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Canada adds Brayden Schenn to roster

Flyers forward will join his four teammates at World Championships

by PhiladelphiaFlyers.com @NHLFlyers / http://www.philadelphiaflyers.com

Hockey Canada announced today that Flyers forward Brayden Schenn has been added to their roster for the 2017 IIHF World Championships, which are set to being on Wednesday, May 5 in Paris, France, and Cologne, Germany.

Schenn will join Flyers previously named to the roster: Sean Couturier, Claude Giroux, Travis Konecny and Wayne SimmondsMore on those players HERE.

This will also be Schenn's third time competing in the World Championship tournament in the last four years. He was a part of the Canadian team that won gold in 2015 alongside Giroux and Couturier, appearing in two games and recording one goal. In 2014, he tallied three goals and four points in seven games in his first Worlds appearance.

Schenn has also suited up for Canada at the 2010 and 2011 World Junior Championships, earning a silver medal on both occasions.

Schenn finished the 2016-17 season third on the Flyers with 55 points in 79 games and ranked second on the team in goals (25). He tied for the NHL lead with the most power-play goals scored (17) and recorded a new career high with seven game-winning goals.

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