Team Canada won their first two contests at the 2013 U18 World Junior Championship, over Slovakia and Germany, but neither were in as convincing a fashion as might have been expected. But, in Canada's 10-1 win over Switzerland, the Canadians seemed to have all aspects of their game operating like a well-oiled machine as they head into their key match-up versus Sweden.
One of the 12 Canadian players to pick up points in the win over Switzerland was forward Sam Bennett. Bennett scored a goal and added an assist to bring his U18 point total to three.
Bennett spent the 2012-13 season with the Kingston Frontenacs of the OHL. In 60 games for that club, he scored 18 goals and added 22 assists for 40 points in his OHL rookie season. The Holland Landing, ON native is eligible for the 2014 NHL Draft and is at this early juncture a player that could be highly-ranked for that draft.
Bennett spoke with Hockey's Future following the win over Switzerland.
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