Portland Winterhawks goaltender Adin Hill has been added to Team WHL for the 2015 Canadian Hockey League Canada Russia series.
Team WHL will face Team Russia in Game 1 of the 2015 Canada Russia Series in Kelowna, British Columbia on Monday, November 9th and will continue the series on Tuesday, November 10th with Game 2 in Kamloops, B.C. The Ontario Hockey League will host Games 3 and 4 while the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League will conclude the series as hosts for Games 5 and 6.
Hill, named the WHL Goaltender of the week yesterday, has a league-high three shutouts this season with a goals against average of 2.13 and .937 save percentage. He was selected in the third round of the 2015 NHL Draft by the Arizona Coyotes.
“Adin is off to a great start this season and is very deserving of this opportunity,” said Portland Winterhawks General Manager & Head Coach Jamie Kompon. “The CHL Canada Russia Series is a great chance for Adin to showcase his abilities for Hockey Canada in advance of the World Junior Championship.”