TORONTO – For Edmonton Oilers general manager Peter Chiarelli, assembling the roster for his World Cup of Hockey North American Youngstars team is going to be like playing a turbulent stock market. There are going to be some safe bets, but there’s mostly going to be wild fluctuation as he prepares to name the team’s first 16 players on or before March 1.
“There’s been a lot of variance among players,” he said.
Take Colton Parayko, the strong rookie defenseman for the St. Louis Blues. His stock has skyrocketed in the first month of the season, and he’s squarely on the team’s radar now.Read More »from Peter Chiarelli on the three biggest challenges for World Cup Youngstars