May 13, 2013, 5:41 PM EST
After a quick ouster from the Stanley Cup playoffs, PK Subban is right back at it.
The Montreal defenseman was named to Team Canada’s entry at the 2013 World Hockey Championships on Monday, primed to join the club in time for the tournament quarterfinals.
Subban, 24, has never represented Canada internationally at the senior level, but twice won gold at the World Juniors in 2008 and 2009.
He’ll join Team Canada on the heels of arguably his finest professional season.
Subban had 11G-27A-38PTS in 42 games this year and garnered his first-ever Norris nomination as the league’s top defenseman.
He averaged over 23 minutes a night for the Canadiens and led the league in d-man scoring (he was the only blueliner to score 11 goals this year.)
Canada finished round-robin play with a 5-1-1 record and could finish first in its group, depending on what Switzerland does against Belarus on Monday.
Mar 5, 2015, 9:16 PM EST
Once a 30-goal scorer in the NHL.
Mar 5, 2015, 8:40 PM EST
Curtis McKenzie drops the gloves.
Mar 5, 2015, 7:13 PM EST
“At the same time, Mike will maintain his focus on doing all he can to help Nashville win its first-ever Stanley Cup.”
Mar 5, 2015, 6:47 PM EST
Won’t suit up when the Caps take on Minnesota.
Mar 5, 2015, 6:24 PM EST
That’s former minor-league player Jordan Hart.
Mar 5, 2015, 5:27 PM EST
Big forward who doesn’t mind dropping the gloves.
Mar 5, 2015, 4:26 PM EST
He recently called them the “best group I’ve had since ’09.”
Mar 5, 2015, 3:35 PM EST
Might get into coaching.
Mar 5, 2015, 3:00 PM EST
Nashville’s won just two of its last eight.
Mar 5, 2015, 2:12 PM EST
News and notes from around the crease…
Mar 5, 2015, 2:05 PM EST
“We only have 19 games left and we have to be winning and getting points.”
Mar 5, 2015, 1:30 PM EST
Mar 5, 2015, 1:20 PM EST
Calgary takes on Boston tonight at TD Garden.
Mar 5, 2015, 12:34 PM EST
Huge blow to their slim playoff chances.
Mar 5, 2015, 12:33 PM EST
Will take the pre-game skate to determine if he can play.
Mar 5, 2015, 12:18 PM EST
That’d be Sens goalie Andrew Hammond.
Mar 5, 2015, 12:11 PM EST
Following an incident against Washington on Mar. 1.
Mar 5, 2015, 12:11 PM EST
Up to 107 points in just 40 games.
Mar 5, 2015, 11:29 AM EST
Florida takes on Dallas tonight as the fight for the playoffs continues.
Mar 5, 2015, 9:46 AM EST
May not be a good sign regarding Michael Latta.
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