Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp Underway In Victoria

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    From left to right,Lisa Beare MLA Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows,Victoria Cougars Mateo Albinati,Premier John Horgan,Celly the Mascot, Jace Morton representing the Juan de Fuca Grizzlies and David Cameron Elementary School Principal.Photo by Gordon Rufh ISN

    Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp got underway this morning at the Q Centre with Premier John Horgan.

    Premier John Horgan accepts his Hockey Canada Jersey . Photo by Gordon Rufh ISN
    Premier John Horgan accepts his Hockey Canada Jersey, Photo by Gordon Rufh ISN

    Camp will be held at the Q Centre, home of the Victoria Grizzlies of the B.C. Hockey League (BCHL), and will feature a three-game series against a team of U SPORTS all-stars, Dec. 12-14, before the roster is pared down to the final 22 players who will proudly wear the Maple Leaf at the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship in Vancouver from Dec. 26-Jan. 5.

    Photo by Gordon Rufh ISN
    Photo by Gordon Rufh ISN
    Two on 0 with the Premier photo by Gordon Rufh ISN
    Two on 0 with the Premier photo by Gordon Rufh ISN
    Scorrrrrrrres !!! Photo by Gordon Rufh ISN
    Scorrrrrrrres !!! Photo by Gordon Rufh ISN

    Nine communities across British Columbia will play host to all 10 competing teams during 12 pre-tournament games from Dec. 18-23, before the puck officially drops on the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship Boxing Day in Vancouver and Victoria.

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