Hockey Canada has unveiled their leadership group for the 2021 World Juniors, and the Giants are thrilled to announce that defenceman Bowen Byram (Cranbrook, BC) has been named an alternate captain.
BOWEN BYRAM TO WEAR AN “A” FOR CANADA
“On behalf of the Vancouver Giants organization I would like to congratulate Bowen for being named to the leadership group for Canada’s World Junior team,” said Giants GM Barclay Parneta. “His experiences at last year’s tournament, along with spending time in the NHL playoff bubble will be invaluable to help with this year’s efforts to repeat as champions.”
Canada will take the ice for their first pre-tournament exhibition game on Monday, December 21st at 3:00 PM PT against Sweden. Then on Wednesday, December 23rd they’ll battle Russia, also at 3:00 PM PT. Canada’s first round-robin tournament is scheduled to take place on Saturday, December 26th against Germany at 3:00 PM PT.