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McDavid is widely considered to be one of the world’s best and fastest hockey players. As an NHL® leading scorer, he is known for his controlled playing style, and has one of the league’s highest passing success rates. McDavid is an incredible teacher, and is keen to meet the next generation of hockey superstars.
An NHL® veteran, John Tavares is currently the captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs®. Tavares is known for his speed, agility and his ability to anticipate the play. He is excited to contribute to Team Rogers and pass his exceptional leadership skills to legions of young players.
Horvat is a hard-charging centre and team captain of the Vancouver Canucks®. A former first-round draft pick, he plays a strong physical game, displaying incredible defensive skills. With his quick-on-the-draw playing style, his faceoff win percentage is the highest in the NHL®. Horvat is excited for young players to benefit from his experience.
Entering his 6th season with the Edmonton Oilers®, Darnell Nurse has quickly become a household name and a vaunted defense-man for the Oilers. He was drafted 7th overall in 2013, and it didn’t take him long to make his presence felt. He plays tough, skilled, and is a natural leader and alternate captain with the Oilers. He is proud to be a part of Team Rogers, and is looking forward to welcoming the future stars of hockey.
Making his Major League Baseball debut in 2019 as a shortstop with the Toronto Blue Jays™, Bitchette has since distinguished himself as a serious power hitter with an incredibly precise batting style. He can’t wait for the opportunity to meet his younger Team Rogers teammates.
One of the Toronto Blue Jays™ leading home-run hitters, Grichuk has become a fan favorite for his ability to hit long balls, and for the accuracy of his throws from the outfield. A former 1st round draft pick, Grichuk is looking forward to meeting minor league players with major-league aspirations.
As one of the world’s most talented young tennis players, Bouchard’s playing career took off after winning the Wimbledon girl’s title. A former world top 5 singles player and a 3-time recipient of Canada’s Female Player of the Year, “Genie” has since become a household name. She looks forward to mentoring the next generation of Canadian tennis stars.
When she defeated Serena Williams at the US Open, Andreescu became the first Canadian to win a Grand Slam title. She also rose to No. 5 in the world – at just 19 years old. Andreescu’s animated playing style makes her thrilling to watch, and her power makes her a force to be reckoned with. And she’s eager to share her experience and inspire the next generation of tennis stars through Team Rogers.
Felix is one of Canada’s brightest stars in the sport of tennis. At the age of 20, his list of accomplishments is impressive. Before joining the professional ranks, he reached #2 on the ITF junior ranks, and by the age of 19, he hit #17 on the ATP Tour. A rising star himself, he is eager to grow the sport of tennis in Canada and inspire the next generation of tennis players.