"Coach is not happy with Alexis Lafrenière"
"Canada's jättetalang Alexis Lafrenière, 17, has received limited playing time in the JVM."
"Now cut he of head coach Tim Hunter. "
"– He went around that it was freeriding, " says Hunter to TSN. "
"Alexis Lafrenière is expected to go first in the draft 2020. But in the world junior CHAMPIONSHIPS have listed so far has not come to its right. 17-year-old, who is the youngest in the canadian JUNIOR team, gained confidence in the premiere against Denmark, but against Switzerland last got Lafrenière most sit on the bench."
"”Going to show me if you understand”"
"Now," explains coach Tim Hunter why. "
"– We showed him some clips from Danmarksmatchen where he went around as it was freeriding. There were many circles in his game and we were not happy with it, "says Hunter to TSN and continues:"
"– We talked with him about it and we showed him the video and explained it to him. In the beginning of the match (against Schweix) you must show me whether you understand it or not, and if you do not, we will give you limited time on ice."
"Canada has won both matches so far in the junior world CHAMPIONSHIPS. But after a 14-0 victory against Denmark, it was ”only” 3-2-the latest. "