The most interesting moments for Canadians in either MLS or NASL didn’t come in league play; they came in the first leg of the Amway Canadian Championship final.
The Whitecaps handed starts to Russell Teibert and Kianz Froese in Montreal on Wednesday; meanwhile, Wandrille Lefevre started for the Impact. And, most interesting of all, was that Canadian Anthony Jackson-Hamel came on for the Impact as a sub and scored the tying goal as the teams finished the first leg at 2-2.
Alas, for the sake of this chart, we only count league minutes. And that’s where homegrown minutes played continue to plunge in both leagues where Canadians are treated as domestics on Canadian teams, but as foreigners on American sides (And Americans are domestics on both sides of the border).
Quietly, Atlanta Silverback Kyle Porter has taken over as the Canadian who has seen the most minutes in 2015, either in NASL or MLS.
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