After making Canada’s National Junior Team in December, Logan Stankoven used the confidence he gained from his experience as momentum for a red-hot finish to the season
It’s not how you start; it’s how you finish. Although Logan Stankoven
expected more from himself early in the 2021-22 season, a confidence boost
set him up for his best year in the Western Hockey League (WHL).
Fresh off signing an entry-level contract with the Dallas Stars last
September, he returned to the WHL from the Stars’ training camp just in
time to open the season with the Kamloops Blazers. However, the transition
back to junior hockey was more difficult than the centre expected.
“I think it was a little bit harder to adjust the timing part and making
plays with your teammates,” he says. “You go from trying to keep up to
those bigger guys at camp, and then come back to junior hockey and…