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Canada loads up for men’s hockey worlds


The Canadian men’s hockey team added defenceman MarcEdouar­d Vlasic, goaltender Chad Johnson and forwards Mitch Marner and Brayden Schenn to its roster Friday for the upcoming world championsh­ip. The tournament runs May 5-21 in Paris and Cologne, Germany. Vlasic, who had 28 points this season for San Jose, helped Canada win gold at the World Cup of Hockey and the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Marner had 61 points in his rookie campaign for the Toronto Maple Leafs, while Schenn had 55 points for the Philadelph­ia Flyers. Johnson posted an 18-15-1 record for Calgary with three shutouts, a 2.59 goals-against average and .910 save percentage.

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