3 Boston Bruins Prospects Named to Team Canada for World Junior Championships

December 14th, 2012 by Chris Blanchard Leave a reply »
Team Canada has announced its final roster for the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia, including three of the Boston Bruins' top prospects. Dougie Hamilton, Anthony Camara and Malcolm Subban could play a major role in returning gold to Canada. 

Canada's selection camp was attended by 37 players in Calgary, Alberta, from Dec. 10 to 13. Only 23 players survived coach Steve Spott's final cut. The final roster is available here, courtesy of HockeyCanada.ca. 

Defenseman Dougie Hamilton is among six returnees from the team that won bronze last winter. Hamilton was unanimously considered a lock, based on his dazzling resume. The Bruins' 2011 first-round pick currently leads all OHL defensemen in points for the second straight season with 41 points in 32 games. 

Hamilton was a bright spot for Canada on its disappointing third-place run at the 2012 World Juniors, producing six points in six games with a plus-seven rating. Other veterans include big names like Jonathan Huberdeau, Ryan Strome and captain Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. 

TSN's Bob McKenzie projects that Hamilton should play on Canada's top defensive pai ...

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