ST. LOUIS – Hockey Canada announced today that Blues forward Jamal Mayers was named to the 2008 Canadian Men’s National Team for the IIHF Men’s World Championships.
Mayers, 33, tied a career high by playing in 80 games with the Blues this past season, recording 27 points (12 goals, 15 assists) and 91 penalty minutes.
Mayers has spent the previous 10 seasons with the Blues, the longest running tenure on the team. He has played in a total of 595 career games, registering 158 points (71 goals, 87 assists) along with 756 penalty minutes. The Toronto, Ontario native was originally drafted by the Blues as their fourth round selection, 89th overall in the 1993 Entry Draft.
The IIHF World Championship will be held May 2-18 in Halifax and Quebec City.