Goalie Dylan Garand and forward Kent Johnson headline Canada’s world junior team

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Goalie Dylan Garand and centre Kent Johnson headline Canada’s men’s world junior team announced on Monday.

Hockey Canada named its full roster for the rescheduled under-20 world championship slated to begin on Aug. 9 in Edmonton.

Garand, 19, was a member of Canada’s junior team that collected silver at the 2021 worlds.

The Victoria native has played his entire Western Hockey League career with the Kamloops Blazers.

Johnson played in nine games for the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets this past season, dishing out three assists with a plus-2 rating.

The 19-year-old Johnson from Port Moody, B.C., also represented Canada at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.

Both Garand and Johnson were on Canada’s junior team at the 2022 world junior championships before the tournament was postponed due to several COVID-19 outbreaks.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 1, 2022.

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