Team Canada named 22 players to its roster for the upcoming World Hockey Championship on Monday.

The roster is headlined by Toronto Maple Leafs centre John Tavares, Vegas Golden Knights forwards Mark Stone and Jonathan Marchessault, and Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray.

Philadelphia Flyers centre Sean Couturier and goaltender Carter Hart, Ottawa Senators rookie Thomas Chabot, Edmonton Oilers defenceman Darnell Nurse will also play for Canada.

Canada will open the tournament in Slovakia on May 10 against Finland.

Canada missed the podium at the tournament last year after medalling in each of the previous three years, including back-to-back golds in 2015 and 2016.

Full roster:


Canada World Championship Roster

Player Position Hometown NHL Team
Sean Couturier F Bathurst, N.B.  PHI
Adam Henrique F Burford, Ont. ANA
Dylan Strome F Mississauga, Ont. CHI
Kyle Turris F New Westminster, B.C. NSH
John Tavares F Oakville, Ont. TOR
Mathieu Joseph F Laval, Que. TB
Sam Reinhart F West Vancouver, B.C. BUF
Anthony Mantha F Longueuil, Que. DET
Tyler Bertuzzi F Sudbury, Ont. DET
Mark Stone F Winnipeg, Mann. VGK
Anthony Cirelli F Woodbridge, Ont. TB
Jonathan Marchessault F Cap-Rouge, Que. VGK
Dante Fabbro D Coquitlam, Que. NSH
Darnell Nurse D Hamilton, Ont. EDM
Shea Theodore D Langley, B.C. VGK
Damon Severson D Melville, Sask. NJD
Troy Stecher D Richmond, B.C. VAN
Brandon Montour D Brantford, Ont. BUF
Thomas Chabot D Sainte-Marie-de-Beauce, Que. OTT
MacKenzie Blackwood G Thunder Bay, Ont. NJD
Matt Murray G Thunder Bay, Ont. PITT
Carter Hart G Sherwood Park, Alta. PHI