June 19,2014(ISN) – The schedule for the 2014 Male U16 Provincial Camp is now available on the BC Hockey website. The six (6) day camp which runs July 8-13, 2014 in Nanaimo, BC, will include on and off-ice activities, introducing the high performance athletes to the most up to date information and concepts as they relate to both National and International levels of hockey.
The 44 players invited to attend the camp were selected based on performances at the U16 BC Cup that was held in Salmon Arm, BC from April 17 – 20, 2014. Team BC will compete at the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George, BC fromFebruary 13, 2015 to March 1, 2015.
Some notable players that have participated with Team BC at the Canada Winter Games include:
- Martin Jones (North Vancouver) – LA Kings
- Dan Hamhuis (Smithers) – Vancouver Canucks
- Paul Kariya – (Vancouver)
- Curtis Lazar (Vernon) – Edmonton Oil Kings
- Sam Reinhart (North Vancouver) – Kootenay Ice
The BC Hockey High Performance Under 16 Program is designed as an introduction to BC Hockey’s High Performance Program, exposing players, coaches and officials to short term competition. The U16 Program also acts as a precursor to the BC Hockey High Performance U17 Program, which is used to identify and train players and team personnel for Provincial, Regional and National Teams.