National Junior Team Roster Has Under-17 Flavour

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December 17, 2009
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Call it another success for the Program of Excellence, and Canada’s regional and provincial under-17 programs. The 22-player National Junior Team roster announced on Wednesday includes 17 players with under-17 experience, either from the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge or the Canada Winter Games, which in past seasons replaced the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge every four years.

Six players on the roster played at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, while 15 took to the ice at the Canada Winter Games. Four players (Adam, Cormier, Cowen, Schenn) played at both events.

WORLD UNDER-17 HOCKEY CHALLENGE

Luke Adam – Atlantic (2006)

Patrice Cormier – Atlantic (2006)

Jared Cowen – West (2008)

Ryan Ellis – Ontario (2008)

Taylor Hall – Ontario (2008)

Brayden Schenn – West (2008)

CANADA WINTER GAMES (all played in 2007)

Luke Adam – Newfoundland & Labrador

Jake Allen – New Brunswick

Jordan Caron – Quebec

Patrice Cormier – Quebec

Jared Cowen – Saskatchewan

Stefan Della Rovere – Ontario

Jordan Eberle – Alberta

Travis Hamonic – Manitoba

Adam Henrique – Ontario

Martin Jones – British Columbia

Nazem Kadri – Ontario

Brandon McMillan – British Columbia

Alex Pietrangelo – Ontario

Brayden Schenn – Saskatchewan

Colten Teubert – British Columbia

For more information:

Esther Madziya
Manager, Communications
Hockey Canada

(403) 284-6484 

[email protected] 

Spencer Sharkey
Manager, Communications
Hockey Canada

(403) 777-4567

[email protected]

Jeremy Knight
Manager, Corporate Communications
Hockey Canada

(647) 251-9738

[email protected]

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