Evan Poitras

Prince Albert SK – Hockey Canada announced Monday that 41 of Canada’s top junior-aged players have been invited to take part in Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp, including Prince Albert Raider Mark McNeill.

McNeill has played in 27 this season for the Raiders, scoring 9 goals and adding 13 assists and is currently 2nd in team scoring. He also has 2 of the team’s 5 shorthanded goals on the year. McNeill was named to Team WHL for the final game of the Subway Super Series, where he notched 1 goal and 2 assists against Team Russia. He finished the game tied for a team leading plus 3, with only 2 “plus” players on Team WHL in the 7-5 loss.

The Sport Chek Selection Camp will take place at the WinSport Canada Athletic and Ice Complex in Calgary from December 10-14.

The last Raider to play for Team Canada was Kyle Chipchura, who captained the team to a gold medal at 2006 World Junior Championship in Vancouver.