Myers joins Team Canada
by Martin Merk|15 MAY 2019
Canadian defenceman Philippe Myers shakes hands after a victory against Slovakia at the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship.
photo: Matt Zambonin / HHOF-IIHF Images
Hockey Canada has announced that Philadelphia Flyers defenceman Philippe Myers will join the men’s national team at the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship.

Myers finished his rookie season recording one goal and one assist in 21 NHL games for the Flyers. In addition he added nine goals and 24 assists in 53 AHL games with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.

He represented Canada at the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship winning a silver medal. Myers also helped lead the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies winning the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) in 2016.

With the addition of Myers, Canada will have a full roster consisting of three goaltenders and 22 skaters.