WHL Sends 12 Players to Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp

Calgary, AB – Hockey Canada announced the names of the 32 players invited to participate in Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp at a press conference this morning, of which 12 currently play in the Western Hockey League.

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Calgary, AB – Hockey Canada announced the names of the 32 players invited to participate in Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp at a press conference this morning, of which 12 currently play in the Western Hockey League.

Mathew Barzal (Coquitlam, BC / Seattle Thunderbirds) returns to camp this year after suiting up for Team Canada one year ago.

The Brandon Wheat Kings, Everett Silvertips, Kelowna Rockets and Regina Pats will each send two players to the selection camp.

 

WHL Invitees – Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp
Goaltenders H W DOB Hometown WHL Club NHL Draft
Carter Hart 6’2″ 180 8/13/1998 Sherwood Park, AB Everett Silvertips PHI ’16 (2,48)
Connor Ingram 6’1″ 202 3/31/1997 Imperial, SK Kamloops Blazers TB ’16 (3,88)
Defence
Jake Bean 6’1″ 170 6/9/1998 Calgary, AB Calgary Hitmen CAR ’16 (1,13
Kale Clague 6’0″ 177 6/5/1998 Lloydminster, AB Brandon Wheat Kings LA ’16 (2,51)
Noah Juulsen 6’2” 185 4/2/1997 Abbotsford, BC Everett Silvertips MTL ’15 (1, 26)
Forwards
Mathew Barzal 6’0” 187 5/26/1997 Coquitlam, BC Seattle Thunderbirds NYI ’15 (1, 16)
Dillon Dube 5’10” 180 7/20/1998 Cochrane, AB Kelowna Rockets CGY ’16 (2,56)
Brett Howden 6’3″ 190 3/29/1998 Oakbank, MB Moose Jaw Warriors TB ’16 (1,27)
Nick Merkley 5’10” 185 5/23/1997 Calgary, AB Kelowna Rockets ARI ’15 (1, 30)
Nolan Patrick 6’3″ 195 9/19/1998 Winnipeg, MB Brandon Wheat Kings Eligible 2017
Sam Steel 6’0″ 180 2/3/1998 Sherwood Park, AB Regina Pats ANA ’16 (1,30)
Austin Wagner 6’3″ 185 6/23/1997 Calgary, AB Regina Pats LA ’15 (4,99)