The Winnipeg ICE congratulate defenseman Carson Lambos on being named to Canada’s National Junior Team roster for the 2022 World Junior Hockey Championship.
“We are excited to unveil the 25 players who will represent Canada at the World Juniors, as we believe we have assembled a team that will give us the best chance to win a gold medal on home ice,” said Millar. “We know this group of players and staff will represent our country with pride and embrace the opportunity to compete in a unique summer event in Edmonton.”
Lambos represented Canada in 2019-2020 at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge & the 2022 World Junior Hockey Championship prior to being postponed earlier this year.
The ICE selected Lambos in the 1st round, 2nd overall in the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft.
The Minnesota Wild selected Lambos in the 1st round, 26th overall in the 2021 NHL Draft.
Canada’s National Junior Team will gather in Calgary for a training camp at the Seven Chiefs Sportsplex on the Tsuut’ina Nation, Aug. 2-7, before travelling to Edmonton.
The 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship begins on Aug. 9 with a trio of games before Canada kicks off its tournament against Latvia at 4 p.m. MT/6 p.m. ET on Aug. 10. In addition to its tournament-opening match-up, Canada will also play Slovakia on Aug. 11, Czechia on Aug. 13 and Finland on Aug. 15 to wrap up preliminary-round action. All Team Canada games will be played at 4 p.m. MT/6 p.m. ET.