Wednesday, December 26, 2012



In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the World Junior Championship, TSN polled 25 hockey experts to rank the Top 40 Canadian players in World Junior history. The panel of experts polled for TSN's Top 40 list include hockey broadcasters, writers, scouts, and executives that cover or are involved with the IIHF World Junior Championship (see below for complete list).

The Top 40

1. Jordan Eberle

 Year               GP    G    A    PTS

2009 6 6 7 13
2010        6 8 5 13
TOTAL 12 14 12 26
Honours: MVP, Best Forward,     2010)Finish: Gold (2009), Silver (2010)

Notes of Distinction: One of six Canadians to be named tournament MVP since honour introduced in 2005 … Led team in goals, points (2010) … Averaged 2.2 points per game, highest such mark for players with more than 10 games … Holds Canadian record for most career goals … Tied for second in career points behind Lindros … Earned points in all 12 career games – the longest career scoring streak in team history by five games … Scored 10 goals (including two shootout) in five games over two years vs. USA, Russia, Sweden … One of two Canadians with double-digit career games to average a goal per game (Carter).

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