With each passing day, we’re one step closer to the World Junior Championships, which are set to get started with round-robin plan on December 25. In advance of hockey’s greatest tournament, we’ve had a slew of guests on Kings Of The Podcast recently to help set the stage for what’s to come in a few weeks. Joining us this time around is Alan Millar, a long-time junior hockey GM and key member of Team Canada’s management team.
Topics discussed include:
– The scouting of and process used in putting this year’s team together
– Scouting report on LA Kings prospects Quinton Byfield and Jordan Spence
– Recent roster cuts from Team Canada’s selection camp
– Challenges of evaluating players without actual games played in 2020
– Pros/Cons of having such a talent-rich group of players to invite to camp
– Former Ontario Reign coach Mike Stothers
– Motley Crue (yes, the band)
– Latest info on the NHL’s return to play plans for 2021
– A few tidbits on next season in the AHL
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