Lafreniere Crowned MVP, Canada Wins Gold at 2020 WJC

This past Sunday, Team Canada’s national World Junior team captured gold at the IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship, defeating Team Russia by a score of 4-3 to secure their 18th gold medal at the annual tournament.

Forward Alexis Lafreniere played a pivotal role in the victory, notching 2 assists en route to being named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player and Top Forward. The 18-year old Saint-Eustache native dominated the tournament with 4 goals and 6 assists for a total of 10 points in just 5 games.

Lafreniere is also in the midst of a standout season in the QMJHL, tabbing 23 goals and 47 assists over 32 games with the Rimouski Oceanic.

Congratulations to Team Canada and Alexis Lafreniere for their impressive accomplishments!

Source:, TSN, Canadian Press