Canada going to world junior tourney for 'one reason'

Canada's World Junior players Ty Rattie (left) and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins pause during their last...

Canada's World Junior players Ty Rattie (left) and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins pause during their last practice in Calgary prior to making the trip to Finland for two exhibition games. (Darren Makowichuk/QMI Agency)

WES GILBERTSON, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 5:40 PM ET

CALGARY - Phil Esposito said it best.

Forty years later, members of Canada's world junior hockey squad will be saying it -- or something like it -- over and over again.

"Our motto is 'one reason,' " revealed Team Canada winger Ty Rattie. "The whole country knows what we're going over there for."


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