Rychel and Baltisberger in action on Saturday

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)


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