Canada’s Dylan Cozens, Bowen Byram to take turns wearing ‘C’ at world juniors

Following a wrist injury to captain Kirby Dach, denceman Bowen Byram and forward Dylan Cozens will act as co-captains for Canada at the world junior hockey championships in Edmonton.

Dach suffered the tournament-ending injuryingduring Canada’s exhibition win against Russia on Wednesday. 

Under International Ice Hockey Federation rules, one player must wear the ‘C’ during games.

Bryan and Cozens will alternate wearing the “C” thoughtout the tournament, which Canada kicks off on Saturday against Germany at 6 p.m. ET. 

Forward Connor McMichael will serve as alternate captain.