Buffalo Sabres center Dylan Cozens has been named to Team Canada’s entry at upcoming the World Championship in Finland, Hockey Canada announced today.
Cozens, 21, just completed his second NHL season, compiling 13 goals and 38 points in 79 games.
The Yukon native last represented Canada at the 2021 World Junior Championship, winning a silver medal while serving as captain.
Cozens is one of six Sabres participating in the tournament. Defenseman Henri Jokiharju (Team Finland), defenseman Rasmus Dahlin (Team Sweden), winger Rasmus Asplund (Sweden) and winger John Hayden (Team USA) are also representing their respective countries.
Meanwhile, coach Don Granato is an assistant for the U.S.
The tournament opens Friday.