January 18, 2018

Unknown Canadians: Mason Raymond

Six of the twenty five skaters for Canada's men's Olympic hockey team are former Vancouver Canucks.

Factor in coaches and management and Team Canada is a Canucks reunion.

Manager Sean Burke and coaches Willie Desjardins and Scott Walker aside, the most notable former Canuck heading to Pyeongchang is Mason Raymond.

Raymond, who infamously broke his back in Vancouver's 2011 quest for the Stanley Cup, returns to the spotlight as arguably Canada's top offensive winger. He and Andrew Ebbett, another former Canuck, are top scorers with SC Bern in the Swiss League. Together they will offer speed and offense and instant chemistry for Canada.

Other former Canucks on the roster include Derek Roy, Linden Vey, Max Lapierre and Marc-Andre Gragnani.

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