The list includes forward Mason McDowish and defender Owen Power of the Canadian World Youth Championship team, as well as players like Goldman Devan Dupnick and Edward Pascual, defender Tyler Waterspoon and Adam Crocknell.
Dubnyk, Wotherspoon and Cracknell have spent time in the American Hockey League this season, while Pascual Yaroslavl plays for the engine in the KHL.
The 35-year-old Dupnick appeared in two games for the Florida Panthers subsidiary Charlotte Checkers, where he set a 2-0-0 record with a saving percentage of 884 and an average of 2.51 goals. Three-time NHL All-Star, Regina, Sask. Avalanche. He has 33 race cancellations and a business savings percentage of .914 and 2.61 GAA.
Worspoon, 28, has seven assists in 20 games with Utica Comets, a subsidiary of the New Jersey Devils. Burnaby, BC, played part of his five NHL seasons, where he played five assists in 30 games for the Calgary Flames.
Crocnell, 36, has scored four goals and 14 points with Aylers subsidiary Bakersfield Condors. Prince Albert of Saskatchewan, NHL, played some parts of 11 seasons scoring 21 goals and 43 points in 210 games between the St. Louis Blues, the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Oilers, the Vancouver Canucks and the Dallas Stars. And the New York Rangers. And Anaheim ducks.
The 31-year-old Pascual holds a 19-16-3 record in the KHL with the Yaroslavl engine .916 storage percentage and 1.99 GAA. A native of Toronto, he played three games for Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2018-19 season, where he recorded a 2-1-0 record with a saving percentage of 882 and a GAA of 3.96.
McDowish and Power returned to their youth and college teams when the Junior World Cup was canceled on December 29.
McDowie has scored five goals in four games for the Peterborough Beats of the Ontario Hockey League this season. The 18-year-old was the third overall pick on the 2021 NHL Draft (Anaheim Ducks).
Power has scored three goals and 23 points in 18 games for the University of Michigan this season. The 19-year-old was selected by Buffalo Sabers for the first time overall until 2021.
The NHL decided last month not to send its athletes to the Beijing Olympics due to an increase in COVID-19 cases during the current epidemic. The league has reached its 2021-22 regular season schedule as the number of cases has been plagued by increasing team explosions, with dozens of games being postponed and rescheduled.
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