The tournament is in April in the Czech Republic and will be for players born in 1987 or later. Who will make this team for Canada? The CHL playoffs start in late March, so Canadian officials will essentially choose players from the teams that don't make their junior league playoffs and all teams that lose in the 1st round of their league playoffs. The team should be selected in early April. Are there any locks from teams that are already out of the playoffs in the WHL, OHL or QMJHL? I don't know exactly when guys like Bertram, Cogliano, Bradford, etc. will be finished in their leagues? Can anyone guess what this team will look like? Canada ran through the U18 World Junior Cup this past summer with 1987 born players and should be competitive this spring, even though all top players can be there. Two years ago the strong 1985 year won this tourney missing several quality players. and the final question....if Sidney Crosby and the Oceanic are out of the Q playoffs after the 1st round, does he get named to the team??....and if so, would he go?