Hockey Canada and the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) have announced the 25-player roster that has been nominated to represent Team Canada at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, China
- Goaltenders: Devon Levi (Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Que./Northeastern University, HE), Edward Pasquale (Toronto/Lokomotiv Yaroslavl, KHL) and Matt Tomkins (Sherwood Park, Alta./Frölunda HC, SHL)
- Defence: Mark Barberio (Montréal/Ak Bars Kazan, KHL), Jason Demers (Dorval, Que./Ak Bars Kazan, KHL), Brandon Gormley (Murray River, P.E.I./Lokomotiv Yaroslavl, KHL), Alex Grant (Antigonish, N.S./Jokerit Helsinki, KHL), Maxim Noreau (Montréal/ZSC Lions, NL), Owen Power (Mississauga, Ont./University of Michigan, Big Ten), Mat Robinson (Calgary/SKA St. Petersburg, KHL) and Tyler Wotherspoon (Burnaby, B.C./Utica, AHL)
- Forwards: Daniel Carr (Leduc, Alta./HC Lugano, NL), Adam Cracknell (Prince Albert, Sask./Bakersfield, AHL), David Desharnais (Laurier-Station, Que./HC Fribourg-Gottéron, NL), Landon Ferraro (Vancouver/Kölner Haie, DEL), Josh Ho-Sang (Thornhill, Ont./Toronto, AHL), Corban Knight (Oliver, B.C./Avangard Omsk, KHL), Jack McBain (Toronto/Boston College, HE), Mason McTavish (Carp, Ont./Hamilton, OHL), Eric O’Dell (Ottawa/Dynamo Moscow, KHL), Eric Staal (Thunder Bay, Ont./Iowa, AHL), Ben Street (Coquitlam, B.C./EHC Red Bull München, DEL), Adam Tambellini (Edmonton, Alta./Rögle BK, SHL), Jordan Weal (North Vancouver, B.C./Ak Bars Kazan, KHL) and Daniel Winnik (Toronto/Genève-Servette HC, NL)
“We are proud to unveil the 25 players that have been nominated to represent Team Canada in Beijing. We know these athletes will represent our country with a tremendous amount of pride as they compete for an Olympic gold medal,” said Tom Renney (Cranbrook, B.C.), chief executive officer of Hockey Canada. “Hockey Canada wishes to extend its congratulations to the players and their families on their nomination to the Canadian Olympic Team. We know Canadians across the country and around the world will join us in cheering on the team at Beijing 2022.”
The 25 athletes were selected by general manager Shane Doan (Halkirk, Alta./Arizona, NHL), assistant general manager and senior vice-president of hockey operations Scott Salmond (Creston, B.C.), and director of player personnel Blair Mackasey (Montréal, Que.). Head coach Claude Julien (Orleans, Ont.) and assistant coaches Nolan Baumgartner (Calgary, Alta.), Jeremy Colliton (Blackie, Alta.) and Tyler Dietrich (West Vancouver, B.C.), as well as Renney and Scott Smith (Bathurst, N.B.), president and chief operating officer of Hockey Canada, also provided input.
“The management group and coaching staff has worked diligently to evaluate and select players that we believe will give us the best chance to win a gold medal, and we are thrilled to announce the 25 players that will wear the Maple Leaf in Beijing,” said Doan. “It truly is a special honour to be able to represent your country at the Olympics. We know this group of athletes and staff will embrace the opportunity and make all Canadians proud.”