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On the occasion of the 40th World Junior Hockey Championship TSN and TSN.ca are asking you to name your choice for the greatest Canadian player based on his achievement and impact in the tournament. Check out each of the 100 candidates and their profiles and make your vote on Twitter with their corresponding hashtags. The Top 10 vote-getters will be revealed on TSN.ca prior to TSN's coverage of the 2013 World Junior Hockey Championship.


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Forwards

Jason Allison | John Anderson | Dave Andreychuk | Patrice Bergeron | Jason Botterill | Brian Bradley | Rob Brown | Mike Cammalleri | Jeff Carter | Dave Chyzowski | Dino Ciccarelli | Rob Cimetta | Shayne Corson | Russ Courtnall | Mike Craig | Adam Creighton | Sidney Crosby | Alexandre Daigle | Nigel Dawes | Eric Daze | Boyd Devereaux | Steve Downie | Kris Draper | Christian Dube | Jordan Eberle | Pat Elynuik | Theo Fleury | Martin Gendron | Ryan Getzlaf | Wayne Gretzky | Marc Habscheid | Taylor Hall | Todd Harvey | Dale Hawerchuk | Cody Hodgson | Jarome Iginla | Doug Jarvis | Ryan Johansen | Paul Kariya | Martin Lapointe | Eric Lindros | Brad Marchand | Peter Marsh | Dale McCourt | Dale McMullin | Mike Moller | Joe Murphy | Marty Murray | Mike Richards | Jim Sandlak | Brayden Schenn | Jason Spezza | Anthony Stewart | Mark Stone | John Tavares | Daniel Tkaczuk | Jonathan Toews | Scottie Upshall


Jason Allison

Year GP G A PTS
1994 7 3 6 9
1995 7 3 12 15
TOTAL 14 6 18 24
Honours: All-Star (1995)
Finish: Gold (1994, 1995)

Notes of Distinction: Led team in assists, tied for lead in points (1995) … Averaged 1.7 PPG in 14 career games … Holds Canada record most assists in one WJC (12), which ranks 5th all-time … 7th all-time in WJC career assists … Earned points in 11 of 14 career games … Finished WJC career with 11 points in final 4 games.


John Anderson

Year GP G A PTS
1977 7 10 5 15
TOTAL 7 10 5 15
Finish: Silver (1977)



Notes of Distinction: Tied for team lead in goals (1977) … Shares Canada record for most goals in one WJC.


Dave Andreychuk

Year GP G A PTS
1983 7 6 5 11
TOTAL 7 6 5 11
Finish: Bronze (1983)



Notes of Distinction: Led team in goals, points (1983) … Shares Canada record for most points in one game (7).


Patrice Bergeron

Year GP G A PTS
2005 6 5 8 13
TOTAL 6 5 8 13
Honours: MVP, All-Star (2005)
Finish: Gold (2005)


Notes of Distinction: Led Dream Team II in points (2005) … One of 6 Canadians to be named tournament MVP since honour introduced in 2005 … Earned points in all 6 games.


Jason Botterill

Year GP G A PTS
1994 6 1 0 1
1995 7 0 4 4
1996 6 1 3 4
TOTAL 19 2 7 9
Finish: Gold (1994, 1995, 1996)

Notes of Distinction: Only player in WJC history with 3 gold medals … Career win-loss-tie: 19-0-1.


Brian Bradley

Year GP G A PTS
1985 7 9 5 14
TOTAL 7 9 5 14
Finish: Gold (1985)



Notes of Distinction: Led the team in goals and points in 1985 and earned points in all 7 games.


Rob Brown

Year GP G A PTS
1988 7 6 2 8
TOTAL 7 6 2 8
Finish: Gold (1988)



Notes of Distinction: Tied for team lead in goals (1988) … Scored goals in 5 of 7 games.


Mike Cammalleri

Year GP G A PTS
2001 7 4 2 6
2002 7 7 4 11
TOTAL 14 11 6 17
Honours: Best Forward, All-Star (2002)
Finish: Bronze (2001), Silver (2002)

Notes of Distinction: Led team in goals, points (2002) … Tied for fourth most career goals by Canadian (11).


Jeff Carter

Year GP G A PTS
2004 6 5 2 7
2005 6 7 3 10
TOTAL 12 12 5 17
Honours: All-Star (2004, 2005)
Finish: Silver (2004), Gold (2005)

Notes of Distinction: Led team in goals (2005) … Tied for third-most career goals by Canadian (12) … Scored goals in 5 of 6 games in 2005 … One of four forwards in tournament history to make back-to-back all-star teams (Krutov, Ruzicka, Pivonka, Carter) and only forward since 1985-86 … One of only 2 Canadians with double-digit career games to average a goal per game (Eberle).


Dave Chyzowski

Year GP G A PTS
1990 7 9 4 13
TOTAL 7 9 4 13
Honours: All-Star (1990)
Finish: Gold (1990)


Notes of Distinction: Led team in goals, points (1990) … Scored second-most goals by Canadian in one tournament (9) … 6-game goal-scoring streak tied (Dale McCourt, 1977) for longest in Canada history … Captain 1990.


Dino Ciccarelli

Year GP G A PTS
1980 5 5 1 6
TOTAL 5 5 1 6
Finish: Fifth (1980)



Notes of Distinction: Led team in goals, points (1980).


Rob Cimetta

Year GP G A PTS
1989 7 7 4 11
TOTAL 7 7 4 11
Finish: Fourth (1989)



Notes of Distinction: Led team in goals, points (1989) … Scored goals in 5 straight games … Earned points in 6 of 7 games.


Shayne Corson

Year GP G A PTS
1985 7 3 3 6
1986 7 7 7 14
TOTAL 14 10 10 20
Honours: All-Star (1986)
Finish: Gold (1985), Silver (1986)

Notes of Distinction: Led team in goals, tied for lead in points (1986) … Earned points in all 7 games & scored goals in last 5 games (1986).


Russ Courtnall

Year GP G A PTS
1984 7 7 6 13
TOTAL 7 7 6 13
Finish: Fourth (1984)



Notes of Distinction: Led team in goals, points (1984) … Captain 1984.


Mike Craig

Year GP G A PTS
1990 7 3 0 3
1991 7 6 5 11
TOTAL 14 9 5 14
Honours: All-Star (1991)
Finish: Gold (1990, 1991)

Notes of Distinction: Tied for team lead in goals (1991).


Adam Creighton

Year GP G A PTS
1985 7 8 4 12
TOTAL 7 8 4 12
Finish: Gold (1985)



Notes of Distinction: Led team in goals, tied for lead in points (1985) … Scored goals in first 5 games.


Sidney Crosby

Year GP G A PTS
2004 6 2 3 5
2005 6 6 3 9
TOTAL 12 8 6 14
Finish: Silver (2004), Gold (2005)

Notes of Distinction: Youngest Canadian to score at WJC.


Alexandre Daigle

Year GP G A PTS
1993 7 0 6 6
1995 7 2 8 10
TOTAL 14 2 14 16
Finish: Gold (1993, 1995)


Notes of Distinction: Ranks 5th in Canadian career assists.


Nigel Dawes

Year GP G A PTS
2004 6 6 5 11
2005 6 2 4 6
TOTAL 12 8 9 17
Finish: Silver (2004), Gold (2005)

Notes of Distinction: Led team in goals & tied for lead in points (2004)… Averaged 1.4 points per game in 12 career games.


Eric Daze

Year GP G A PTS
1995 7 8 2 10
TOTAL 7 8 2 10
Honours: All-Star (1995)
Finish: Gold (1995)


Notes of Distinction: Scored third-most goals by Canadian in one tournament (8) … Scored goals in 6 of 7 games, including 3 vs. Russia.


Boyd Devereaux

Year GP G A PTS
1997 7 4 0 4
TOTAL 7 4 0 4
Finish: Gold (1997)



Notes of Distinction: Scored two third period goals in 3-2 semi-final win over Russia … Scored gold medal winning goal in 2-0 win over USA.


Steve Downie

Year GP G A PTS
2006 6 2 4 6
2007 6 3 3 6
TOTAL 12 5 7 12
Honours: All-Star (2006)
Finish: Gold (2006, 2007)


Kris Draper

Year GP G A PTS
1990 7 0 2 2
1991 7 1 3 4
TOTAL 14 1 5 6
Finish: Gold (1990, 1991)

Christian Dube

Year GP G A PTS
1996 6 4 2 6
1997 7 4 3 7
TOTAL 13 8 5 13
Honours: All-Star (1997)
Finish: Gold (1996, 1997)


Jordan Eberle

Year GP G A PTS
2009 6 6 7 13
2010 6 8 5 13
TOTAL 12 14 12 26
Honours: MVP, Best Forward, All-Star (2010)
Finish: Gold (2009), Silver (2010)

Notes of Distinction: One of 6 Canadians to be named tournament MVP since honour introduced in 2005 … Led team in goals, points (2010) … Averaged 2.2 points per game, highest such mark for players with more than 10 games … Holds Canada record for most career goals … Tied for second in career points behind Lindros … Earned points in all 12 career games – the longest career scoring streak in team history by 5 games … Scored 10 goals (including 2 shootout) in 5 games over two years vs USA, Russia, Sweden … One of 2 Canadians with double-digit career games to average a goal per game (Carter).


Pat Elynuik

Year GP G A PTS
1987 6 6 5 11
TOTAL 6 6 5 11
Finish: Disqualified (1987)



Notes of Distinction: Led team in goals, points in abbreviated 1987 tournament.


Theo Fleury

Year GP G A PTS
1987 6 2 3 5
1988 7 6 2 8
TOTAL 13 8 5 13
Honours: All-Star (1988)
Finish: Disqualified (1987), Gold (1988)

Notes of Distinction: Tied for team lead in goals (1988) … Earned points in all 7 games in 1988 & scored goals in 5 of 7 games … Captain 1988.


Martin Gendron

Year GP G A PTS
1993 7 5 2 7
1994 7 6 4 10
TOTAL 14 11 6 17
Finish: Gold (1993, 1994)


Notes of Distinction: Tied for team lead in goals (1993) … Tied for team lead in goals, points (1994) … Tied for fourth in career goals by Canadian … Scored goals in last 3 games of 1994 tournament, including two (and assist) in 6-4 win over Sweden that gave Canada gold.


Ryan Getzlaf

Year GP G A PTS
2004 6 3 3 6
2005 6 3 9 12
TOTAL 12 6 12 18
Finish: Silver (2004), Gold (2005)

Notes of Distinction: Led team in assists (2005) … Earned points on 5 of Canada's final 9 goals in 2005: 0-2-2 in 3-1 semi-final win vs. Czech & 1-2-3 in 6-1 gold win vs. Russia


Wayne Gretzky

Year GP G A PTS
1978 6 8 9 17
TOTAL 6 8 9 17
Honours: Best Forward, All-Star (1978)
Finish: Bronze (1978)


Notes of Distinction: Led team in goals, assists, points (1978) … Led tournament in points as 16-year-old, averaging all-time single tournament Canada high 2.8 points per game … Tied for second-most points in single tournament for Canada.


Marc Habscheid

Year GP G A PTS
1982 7 6 6 12
TOTAL 7 6 6 12
Finish: Gold (1982)



Notes of Distinction: Earned points in 6 of 7 games and scored goal in gold medal-clinching tie with Czechoslovakia (3-3)


Taylor Hall

Year GP G A PTS
2010 6 6 6 12
TOTAL 6 6 6 12
Finish: Silver (2010)



Todd Harvey

Year GP G A PTS
1994 7 4 3 7
1995 7 6 0 6
TOTAL 14 10 3 13
Finish: Gold (1994, 1995)

Notes of Distinction: Tied for longest goal scoring streak by Canadian (6 games) … Scored goals in 10 of 13 career games … Captain 1995.


Dale Hawerchuk

Year GP G A PTS
1981 5 5 4 9
TOTAL 5 5 4 9
Finish: Seventh (1981)



Notes of Distinction: Led team in goals, assists, points (1981) … Earned points in all 5 games.


Cody Hodgson

Year GP G A PTS
2009 6 5 11 16
TOTAL 6 5 11 16
Honours: All-Star (2009)
Finish: Gold (2009)


Notes of Distinction: Led team & tournament in assists & points … Averaged 2.7 points per game, second highest Canadian total (behind Gretzky) … Earned second-most assists at one WJC for Canada (behind Allison's 12) … Earned points in all 6 games .


Jarome Iginla

Year GP G A PTS
1996 6 5 7 12
TOTAL 6 5 7 12
Honours: Best Forward, All-Star (1996)
Finish: Gold (1996)


Notes of Distinction: Led team in goals, assists, points … Earned twice as many points (12) as team runner-up … Tied for tournament lead in goals & points.


Doug Jarvis

Year GP G A PTS
1974 5 2 5 7
TOTAL 5 2 5 7
Finish: Bronze (1974)



Notes of Distinction: Led team in assists, points (1974)


Ryan Johansen

Year GP G A PTS
2011 7 3 6 9
TOTAL 7 3 6 9
Honours: All-Star (2011)
Finish: Silver (2011)


Paul Kariya

Year GP G A PTS
1992 6 1 1 2
1993 7 2 6 8
TOTAL 13 3 7 10
Honours: All-Star (1993)
Finish: Sixth (1992), Gold (1993)

Martin Lapointe

Year GP G A PTS
1991 7 0 3 3
1992 7 4 1 5
1993 7 5 4 9
TOTAL 21 9 8 17
Finish: Gold (1991, 1993), Sixth (1992)

Notes of Distinction: Led team in points, tied for lead in goals (1993) … Shares Canada record for most career games (21) & most tournaments (3) … Captain 1993


Eric Lindros

Year GP G A PTS
1990 7 4 0 4
1991 7 6 11 17
1992 7 2 8 10
TOTAL 21 12 19 31
Honours: Best Forward, All-Star (1991)
Finish: Gold (1990, 1991), Sixth (1992)

Notes of Distinction: Led team in goals, assists, points (1991) … Led in assists, points (1992) … Only player to lead Canada in points in two tournaments … Holds Canada records for career points … 5th all-time in WJC assists … 10th all-time in WJC points … 2nd in Canada career assists … Shares Canada record for most career games … Earned points in 11 of 14 games in 1991 & 1992 … 17 points in 7 games in 1991 represents 2.4 PPG … Captain 1992.


Brad Marchand

Year GP G A PTS
2007 6 2 0 2
2008 7 4 2 6
TOTAL 13 6 2 8
Finish: Gold (2007, 2008)



Peter Marsh

Year GP G A PTS
1976 4 4 0 4
TOTAL 4 4 0 4
Finish: Silver (1976)




Dale McCourt

Year GP G A PTS
1977 7 10 8 18
TOTAL 7 10 8 18
Honours: Best Forward, All-Star (1977)
Finish: Silver (1977)


Notes of Distinction: Led team in points, tied for lead in goals (1977) … Shares Canada record for most goals in one WJC (10) … Shares Canada record (Brayden Schenn, 2011) for most points in single tournament … Shares Canada record (Harvey) for longest goal scoring streak (6) … Averaged 2.6 points per game in 2009, third highest single-tournament Canadian total … Captain 1977.


Dale McMullin

Year GP G A PTS
1975 5 3 5 8
TOTAL 5 3 5 8
Finish: Silver (1975)



Notes of Distinction: Tied for team lead in assists, led in points (1975).


Mike Moller

Year GP G A PTS
1982 7 5 9 14
TOTAL 7 5 9 14
Honours: All-Star (1982)
Finish: Gold (1982)

Notes of Distinction: Led team in assists and points (1982) … Earned points in 6 of 7 games and scored goal in gold medal-clinching tie with Czechoslovakia (3-3).


Joe Murphy

Year GP G A PTS
1986 7 4 10 14
TOTAL 7 4 10 14
Finish: Silver (1986)



Notes of Distinction: Lead team in assists, tied for lead in points (1986) … Averaged 2.0 points per game.


Marty Murray

Year GP G A PTS
1994 7 1 3 4
1995 7 6 9 15
TOTAL 14 7 12 19
Honours: Best Forward, All-Star (1995)
Finish: Gold (1994, 1995)

Notes of Distinction: Tied for the team lead in points (1995) … Averaged 2.1 points per game in 1995 … earned points in all 7 games (1995), including 8 points in final three games vs. Finland, Russia and Sweden.


Mike Richards

Year GP G A PTS
2004 6 2 3 5
2005 6 1 4 5
TOTAL 12 3 7 10
Finish: Silver (2004), Gold (2005)


Notes of Distinction: Captain 2005.


Jim Sandlak

Year GP G A PTS
1985 5 1 0 1
1986 7 5 7 12
TOTAL 12 6 7 13
Honours: Best Forward (1986)
Finish: Gold (1985), Silver (1986)

Notes of Distinction: Captain 1986.


Brayden Schenn

Year GP G A PTS
2010 6 2 6 8
2011 7 8 10 18
TOTAL 13 10 16 26
Honours: MVP, Best Forward, All-Star (2011)
Finish: Silver (2010, 2011)

Notes of Distinction: One of 6 Canadians to be named tournament MVP since honour introduced in 2005 … Averaged 2.6 points per game in 2011, third highest single-tournament Canadian total … Averaged 2.0 PPG, second-highest among players with more than 10 games (behind Eberle, 2.2) … Earned points in 11 of 13 career games … Shares Canada record (Dale McCourt, 1977) for most points in single tournament … Tied for second (with Eberle) all-time in career WJC points for Canada.


Jason Spezza

Year GP G A PTS
2000 7 0 2 2
2001 7 3 3 6
2002 7 0 4 4
TOTAL 21 3 9 12
Honours: All-Star (2001)
Finish: Bronze (2000, 2001), Silver (2002)

Notes of Distinction: One of 4 Canadians with three WJC medals … Shares Canada record for most career games (21).


Anthony Stewart

Year GP G A PTS
2004 6 5 6 11
2005 6 3 1 4
TOTAL 12 8 7 15
Finish: Silver (2004), Gold (2005)


Notes of Distinction: Led team in assists, tied for team lead in points (2004).


Mark Stone

Year GP G A PTS
2012 6 7 3 10
TOTAL 6 7 3 10
Finish: Bronze (2012)



Notes of Distinction: Led team in goals, points.


John Tavares

Year GP G A PTS
2008 7 4 1 5
2009 6 8 7 15
TOTAL 13 12 8 20
Honours: MVP, Best Forward, All-Star (2009)
Finish: Gold (2008, 2009)

Notes of Distinction: One of 6 Canadians to be named tournament MVP since honour introduced in 2005 … Earned points in all 6 games in 2009 … Engineered 2009 New Year's Eve comeback vs. USA with 3 goals, including two in first period with team trailing 3-0.


Daniel Tkaczuk

Year GP G A PTS
1998 7 2 1 3
1999 7 6 4 10
TOTAL 14 8 5 13
Honours: All-Star (1999)
Finish: Eighth (1998), Silver (1999)

Notes of Distinction: Led team in points (1999).


Jonathan Toews

Year GP G A PTS
2006 6 0 2 2
2007 6 4 3 7
TOTAL 12 4 5 9
Honours: All-Star (2007)
Finish: Gold (2006, 2007)

Notes of Distinction: Led team in goals, points in 2007 … U.S.-killer in 2007, scoring 2 goals in round robin win & then assisting on only regulation goal before scoring 3 shootout goals; he added goal and assist in gold medal game vs. Russia.


Scottie Upshall

Year GP G A PTS
2002 7 3 3 6
2003 6 4 1 5
TOTAL 13 7 4 11
Honours: All-Star (2003)
Finish: Silver (2002, 2003)

Notes of Distinction: Tied for team lead in goals (2003) … Captain 2003.



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