KELOWNA, CANADA - OCTOBER 13: Dillon Dube #19 of the Kelowna Rockets leads the team through the tunnel to the ice against the Calgary Hitmen on October 13, 2017 at Prospera Place in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze) *** Local Caption ***

The Canadian National Junior Team named their team Captains for the upcoming World Juniors in Buffalo, NY.

Canada announced that Kelowna Rockets Assistant Captain Dillon Dube will serve as the Captain of Team Canada for the tournament beginning on Boxing Day.

Dube played for Canada last year at the World Juniors, recording three assists in seven games.

Dube becomes the first player from the Kelowna Rockets in team history to Captain the Canadian World Junior squad.

With Dube serving as Captain, Kale Clague, Dante Fabbro, and Victor Mete will serve as Assistant Captains.

The tournament begins on Tuesday, December 26th. Canada faces off against Finland on Boxing Day.

A full schedule of the tournament can be found here: