Team Canada netted 23 goals over the course of the fives games the team played at the 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament. Fourteen different players netted at least one goal for Canada in their run to yet another gold medal at this event, a testament to the balanced attack that was on display in Breclav this past week.
Leading the way on offense were forwards Nolan Patrick, who scored three goals and added three assists, and Tyler Benson, who potted two goals and added four helpers. Pierre-Luc Dubois, the scoring star of Canada’s championship win, finished second on the team with five points (2G, 3A) for the tournament.
Tying Patrick for the goal-scoring lead for Canada was forward Tyson Jost from the Penticton Vees. Jost netted a hat trick in the win over Switzerland at the end of the preliminary round to provide him with that three-goal total, and he added another assist in the gold medal win over Sweden. He and Vees teammate Dante Fabbro were the only non-CHL players to compete for Canada at this tournament.
Hockey’s Future caught up with Jost after the gold medal game, with Jost’s comments being captured in this HF video.
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