Jared McIsaac, Jocktan Chainey and Team Canada are onto the quarterfinals after finishing the preliminary round with 2 wins, an overtime win and a loss. Halifax’s rookie goaltender Alexis Gravel is on the Canadian squad as well but has yet to play a game. Canada will faceoff against Team Sweden. McIsaac has 2 assists while Chainey has pitched in with 4 helpers. Jocktan is among the leaders in plus/minus with a +4.
Nico Hischier and Team Switzerland finished fourth in their group with one win and 3 losses. They’ll be in tough during their quarterfinal matchup as they take on Team United States. Hischier leads the Swiss with 5 points, all assists.
Both games that Herd players are in will be played on Thursday in Spisska Nova Vas, Slovakia.
Good luck to Canada and Switzerland in the playoff round.