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TSN's Top 5 World Junior players born in Montreal

As Toronto and Montreal get set to share hosting duties at the World Junior Hockey Championship, we at TSN.ca would like to pay homage to some of the finest junior competitors to ever come out of the GTA and GMA. Here are Canada’s Top 5 World Junior players born in the Greater Montreal Area.

Marc Denis

As Toronto and Montreal get set to share hosting duties at the World Junior Hockey Championship, we at TSN.ca would like to pay homage to some of the finest junior competitors to ever come out of the GTA and GMA.

Here are Canada’s Top 5 World Junior players born in the Greater Montreal Area.
 

Marc Denis
1. Marc Denis (1996, 1997)

Montreal, Quebec

STATS

  • GP
    9
  • Record
    7-0-2
  • Shutouts
    1
  • GAA
    1.67
  • Medals
    Gold (2)

Best Goaltender (1997)

Undefeated over two tournaments, Denis is tied for the third most wins in history and put a stamp on his World Junior career with a 2-0 shutout – first and only – of the U.S. in the 1997 gold medal game.

Kris Letang
2. Kris Letang (2006, 2007)

Montreal, Quebec

STATS

  • GP
    12
  • G
    1
  • A
    8
  • P
    9
  • Medals
    Gold (2)

Tournament All-Star

As a member of two straight gold medal squads, Letang grew into a true leader as the captain in 2007 and led the team with six assists and points in five of six games.

Patrice Brisebois
3. Patrice Brisebois (1990, 1991)

Montreal, Quebec

STATS

  • GP
    14
  • G
    3
  • A
    11
  • P
    14
  • Medals
    Gold (2)

As a sturdy defenceman, Brisebois still manage to help out at both ends of the ice. His four points (2 G, 2 A) in 1990 was tied for the team lead among D-men and his seven points (1 G, 6 A) in 1991 was the best of Canada’s blueliners.

Eric Daze
4. Eric Daze (1995)

Montreal, Quebec

STATS

  • GP
    7
  • G
    8
  • A
    2
  • P
    10
  • Medals
    Gold (1)

Tournament All-Star (1995)

In one golden tournament Daze scored a hat trick against Russia and six goals in seven games, giving him the third-most goals by a Canadian in a single tournament (8).

Stephane Fiset
5. Stephane Fiset (1989, 1990)

Montreal, Quebec

STATS

  • GP
    13
  • Record
    8-3-1
  • Shutouts
    1
  • GAA
    2.88
  • Medals
    Gold (1)

Tournament All-Star, Best Goaltender (1990)

Fiset is not only tied for the most games by a Canadian goalie at the World Juniors (13), but he is also tied for the most wins by a Canadian goalie at the World Juniors (8).