Subban joining Team Canada at Worlds in Sweden Staff

5/13/2013 7:58:26 AM

Montreal Canadiens blueliner P.K. Subban is joining Team Canada for the remainder of the World Hockey Championship and will report to the team in time for their quarter-final in Stockholm on Thursday.

Subban, 23, was named a finalist for the James Norris Memorial Trophy last week, given annually to the top defenceman in the NHL.

Subban topped NHL defencemen in scoring with 38 points (11 goals, 27 assists) in 42 games this season.

The Toronto native also led all blueliners in power-play scoring with 26 points (7-19) and ranked second on the Canadiens in points, plus-minus (plus-12) and average ice time per game (23:14).