Players to watch for Team Canada at the 2021 WJC
Bowen Byram, D: Should play north of 25 minutes per game, and love every second of it. An excellent skater, who is fearless with the puck. He possesses excellent offensive instincts, a great shot and is highly effective on the power play. This tournament may very well be a springboard to the start of his NHL career.
Quinton Byfield, C: Looks to be the fourth line centre to start the tournament. There’s no questioning his abilities, but he will have to play the Andre Tourigny way in order to elevate into a more prominent role. Puck management will be key to making that happen. Byfield will have to get comfortable playing to his potential when the spotlight is on. Once in L.A., that spotlight will get even bigger.