Regina, Sask. — Hockey Canada and the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) have announced the 25-player roster that has been nominated to represent Team Canada at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, China. Among those players is Pats’ alumni Jordan Weal.
Weal, 29, played for the Pats from 2008-2012, totaling 385 points (135G-250A) in 282 games in a Pats uniform, ranking fourth in franchise history in points, third in assists and tied for sixth in games. The Saskatoon, Sask., native was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the third round of the 2010 NHL Draft after breaking out with 102 points (35G-67A) in 72 games as a 17-year-old, before representing Canada at the U18’s, where he scored nine points (3G-6A) in six contests.
After his Pats career came to an end following the 2011-12 season, the 5-foot-10, 179 lb. forward has embarked on a 10 year professional hockey career, with 218 career games (32G-37A-69PTS) in the NHL, split between the Kings, Philadelphia Flyers, Arizona Coyotes and Montreal Canadiens. This season, Weal has played in the KHL with Ak Bars Kazan, where he has scored 12 goals, 18 assists and 30 points in 36 games.
The Pats organization would like to congratulate Jordan on making Canada’s 2022 Olympic roster and wish him the best at this year’s Olympics.
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