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Juraj Slafkovsky wants to represent Slovakia at the World Championship

Published March 27, 2024 at 5:54 PM
BY DAVID ST-JEAN

It's a new Juraj Slafkovsky that we've been seeing for about 40 games now. The Slovakian has been working hard, and he made quite a statement regarding the World Championship at the end of the season.

Indeed, Juraj would like the Canadiens and Kent Hughes to allow him to represent his country. Similar to Samuel Montembeault and Justin Barron last year, who both represented Canada, Slaf wants his chance.


We remind you that he became, Tuesday night, the leading scorer among 19-year-olds and under in Montreal Canadiens history with his 40th point of the season.


Jesperi Kotkaniemi had 36 points at the same age, but the comparison ends there. Juraj has a much higher desire for excellence than the Finn.


Indeed, Slaf is a hard worker, who shows up before practices to work with Glen Tucker, the shooting coach. He also works very hard during the summer and throughout the season to improve his weaknesses.

Last summer, Slaf significantly improved his breathing, and his progress is evident on the ice.
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