Flyers' Laughton named Canada's world juniors captain

Scott Laughton after being drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers. (Getty Images)

Scott Laughton after being drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers. (Getty Images)

TERRY KOSHAN, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 1:32 PM ET

The Canadians will be led by Scott Laughton.

And he will get help from Mathew Dumba and Jonathan Drouin.

Laughton, a Philadelphia Flyers prospect who stars for the Oshawa Generals of the Ontario Hockey League, on Thursday was named captain of Canada’s junior team.

Dumba, loaned to the team by the Minnesota Wild, and Drouin, a Tampa Bay Lightning prospect who lights up the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League for the Halifax Mooseheads, were named alternates.


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