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REPORT: Cale Makar and others BARRED from playing for Team Canada

Published March 28, 2023 at 6:49 PM
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An official announcement from Hockey Canada states that all players who were part of the 2018 Junior World Championship Team Canada are temporarily suspended from the national team. The decision was made due to an ongoing investigation that has been generating significant media attention in recent months.

The 2018 Junior World Championship Team Canada included some of the most exceptional players in the sport, such as Maxime Comtois, Cale Makar, and Carter Hart. Despite their outstanding performance, the team has become involved in a high-profile scandal, leading to the suspension of all team members.

Hockey Canada confirmed the news in a statement released to TSN on Monday. The suspension will remain in effect until the conclusion of the ongoing investigation, although the statement did not provide any specifics regarding the nature of the scandal.

The announcement of the suspension has caused shockwaves throughout the hockey community, with fans and analysts speculating on the potential reasons behind the decision. Hockey Canada has stated that they will refrain from commenting on the matter until the investigation is concluded.


DEVELOPING - Members of Canada's 2018 World Junior team are barred from playing for the national team until the completion of the investigation, as revealed in a statement from Hockey Canada to TSN on Monday.

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