2021 IIHF World Junior Championship

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Dawson Mercer
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Position
Forward
Date of Birth
10-27-2001
HT/WT
6'0 / 180
Shoots
R
Hometown
Bay Roberts, N.L.
Club Team
New Jersey (NHL)
NJD '20 (1, 18)
Teams
2022 IIHF World Championship - Canada
2021 IIHF World Junior Championship - Canada
2020 National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp - White
2020 IIHF World Junior Championship - Canada
2019 National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp - Canada
2018-19 National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team Selection Camp - Red
2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge - Canada Black
2017 National Under-17 Development Camp - Blue

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

Attended Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Summer Development Camp virtually in July 2020 … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Junior Team at the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship in the Czech Republic … Attended Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team selection camp in Calgary, Alta., in July 2018 … Attended Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team selection camp in Calgary, Alta., in July 2018 … Played for Canada Black at the 2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Dawson Creek and Fort St. John, B.C., finishing seventh … Attended Canada’s national under-17 development camp in Calgary, Alta., in July 2017

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

Drummondville’s first-round selection, eighth overall, in the 2017 QMJHL Entry Draft … 2019-20: Traded from Drummondville to Chicoutimi on Jan. 6 … Fourth in Chicoutimi scoring … Finalist for the Trophée Paul-Dumont as QMJHL personality of the year … Finalist for the Trophée Michael-Bossy as QMJHL top professional prospect … Played in the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game … Set a career high with four points on Oct. 4 vs. Val-d’Or (2G 2A), Oct. 13 vs. Gatineau (4A) and Feb. 25 vs. Gatineau (2G 2A) … 2018-19: Fifth in Drummondville scoring … 2017-18: 13th in Drummondville scoring … Fourth in Drummondville rookie scoring … Minor Hockey: Lists his father, Craig, as his favourite minor hockey coach … Captained Newfoundland & Labrador to a bronze medal at the 2017 QMJHL Gatorade Excellence Challenge … Named N.L. league MVP (Bantam AAA) in 2015-16 … Won a gold medal with the Tri-Pen Ice at the Atlantic championship (Peewee AAA) in 2014 … Won a gold medal with Tri-Pen at Newfoundland & Labrador provincials (Peewee AAA) in 2014

PERSONAL

Son of Craig and Charlotte … Has one brother, Riley, and one sister, Jessica … Favourite NHL team growing up: Toronto Maple Leafs … Favourite player: Connor McDavid … Won a gold medal with Canada at the 2016 ISBHF Junior World Ball Hockey Championships

Statistics

Games Played
P
G
Assists
PIM
4
1
0
1
0

Tournament Game Log

Date
Points
Goals
Assists
PIM
Dec 10, 2020
0
0
0
0
Dec 09, 2020
1
0
1
0
Nov 22, 2020
0
0
0
0
Nov 21, 2020
0
0
0
0

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
1
0
0
0
0
2022 IIHF World Championship
10
5
0
5
0
2020 National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp
4
1
0
1
0
2021 IIHF World Junior Championship (Pre)
3
1
1
0
0
2021 IIHF World Junior Championship
14
6
2
4
2
2019 National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp
2
1
1
0
0
2018-19 National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team Selection Camp
3
3
1
2
2
2017 National Under-17 Development Camp
3
1
1
0
0
2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge (Pre)
1
0
0
0
0
2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge
5
2
2
0
0
Videos
Photos
WU18: CAN 2 – FIN 0 (Preliminary)
Canada outshot Finland 40-17 but came up short in its worlds opener.
2022 MWC: FIN 4 – CAN 3 OT (Gold Medal Game)
Comtois tied the game late, but Canada finished with silver.
2022 MWC: CAN 6 – CZE 1 (Semifinal)
Cozens scored twice, as Canada will go for gold at the 2022 worlds.
2022 MWC: CAN 4 – SWE 3 OT (Quarterfinal)
Batherson scored to complete the Canadian comeback in the quarters.