Here’s TSN’s guess at the 2022 Canada Olympic roster

The trade deadline hasn’t been all that exciting. I can empathize with TV producers as to how difficult it is to fill air time during a day without much going on and a lot of eyes glued to your programming. But we’ve reached “Here’s what the 2022 Olympic roster could look like!” levels of filler content and there’s still an hour to go until the deadline.

Anyways, here it is. Canada’s 2022 roster assuming NHL players are allowed to go:

We’ve got two Oilers on the squad. Connor McDavid is the obvious one as he’s already the best player in the league at 21 years of age. TSN figures this will be our chance to see McDavid slot into a lineup with Taylor Hall and Mat Barzal Sidney Crosby, which would be a cool sight to behold.

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They also have Darnell Nurse cracking the roster, which is lofty praise for the tough defender who’s enjoyed a breakout season. They have Nurse on the roster over names like Brent Burns and Kris Letang and Marc-Edouard Vlasic and Shea Weber who have been there before.

The strangest thing here is that some dude named Bo Hovrat is the top centre while McDavid is on the fourth line. I’m not sure what that’s all about. Also, I have a hard time imagining Jonathan Toews will crack this team at the tender age of 33 given how many good wingers there are out there.

What do you think?