Beyond Tomorrow: Harkins ready to take over the reins of the Cougars
The World U17 Hockey Challenge may be dwarfed by its bigger brother, the U20 World Junior Championship, but it provides hockey’s future stars potentially their first taste of international competition. Every year, 10 teams, including five regional Canadian teams, battle it at the U17 for a chance to claim the title as the world’s best for that age group.
This year, Canada's Team Pacific team was led by 16-year-old Jansen Harkins. Harkins, a native of North Vancouver, was selected second overall in the 2012 WHL Bantam Draft by the Prince George Cougars.
Harkins was only two years old when he took his first strides on the ice.… read more