Kerby Rychel and Phil Baltisberger and their respective national teams will be in action on a busy Saturday at the 2014 World Junior Championship in Malmo, Sweden.
Rychel and Team Canada will look to improve to 2-0 at the tournament when they face the Czech Republic live on TSN. Canada defeated Germany in their first contest.
Later in the day, Baltisberger and Team Switzerland will be trying to even their record at 1-1 against Russia. Switzerland dropped their first game to Sweden.
A total of 55 current CHL players are listed on official International Ice Hockey Federation rosters and are competing in the 2014 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship underway in Malmo, Sweden.
The 55 players includes a representative from all 10 participating countries including Canada who leads the way with 21 CHL players followed by the Czech Republic with eight players, Switzerland and Germany with six players each, while Finland, Russia, Sweden, and the United States each have three CHL players, followed by Norway and Slovakia with one.
Now in our 23rd season in Guelph, Storm personnel have represented their country on 34 occasions at the World Junior Hockey Championhships.
|Team Canada||International Teams|
|2014 – Kerby Rychel||2014 – Phil Baltisberger (SUI)|
|2009 – Drew Doughty||2013 – Garret Sparks (USA)|
|2008 – Drew Doughty||2013 – Tanner Richard (SUI)|
|2007 – Ryan Parent||2012 – Tanner Richard (SUI)|
|2006 – Ryan Parent||2011 – Richard Panik (SLO)|
|2004 – Kevin Klein||2009 – Tom McCollum (USA)|
|2004 – Daniel Paille||2008 – Denis Hollenstein (SUI)|
|2004 – Russ Hammond||2007 – Rafael Rotter (AUS)|
|2003 – Daniel Paille||2005 – Ryan Callahan (USA)|
|2000 – Manny Malhotra||2004 – Jakub Koreis (CZE)|
|1999 – Kent McDonell||2003 – Fedor Tyutin (RUS)|
|1998 – Manny Malhotra||2002 – Fedor Tyutin (RUS)|
|1998 – Brian Willsie||2002 – Dwight LaBrosse (USA)|
|1997 – Dwayne Hay||2002 – Dustin Brown (USA)|
|1996 – Jamie Wright||1999 – Chris Madden (USA)|
|1995 – Jeff O’Neill||1998 – Chris Hajt (USA)|
|1993 – Jeff Bes||1997 – Chris Hajt (USA)|