Canadiens' centre has worn the 'C' 3 times on international stage. Plekanec was the Czech captain at the 2014 Sochi Olympics and the 2012 and 2016 world hockey championships. He has been the Montreal Canadiens' alternate captain for the past two seasons.
When Henrik Lundqvist isn’t backstopping the New York Rangers to wins during the NHL season, he’s still saving the day in his home country of Sweden. The veteran netminder recently tweeted out that he had donated 60 sets of equipment to players in Sweden recently, and was “thrilled” to do so.
When I was first approached by CARHA to be the official photographer of the 2016 World Cup, I thought to myself, “sounds like a nice little tournament.” Boy, was I wrong. There was nothing little about it. This tournament was first class all the way.