Building Provincial Rosters of NHL Players and Why ‘Sub-National’ Tournaments Would be Way More Fun than a World Cup of Hockey

Once upon a time, some dude with a beard said “hey play for this”, and teams from cities and provinces far and wide heeded his call (Image: Public Domain).

CASE IN POINT: THE CANADA CUP OF HOCKEY 2022

Western Pool: Team B.C., Team Alberta, Team Saskatchewan, Team Manitoba

Eastern Pool: Team Quebec, Team Ontario, Team Toronto, Team Maritimes & Territories.

Team British Columbia

Captain: Jamie Benn

Team Alberta

Captain: Brayden Point

Team Saskatchewan

Captain: Ryan Getzlaf

Team Manitoba

Captain: Jonathon Toews

Team Ontario

Captain: Alex Pietrangelo

TEAM TORONTO

Captain: Connor McDavid

TEAM QUEBEC

Captain: Patrice Bergeron

TEAM MARITIMES & TERRITORIES

Captain: Sidney Crosby

WHO WINS?

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