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Seven GTHL Grads to Participate in 2019 World Junior Championship


Seven GTHL graduates, representing both Canada and the United States, will take to the ice for the 2019 World Junior Championship starting Boxing Day. Taking place in Vancouver and Victoria, the 2019 World Junior Championship. Alumni from four different “AAA” Clubs will be represented across the two squads, including three Toronto Marlboros grads and two former Toronto Red Wings. The tournament will potentially see former Marlboros teammates MacKenzie Entwistle and Quinn Hughes face off against one another on as Hughes dresses for Team USA and Entwistle dons the maple leaf.

Canada will look to defend their 2018 gold medal at the tournament. Canada has won gold 17 times in the tournament’s history.

GTHL Grads on Team Canada

Name Hometown Position GTHL Team Junior Team
Markus Phillips Markham, ON D Toronto Titans Owen Sound Attack (OHL)
MacKenzie Entwistle Georgetown, ON F Toronto Marlboros Hamilton Bulldogs (OHL)
Barrett Hayton Peterborough, ON F Toronto Red Wings Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
Owen Tippett Peterborough, ON F Toronto Red Wings Mississauga Steelheads (OHL)

GTHL Grads on Team USA

Name Hometown Position GTHL Team Junior Team
Quinn Hughes Orlando, FLA D Toronto Marlboros Michigan (NCAA)
Jack Hughes Orlando, FLA F Toronto Marlboros U.S. National Under-18 Team
Jason Robertson Arcadia, CA F Don Mills Flyers Kingston Frontenacs
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