Evan Lysacek

World figure skating: Canada the power heading into games

World figure skating: Canada the power heading into games

The Maple Leaf could be on frequent display above the medals podium at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

Canada heads to South Korea with the strongest overall figure skating team and with medal contenders in all four individual events. That’s well ahead of expectations for the United States, which would be doing well to win three medals at the Winter Games.

For the Canadians, 2010 champions and 2014 runners-up Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are positioned to add more prizes to their ice dance collection. Meghan Duhamel and Eric Radford are in the mix in pairs, Patrick Chan will try to make his final Olympics more memorable than his previous visits in a wide open men’s field, and Kaetlyn...

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