Musil Named To Czech Republic's U-18 World Championship Team
Vancouver Giants defenceman David Musil will represent his native Czech Republic at the upcoming Under 18 World Championships in Germany. Musil just finished off his second season in the WHL, playing in 62 games, picking up 6 goals, 19 assists, 25 points, 83 penalty minutes, and was a +1.
This will be another opportunity for 6'4, 200lbs blueliner to showcase his skills in anticipation of this summer's NHL Entry Draft. He is projected to be a late first round pick by most scouting outlets, including the NHL's central scouting which has him ranked 26th among North American skaters. He proved himself well at the CHL's annual prospects game this past January and looks to do the same at the World Championships.
This year's tournament is being held in Crimmitschau and Dresden Germany and kickoffs April 14th with the gold medal game being held April 24th. Musil and the Czech Republic's first game will be April 14th vs. Sweden. Canada takes on the Czech Republic the following day.