Nick Suzuki lines up for a faceoff versus the Czech Republic throughout the 2019 world junior hockey championship in Vancouver.(Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press)

The Storm defeated the Ottawa 67's in 6 video games to win the OHL championship. Suzuki was called the playoffs most important player after scoring a Storm franchise record 42 points (16 goals, 26 helps) in 24 video games. He had 3 objectives and 11 points in the final series.

"Just the sensation of losing and being out of the world juniors made me truly dig down deep in the playoffs," he said. "Our whole group truly came together."

Guelph lost to the Ryoun-Noranda Huskies in the semifinal last of the Memorial Cup.

At five-foot-11 and 201 pounds Suzuki isn't a big forward, however he has a sturdy game and makes excellent choices. He has actually been finding out to play his video game while fitting into head coach Claude Julien's design.

"You desire to do whatever you can to impress them and have trust from them," said Suzuki. "At the same time, you don't desire to get away form what made you successful. Discovering that balance is an advantage to do at the start."

WATCH Suzuki has actually played 34 games for the Canadiens, gathering six objectives and 9 helps. Suzuki had three helps in the five games he played at the world juniors. At five-foot-11 and 201 pounds Suzuki isn't a huge forward, however he has a strong game and makes good decisions."You want to do whatever you can to impress them and have trust from them," stated Suzuki."The history with this group is like no other in the NHL," stated Suzuki.

It took a number of weeks for Nick Suzuki to get over the dissatisfaction of in 2015's world juniors tournament. He finally funneled that disappointment into an Ontario Hockey League championship.

Being back in Rogers Arena Tuesday night as a member of the Montreal Canadiens stirred combined emotions for Suzuki.

He remembers the excitement of the sold-out crowds for every single video game Team Canada dipped into the 2019 champions hosted in Vancouver and Victoria. There's also the hollow sensation left by a 2-1 loss to Finland in the quarter-final which knocked Canada out of the world junior medals for the first time ever on Canadian soil.

"I've always wanted to win the world juniors because I was a kid," Suzuki stated. "I'm never going to have that opportunity again. To not have that draws.

"It was pretty aggravating. We put a lot of operate in and didn't surpass the quarter-final. I will certainly constantly consider it."

Suzuki has played 34 video games for the Canadiens, collecting six objectives and nine assists. In Montreal's 3-1 win over Vancouver, he centred the Canadiens' 3rd line of Jordan Weal and Nick Cousins plus saw time on the penalty kill.

"It's been progressively getting better," stated the 20-year-old from London, Ont. "At the start of the season I was just searching for my video game in the NHL. Now I believe I'm playing a lot more like myself and within the group game."

Suzuki had three assists in the five games he dipped into the world juniors. The early exit from the competition resembled a weight he carried upon his go back to the Guelph Storm.

"For a few weeks I seemed like something was off with me," he stated. "I wasn't truly playing how I believed I should be. I believe that was simply a case of having a disappointment like that. I was simply searching for my way and ignore it."

Suzuki lastly got his groove back in time for the playoffs.

"I didn't wish to come away with absolutely nothing," he stated. "I took a lot of [my] experience form the world juniors into [the playoffs]"