Mark Messier Canada's GM is clearly targeting younger and players with a little more grit to them.
List of the Players that have accepted the invitation to represent Canada in Germany.
C Steve Stamkos, Tampa Bay Lightning
C John Tavares, NY Islanders
C Jordan Eberle, Edmonton Oilers
C Steve Ott, Dallas Stars
C Rich Peverley, Atlanta Thrashers
RW Corey Perry, Anaheim Ducks
RW Steve Downie, Tampa Bay Lightning
LW Rene Bourque, Calgary Flames
LW Ray Whitney, Carolina Hurricanes
LW James Neal, Dallas Stars
D Mark Giordano, Calgary Flames
D Francois Beauchemin, Toronto Maple Leafs
D Marc Staal, NY Rangers
D Brent Burns, Minnesota Wild
G Chris Mason, St Louis Blues
Another two goaltenders, two defencemen and three or four forwards are expected to be added at the conclusion of round one of the Stanley Cup playoffs.