Sports Canada announces World Junior Championship selection camp roster

08:20  07 december  2017
08:20  07 december  2017 Source:   Sportsnet

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With the 2016 World Juniors Championship right around the corner, Hockey Canada announced their selection camp roster on Tuesday. NHL fans should be excited, since the camp roster is chock-full of NHL prospects right on the cusp of breaking into the league.

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On Wednesday, Hockey Canada announced the 32 players invited to the WJC selection camp, which will take place Dec. 12-15 in St. Catharines, Ont.

This year’s World Junior Championship will run from Dec. 26-Jan. 5 in Buffalo, N.Y.

During the selection camp, Canada will play three exhibition games: Dec. 13 and 14 against a collection of USports all-stars and Dec. 15 against Team Denmark.

Here is the full list of players invited to the selection camp. The final roster is expected to be announced on Dec. 15. After that, Team Canada has two more pre-tournament games in London on Dec. 20 against the Czech Republic and in Hamilton on Dec. 22 in Hamilton.

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GOALIES

Michael DiPietro, Windsor, OHL

Carter Hart, Everett, WHL

Samuel Harvey, Ryoun-Noranda, QMJHL

Colton Point, Colgate, NCAA

DEFENCE

Jake Bean, Calgary, WHL

Dennis Cholowski, Prince George, WHL

Kale Clague, Brandon, WHL

Dante Fabbro, Boston University, NCAA

Mario Ferraro, UMass, NCAA

Cal Foote, Kelowna, WHL

Josh Mahura, Regina, WHL

Cale Makar, UMass, NCAA

Logan Stanley, Kitchener, OHL

Connor Timmins, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, OHL

FORWARDS

Jonathan Ang, Peterborough, OHL

Drake Batherson, Cape Breton, QMJHL

Maxime Comtois, Victoriaville, QMJHL

Dillon Dube, Kelowna, WHL

Alex Formenton, London, OHL

Jonah Gadjovich, Owen Sound, OHL

Cody Glass, Portland, WHL

Brett Howden, Moose Jaw, WHL

Tanner Kaspick, Brandon, WHL

Boris Katchouk, Sault Ste. Marie, OHL

Jordan Kyrou, Sarnia, OHL

Kole Lind, Kelowna, WHL

Michael McLeod, Mississauga, OHL

Taylor Raddysh, Erie, OHL

Sam Steel, Regina, WHL

Tyler Steenbergen, Swift Current, WHL

Nick Suzuki, Owen Sound, OHL

Robert Thomas, London, OHL

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Fabbro returns as Canada beats Denmark 5-2But he was more than ready to actually play a game, finally getting the chance on Friday as Canada beat Denmark 5-2. It was the Boston University defenceman's first game at Hockey Canada's selection camp ahead of the world junior hockey championship as he healed up a contusion.

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